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Blinded by the Bargain

Everyone loves a great bargain, that’s why we’re all here right? What happens though when you find yourself blinded by the bargain and end up with a closet full of mis-matched items and no real sense of style? The trick to creating fashion forward style is to know how and when to shop. No matter what the price of the item, a bargain is never a bargain if it hangs in your closet and never gets worn.  There are a couple of tried and true tips to follow that will ensure that from this day forward you are never blinded by the bargain again.

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Top 3 Beauty Essentials For Spring

Creating a Fashion Forward Style persona revolves around creating a flawless wardrobe as well as stocking your cabinet with the right combination of fashion forward beauty products that will help complete your look.

Moisturizer

Taking care of your skin is an essential part of completing your look for spring. The winter months are hard on your skin and can drain them of the needed moisture to maintain a youthful appearance. Choose a quality moisturizer that will help replace all the moisture lost during the dry winter conditions. As you select a moisturizer look for one that will go on without feeling greasy or interfere with your fragrance selection. Also, consider the convenience factor when choosing a moisturizer. You want one that will dispense well and will go on with ease. If the bottle is too difficult to get the moisturizer out of or there is too much left in the bottle then you should another moisturizer.  I recently received a sample of Spray and Go by Vaseline from Influenster and it is actually the best moisturizer that I have tried in a long time. It meets all the criteria and dries quickly.

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How to Successfully Shop Your Closet

As part of achieving budget friendly style, you must become an expert at shopping your own closet. The more you are able to effectively create new looks from pieces that you already own, the less you will have to spend on buying new pieces to transform your look.

Green With Envy

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Choosing Colors For Family Photos

If you are like most families at one point or another, you will get the brilliant idea that what your family really needs is a family portrait that will capture your family memories in a single snap. Several years back I realized that the time had come to wrangle my family into participating in that time honored ritual since the twins were ten and the last time we had a portrait made was on their first birthday.  Once we decided it was time for family portraits, then it was time to choose the color scheme for the event. We were including extended family in the photo, so in total we would have eight people in our picture. During the process, I discovered that there is a skill to coordinating that many people in one setting. There are a important factors to consider when you are choosing colors for family photos.

Choosing Family Photos

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Styling Colored Lace

One of the trickiest style combinations to pull off is an outfit styled with colored lace.  There are a couple of challenging factors to consider as you are building your wardrobe to include colored lace.Styling Colored Lace
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