Today’s quick tip is how to give yourself some fun messy waves without heat. This is a great technique to use when you don’t want to spend a lot of time on your hair or want to minimize damage from heat styling. It’s also a great trick for little girls. I find it’s a little dangerous to use curling irons one squirmy little ones and let’s face it, kids are impatient. It only takes a couple minutes to set this style, then it just needs time to air dry. Do this at night or first thing in the morning before your commute and take it out when you get to work!
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I love making this simple and delicious soup through fall and winter! There are a lot of ways to alter this recipe and you can feel free to experiment by adding milk or cream, cinnamon or ginger, or any other herbs you may like. But I like to keep it simple and let the flavor of the squash itself shine. This hearty soup makes a great light meal when paired with some multi-grain crackers or bread or serves as a delicious side dish.
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Adding a little dimension to your lips is super easy and a great way to add a little sparkle to your holiday makeup. I’ve used a gold shadow for this tutorial. I love the warmth that it brings to my favorite orange lip color. Of course, you could also use also silver or even a shimmery white tone.
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