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Morgan Shanahan is a professional blogger and screenwriter living in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley (aka “The818") with her toddler daughter, dashing hubby, and farting trio of dogs.

Pro Tips: A Lesson in Bright Eyes at the Makeup Counter

Pro Tips: A Lesson in Bright Eyes at the Makeup Counter

Bright eyes are everywhere this spring, and since I’m still learning new things about makeup every day, I had no idea how to pull off such a concept without looking like I was dancing at the Queen Mary (not the boat). So, I decided to enlist a professional. I hit up the makeup counter at MORE »

Fingerstaches — Add Humor To Your Look!

Fingerstaches — Add Humor To Your Look!

What better way to inspire the fool in all of us than with Fingerstaches, this amazing collection of -- you guessed it -- tiny mustache tattoos for your fingers practically guaranteed to brighten days.

Milk It: Soothe Your Senses and Smell Fresh and Delicious

Milk It: Soothe Your Senses and Smell Fresh and Delicious

I recently purchased a bottle of Au Lait perfume (pictured below) and my nose has been smitten. It’s one of the greatest scents I’ve ever owned. It’s light, and fresh, and nearly impossibly to over apply (I said nearly). Milk scented products always remind me of spring and make me feel just a little more MORE »

Color Psychology: How To Use Nail Polish To Win Friends And Influence People

Color Psychology: How To Use Nail Polish To Win Friends And Influence People

"Colors act upon the body as well as the mind. Red has been shown to stimulate the senses and raise the blood pressure, while blue has the opposite effect and calms the mind. People will actually gamble more and make riskier bets when seated under a red light as opposed to a blue light. That's why Las Vegas is the city of red neon."

Foxy Study Sheds New Light on Science of Beauty

Foxy Study Sheds New Light on Science of Beauty

I’ve always thought that studies about universally attractive features were kind of moot. In real heart-pumping human life, physical attractiveness rarely exists in a vacuum and whether science agrees or not our reasons for being attracted to one another are rarely something to be reasoned with. Still, science has long suggested that there are certain MORE »

Banishing Blockers: Spring Clean Your Self-Esteem

Banishing Blockers: Spring Clean Your Self-Esteem

Whether you're wishing for smaller nail beds, or wishing for a different life, I've come to learn that it's all emanating from the same place, the place where you're judging yourself in a way that no one else would ever judge you.

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