Sadie Upwall

Project Manager and Editor for the best little beauty business in town.
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How To Maintain Your Beauty Routine In the Dorms

 

Congratulations, you big-brained beauty - you're starting your first year in the dorms! An exciting, opportunistic period of your life is about to begin. For many of you, it means straying a little bit from home to embark out into the world on your own. While it's nothing short of a thrill, there are bound to be some flopped tummies at the thought of exiting their comfort zone. For those particularly attached to their routine, take heart knowing it's still possible to keep it going - though, changes are certainly needed in order to make those habits sustainable. Here are the top tips from former college students on how to maintain your beauty routine while living in the dorms.
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How To Prevent and Treat Ingrown Bikini Hairs

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Ingrown bikini hairs from waxing or shaving might just be one of the most uncomfortable and unsightly beach woes known to bikini babes. At their best, they're slightly annoying…and at their worst, they're downright painful. If ingrown hairs by your bikini line are something that have been creating a doom cloud over your summer, you’ll be pleased to know that they are neither forever nor unfixable. If, it just so happens that this doesn’t apply to you (yet), take our advice – nip it in the bud before it does.

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The Best Dry Shampoo For YOUR Specific Hair Needs

Let's talk for a second about how busy we all are and how hard it is do our own hair. On shower days, many of us easily spend at least an hour on washing, blow-drying, and styling, often sacrificing time that could be spent on other important daily tasks. Who has time for that every day? Seriously, point us out to that person, because we need to know their secret.

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What The Italians Taught Me About Beauty

 
The perks of visiting Italy are obvious - endless carbs, daily siestas, and incredibly rich history and art. But the beauty resides deeper in the culture than an outsider can even imagine. In fact, one could say that the culture is the embodiment of beauty itself. It’s almost as if they’re drunk off the stuff, relishing and finding it in almost everything they do and see. Here are some takeaways on what I learned about beauty from this luscious country - and how to see more beauty in my everyday life. 
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How Becoming a Mom Changed GB Ambassador Deena Marie's Beauty Routine

Before I had my son three years ago, I was sure I would be able to remain as busy as ever. My plan was to simply incorporate him into my life, and already existing routine. I would always have time to do my hair and makeup, and I would never trade my heels for flats.

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I'm A Certified Health Nut - Here Are My Makeup Staples

Hi - my name's Sadie, and I'm a certified health nut.

You've all heard the term, and it's likely that all sorts of conclusions of what that means rally to mind. Some might call me a hippie, though I'm a little too particular and attached to regular showering. Others might assume I'm a giant stick in the mud who doesn't imbibe in any pleasures life has to offer - again, not quite. In fact, my habits and peculiarities are not that far off from the rest of the world; I get pedicures and brow waxes regularly, I use fancy hair product, I occasionally overindulge in dopamine, go to the doctor, get dressed up when going on a date with my man...not so different from most.

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How To Support Your Skin In Your 30s

Congratulations - you've made it through your 20s! Hopefully, your quarter-life crisis is behind you and you've learned from all the messy obstacles this decade can offer.

But what now?

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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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