The Best Dry Shampoos You Need in your Bag This Summer

 

In early television, (think I love Lucy era) "I have to wash my hair" was the trope many women in the mid century used to get out of activities or commitments they weren't particularly interested in. Now with dry shampoo, this excuse is so yesterday...or yester-year! Dry shampoo has tons of benefits, even if ditching unwanted obligations isn't necessarily one of them!

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The Best Mother's Day Gifts your Momshell will LOVE!


My name is Liz and I am overjoyed to call myself a new addition to the Got Beauty Family! In December 2017, I sold almost all of my things, packed up my little green hatchback and drove across from country from Pennsylvania to make a new life for myself here in Salt Lake City, Utah. Just barely 6 months ago, I distinctly remember holding my mom at the gas station at 7 o'clock in the morning the day of my departure (a 27 hour long drive) while we both sobbed uncontrollably. While I was both terrified and excited to embark on what would prove to be the greatest adventure of my life to date, leaving my mom and my younger brother was the most arduous part of the journey. I am writing this today with a smile on the face and warmth in my heart because there is no way I would have been able to make this journey without the strength and tenacity my mother instilled in me. While my mom is not in the same state as me, I look in the mirror everyday and I see her. For that, I am endlessly grateful. For that, I write this blog. For that, I live every day to be the strong, independent, upstanding woman she raised me to be. Thank you Kathy.

A mother’s love is a timeless gift that keeps giving for a lifetime and beyond.  So if you’re like me, choosing a Mother’s Day gift can be stressful. It is not just another gift-giving holiday, after all.  It is the most important holiday, and it stresses me out because the truth is - there is nothing that we can buy for our moms that could ever amount to the love these ladies have showered upon us throughout our lifetime. The greatest gift we can give our Mothers is to live as strong, upstanding women and men, and to carry on the legacy they have instilled in us.


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20 Beach Essentials You Don't Want To Be Without

 

We know many of you are gearing up for your well deserved beach vacation. But just because you're on vacation, doesn't mean your beauty routine should be! We've come up with some of our favorite vacation beauty essentials you won't want to forget!  (trust us, these aren't your typical hotel complimentary toiletries).
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Hacks For Thicker Brows (So You Can Be Your Fiercest Self)

 


There's not much else that makes us feel instantly more bold than a fierce set of brows. Not only does it up your eye game, but it can be a whole fashion statement unto itself. On those occasions when we've perhaps over-plucked, or for those of us who are less endowed in the brow department, a decent kit could be a game changer in your daily routine. That being said, here are our top hacks for thicker brows so you can get a little confidence boost in your day (and be your fiercest self).
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How To Use A Round Brush When Blow Drying Your Hair

 

Confession time: I’ve gotten my hair in a tangled mess with a round brush more often than I’ve been able to actually use it properly. The good news for me is that I’m not the first to encounter this problem…the bad news is that I’m not the first to encounter this problem. There’s a method to the madness that doesn’t involve cutting a round brush out of your hair, and it is actually a pretty great one that leads to full, voluminous hair. Straight from the experts, here’s how to use a round brush when blow drying you’re hair - the RIGHT way. 

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7 Tips For Hiding Red Eyes and Noses During Allergy Season

As the sunshine revives the world from the dreariness of winter, so does it bring the inevitable onslaught of allergy season. Not only is it practically indiscernible from the common cold - it gives you a perpetual appearance of having just finished a good bawl. For those of us trying to enjoy the friendlier weather, this is a major downer, especially when trying to look our best. When Claritin and Benadryl aren’t doing the trick, the best thing to do is fake it until you make it; that being said, here are the best tips for hiding red eyes and nose during allergy season.

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Tell Your Boyfriend: Here Are The Best Men's Curly Hair Styling Products

 

It’s the dilemma that every guy with curly hair faces each time he plops himself in a barber’s chair: Do I embrace a proud, curly-cue ‘do, or do I simply go low-maintenance and buzz it off? Now, we’ve got nothing wrong with the latter, but if you’re looking for a more adventurous and undeniably stylish way to style your hair, we’ve got your back. Here are the best men's curly hair styling products so your boyfriend can feel frizz-free and fine. 

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Here's Everything You Need To Know About Getting A Lash Lift

Achieving great lashes is a three part system: length, fullness, and lift. Let’s say you’re good to go on the first two and are in need of a little pick-me-up (literally!). For many of us, our lashes tend to droop on one side or grow in a particular way that we’re not a huge fan of. Eyelash extensions can be expensive, and regular lash curlers can be tedious and not particularly effective after a few hours. In case you’ve been on the lookout for an easier, more affordable solution to drooping lashes, here’s everything you need to know about getting a lash lift (and why you’re about to become as obsessed as we are).

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Why You Should Ditch The Tanning Salon (And How To Get A Tan At Home)

It's pretty much common knowledge at this point that tanning salons present a host of problems to your skin, ranging from bacterial to cancerous. For starters, most states do not have monitoring or enforcement methods for maintaining cleanliness in tanning salons. There have even been reports of fecal matter, staph bacteria, and the herpes virus on improperly sanitized tanning beds. If that isn't scary enough, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, it's estimated that tanning beds are the cause of up to 400,000 cases of skin cancer each year. Even after one use, your chances of getting melanoma increase by 20%. Yeah, we didn't think that sounded so good, either. 

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How To Survive Moving From a Dry To Humid Climate

 


They say that moving is one of the most difficult and stressful life experiences a person can have, and with good reason - virtually all of your comforts have been left behind as you build a nest in a new place building your support system from scratch. For those of you taking the plunge into not only a new place but a new climate, as well, there may be more upcoming changes than you think. While you may have your living situation and new job figured out, we recommend doing a bit of research so you know how to help your hair survive moving from a dry to humid climate (they call it beach waves for a reason).

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