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Queen of PR, Kelly Cutrone, has written a self-help book titled, If You Have to Cry, Go Outside...And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You. Cutrone is touted as a guru in her field: A quick glance at her client roster, and it's apparent this woman's success stems from her intelligence and hard work. As we eagerly await a book that's sure to be filled with tough love, sarcasm, and business savvy, we take a look at 10 other empowering books you need to read now.
1. Women, Work, and the Art of Savoir Faire by Mireille Guiliano, $24.99, at amazon.com
The former Veuve Clicquot CEO asks the question, "Why settle?" And shows you how to achieve the life you want.
2. The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss, $22, at amazon.com
Simple tips and time efficient strategies to eliminate stress in the workplace and ultimately, your life.
3. This Year I Will... by M.J. Ryan, $16.95, at amazon.com
The perfect book to help you follow through
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The natural look has made a comeback lately, much to the pleasure of guys everywhere. But for us girls, it is sometimes harder to pull off than a done-up face. After years of bold shadows, red lips, and bright cheeks, leaving the house with a simple dewy complexion leaves us feeling, well, naked.
Unfortunately for product-loving girls, it turns out guys are more attracted to girls that wear less makeup. According to the Daily Mail "one in five men wish their partner would tone down the slap-on while one in ten said they liked women who wore no make-up whatsoever." So you can start catching a little extra beauty sleep in the morning ladies-- and embrace your natural beauty.
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It's the middle of winter, and no one's happy about it: the temperatures outside are dropping, and our skin is going from pale to paler. During the winter, when the sun hides behind clouds for weeks at a time, staying fresh-faced can be tough, but finding the perfect sunless-tanning products can be even tougher.
To create a faux glow in the thick of winter, pack away shimmery summer products and opt for those with a matte finish instead. We all know self-tanners and bronzers can sometimes result in an orange, streaky, and sticky mess, so here are a few of our favorites to get you through these cold and grey months.
1. L'Oreal Sunless Sublime Glow:
Combat dry skin and pale facial coloring in one fell swoop with L'Oreal Sunless Sublime Glow (pictured above). The easiest way to brighten up your complexion during the dreary winter months becomes part of your everyday routine with this skin tone-enhancing daily moisturizer
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One of the most pledged New Year's resolutions is to kickstart a brand new workout routine, in hopes of shedding a few pounds, for a brand new body! If you have chosen to change your eating habits and workout more, you'll need the perfect winter workout gear. Sometimes the right clothes are all it takes to get motivated. Here are some great pieces that are inspiring us at the moment:
Every girl has to have a cute bag. Tote this soft duffel with you to and from your gym and make sure to fill it with your iPod, headphones, water, change of socks, and deodorant, so you'll be more than prepared to get your body back in action.Read More »from Winter Workout Gear to Help Rev Up Your Weight Loss Resolutions!
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Unless you've been living under a rock, it should come as no surprise that our planet is in deep trouble. There is a gaping hole in the o-zone layer, land fills are taking over natural habitats, the polar ice caps are melting... if this isn't motivation to start a more eco-friendly lifestyle, then we don't know what is. Contrary to popular belief, living eco-friendly does not mean living below your usual standards. In many ways, it enhances your style of living and is slightly more cost-efficient. The key to living a truly green life is to start with the small things -- they'll add up big in the end.
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Use Reusable Items:
Everything from take-away coffee cups to one-time-use grocery bags all add copious amounts to landfills everyday. Start reducing that amount by investing in items such as travel coffee mugs and reusable shopping bags (pictured above). Many coffee shops will put your freshly purchased coffee in the mug per
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Whether you're trudging home after a long day at the office or heading in after a day on the slopes, there's no better remedy for the harsh winter cold than warming up with comfort food. After all, the plummeting temperatures outside give us all the more reason to turn up the heat in the kitchen. So this weekend, hole up in your apartment with a few friends and enjoy these cold-weather approved recipes as we face the long stretch of wintery weather ahead of us.
Spicy Tortilla Soup (pictured above)
What you'll need:
2 seeded and soaked ancho chiles
2 garlic cloves
6 cups chicken broth
Shredded cooked chicken
1/2 cup cilantro
Cheese (of your choice!)
1 avocado, diced
4 torn corn tortillas
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In a food processor or blender, puree chiles, onion, tomatoes, and garlic cloves. Fry mixture in oil, then add chicken broth, chicken, and cilantro. Simmer until thick. Add salt and garnish with cheese,
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Everybody knows that in this day and age, it's not always about what you know, it's who you know. During trying economic times like these, the key to landing your dream job is to stand out from the competition by showcasing both your talent and personality.
For a quick and painless networking experience, follow a few tips that will help you leave a lasting impression:
1. A handshake can make or break a first impression, so practice, practice, practice! Demonstrate your self-confidence and genuine interest by executing a firm shake.
2. Don't be shy! Attend events related to the industry that you're interested in and mingle. Whether you're waiting in line at the coat check or sitting up at the bar, you just never know who you might meet.
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3. While chatting it up with people you've just met, be sure to talk about topics other than the industry you're trying to break into. Listen and ask questions. It's
For most women, the flat iron is their number one frenemy. While it straightens your hair and tames unruly or frizzy curls, a flat iron can fry the ends of your hair. However, with the proper straightening (and curling) technique, you and your flat iron can finally resolve your back and forth, love/hate relationship.
Hair stylist Kelsy Osterman of Cutler Salon demonstrates how to curl your hair with your flat iron, thus maximizing its utility without damaging your hair. Although at first the curling technique can be a little tricky, once you get the hang of it, you can make little changes to the setting technique and use different product cocktails to help diversify your look.
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It's official; the fashion industry is obsessed with everything street style. Since its popularity is growing, the number of photographers and bloggers on the hunt for that perfect shot to feature is too. You never know who is around the corner and why they might snap you. It might be your show-stopping shoes, your oversized bowtie, or the neon bracelet you just happened to throw on.
Here are a few pieces to add to your wardrobe this winter that could get you noticed:
Dieppa Restrepo Cali Lace Up, $233, at tenover6.com.
The reoccuring androgynous trend is always chic, and you won't be sacrificing comfort for style when you wear these colorful lace-ups.
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Built by Wendy Wool Felt Hooded Trim Car Coat, $315, at builtbywendy.com
Sometimes the simplest pieces can say the most. This trimmed coat can easily transform into the perfect equestrian piece by just slipping on a pair of riding boots. Or, for a more Parisian look, turn