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Business Casual Superstar #495: So, let’s talk about #NaturalHair

Have you guys heard of the natural hair movement? The website I linked to is just one of many excellent resources on the subject. Basically, we’re talking about women of color reclaiming their identities through their natural hair. The movement is particularly popular and powerful in the African American community, but it’s meaningful for other […]

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Business Casual Superstar #494: I’m a big fan of Garnier Fructis

I’m also a big fan of BzzAgent, which is a word of mouth service that you sign up for. Basically, you get invited to campaigns based on your profile, you get sent a bunch of free stuff, and you try it out and post reviews and such. And just today, I got my BzzAgent Garnier […]

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Makeup Makes Women Appear More Competent, Say Companies That Make Makeup

Always check your sources, you guys, especially when it comes to the endless studies splashed across blogs, magazines, newspapers, and mentioned on the evening news. Check who sponsored the study, and then you’ll have the whole picture and can decide if you buy it or if you need a grain of salt … or a […]

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Um, if I could wear my hair like this on a daily basis…

SPOILER ALERT: I TOTALLY WOULD.

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Business Casual Superstar #459: Chicago Deals: Sunny’s Salon Offering $29 Mani/Pedi or $43 Cut & Color!

You heard me right: Sunny’s Salon in Chicago is offering a great deal on hair cuts and hair coloring treatments, as well as manicures and pedicures. Get those fingers and toes in shape for … fall peep toes? Ugh. It’s much easier when it’s summer. Then you can just say “summer flip flop weather” and […]

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Business Casual Superstar #444: Great Deals at Salon V in Lincoln Park!

Hair cut, manicure, pedicure, blow out (which is what I’m basically always sporting), makeup application – they’ve got you covered.

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Business Casual Superstar #429: Local Love: $60 Color and $30 Cut in Lakeview!

Yep, you pay only $60 for a coloring and $30 for a cut at the Strands and Trends Hair Salon in Lakeview. Remember, all Local Love deals are relevant to the Chicagoland area. If you’re elsewhere, sorry. Also, this deal is only available to bloomspot members. Need an invite? Leave your email here in the […]

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Business Casual Superstar #407: Local Love: Pedicures, Cuts, Styling, Massage, and Hair Removal in the Gold Coast!

I’ve neglected “Local Love” for a bit, haven’t I? To refresh your memory, Local Love is the sub-category of Business Casual Superstar in which I share local deals, often pertaining to style and relaxation. Local, for me, means Chicago and the neighboring suburbs. So, sorry to those of you that aren’t Midwestern. But hey, if […]

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Jennifer Aniston Actually Hated the “Rachel” Cut

Jennifer Aniston: Her Allure Photo Shoot: Inside Allure: allure.com. This made me cackle. Guffaw, really. I thought it was just hilarious. Jennifer Aniston recently did a Brigitte Bardot-inspired shoot with Allure, and they got her talking about her hair dresser, who’s apparently been with her for quite a while. She had some good things to […]

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