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    The Report Card: Diorshow Mascara Pretty: B+  Low Maintenance: D  Eyelash extensions are officially the new manicure. All the cool girls at my office are doing it, and they look amazing–…

  • Welcome to NYC: Our Haircuts are $300

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  • Ban “Busy” (And What We Should Say Instead)

    I feel like I’m hearing a common theme lately when it comes to workplace conversation– can you spot it? “I’m so busy.” “I have so much going on.” “My calendar is…

  • Three Things To Let Go Of This Week

    Happy Tuesday, friends. Yesterday was the Met Gala in NYC, so I saw a bunch of gorgeous celebrities leaving The Mark hotel on my way back from a run in Central…