Sadie Upwall

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The Got Beauty a-Go-Go Top 5 Travel Essentials

Brace yourself, world, the Got Beauty girls are coming! Wanderlust has struck bad here at the GB office, and we've found ourselves reminiscing about past vacations and dreaming of new ones. After all, the world is a big beautiful place, and it's only natural that one would want to see it all! For those of you with travel plans in your future, we recommend preparing your ultimate beauty arsenal so you can enjoy novel experiences while remaining true to your own beauty habits and comfort. For this week's blog, the office girls compiled a list of our top travel essentials based on our individual vacations, from the sunny beaches of  Cancun, Mexico  to the stunning natural beauty of  Zion's National Park !
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How To Recover From Vacation-ized Skin

The point of a vacation is to find refuge from the abrasion of day to day living - so why is it that the very remedy we seek often distributes its own set of trouble? For those of us with delicate skin-sibilities, that trouble often pertains to adjusting to foreign climates when we're away from our own. The truth is that sometimes, your skin will freak out while you're abroad, even if you're freakishly prepared. The good news is that comebacks are many and aplenty if you've got the right arsenal - here's how to recover from vacationized skin.

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When To Spring Clean Your Beauty Products

Some call it spring fever, others call it hay fever - either way, 'tis the season of change and starting fresh, which means calling it quits on the old that no longer serves you. This stands true in many areas: old belief systems, old styles in your closet, even old makeup that reeeeally shouldn't have lasted this long. If you're struggling this spring and could use a little guidance on how to gently let go of all you deem as junk, we've got a list of for sures and certainties that will have you breathing easier. Unless, you know, your breathing struggles comes from allergies - in which case, you and your immune system are on your own.

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How To Travel When You're Sensitive To Pretty Much Everything

Living in the world as an individual with sensitivities is cumbersome enough without throwing travel into the mix. Breaking established routines are practically sacrilegious to these folks, and with good reason - an entire day, week, or month can be thrown off when one strays from healthy rituals. As a frequent traveler, a complaint I often hear is that the struggle to maintain routines is more than real. While it may require a little more work than the typical jetsetter, there are travel hacks that are sure to keep you on track without feeling the pangs. After all, sensitive beauties deserve to see the world, too!

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The Chronic Overpacker’s Guide To Traveling Light

Even after you’ve filled your suitcase to the very brim, there always manages to be something or other that didn’t make its way into your travels. Attachment to our comforts is definitely relatable, and it makes sense that you’d want to have your safety with you wherever you go. Sometimes, this isn’t always feasible. For the overpacker, we have one word that is going to alleviate a huge portion of your anxiety: versatility. Here’s how to incorporate it into your packing methods. 

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So Which Is The Best Mousse For Curly Hair?

Curls have a mind of their own most of the time, and getting them to do what we want can be nothing short of running a circus. Whether they be willowy waves or rad ringlets or cute corkscrews, the best thing you can do for your curly girls is to give them tools to be the very best version of themselves. The idea of using hair mousse to emphasize curls can be daunting, but it's one of the best possible tools you can use to get the results you want. While there are plenty considered to be the best hair mousse in general, here are our favorites on the best mousse for curly hair.

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How To Turn Winter Hair From Dry To Fly

No dry humor here. In the midst of multi-colored hair fads and arid winters, it seems more and more people are succumbing to the woes of dry hair, and are continuously fighting an uphill battle. Have no fear, beauties - it's not forever. With a few helpful tools, the right care and a little bit of patience, you'll get your soft strands back in no time.

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Stop Guessing - Here's What Type of Curly Hair You Have



Yes, curls are nothing new. In fact, taming the curl has been an ancient struggle since the dawn of hair care. Identifying the type of curl bestowed on your crown? Now that's a different story. The geniuses behind Bumble & bumble are not blind to this struggle, and have spent years working to create an innovative set of products that are sure to turn heads and make styling a breeze for any type of curl. Even if you're barely surfing waves, you're going to LOVE this line, especially due to the care they give to help you figure out which products your specific hair type needs. Read on to find out what type of curls you're rocking, and exactly how to make them as glam as possible. 

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11 Healthy Changes You Should Make To Your Skincare Routine

New year, new you! And that means bringing in new good habits while kicking out the old ones. Now, you may already have your skincare routine set in stone - and if it's working for you, power to you! However, if you're either interested in being a little healthier or are even looking for ideas to replace habits you know aren't working, we've got a few suggestions: here are 11 healthy changes you should make to your skincare routine (should you feel so inclined).

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The 2018 Best of Beauty Awards

 As 2018 comes to an end, thoughts of our most and least favorites drift through our heads in a steady reflection of the past 12 months. When it comes to beauty products, the memories are many and at the same time so subtle; after all, it's easy to forget your favorite hairspray behind that AMAZING hairdo you had at your best friend's wedding, or the mascara you wear each day that makes your eyes really pop. There were a few that stood out to us that we felt were worthy of a mention - especially since some folks are in need of a recommendation or two. In our humble opinion, here are the best beauty products from 2018 that made the cut (and what we think will be sticking around for a while).

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