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Cate Blanchett’s Picks for Beautiful Hair

Cate Blanchett's Picks For Beautiful HairWant to know Cate Blanchett’s secrets to straight, sexy hair? For straightening her hair, Cate (or rather, Cate’s celebrity hairstylist) uses the Corioliss Linea Pro C2 Flat Iron, available at Amazon for $299. (There’s an oh-so-cute limited edition mini red leopard print version for way cheaper, too!)

For the Oscar-winning starlet’s hair products, Cate and her team of stylists turn to Matrix’s Biolage line, including the Biolage Hydro-Foaming Styler for added texture and Biolage Complete Control Hairspray to set her style.

Read about more of Cate Blanchett’s beauty product picks here, and don’t believe the hype that every celeb is just using the Sedu hair straightener!

12 Quick Morning Beauty Fixes

12 Quick Morning Beauty Fixes - Woman Oversleeping Alarm ClocksWe’ve all done it: you hit the snooze button one time too many, and the next thing you know, you’ve got five minutes to get to work and you look like a disgruntled yeti. What’s a girl to do?

Not to worry: here are twelve quick fixes for an overslept morning (or the occasional hangover):

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#2014BloggerChallenge New Year’s Beauty Inspirations

Happy 2014, my doves! I’m part of this super cool thing called the 2014 Blogger Challenge, where bloggers from lots of different niches are coming together to share hope, joy, encouragement and inspiration for the New Year. Since I just posted my New Year’s Beauty Resolutions, some inspirations beauty-style to go with them are in order!

Nailspiration – I committed to prettier nails in 2014, and I’d love to go for the gusto with a feminine floral design like this one.

Nailspiration Beautiful Floral Nails
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Makeup Reviews: Raw Minerals Foundation

raw_minerals_foundation reviewI’ve finally jumped on the mineral makeup bandwagon: my favorite base of the moment is Raw Natural Beauty RAWMinerals Foundation and its companion, the maximum coverage foundation brush.

I got the foundation in Medium 1, and surprisingly, it matched my skin really well. I’m usually in the pale ivory whitest-of-the-white category, but not this time ( I can thank all my use of Jergens Natural Glow Moisturizer for that).

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Beauty, Defined: Acai

Acai Berry For Beauty Tipsa·cai(ah-SIGH) n. A berry harvested from an Amazon palm tree in the rainforests of Brazil, rich in antioxidants, amino acids and essential fatty acids.

Ladies, if you haven’t begun eating this fruit and using it in your beauty routine, listen up. Here are some of the amazing goodies açaí pulp contains:

  • A high concentration of antioxidants to combat premature aging; acai boasts ten times the antioxidants in red grapes and up to thirty times the anthocyanins of red wine.
  • A combination of monounsaturated (healthy) fats, dietary fiber and phytosterols to help promote cardiovascular and digestive health.

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