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The Fashion Spotlight: Debbie Martin Designs

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  Debbie Martin Designs: A fresh spin to your favorite accessory.  Debbie Martin Designs are anything but ordinary. Debbie Martin herself is a unique individual who has worked within the Fashion Industry for years. Her experience is in product design and merchandising working for high end retailers such as Bergdorf’s, Barney’s and Bloomingdales as well as Macy’s, Chico’s and Talbots. She is no amateur to …

5 Under 5: Healthy, On-The-Go Snacks

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Back to school means back to crazy schedules and some how managing to fit classes, jobs, internships, workouts, sleep and a social life into 24 hours a day. The first thing that tends to fall on the backburner is eating, and especially eating healthy. If you’re going to power through crazy days you’ll need snacks that you can stash in your bag to pull out …

No Gym Necessary Workout

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Don’t belong to a gym or don’t feel like getting there? There’s no excuse not to squeeze a workout in when you can do it from home. Here are some of my favorite moves to strengthen your legs, arms, and abs- with no gym required! **You can use weights, gallons of milk, textbooks, whatever you have handy that will add weight resistance to these exercises. …

The Trend We’ve Been Waiting For: Athleisure

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We’ve come into a time when wearing athletic gear (if properly styled) is acceptable at some workplaces and going out. This new trend in fashion: Athleisure, also known as sporty chic has made a boom throughout the globe. A basic definition of this new phenomena is wearing your “S’cute” gym clothes…..outside of the gym. CNBC recently interviewed Reebok’s head of design Corinna Werkle. She stated, …

20 Healthy Habits You Should Be Doing

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  We all have our habits, good and bad, which dictate our health over time. The rule of thumb is that it takes 21 days to make a habit stick if you commit to it. Try to implement some of these healthy habits to start seeing positive changes to your daily life!   Wash up every morning; A quick shower or even just washing your …

10 Free Apps Every Collegiate Needs

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    Let’s face it, we spend more time on our phones than anything else. So put your device to good use with these free apps that master the needs of the collegiate with your own fingertips! Chegg: Rent and purchase books, textbooks, and eTextbooks for far cheaper than at your school’s bookstore. They even give you a 7-day free instant access to the eTextbook …

Happy and Healthy Snacking

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Instead of reaching for junk food that fails to fill you up no matter how much you eat, try some of these healthy alternatives to energize your body throughout the day and satisfy your hunger! 6 oz of Non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt with flax seeds, chia seeds, and a sprinkle of cinnamon is a perfect combo to conquer your sweet tooth, fill you up, and …

Fall 2015 Nail Polish Trends

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Believe it or not, summer is drawing to a close, and fall is creeping closer. While you’d probably rather keep your brightly polished toes in the sand, it’s time to start thinking about back to school. It’s not all bad though. Back to school usually means new clothes and accessories. My favorite accessory? My nails! Polished tips can pull together any outfit and make you …

What to Wear: End-of-Summer BBQ Party

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As we wrap up summer and hit our last cookouts and BBQ parties, we continue to show off some chic and summery ensembles. If you’re eating delicious food and catching up with family and friends, why not look fab, right? With that being said, a polished, yet breezy and fun, outfit is totally perfect for a cookout or an end-of-summer soirée! To start off this …

Book Review: Leave Your Mark Part 2

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Aliza Licht, a successful fashion PR executive and social media go-getter, shares her experiences and advice to launch your career in her book, “Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media.” Here are two of my favorite quotes from Part II! Part II: Killing It in Your Career “In order to get the promotion of your dreams, you need …

Book Review: Leave Your Mark Part I

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Aliza Licht, a successful fashion PR executive and social media go-getter, shares her experiences and advice to launch your career in her book, “Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media.” Here are two of my favorite quotes from Part I! Part I: Landing Your Dream Job “Every person you meet gives you the ability to expand your network.” …

Does Sally Hansen’s Miracle Gel Polish Stand Up To It’s Claim

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I have never had a gel manicure. The main reason is the cost. I’ve only had a handful of professional manicures and pedicures because why pay money for something I can do myself? The other reasons I’ve never gotten a gel manicure include not being able to go two weeks without changing my nails, that I heard that they file down your nails which makes …