Yvon Lux

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Popular Subscriptions For Men

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Since 2014, subscription service companies have experienced tremendous demand with over 800 percent in growth. This simple and gratifying method of shopping is seeing no end is sight.

Monthly deliveries aren't just for women anymore. Men are jumping on the bandwagon to enjoy scheduled surprises without the hassle of going to hunt for things in brick and mortar stores.

Whether you're one of the guys who would prefer not to go shopping or you have loved ones in your life that would enjoy the convenience of subscription shopping, we're here to help. Below is a breakdown of several subscription boxes that are fairly popular along with our take on their plans and benefits.

5 Tips To Love Your Job

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60 percent of Millennials are open to another job opportunity with 36 percent reporting they will actively look for another job in the next year. The reason? Only 1 in 3 Millennials are engaged at work with 71 percent not engaged or actively disengaged at their job.

Here are some tips that will help you enjoy your first job:

Awesome Last Minute Gifts For Moms

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If you’re like me and millions of busy or absent-minded shoppers across America, you are still in search for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Here are some fabulous gift ideas you can spoil moms with. So easy you can grab them without leaving the house or on your lunch break! 


Officer Tearfully Reunited With Miracle Girl After 24 Years

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In 1993, the day before Thanksgiving, officer Harry Belcher responded to a house fire in Wentzville, MO. When they realized there was a 4-year-old girl still trapped inside the house, they entered through the window and was able to rescue her.

While in the hospital, the doctors told Kanisha Anthony’s family she would be in a vegetative state because her head-to-toe third degree burns were too severe.

Summer's Coming: Doctor Shares Small Procedures With Big Effects

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Summer is about many things including enjoying the sun, taking family vacations, making memories with your gal pals or other halves, and wearing your favorite summer dresses and bathing suits. Around this time of year, many women from busy moms to boss babes are prepping to look their best before the summer arrives so they can enjoy all the adventures the season brings confidently.

So whether you just want to freshen up a bit or rejuvenate for a special occasion, there's a number of minor beauty procedures that are highly popular with women producing results quickly and effortlessly.

Tighten & Firm Skin With These Collagen-Rich Food

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Your skin is the largest organ of your body and can be the first place to show signs of aging. Meanwhile, collagen is a primary protein in the skin. When it comes to maintaining youthfulness and firmness and preventing premature aging, prioritize collagen maintenance, repair, and production. 

So how do you increase collagen production? Add the following foods to your regular diet and you’re going to be carded until you’re way past 21. 

Travel Deal Sites You Didn't Know About

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With summer vacation season around the corner, many are itching to get away to refresh and rejuvenate. Besides the usual popular travel search sites such as Kayak, Hotels.com, and TripAdvisor, below are some tools you may not have heard of or used as great resources to plan your perfect trip. So whether you're a discount seeker or a luxury jetsetter, you'll want to take a look at the following travel deal sites to satisfy your #wanderlust. 

Black Panther Begs The Question: Is Hollywood #woke?

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Marvel's Black Panther has been declared by many as a record-breaking monstrous hit. Recently passing Titantic on the list of highest grossing films of all time, Black Panther has passed the billion dollar mark in global ticket sales and sank the Titanic’s domestic record of $659 million. As a matter of fact, it reached $1 billion within four weeks when on average billion dollar films take about seven weeks, according to Quartz Media. This is a notable accomplishment for the cast of Black Panther, as it shows that diverse leads and casting can and will turn out box office hits. 

No More Polyvore. The Alternatives!

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Fashion and #ootd enthusiasts are truly saddened by the loss of Polyvore, after it was acquired by SSense, a Canadian-based online retailer. Pinterest and Instagram are filled with outfit inspirations that Polyvore loyalists created. Style bloggers and stylists also loved using this once popular e-commerce store and community to draw traffic to their websites and social media pages. 

Many fans of the site are devastated. They're not sure where else to go to continue creating looks they can share with like-minded fashionistas and support their blog and social media content. Have no fear. Why report a problem and not present you with at least a few solutions?

 

Beauty Subscription Boxes: Worth It?

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In the past 3 years or so, subscription boxes have taken over the world. Subscription boxes started out as a major hit for beauty and makeup products. Now they offer food, clothes, grooming tools, and other refillable products such as contacts, shaving kits, and feminine care items.

The rise of beauty subscription boxes has allowed beauty addicts to step up their beauty game. These subscriptions range from $7.00-50.00 dollars, and there are different boxes for different preferences, whether you need all-natural products, acne products, vegan products. Choose your preferred routine and get them delivered straight to your doorstep.

Here's the breakdown of some of the most well-known and popular beauty boxes!

LA Fashion Week Crushed Diversity

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One of the best things I get to do as a fashion and beauty addict is covering creative and social events that reflect the heart of a city. LA Fashion Week did exactly that by not only embracing diversity, but epitomizes it. 

Watching on the sidelines, I enjoyed seeing models from different ethnic backgrounds and of various sizes along with senior and transgender models. As a matter of fact, more than half of the models who walked were of diverse backgrounds. This is higher than NY Fashion Week's thirty percent last year, granted NY Fashion Week is a much larger event. 

Hottest Spring Summer Trends to Slay NOW Part 1

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As I'm prepping for #LAFW, many iconic events have wrapped up such as Paris, London, NY, and Milan. While everyone is talking about Fall/Winter 2018, spring fling is in full force. I figured an average gal would want to know what the heck to wear now versus 6 months from now.

So as your trusted "trendster", I'm breaking down the fiercest spring and summer looks you can slay right away. There are so many amazing obsessions this year that this has to be a 2-part series. Here is the first set of favorites!

Addictive Shows To Binge-watch NOW

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Is waiting for Game of Thrones to come back in two years getting you antsy? What about being disappointed by the lull that is the most recent season of The Walking Dead? Below are some of my most favorite shows that I'm surprised many people haven't heard. Luckily, they're all on Netflix. I'd recommend that you do NOT start watching on a work or school night unless you have serious self-discipline. Indulge in these ridiculously addictive shows on your #staycation or chillest weekend.  

Affordable Luxury Vacation on Coron Island

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Does spring break get your #wanderslust vibing? When on vacation, do you want to be treated like a VIP? How about some memorable outdoors activities just a few steps away from your luxurious lodge? 

This is what you’ll enjoy on Coron Island, a small paradise just north of El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. Coron Island is a magical site with many activities and commodities. Brilliant accommodations, deluxe dining options and the friendliest staff you'll ever meet.

Valentine's / Galentine's Makeup Must-Try

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Getting ready for Valentine's with your beau or Galentine's with your pretty posse? My adorable makeup addicts and vloggers are sharing their favorite looks that will get you in the mood for a memorable night. Recreate these simple to sexy looks and you're guaranteed to be fetching fabulous!

What He Thinks of Valentine's Day

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Valentine’s Day is a rosy, chocolaty, and romantic holiday that is meant to be spent with the one you love. It also happens to be the one day of the year where many men feel forced to be romantic and many women feel pressured to have dates. 

This type of "calendared" romance is superficial and unnatural. So ladies, men actually dread Valentine’s Day. 

10 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in 2018

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Self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence are issues many individuals struggle with at some point in their lives. Having a low view of yourself can be detrimental to many areas of your life. People who have little to no confidence in their lives are more likely to sabotage themselves when something good happens to them because they don't feel deserving. And in a world where social media is lowering, not raising our self-esteem and confidence in ourselves, it's more important now than ever to gain your confidence and never lose it. Here are 10 tips to help you gain the best accessory a girl could ever have. CONFIDENCE. 

Save Money: Affordable Makeup Alternatives

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Is your New Year's Resolution to spend wiser and save money? Many #beautyaddicts know makeup is not a cheap hobby. For many, it's a passion that can definitely put a huge dent in your pocket weekly and monthly. 

Well, what good am I if I don't offer solutions to this expensive problem. Here's a list of fantastic faves and recommendations from my gorgeous gal pals and makeup gurus! These beauty influencers, models, and makeup artists swear the more affordable alternatives work just as well as their much pricier counterparts.