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When You Get It...

Sometimes we try too hard.  And sometimes we don't try hard enough!  Take your "look."  You don't think you have one?  You think you're rocking a hot style?  You may be surprised by how your go-to dailies define your style.  Most guys figure out (kind of) hair gel and spiky bangs in 7th grade and stay with the same look until someone like me (or their girlfriend/wife--almost always the reason their mate is in my chair in the first place,) forces them to look at their style options.  I find my gals behave in much the same way with some faring better than others.  The bangs?  The color, or lack thereof?  Most of the time you just get stuck in a routine, or grab the same crunchy mousse or spray you've always used (I understand Aussie reminds you of the good old days, but let's move on, girl!) 
Sometimes you hold on to a comment from years before, whether good or bad, and that's why you keep your style the same.   Usually a husband or boyfriend likes a c…

PandorAllure's Box

I ordered my Beauty Box from Allure...this seasonal package of the best of the best of goodies from Allure magazine!  It took almost the full two weeks to arrive, which made me antsy, since we have had deliveries go to the neighbor's before.  I emailed the customer service address and got a timely reply of date sent and tracking number.  So impressed!  And it arrived the next day, of course...Inside was the Pandora's box of anti-aging skin emulsions, hair-preservers, body invigorators and complexion saviors I have ever seen in one small to medium sized cardboard box!  The bonus was $5 of my fee was donated to The Skin Cancer Foundation (http://www.skincancer.org/!)  My front-runner faves are Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer, feels so silky and smells great!, and Joico K-PAK Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil--I am a hair oil fanatic and I adore this one!  I haven't tried everything, yet, but I believe some of these hotties will earn a Second-Time Purcha…