Simple Makeup Routine: 5 Steps in 5 Minutes

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These 5 products will get you out the door with a simple makeup routine in just 5 steps.

Whether its one of those days where you find yourself in a mad dash to get out the door, or simply would like to hit your snooze button a few extra times in the morning, a quick makeup routine is essential for situations where you find yourself in a rush, but do not dare leave the house bare faced. It’s easier than you think to put on a flawless-looking face of makeup in only 5 minutes.

A 5-minute simple makeup routine is easier than you think, provided you are choosing the correct cosmetic products.

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Ped Egg Reviews File Down the Hype

Ped Egg Reviews

Is the Ped Egg a hit or a miss? This summary of Ped Egg reviews from Viewpoints reviewers files down the hype around the fun-shaped foot file.

If your main mode of transportation is walking, then you know that dry, callused heels not only look unpleasant, but also are uncomfortable and painful. The search for how to remove calluses with little time and money does not always heed a variety of results either. The typical solutions to taming dry heels are pumice stones, files, or splurging on a much-needed pedicure. The Ped Egg foot file says that it replaces all of these methods at less than half the cost and with much less to clean up. Viewpoints reviewers weighed in on the product, and while it was loved overall for its filing results, reviewers made sure to note in their Ped Egg reviews that it did not live up to all expectations, particularly in terms of mess. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Beauty Blogs For The Beauty Fanatic

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Beauty products can be a bit overwhelming, and expensive. But beauty blogs are a great way to get tips and tricks from people who know what they’re talking about for free!

If you’ve ever stepped into a Sephora store and had a mini panic attack…keep reading. The beauty industry is a mighty beast, generating $160 billion a year from sales of make-up, diet and exercise, fragrances, skin care, hair products, and cosmetic surgery. From lotions to loofahs, shadows to scrubs, mascaras to manicure sets, trying to navigate the front lines of primping products seems near impossible. And with new beauty booty arriving on the scene daily, what’s a gal to do?

Most friends of mine take to the net, searching out reviews from real people, expert advice on the best bang for your buck and information on where to buy in their areas. After chatting with them and trolling the web ourselves, we feel confident we’ve sifted through the good, bad and the ugly: award-winning sites, blogs with bazillions of page views and underground addresses experts swear by. We spoke to real women who want to look gorgeous but don’t want to spend a fortune doing so. And so, below, our top beauty blogs for the beauty fanatic.

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How To Choose The Best Jeans For Your Body Type


There are two articles of clothing that just about all women just hate to shop for: bathing suits and jeans. Why is it that you can literally try on dozens of these items, yet never be completely satisfied? Image couresy flickr user: außerirdische sind gesund

Just as people come in all shapes and sizes, so do jeans. What looks good on your best friend may not necessarily be the most flattering on you, which means, finding the perfect pair of jeans can be a fashion nightmare. Most of us just don’t know how to choose the best jeans for your body type. There are so many variables that go into finding the most flattering pair of jeans for your figure. You have to consider the rise and waistband, the cut of the leg, the color (or wash), length (or inseam) and, of course, how they look on your butt.

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Best Natural Shampoos And Conditioners

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Looking for a natural shampoo and conditioner to replace your current ones? We took a look at some of the best natural options on Viewpoints.

Many people are making the switch from chemical-laden products to natural ones, and beauty products are no exception. Shampoos and conditioners are notorious for having loads of chemicals that our hair and scalps just don’t need. Our reviewers share their picks for the Best Natural Shampoos and Conditioners and why they really work!

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Buying Sunscreen for Sensitive Skin: Brands to Try, What to Avoid


For skin that easily burns, buying a higher SPF is not going to protect you and will only add more chemicals to your body. That’s why many of the popular drug store brands may do more harm than good.

Anyone with fair, delicate skin knows you can’t just slap any product and expect a good outcome. Sensitive-skinned sunbathers need to be particularly careful about the products they use to protect themselves from the sun.  I burn easily, so when summer comes there are a few key rules I follow so I can make sure I get sunscreen for sensitive skin.

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Our Three Best Whitening Toothpastes


Coffee, tea, cigarettes, chocolate – all products that are used for a quick pick me up but also wreck havoc on the color of your teeth. The best whitening toothpastes promise to reverse the yellowing effects of these favorite vices.

There are many options on the market to help bring teeth back to the sparkly white of childhood, and whitening toothpastes are one of the more popular ways to do so. There are pastes that solely focus on whitening, pastes that have whitening agents as an additive, and whitening toothpastes specially designed for people with sensitive teeth. All promise the same thing: bright white chompers. But which one sis the best whitening toothpaste?

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Best Body Washes to Banish Dry Winter Skin

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We’re all fighting dry winter skin, but the cure can start in the shower. Use one of these rich moisturizing body washes to heal dry winter skin.

Seasons change, and occasionally our skincare routine needs to change with them. While you may take extra care in moisturizing and treating your face this time of year, you should not neglect the rest of the skin below your neck. Your favorite body wash may not be suitable to use year round, and it’s a good idea to switch things up a bit for winter weather.

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BB Cream vs CC Cream: What’s the Difference?

What's the difference between BB Cream vs CC Cream? Both offer great skin benefits, but which miracle cream is right for you?

What’s the difference between BB Cream vs CC Cream? Both offer great skin benefits, but which miracle cream is right for you?

If you are still having trouble trying to decipher between a BB and a CC cream, you are not alone. Trying to decide between a BB cream or a CC cream can get confusing. The two products that appear very similar, yet each seems to advertise more superior benefits than the other.

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