Best Online Shops for Plus-Sized Clothing
Dec19

Best Online Shops for Plus-Sized Clothing

  Newsflash:  women with ample curves love fashion as much as anyone, but whenever you ask for a recommendation to a plus-sized clothing store, you’re inevitably lead to the old standbys like Ashley Stewart and Lane Bryant.   Those stores are great for a lot of reasons, including their selection of basics and convenience.   There’s probably a brick and mortar Lane Bryant somewhere near you that you can visit in a pinch.   But...

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Hair Extensions and Your New Guy
Dec18

Hair Extensions and Your New Guy

It’s getting hot and heavy with your new guy. You’ve cooked him dinner at your place, he’s cooked you dinner at his. There was no wondering when it came to Valentine’s Day: you knew you were spending it together. He picks up right away when you call, day or night. You don’t send him to voicemail. It’s getting to the point where you’re ready to take the relationship to that next level, and you’re freaked out. Not because of your body,...

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Styling Tips for the Plus-Sized Fashionista
Nov28

Styling Tips for the Plus-Sized Fashionista

Finding the right outfit to wear when you’re a plus-sized beauty can be a bit of a challenge at times.  You want to look good and celebrate your shape, whether you’re planning on losing weight, or whether you believe you’re fine just as you are.  But the messages that you receive from magazines regarding how to dress your curves are sometimes conflicting:  Don’t wear stripes!  Wear vertical stripes!  Avoid color!  Embrace color!  It...

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Healthy Eating During the Holiday Season
Nov14

Healthy Eating During the Holiday Season

When the holiday season is upon us, and it’s time for family, Donny Hathaway Christmas songs, parties and holiday movies, we get excited.   Yay!  But wait…it’s also the season for jeans that suddenly don’t button, and faces that grow rounder by the day, and a scale that says 5 pounds gained since Tuesday.  Boo!  It doesn’t have to be that way.  There are things that you can do (like healthy eating) that can help you make it...

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How To: Combat Dry Skin in the Winter
Nov14

How To: Combat Dry Skin in the Winter

Ah, the seasons.  With summer comes the infinite obsession with the high dew point levels in the air as you pray that you make it into the office without the humidity giving you a shiny, greasy face.  With winter comes the incessant battle against the low dew point levels in the air as you pray that your skin isn’t turning a horrid shade of gray, or worse…ash.  Thanks to harsh winds and extreme temperature changes, your body’s...

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