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Be Beauty Savvy: Top 4 Tips to Save Money on Your Professional Look

Being a woman is an expensive business. Keeping yourself in moisturizer, make-up and all the other hair and beauty products to maintain your professional look can very quickly stack up. Not to mention manicures, perfume and the perfect pant suit. Often as a woman you can find yourself forking out more dollars for those essentials than your male counterpart. A study conducted by Couponbox found that while men may pay more for a larger amount of the products surveyed, women pay for products at a higher rate. You could find yourself paying 317% more for female-marketed moisturizer than a male one and 42% more for keeping yourself in that all important feel-good underwear. Here are the top four tips for helping you spend savvy on your beauty essentials: Sneaky Swap As a handy way of cutting your beauty spend it’s worth considering using the male version of products that are more…

Flighthub Reviews 6 Things You Shouldn’t Wear When Traveling

Flashy Jewelry Avoid wearing flashy jewelry, especially if you’ll be using public transportation. Expensive looking jewelries attract attention and pickpockets. Not only will this keep you safer, it’s also helpful knowing that you’re not going to lose or misplace them while you travel. Just bring one or two inexpensive accessories that look good with your clothes and if you want to wear your engagement ring, turn the stone to the inside of your hand to avoid attracting attention when you’re in large crowds or using public transportation. Impractical Shoes They say that good shoes take you to good places, but wearing impractical shoes when you travel won’t take you that far without injuries or feeling uncomfortable. Avoid wearing heels, athletic sneakers, flip-flops, rain boots and flats with no support. When choosing which pair of shoes you should wear, try considering the activities that you’ll be doing and the climate in…

How to bring the height of trendiness and fashion to your phone

Fashion has always had a big influence on society. Women are mainly the ones that follow certain trends but in recent years, men have started paying attention to fashion as well. Fashion and trends change over time, sometimes drastically. Each decade had people dressing in specific ways and each of those styles has its own story. If you love fashion and anything related to trends, then you probably want to be as close to them as possible, and what better way to do this than by using fashion apps on your phone. Here are a few apps that bring the height of trendiness and fashion to your phone! Shopbop (iOS, Android; Free) This app has a great selection of various fashion items that are trendy now, as well as accessories that go with these items. You can keep track of your favorite items by ‘hearting’ them, and you can modify…

5 Common Problems for the iPhone 6s and How to Fix Them

The iPhone 6s is an exceptionally nice phone, but like all devices, it’s not without its problems. If you have this device, there are several common issues that you may experience. Fortunately, many of these are easily resolved with a few simple steps. Hot Home Button If you notice that the home button on your iPhone is uncomfortably hot, you’ll want to take steps to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Most users have resolved this issue by holding down the home and sleep/wake buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds. If the phone doesn’t respond to this attempt, unplug it, put it in a cool place, and wait for it to cool down before attempting this again. If the reset doesn’t keep your phone cool, head back to your carrier or retailer to ask about a replacement device. Speaker Distortion Many iPhone 6s users have reported speaker distortion ranging from…

Caring for your Skin in the Winter Months

The cold weather in winter can wreak havoc with your skin, making it dry, flaky, and uneven. This can then cause problems when wearing makeup as well as being uncomfortable and not very nice to look at. Here’s some top tips for caring for your skin in the winter months to help you hang on to that baby soft complexion into spring: Chapped Lips Usually, lips are the first part of our face that the winter weather tends to affect and dry out. Be sure to exfoliate your lips each night to get rid of all the dead skin which gathers there, you can do this either by using a gentle lip scrub or by using your toothbrush in circular motions to gently remove the dead skin. After exfoliating, apply a rich and nourishing overnight lip balm to soak in and moisturise the lips as you sleep. Be sure to…

Tips for Looking Effortless when it Comes to Accessorising

Getting your accessories right is almost as important as putting together the right outfit. A bad choice when it comes to accessories can instantly ruin a look that you’ve spent ages putting together. From shoes to bags and jewellery, here’s a few top tips when it comes to accessorising with style: Sunglasses are Always a Yes Bags under your eyes, wanting to look cool and mysterious, or it’s genuinely sunny, sunglasses are the ultimate all-purpose accessory. No other accessory has the power to transform your outfit from average to cool than a pair of well-chosen sunnies. Be sure to shop around for a frame and style that suits you, whether it’s big square frames Victoria Beckham style or round glasses a la Alexa Chung, once you’ve find the right frame for your face you’ve found the perfect accessory to last a lifetime. Add a Little Sparkle There’s nothing like a…

How to Choose a Piece of Statement Furniture When Revamping Your Home

Pieces of statement furniture can really inject some personality into your living space. And even though many interior designers will tell you to play it safe with your furniture and add quirky touches with your accessories, sometimes it’s worth taking the risk. A statement piece can really help you to set the overall tone of the room, creating a breath-taking impact that will wow your guests. Here are some top tips when choosing this statement piece: Make Sure It Works with the Rest of Your Furnishings Even though statement pieces are meant to make a statement (believe it or not!), it’s important that they fit in with the rest of your furnishings too. For example, Carl Hansen chairs from companies like Skandium will complement a range of minimalistic, contemporary interiors, helping you to tie together your individual features wonderfully. It’s important that the piece you choose doesn’t look too staged…

Choosing Cute Birthday Gifts for Your Friends and Family

Finding a present for your friend or family member can be difficult, as you’ll often want to pick something unique, personal and thoughtful. Taking your loved one’s interests and likes into consideration when you’re shopping for them is a must, but this can often make the challenge of finding them a gift even harder. Below you’ll find some fantastic birthday gift ideas for your loved ones, and ones that will put you at the top of their favourite’s list for many years to come! Concert Tickets Is your loved one obsessed with a certain singer? Or is your Mum a die-hard Take That fan who never misses one of their concerts? Getting your loved one a concert ticket to see their favourite band/artist on tour is a fantastic gift idea and will also provide them with a great night out with someone they love – you! And, don’t forget, this…

Fun things to do this weekend

Now that the holidays are over, it can be easy to get a little bored as everyone heads home and back to work, with the weekends once again taken up by errands like grocery shopping and catching up on housework. If you’re worried that your weekends will revert to those that seem to be taken up with boring activities each week, here are some fun things you can do to ensure your weekends are enjoyable and you recover from working hard every week: Play Casino Games Online Most of us like going to a casino every now and again, but what if you could experience all of that fun from the comfort of your own home? Well now you can, at http://au.vogueplay.com/. There aren’t many great online casinos for Australians, and this site shows you the best places to play slots, poker, blackjack, and more, while betting safely and enjoying…

How to Design the Perfect Guest Bedroom

How do you feel about guests staying over in your home? Well, if you don’t have a lovely guest bedroom to offer them, you probably don’t feel too good about inviting people to share your space with you… However, it’s not very hard to design the perfect guest bedroom. All you need to do is follow these tips if you want a room you’ll be proud to offer to your friends and extended family members… First, have a budget and colour scheme The first part of designing the perfect guest bedroom is just the same as designing any other room: it all starts with a budget and theme. Your choices will be largely governed by your finances, so have a clear idea about how much you’re willing to spend overall. And, think about your colour scheme too. Generally, bedrooms should be relaxing rather than stimulating, so consider colours and patterns…

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