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BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Flat Iron Review

For around twenty years before I owned my first flat iron, I had always resorted to using a curling iron to straighten my hair. This was never the most effective and efficient manner, but invariably yielded good results once you used it repeatedly. One day while getting ready for some outing with my friend, she finally showed me her flat iron. This was my first encounter with the same, and it looked just marvelous. She tried it on my hair, which eventually turned out to be a life-changing experience for me. Continue reading “BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Flat Iron Review” »

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Fab Gift Ideas for Your BFF

Your BFF is killer. She is always available to faux-call you an emergency when you need to escape an awkward social interaction. She’s helped you with your last 3 moves and she somehow knows which ex-boyfriends not to irreparably insult so you can get back together later while maintaining dignity.

Let’s face it: she deserves a better gift than that tired don’t-we-all-love-wine greeting card stuffed with yet another low-effort department store gift certificate. Whether it’s Christmas, her birthday or your bestieversary (yes, that’s a thing), let’s get creative and give her something she’ll really love this time around (and not just fake-squee at).

The Gifts for Her section on Best Buy’s Gift Ideas page has some amazing inspiration (plus, you can shop by price point – totes necessary for beauties on a budget). Here are my faves: Continue reading “Fab Gift Ideas for Your BFF” »

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The Truth About Flat-Ironing Your Braids

rihanna_s_head-turning_side_braid flat ironing your braids hairstyleA sad lesson all millennials will have to learn in real-time: not everything on the Internet is true. (Nooo!) Even scarier, this reality isn’t limited to blog posts by Food Babe — it also applies to *shudder* hair tips on Pinterest.

The struggle is REAL, y’all.  Continue reading “The Truth About Flat-Ironing Your Braids” »