Office Must Haves

Thursday, September 30, 2010 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

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Today I’m giving a shout-out to all my fellow secretaries, admin assistants and receptionists out there!  That’s right. In case you didn’t know, I am the receptionist for Pür Minerals, and I blog in addition to my daily tasks.This week marks the beginning of the month, and that means it’s time to order office  supplies. Wow! This month’s list was long. It seems like everybody needed something to make their work area more functional and enjoyable. Just like paper clips, pens and rainbow sticky notes can make a desk or cubicle a better place, certain cosmetic must-haves can also make a day at the office a little easier. I should know. Life at the front desk isn’t easy, but with the help of my Pür personal assistants, I can look and feel fabulous while I work.

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Application Tips for Creating Smokey Eyes

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 | COLUMN: Tips & How-Tos

Shutterstock_1385168 The thing to remember about a smokey eye is that it isn’t about a particular color combination, but about the technique used to create the look. A smokey eye in its most glamorous expression is meant to be visually striking, but it is also flexible enough to be an everyday, subtly “undone” look.

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Cold Sores: Our Nasty Nemeses

Thursday, September 23, 2010 | COLUMN: Tips & How-Tos

Shutterstock_13902835 I was chatting with one of my girlfriends online recently, and she felt insecure about a cold sore that popped-up on her lip.  “Cold sores are just awful,” she complained. “They hurt, look gross, and I swear that’s all people see when they look at my face.” I’ve never had cold sores, so I decided research these foul, facial foes, hoping to learn their dirty secrets and weaknesses.

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How old is that lipstick??

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized

My husband and I moved this weekend. All last week I have been packing stuff at night and Shutterstock_906631 hauling it to work, and I drive straight to our new home after quitting time to unload and unpack. It’s been quite a week! Although moving is a pain, I do enjoy sorting out my belongings, throwing away the old and donating items that I haven’t used in years.

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