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Can You Work In The Beauty Industry and Still Be Pro-Women?

So you know that weird phenomenon where you learn a new word or talk about something really random, and then it seems to follow you around?

(Actually, I’m pretending to sound like I don’t know what it’s called right now, but I do. There’s a name for it and that name is the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. I often do that – pretend not to know as much about things as I do – because I trained myself to do so at a young age. I find that sounding like you know too much about something can make other people uncomfortable, so I tend to “dumb myself down”. This habit is almost universal among intelligent women, and that vaguely relates to what we’ll be discussing today.)  Continue reading “Can You Work In The Beauty Industry and Still Be Pro-Women?” »

Hope in a Plant: Is Coffeeberry The New Green Tea?

Forget hope in a jar – how about hope in a plant? Studies indicate that the coffeeberry fruit has the highest amount of antioxidant properties of any known plant or fruit. (Remember us talking about why antioxidants are good for your skin?) In fact, it’s consistently shown to be three times more potent in antioxidant power than the ever-popular green tea, and some studies have shown its anti-oxidant to be ten times higher.  Continue reading “Hope in a Plant: Is Coffeeberry The New Green Tea?” »

Merry Christmas! Now Let’s Be Truly Beautiful.

Merry Christmas Adorable SnowmenSassy Dove spends most of the year suggesting ways to make yourself more beautiful. Well, it’s our first Christmas as a website and that means we’re going to do something special: suggesting ways you can make your inside and the world around you more beautiful.

Making the world more beautiful is easier than you think. If you’re lacking the funds to give back this Christmas, you can still do good. Volunteer at a local homeless shelter, soup kitchen or food bank. Animal sanctuaries always need help. There are even ways to give back from your computer – creative websites, like FreeRice.com which lets you solve vocabulary questions to donate rice to the less fortunate or TabForaCause.org which lets you raise charity money by surfing the web, allow us to participate in the spirit of the season from home.

Continue reading “Merry Christmas! Now Let’s Be Truly Beautiful.” »

Welcome to Sassy Dove, a new beauty blog!

Welcome to Sassy Dove, a new blog about beauty products. We will cover product reviews, step-by-step instructionals, and some editorial content about beauty as well. Hair, makeup, nails – you name it. Feel free to comment or email me directly with any suggestions for products to review, your own reviews, or requests for makeup tutorials. Let’s get on with the show!