It’s Oscars week, and a whole lot of the who’s who of the night are from the South. It’s no surprise considering the range of characters our region produces. But because not everyone comes with a visible “Made in Mississippi” sticker, we came up with a foolproof guide to help you spot a fellow Southerner at the awards show (or any other event […]
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We know you love pearls, but did you know just how many different forms your favorite strand could take? This vintage advertisement got us thinking about pearls’ diversity and the many modern styles we’ve been seeing lately that take the classic beyond its usual prim-and-proper territory.
What’s the one beauty item a Southern woman never leaves home without? Lipstick. Around the office, we’re all abuzz over Louisiana’s Kismet Cosmetics and its vibrant range of eight hues. The formula goes on smooth, and colors are blended to suit various skin tones—Burnout, a red, is particularly flattering. Shades range from the wear-anywhere Naked Gypsy (a nude color with […]
It’s time to refresh your music queue, and Corey Flegel from This Is American Music is here to help. The indie record label, which launched in 2009 as a platform and support network for emerging Southern artists, has worked with bands like The Pollies from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and Hurray for the Riff Raff from New Orleans.
My mother always has a rotation of DIY beauty tricks up her sleeve. The latest wonder food she is lauding over is papaya. The beta-carotene-rich fruit has enzymes (papain) and vitamins (A and C) that brighten and exfoliate skin, boost collagen, and reduce inflammation.
We all have grandiose ideas of reshaping our lives on January 1, but we also know it’s the little habits we incorporate into our day-to-day that make the biggest impact. To help, we break down 12 easy tips and tricks (one for each month) to reboot your beauty routine in 2015.