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Bad Brand Behavior: Why I Won’t Buy Lip Ink and Hope You Won’t Either

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Lip Ink International is a company that makes a brand of lip stain. This past week they did something I personally view as a trademark bullying by sending trademark infringement notices to a number of bloggers for having the term “lip ink” on their sites. In many cases it involved a reference, often in a [...]

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Create an #eBayDad Collection for a Chance to Win $500

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This is a sponsored blog post that was written as part of a collaboration with eBay. Father’s Day is approaching! Do you know what you are getting for your dad yet? One really easy way to shop is to browse eBay. There are a couple of great ways to find specific Father’s Day items there. [...]

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Darshana Natural Indian Hair Oil

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Welcome to my new love. If you have dry hair, frizzy hair, or just generally love hair oil, RUN NOW and buy Darshana Natural Indian Hair Oil. Yes, it is that good! I was sent a bottle of this amazing oil to try and will likely be buying my second soon. It has very fast [...]

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WINTER HAIR ESSENTIALS

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Emma is back with this great post on her winter hair essentials! Be sure to follow Emma on twitter at @emmajactress! It was a summer of Ombré hair and as a result I was left with dry hair that needed extra attention. To begin I cut off the dead ends, 2inches, which immediately made a [...]

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7 Ways to Get Luxe For Less

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We all love luxury goods, but sometimes affording them becomes a problem! Here are seven ways that I get quality items for less! (1) Thrift Shopping: There are many gems that can be found in second-hand stores. You just need a bit of patience to sort through the junk in order to find the gems. [...]

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Bad Business, When Chi Called a Blog Review Trademark Infringement

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UPDATE: On August 21, the PR Manager at Farouk Systems/Chi called me and offered a very sincere apology. She said that a third party contractor is used to send out trademark notices in order to tackle web spam and that bloggers were never intended to be included in those efforts. I let her know that the [...]

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Beauty Fix: How To Beat Allergy Face

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zyrtec. All opinions are 100% mine. I just returned from vacation in the rocky mountains, where allergies seem to particularly affect me. Aside from being unpleasent, allergies are not all that great for your looks either, with watery eyes and puffiness. Zrytec has been [...]

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Nine Orange Bath and Shower Products

I am a sucker for anything orange. I love the smell, taste, and color orange. So, it is no surprise that I love orange bath and shower products. I have a bunch of orange shower gels and soaps and a good vitamin C body lotion or scrub is hard to resist. I you are looking [...]

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Makeup Wars: April Fools!

If you saw my post earlier today on the new 80s Rockstar Barbie makeup trend, well, April Fools! None of the Makeup Wars trends this week were real. Instead, we had some fun making up our own fake trends to try out. The designer and actresses mentioned in my post took their names from this [...]

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For Bloggers: How To Make Disclosure Buttons For WordPress

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Need a way to do this Blogger? See Christine’s post at 15 Minute Beauty Fanatic! In looking for ways to keep the FTC happy given their newly stated desire to see disclosures up front, I came across a resource for adding buttons to blog posts. Part One of this post tells you how to make [...]

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