Category Archives: vanities

Hair How To: With A Twist

Recently a friend and I were discussing the current 90s revival. I’m clearly enjoying it – but, she joked, I have been into the 90s for as long as she’s known me. For a moment I had a terrifying image … Continue reading

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Pink Hair Weekend

I actually thought I was over pink hair. After sporting a small section for a month or so, I was getting bored. As the remaining rose faded out, I was making plans for aqua blues and mint greens. But the … Continue reading

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Transitional Interlude

Call it vanity, narcissism or a lingering colloquialism of my salon days, but I seem to talk a lot about my hair. I hope you’ll indulge me another post or two. After a drawn out and happy affair, I have … Continue reading

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DDIY: Dip Dye It Yourself

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of candy colored hair, so how could I not talk about the pic of Lauren Conrad’s tie-dye tresses that swept the internet last week? My fairy-haired ideal is more Charlotte Free than LC, … Continue reading

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‘Do Good

Let’s face it: The work week can be pretty rough – and we’ve not even reached the bridge of a Rebecca Black song! Of course, this week you have a few extra excuses to be looking forward to the weekend: … Continue reading

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NYFW DIY: Vena Cava’s Nail Polish Rings

The scene at the Vena Cava AW11 show was like the college kids’ coffee house hangout in an episode of Boy Meets World – berets, cropped tops and a palette of mostly black, in this case accented occasionally by polka … Continue reading

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The Long and Short of It…

You may have noticed an odd focus on my hands – and not much else – in recent photos. I’ll admit it. I’ve been hiding a haircut I got last month. You’ve already seen me go from shoulder-length to pixie, … Continue reading

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NYFW DIY: Lindsey Thornburg’s Body Art

While most of my blogger friends (and, it seems, anyone with half an interest in fashion) have migrated to New York over the past few days to be at the center of the fashion week action, I have been stuck … Continue reading

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Splash of Sunshine

Snowpocalypse, snowmageddon, snowloko… Even I am reaching my limit on this cold, wintry weather. Luckily, I’ve found a pick-me-up to cure the winter blues (and grays and icy whites) in the form of a new nail polish. This polish is … Continue reading

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Chop Shop

I did it: I chopped off all my hair!  It’s not that I hadn’t considered it before – over the past summer, in fact, I’d given it serious thought.  Of course, then my hair was little more than a bob.  … Continue reading

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