5 Winter Beauty Products I Can’t Live Without

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Winter is tough on skin, particularly this winter thanks to all the snow and subarctic temperatures. My skin and hair have been dry, I look pale and washed-out, and I feel just generally blah. Luckily, I have some beauty products I can rely on during the winter to get me out of that rut. Here are five of them.

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Ladyguide: Fix a Nail Polish Chip

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My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Has this happened to you? Your manicure is glorious for a day, and then, boom, you do something silly like cleaning without gloves. Suddenly, you have a single chip on one nail. There’s no need to start over or live with the chip. Here’s how to fix a nail polish chip.

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My Fashion Icons Have a Lot in Common

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Moretta has a lot of opinions. She is an animal lover and adoptive mother. She wishes you'd stop being so hard on yourself. Her Twitter is https://twitter.com/GobezMoretta.
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I have to update the way I look, it’s just the way it is. I haven’t had to get out there and network the way I’ve needed to, and since I’m dealing with an image-conscious industry, I have to look the part. So while I research what people are wearing in the workplace these days, I thought I’d pay tribute … Read More

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Nordstrom Fall Beauty Trend Show

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Queer Pop Culture Junkie in the Northwest. Addicted to Coffee, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Fantasy Sports, The Mountain Goats, and Tottenham Hotspur.
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A few weeks ago, Dormouse and I were hanging out and shopping around downtown Seattle. We wandered into the flagship Nordstrom as people who are interested in department stores are wont to do. We got caught up looking at awesome eye shadow palettes at the Lancôme counter.

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My Five Favorite Fall Scents from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

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I got into Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab’s scents during my days commenting over at Jezebel, and it seemed that every commenter who was into it had their own favorite scent. Of course, the way I am, I love about a bazillion favorite scents, depending on my mood and depending on the season. So here, in no particular order, are my … Read More

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Glasses, I Do Love Thee

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My dad has glasses, and growing up I never really understood the stigma of glasses. I never encountered it truly, except for one episode of Arthur when Arthur the Aardvark got glasses and everyone called him “four eyes.” But I do remember when I started to need glasses. When I figured it out, I kept quiet – I didn’t want to … Read More

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Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost: Carry On

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Natalie Parker-Lawrence’s essays have been published in Slice of Life Magazine, The Palimpsest Journal, The Barefoot Review, Stone Highway Review, The Literary Bohemian, Alimentum, Knee-Jerk Magazine, Unlikely Stories, Southern Indiana Review, Tata Nacho, Orion Magazine, Wildflower Magazine, Prime Number Magazine, Edible Memphis, The Commercial Appeal, World History Bulletin, and The Pinch, with a forthcoming essay in Uneasy Bones.Parker-Lawrence wrote the weekly spirituality column for Wildflower Magazine from December 2011 to February 2013. Natalie earned an MFA (2010) in Creative Writing (creative nonfiction and playwriting) at the University of New Orleans.She earned a B.A. (Comparative Literature), a B.S. (Secondary Education, English/French), an M.A. (Linguistics: Dialect and Literacy), and +45 (Theatre) from the University of Memphis. Producer of the HHS Annual Shakespeare Festival and chair of the English department at Houston High School, she teaches AP English Literature and AP World History. She is an adjunct instructor in the Communication department at the University of Memphis.Natalie lives with her husband in midtown Memphis in a one-hundred-year-old house where her daughter, five stepsons, two daughters-in-law, and one grandchild come and go.
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Allison Reynolds: You do everything everyone tells you to do and that is a problem. Andrew Clark: Okay, fine, but I didn’t dump my purse out on the couch and invite everyone into my problems. -from The Breakfast Club (1985)

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Do You Have a Work Uniform?

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Romance writer, poet, quilter, and dog cuddler.
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Sometimes getting myself dressed for work seems way harder than it ought to be. Every once in a while, I change clothes three times before leaving the house in the morning, all the while shaking my head at myself: Seriously? You haven’t figured this out yet? The outfit that seemed okay in the morning can suddenly seem really not okay … Read More

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