Favorite New Hair Care in Rotation

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I’m in the process of evaluating a long list of new hair care products that promise to thicken, moisturize, protect, and rejuvenate winter tresses and will report back in full detail but OGX’s new Healing + Vitamin E and Moisture + Vitamin B5 collections are among my favorites. Both contain vitamin formulas that repair damaged hair and restore vitality. My hair has new life after a New Year’s layered trim and adding these into my rotation of shampoos and conditioners. I’m also really digging the Weightless Moisture Mist on wet hair before I blow dry.
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Beauty Buzz | Naked on the Run Palette

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Sometimes you’re on the run and you still have to look good. Isn’t that right, Glamamoms? Urban Decay’s Naked on the Run all-in-one, limited-edition palette has us covered.
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#ForeverYoung with Olay Regenerist Luminous Facial Oil

This is a sponsored post. Compensation was provided by P&G via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are mine and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of P&G.

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If there were ever a time to try incorporating a face oil into your skin care routine, it’s now. With dropping temperatures and howling winds, moisturizing dehydrated and irritated skin is an essential step in protecting against moisture loss and preserving balance.
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6 Styling Tips for Thin Hair

6 tips for styling thin hair
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#Snowvember At Home Spa Day {+Giveaway}

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With temperatures dropping and winter just around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before the snow starts falling.

To make winter a little more manageable for those of us moms who are unable steal away regularly for the pampering we richly deserve (wink, wink!), Panasonic has a line of beauty products perfect for an at-home spa day.

Lucky me, I got to review the Epilator and Exfoliator SystemFacial Ionic Steamer, Rolling Handheld Rolling Massager, and Heated Eyelash Curler as part of Panasonic’s #Snowvember Program.

I love being able to treat myself on my own time at home and all of these products can be used in a relatively short amount of time for a quick pick-me-up. They make awesome gifts too. Here are my thoughts on each tool.
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25 Beauty Products To Try This Fall/Winter

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For my beauty junkies, here are 25 of the best beauty products fall 2014 to keep you hydrated and glamorous throughout the holiday season and beyond:
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Beauty Buzz | Lash House Beauty Boutique

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Valerie Ben-Or is a lawyer and lover of all things fashion and beauty. She loves to keep up with the latest trends, try the newest beauty products, and write all about it! You can follow her on Twitter at @LegalValerie.

Am I the only one who has Kardashian lash envy? I doubt it. That’s why I jumped at the chance to try out eyelash extensions at Lash House Beauty Boutique shortly after it opened a new Manhattan location (the original is in Livingston, New Jersey).
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Beauty Buzz | Skin Authority Retinopeptide Power DUO {Plus Giveaway}

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Skin Authority is a prestige skin care line beloved by beauty experts and celebrities for its skin care performance and anti-aging benefits. The complete line of multi-purpose “results-oriented” products and easy to use home care kits have simple routines, which is very attractive to us moms that have limited time to devote to our beauty routines.

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Alberto VO5’s Recommended 5-Step Process to Tame Frizzy Hair

I’ve had so much fun working with Alberto VO5 on its “National Frizz Month” campaign showing women how to prevent and manage frizzy hair during the hot summer months.

Humid weather causes frizzy hair for most women. In a recent survey, a whopping 87% percent of women say they suffer from frizz and use specialty products to manage it. Seventy-five percent of women check the weather forecast each day to plan their frizz fighting routines and 25% even admit to staying home on a bad hair day!

Here’s why we get frizzy hair in the first place and how to stop it before it starts.

If you’re having a particularly bad hair day, trying styling your hair up. Here’s my favorite simple summer up-do, a knotted bun tutorial, plus the products I use for styling.

For my last video in this series, I have the complete VO5 recommended 5-step process for preventing and managing frizz from pre-treatment through styling and the 5 products to tame frizzy hair:

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How-To Fight Frizz | Put Your Hair Up!

In high school a friend showed me how to knot my hair and I’ve been wearing it up in a knotted bun ever since. No accessories needed! It’s the perfect style on hot and humid days when frizz takes over and I want my hair completely up off my shoulders.

In honor of Alberto VO5’s ® “National Anti-Frizz Month,” here’s a quick tutorial and the products I use to reduce frizz and hold the bun in place:

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