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What is Your True Color Aura?
PinkYour Aura is Pink! Personality: Pink is one of the most interesting auras, yet also the rarest. A pink aura is a mixture of several auras put together. Pink has the bubbly personality of yellow, the passionate attitude of red, orange’s weirdness, and purples gracefulness.Pink Aura people are by nature loving and giving. They love to be loved too. Because of this they gather around them close friends and family at every opportunity. They like to host family events and are very generous of their time. They have a high regard for their health and will look after their bodies with good diet, nutrition and exercise. The Pink Aura individual is a natural healer, highly sensitive to the needs of others and has strong psychic abilities. They also have very creative ideas and strong imaginations. Because of these personality traits the Pink Aura person makes great writers of novels, poetry or song lyrics.The Pink Aura individual hates injustice, poverty and conflicts. They strive always to make the world a better place and will make personal sacrifices in the pursuit of this ideal. Pink Aura people are strong willed and highly disciplined and will expect high standards from others. They have strong values and morals and seldom deviate from them. Because of their honesty and likable nature they are valued as employees but also make excellent employers because of their sense of fairness.Pink is one of the coolest auras out there….you are very lucky!  Love Life: Pink Aura people are very romantic and once they have found their soul mate will stay faithful, loving and loyal for life. . Yellow: Yellow is like your long lost soul mate! Both of your upbeat personalities are perfect for each other! Red: Both of you may get along great but in the end it was just for fun Orange: You and Orange are Exactly the same! Orange can be your perfect mate! Green: Pinks and Greens tend to have totally opposite personalities and can cause major issues when put together Blue: Your reputation may be to important to you to spend your time with a blue aura Purple: If Purples “dig” the outgoingness of people then pink is the best choice White: White is way to serious and bland when it comes to relationships Color Opposite:Your color wheel opposite is White. White auras are too dull and serious to take on Pinks upbeat personality Words that Describe Pink:Blissful, Content, Romantic, Idealistic, Expressive, Artistic, Funny, Quirky, and Individualistic Purpose of Life:To Spread Joy to People’s Hearts
Nov 26, 2013

What is Your True Color Aura?

Pink
Your Aura is Pink! Personality: Pink is one of the most interesting auras, yet also the rarest. A pink aura is a mixture of several auras put together. Pink has the bubbly personality of yellow, the passionate attitude of red, orange’s weirdness, and purples gracefulness.Pink Aura people are by nature loving and giving. They love to be loved too. Because of this they gather around them close friends and family at every opportunity. They like to host family events and are very generous of their time. They have a high regard for their health and will look after their bodies with good diet, nutrition and exercise. The Pink Aura individual is a natural healer, highly sensitive to the needs of others and has strong psychic abilities. They also have very creative ideas and strong imaginations. Because of these personality traits the Pink Aura person makes great writers of novels, poetry or song lyrics.The Pink Aura individual hates injustice, poverty and conflicts. They strive always to make the world a better place and will make personal sacrifices in the pursuit of this ideal. Pink Aura people are strong willed and highly disciplined and will expect high standards from others. They have strong values and morals and seldom deviate from them. Because of their honesty and likable nature they are valued as employees but also make excellent employers because of their sense of fairness.Pink is one of the coolest auras out there….you are very lucky!
Love Life: Pink Aura people are very romantic and once they have found their soul mate will stay faithful, loving and loyal for life. . Yellow: Yellow is like your long lost soul mate! Both of your upbeat personalities are perfect for each other! Red: Both of you may get along great but in the end it was just for fun Orange: You and Orange are Exactly the same! Orange can be your perfect mate! Green: Pinks and Greens tend to have totally opposite personalities and can cause major issues when put together Blue: Your reputation may be to important to you to spend your time with a blue aura Purple: If Purples “dig” the outgoingness of people then pink is the best choice White: White is way to serious and bland when it comes to relationships Color Opposite:Your color wheel opposite is White. White auras are too dull and serious to take on Pinks upbeat personality Words that Describe Pink:Blissful, Content, Romantic, Idealistic, Expressive, Artistic, Funny, Quirky, and Individualistic Purpose of Life:To Spread Joy to People’s Hearts

birchbox:

A How-To Chart: The Cynthia Rowley Beauty Eye Shadow Palette 
Not to go all science class on you, but we’ve created a pretty darn cool diagram that decodes the shades in the new Cynthia Rowley Beauty Eye Shadow Palette - No. 1. Wear each color alone, or contour to match the photo above!
—Maura
To watch the palette in action, watch our day to night tutorial featuring celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin. 

Great fall eye makeup look! Very versatile!
Nov 8, 2013 / 113 notes

birchbox:

A How-To Chart: The Cynthia Rowley Beauty Eye Shadow Palette 

Not to go all science class on you, but we’ve created a pretty darn cool diagram that decodes the shades in the new Cynthia Rowley Beauty Eye Shadow Palette - No. 1. Wear each color alone, or contour to match the photo above!

—Maura

To watch the palette in action, watch our day to night tutorial featuring celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin. 

Great fall eye makeup look! Very versatile!

sarahfit:

Fall Make Up For A Clean & Natural LookThis weekend, I stopped into Sephora to replenish a few favorite products and picked up a couple…View Post
Sep 16, 2013 / 41 notes

sarahfit:

Fall Make Up For A Clean & Natural Look

This weekend, I stopped into Sephora to replenish a few favorite products and picked up a couple…

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sephora:

(DON’T) SPOT IT: ACNE SOLUTIONS
Breakthrough products for breakout problems.
Four new products use different ingredients to fight acne. Here, we clear things up on how they work. HOLLY SIEGEL
THE SOUPED-UP STANDARD PRODUCT: Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System INGREDIENTS: Benzoyl Peroxide + Salicylic Acid These two ingredients are tried and true for acne. Salicylic acid exfoliates, helping unclog pores, and can reduce inflammation. Benzoyl peroxide kills bacteria fast, making it one of the most common ingredients in acne products. The downside on both of these is that they can irritate—but Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System is an allergy-tested set that includes a cleansing foam, clarifying lotion, and skin-clearing moisturizer that have been proven to work quickly—without potentially irritating fragrance.
THE MULTI-PRONGED ATTACK PRODUCT: Dr. Dennis Gross One Step Acne Eliminating Pads INGREDIENTS: L-Carnitine Clarifying Complex The good doctor has created a blend of multiple ingredients proven to work on different aspects of acne: L-carnitine, salicylic acid, glycolic and lactic acids, azelaic amino acid, malic acid, glutathione, witch hazel, and willow bark (or LSGLAAMGWW for short. Just kidding.). Dr. Dennis Gross One Step Acne Eliminating Pads help eliminate blemishes and blackheads while preventing new ones and balancing skin.
THE SPOT STOPPER PRODUCT: Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment INGREDIENTS: Sulfur, AHAs, and Zinc Oxide Sulfur is a great ingredient to dry up pimples and keep oil production down. In Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment, it’s paired with AHA (aka benzoyl peroxide—see above) and zinc oxide, a natural mineral powder that absorbs excess sebum (which is why sunscreen can double as a mattifier). The result? A dynamite spot treatment that dials down redness and works on both existing and yet-to-be-terrorizing-you blemishes.
THE UNDERCOVER COVER-UP PRODUCT: Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation INGREDIENTS: Cashmere Kaolinite Clay All the acne-banishing ingredients in the world can’t help you if your foundation is to blame for your skin’s congestion. Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation includes Cashmere Kaolinite Clay to absorb excess oil while a host of other ingredients help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Kate Somerville / EradiKate Acne Treatment$22.00

Dr. Dennis Gross / One Step Acne Eliminating Pads$38.00

Clinique / Acne Solutions Clear Skin System Starter Kit$36.00

Hourglass / Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free$55.00
Sep 16, 2013 / 47 notes

sephora:

(DON’T) SPOT IT: ACNE SOLUTIONS

Breakthrough products for breakout problems.

Four new products use different ingredients to fight acne. Here, we clear things up on how they work. HOLLY SIEGEL

THE SOUPED-UP STANDARD
PRODUCT: Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System
INGREDIENTS: Benzoyl Peroxide + Salicylic Acid

These two ingredients are tried and true for acne. Salicylic acid exfoliates, helping unclog pores, and can reduce inflammation. Benzoyl peroxide kills bacteria fast, making it one of the most common ingredients in acne products. The downside on both of these is that they can irritate—but Clinique Acne Solutions Clear Skin System is an allergy-tested set that includes a cleansing foam, clarifying lotion, and skin-clearing moisturizer that have been proven to work quickly—without potentially irritating fragrance.

THE MULTI-PRONGED ATTACK
PRODUCT: Dr. Dennis Gross One Step Acne Eliminating Pads
INGREDIENTS: L-Carnitine Clarifying Complex

The good doctor has created a blend of multiple ingredients proven to work on different aspects of acne: L-carnitine, salicylic acid, glycolic and lactic acids, azelaic amino acid, malic acid, glutathione, witch hazel, and willow bark (or LSGLAAMGWW for short. Just kidding.). Dr. Dennis Gross One Step Acne Eliminating Pads help eliminate blemishes and blackheads while preventing new ones and balancing skin.

THE SPOT STOPPER
PRODUCT: Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment
INGREDIENTS: Sulfur, AHAs, and Zinc Oxide

Sulfur is a great ingredient to dry up pimples and keep oil production down. In Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Treatment, it’s paired with AHA (aka benzoyl peroxide—see above) and zinc oxide, a natural mineral powder that absorbs excess sebum (which is why sunscreen can double as a mattifier). The result? A dynamite spot treatment that dials down redness and works on both existing and yet-to-be-terrorizing-you blemishes.

THE UNDERCOVER COVER-UP
PRODUCT: Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation
INGREDIENTS: Cashmere Kaolinite Clay

All the acne-banishing ingredients in the world can’t help you if your foundation is to blame for your skin’s congestion. Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation includes Cashmere Kaolinite Clay to absorb excess oil while a host of other ingredients help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

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Kate Somerville / EradiKate Acne Treatment
$22.00

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Dr. Dennis Gross / One Step Acne Eliminating Pads
$38.00

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Clinique / Acne Solutions Clear Skin System Starter Kit
$36.00

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Hourglass / Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free
$55.00

Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation. ~Aristotle #sohappy #doublemajor #polsci #psych
Sep 12, 2013

Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation. ~Aristotle #sohappy #doublemajor #polsci #psych

A very HAPPY birthday to my wonderful mother! I want to thank you for all your sarcasm and pop culture references throughout these past 19 years as well as putting up with all my crazy shenanigans. I have learned a great deal of priceless information from you such as the best way to break in new high heels is to sleep in them! I hope one day to be as strong, beautiful, intelligent, and kind as you are now at age 52. I love you! Cheers to many, many more years to follow! #soblessed #family #birthday
Aug 8, 2013

A very HAPPY birthday to my wonderful mother! I want to thank you for all your sarcasm and pop culture references throughout these past 19 years as well as putting up with all my crazy shenanigans. I have learned a great deal of priceless information from you such as the best way to break in new high heels is to sleep in them! I hope one day to be as strong, beautiful, intelligent, and kind as you are now at age 52. I love you! Cheers to many, many more years to follow! #soblessed #family #birthday

Aug 2, 2013

Shake Ya Groove Thang

With school approaching and the hot days of summer ending, I thought it would be good to compile a list of hot tracks that will have you on the dance floor all night long. Whether getting ready in the dorms or bumpin n’ grindin at a house party, these songs will get ya shaking ya groove thang! Enjoy :)

1. All Night Longer-Sammy Adams

2. Blurred Lines- Robin Thicke

3. Die Young- Ke$ha

4. Till the World Ends- Britney Spears

5. Teenage Dream- Katy Perry

6. Now or Never- Outasight

7. Come & Get it- Selena Gomez

8. Get Lucky- Daft Punk

9. Slow Down- Selena Gomez

10. OMG- Usher

11. Hot in Herre- Nelly

12. Cruise- Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly

13. Starships- Nicki Minaj

14. Wanna Dance with Somebody- Allstar Weekend

15. Take it Off- Ke$ha

16. Your Body- Mariah Carey

17. Sexy Chick- David Guetta feat. Akon

18. Love Somebody- Maroon 5

19. This Kiss- Carly Rae Jepsen

20. The Way- Ariana Grande feat. Mac Miller

21. Party on Fifth Ave.- Mac Miller

22. 22- Taylor Swift

23. #putyourloveglasseson- Beckah Shae

24. Right Now- Rhianna

25. Battle Scars- Lupe Fiasco

26. Who’s that Chick- Rhianna

27. Stereo Love- Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina

28. Wild Heart- Sabi

29. Can’t Hold Us- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton

30. Thrift Shop- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

31. Yeah!- Usher

32. The Way You Move- OutKast & Sleepy Brown

33. Sexy Back- Justin Timberlake

33. I Love College- Asher Roth

34. I Found You- The Wanted

35. I Need Your Love- Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding

36. Alive- Krewella

37. (I’ve Just Begun) Having My Fun- Britney Spears

38. Like a G6- Cataracs & Dev

39. Lost at Sea- Zedd feat. Ryan Tedder

40. Suga Suga- Baby Bash

41. So Good- B.o.B.

42. We Can’t Stop- Miley Cirus

43. Swing- Savage Island

44. Outta Your Mind- Lil Jon & LMFAO

45. Butterfly- Crazy Town

46. Ice Ice Baby- Vanilla Ice

47. Kiss- Prince

48. Sexy and I know It- LMFAO

49. Get Low- Lil Jon

50. Take You There- Sean Kingston

51. Gimme More- Britney Spears

52. Tonight Is the Night- Outasight

53. The Other Side- Jason Derulo

54. Take Back the Night- Justin Timberlake

55. Holy Grail- JAY Z feat. Justin Timberlake

56. Temperature- Sean Paul

57. Ooo La La- Robin Thicke

58. We Found Love- Rhianna

59. In the Dark- DEV

60. Stronger- Kanye West

61. Blackout- Breathe Carolina

62. Give it 2 U- Robin Thicke

63. Rum & Raybands- Sean Kingston

64. Turn Up the Music- Chris Brown

65. I Love It- Icona Pop

66. Glowing- Nikki Williams

67. Feel Good- Robin Thicke


68. Angel -Shaggy

Always end the night with classics such as Closing Time, Bye Bye Bye, or Wagan Wheel!

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Jul 30, 2013

 Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines is my jam when I’m running on the treadmill or driving in my car. Enjoy :)

Jul 30, 2013 / 15 notes

birchbox:

How To: Sock Bun Tutorial with The Wrap Up

In the summer, I always look for the easiest and quickest hairstyle option on the days I can’t be bothered with my long hair. One of my favorite go-to looks is the classic top knot. While it may seem like a simple hairdo, it can be a little tricky to get perfectly right. SarahPotempa’s The WRAP UP™ is a new tool to the Birchbox Shop that makes it super easy for me to roll my hair up and away from my face, keeping me cool while still looking polished. What makes it even better is that it secures the bun in place without bobby pins! Check out the video to learn how to use The Wrap Up to get that perfect sock bun because this look isn’t going anywhere. 

What’s your go-to summer hairstyle?

—Katrina

With hair away from your face, make sure you’re flaunting your best skin with these 5 Ways to Get Your Best Summer Skin Yet.