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Remember your New Year's resolutions? If you're like us, you started off strong in 2013 — extra workouts, healthier meals, fewer impulse buys — but have lost some of that all-too-crucial steam as winter has dragged on. What you (and we) really need? A shot of expert advice and real-life inspo to get us all back on the wagon, and pronto.
That's why we turned to seven of the District's savviest movers and shakers — the gals who juggle multiple gigs, side projects, blogs, you name it — and manage to make it all look effortless. Ahead, they dish on their 2013 goals, where they've succeeded (or not so much), and how you can master your own resolutions — once and for all.
We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its salt, you scour the web trying to find the one that's right for you. And, while there are a bevy of places to get information, the most reliable source for honest read
For whatever reason, we feel the need to justify our designer purchases with phrases like, "It only cost me [fill in the blank]," or "But, there was an amazing sale." Or, our favorite, the "I just had to have it" spiel. Though, oftentimes this is more for our own peace of mind than for those we're giving excuses to.