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Hair care is an important part of woman’s life. No matter how reputable a salon might seem, it’s still difficult to blindly trust them – especially with your hair! You definitely don’t want to end up with a stylist that butchers your cut or botches your color. Here are few tips that will help you choose the right hair salon for your color, cut, and styling needs. Prior to visiting a salon, check for online reviews, ratings and testimonials of past clients. This will offer a glimpse of what you can expect to see and receive at the salon. If the reviews and ratings seem positive, give them a call and try to determine how they function. It’s a good idea to probe them and see how they respond to your questions, or if they give relevant and educated answers. This shows their professionalism and client satisfaction policies. If they…

Allow me to introduce you to your bathroom’s new best friend, the Hot Iron Holster. This bad boy is about to help your countertop plethora of curling irons, flat irons, blowdryers, and strangled cords, become one neat and organized beauty!I’ve had my fair share of stepping on plugs, melting combs, and even burning my hand when reaching for my mascara, so when I heard about the Hot Iron Holster, I just knew I had to feature it!The Hot Iron Holster® is a patented portable silicone holder for hot styling tools that clings to any smooth surface and is heat resistant to 500 degrees F. The 100% silicone holster consists of a roomy pocket for holding styling tools, and a flap that grips to your countertop. Together, they provide a GENIUS solution for managing your hot styling tools. (It’s been featured everywhere from The Today Show and local morning show…

Television shopping network, ShopNBC, wants to give you a weekend full of beauty, and that’s just what they are doing! This Saturday, March 23 through Sunday, March 24, they are giving you the best of the best in beauty trends. Broadcasting in 83-million homes nationwide, they will be hosting their “Beautiful You” event, packed from beginning to end with their top picks of head-to-toe beauty products.ShopNBC sent me my very own beauty kit that was overflowing with beauty-goodies (you may have seen my photo on instagram). There are so many fun, unique, and interesting products in the kit, so I am going to briefly go through each, and then go a little more in-depth on some of my favorites!Fairy Drops Scandal Queen MascaraThis is Japan’s famous do-it-all Fairy Drops Mascara. It has a very unique, curved, patented brush, which combined with the fibers in the formula, lush, voluminous lashes. It’s…

I have a new BB Cream crush – it’s smooth, dewy, has the perfect amount of coverage, and is easy to apply. It’s L’oreal’s Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream. It’s part of L’oreal’s “Magic by Studio Secrets Professional” Collection, which also includes their Perfecting Base Face Primer, Smooth Soufflé Blush, Lumi Light Infusing Prime, and Lumi Highlighter.If you don’t know, the concept of BB Cream is the idea of an “all-in-one” face product. It’s supposed to even out skin tone, give coverage and cover blemishes, provide moisturizing benefits, give skin a flawless dewy glow, and sometimes even provide SPF. This particular BB Cream definitely hits the all-in-one mark, using “Beautifying Beads”, which are encapsulated pigments infused in an ultra-light lotion with antioxidants Vitamins C&E. (The cream comes out of the tube white, and as you apply it to your face, it turns to it’s namesake shade, and blends perfectly.) It…

So, I’ve been in-active for quite a while. I’ve had a lot going on including my MacBook Pro being stolen :(, moving to a brand new apartment that I’m obsessed with (and having a blast decorating!), and about to open an etsy shop! I figured I would share an update via photos, to share what I’ve been up to. I’m very active on instagram, so if you’re an instagram user, be sure to follow me (@marissalynne). I post everything from recipes, to outfits, to recent home decor and fashion purchases. That’s actually where I’m pulling all of the pictures I’m sharing below!Currently one of the books on my coffee table. Nabbed this at TJMaxx for $5! DIY Paint Sample Magnets. Lowe’s has allen + roth paint samples that are not only stylish colors, but super cute names, like: Fashion Week, Park Avenue, Hail a Cab, and Girls Night Out. They come…

Beauty, inspiration and education are coming to Orlando on November 4 and 5 in the first ever The Makeup Show Orlando! This two day long makeup extravaganza will include brands such as MAKE UP FOR EVER (Diamond Sponsor), Crown Brush and TEMPTU PRO (Platinum Sponsor), and other sponsors including INGLOT, OCC (Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics), Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry, On Makeup Magazine, and The Powder Group. Also named to be in attendance are Stila Cosmetics, Senna Cosmetics, and Graftobian Makeup Co, and I can’t wait to see what other brands will be there!Besides playing with makeup, one of my favorite parts of this show are the forums, seminars, and events. I learned so much when I sat in on these at the NYC show. It’s a great mix of learning not only makeup technique and advice, but I loved the seminars that focused on business and branding. I sat in…