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How to Wear Braid Nests Updos: Guest Blogger

We’re all too aware of how insane magazine deadlines can be, which is why we’re amazed how editors can muster up the energy to blog in their spare time. And yet, somehow they do. This week, Nykia Spradley and Ayren Jackson-Cannady, the expert duo behind Gloss Daily, the Ladies’ Home Journal beauty blog, are on board for five days of expert tips, product recommendations, and more. 

Forget what you’ve heard: braids are no longer reserved for 5-year olds and Pippi Longstocking. This year we’ve seen TONS of grown women (on runways, red carpets, and in real life) wearing the fun style. “There’s been a resurgence of braided updos because we’ve found some ways to modernize the look,” says Jenna Goldate of John Barrett Salon’s popular Braid Bar. But, suppose you can’t make it to the salon to score a trendy braided chignon of your own? Try this DIY at home.

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Powder Room Pretty: Guest Blogger

We’re all too aware of how insane magazine deadlines can be, which is why we’re amazed how editors can muster up the energy to blog in their spare time. And yet, somehow they do. This week, Nykia Spradley and Ayren Jackson-Cannady, the expert duo behind Gloss Daily, the Ladies’ Home Journal beauty blog, are on board for five days of expert tips, product recommendations, and more. 

Some days, we’re just as obsessed with home décor as we are with beauty. Over the next few weeks many of us will turn our quiet abodes into boarding houses for family and guests. If you’re anything like us, before opening your doors for the holidays, you contemplate a minor bathroom upgrade. Okay, let’s snap back to reality for a sec. We might not have the time or resources to make permanent changes to our bathrooms, but we can make small changes that have a big impact. See our picks after the jump!

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Beauty Storage Wars: Guest Blogger

We’re all too aware of how insane magazine deadlines can be, which is why we’re amazed how editors can muster up the energy to blog in their spare time. And yet, somehow they do. This week, Nykia Spradley and Ayren Jackson-Cannady, the expert duo behind Gloss Daily, the Ladies’ Home Journal beauty blog, are on board for five days of expert tips, product recommendations, and more. First up: how to de-clutter your vanity.

There comes a point in every beauty junkie’s life when things start spiraling out of control. Your arsenal of products has the makings of an episode of “Hoarders” and the desire for more slowly outweighs any organizational judgment. It’s time for an intervention.

A few months ago we found ourselves at rock bottom. Products were spilling over everywhere. It was time to get clean. We headed to the Container Store for some assistance. Because our space is so limited, we needed something small enough to sit on a table top, but functional enough to fit everything. Here’s how it turned out.

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