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The last time we ran into Kristin Ess, she was fresh off a flight from LAX. And, unlike most folks, not a hair was out of place. Our messy top knot didn't hold a candle to Ess' perfect mermaid waves (seriously, even fellow redhead Ariel would probably bow down!). As you can imagine, this level of glamour is common practice for The Beauty Department blogger — showing up at meetings with styled strands, flawless makeup, and never a minute late (yeah, she's that friend!).
As Lauren Conrad's go-to hair guru (she's responsible for that peachy ombré and those braid-within-a-braid styles), Ess has a ton of tricks up her sleeve. Lucky for us, she revealed the 28 beauty products she commits to day in and day out to keep her pretty from morning to night. Just don't be shocked if you run into us at the beauty counter stocking up, too!
Ah, long weekends with the family. You've eaten the festive bird, watched some football, maybe even played some football. Now, you're desperate to crash on the couch and watch some HBO Go (it really is lovely of your parents to subscribe). But, curses! — the sofa is ocupado, and you're not going to catch up on Game of read
Thanksgiving: Of all the holidays, it's arguably the only one where dessert is just as important as the main course. So, when you're charged with whipping up something sweet, the pressure's on. Do you spend all day slaving away in front of the oven or over pastry dough or, at the very least, searching high and low for the read