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The No Mirror Project, Day 5: Reflections on No Reflection

(3) Comments | Posted December 14, 2010 | 2:09 PM

Praise Narcissus! It's day five of five, the last day in which I must avoid a mirror. The time has gone by pretty fast, and with only one or two hiccups. On day one I cheated and used my compact mirror to touch up my make-up but besides...

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The No Mirror Project, Day 4: Reflections on No Reflection

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2010 | 3:00 PM

With a terrible day three behind me, I had to guarantee that day four would be better. No more slacking-off and thinking I could get away with it. I had to put forth some real energy. So I set my alarm for an hour earlier than usual, laid...

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The No Mirror Project, Day 3: Wherein Our Writer Shows Her Underpants And Looks Hungover

(10) Comments | Posted December 10, 2010 | 1:01 PM

Well humbug and icicles. It's freezing outside. And windy. Did you notice? (Florida and California, I'm not talking to you, but quit bragging and bear with me here.) So when it's bitter cold and windy, do you feel like getting out of bed? Not me. And do you feel like...

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The No Mirror Project, Day 2: Reflections on No Reflection

(2) Comments | Posted December 9, 2010 | 7:38 AM

Day 2

Tuesday, December 7th

Yesterday I fudged a little and used a mirror. I broke the rules, and in an embarrassed school-girl way, vowed to never do it again. I'm sorry, Teach! Forgive me! Today I was good. Today I earned a gold star.

I didn't miss...

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The No Mirror Project, Day 1: Reflections on No Reflection

(4) Comments | Posted December 8, 2010 | 11:20 AM

I'm a cheater and a liar, and good lord I need some frizz-ease. Let's go back.

When HuffPost Style asked me to go a full week without getting ready in front of a mirror, I thought, heh, jokes on them. This is going to be a breeze! My normal morning...

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Name The Foxy First Lady: A Fun Quiz! (PHOTOS, POLL)

(78) Comments | Posted November 8, 2009 | 10:46 AM

First Ladies have always garnered public attention. Their activism, political prowess, and style make most of them household names. Just recently, Martha Washington made headlines because historians are now trying to revamp her once frumpy image-- she apparently wore the Manolo Blahniks of her time on her wedding day...

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Dinner Conversation: 5 Fun Food Facts To Share At Your BBQ

(23) Comments | Posted July 4, 2009 | 8:17 AM

Happy Independence Day! If you're one of the 66 million people headed to a barbeque today, consider taking the hot dog out of your mouth for just two seconds to wow your friends with these five fun food facts about the Fourth.

1) Speaking of that hot dog in your...

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Michael Jackson Fashion: Which Decade Did He Wear Best? (PHOTOS, POLL)

(66) Comments | Posted June 28, 2009 | 12:47 AM

He's bad, he's bad, and I know it. And the way he makes me feel, it really turns me on, and knocks me off my feet. And when I've been a victim of, a selfish kind of love, I remember the time when he held me like the river Jordan...

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(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2009 | 12:43 AM

Is there anything funnier than classic physical comedy? It's simple: a frying pan to the face or a slip on a banana peel makes people laugh. And once we make sure they're OK, we can laugh all the way to the doctor's office. It's obvious these nine well-known figures have...

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Top 10 Prettiest Presidents: A Slideshow And Poll

(264) Comments | Posted May 22, 2009 | 8:09 AM

Inspired by our handsome new POTUS, I thought we could take a look at some presidential eye-candy from past administrations. While some of their politics might not be agreeable, their pretty faces sure are. Take a look at our top ten prettiest presidents, then vote for who you think is...

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Adult Orthodontia: A Whole-Hearted Endorsement (SLIDESHOW)

(34) Comments | Posted May 16, 2009 | 9:46 AM

It's been about three years since I've been to the dentist, and Monday I have an appointment. (Don't start, Mom.) My greatest fear isn't the drill, isn't the bill, but that look that says: "You-haven't-been-wearing-your-retainer-and-mouthguard, have-you?" The look that could send me back into middle school, back into braces, and...

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Horsing Around: 10 Ways To Dress For The Kentucky Derby (SLIDESHOW)

(12) Comments | Posted May 1, 2009 | 11:00 PM

Freshly cut grass, horse manure, hats, and greenbacks make me think of two things: the time I went riding in a pasture full of money with Minnie Pearl, and the Kentucky Derby. The cash, the energy, the fashion, the's great! And the best part is that if your hat...

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Put A Pin On It: Hillary's Best Brooches And What We Think They Mean (SLIDESHOW)

(109) Comments | Posted April 26, 2009 | 8:40 AM

If you're thinking about becoming a Secretary of State, you better know how to spell "brooch" and how to pin one on silk blend. Hillary Clinton, not missing a beat, paid attention to Madeleine Albright's brooch love affair and has started a tryst of her own. But something's missing....

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Pastel Parade! Top 10 White House Easter Outfits (SLIDESHOW)

(29) Comments | Posted April 12, 2009 | 12:00 AM

When you wake up to the smell of vinegar and hard-boiled eggs, you know it's time to whip out that light blue seersucker pantsuit and prepare yourself for a feast of chocolate woodlawn creatures. Yum! But when Easter Sunday is over and the plastic grass has inevitably made its way...

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Hillary Clinton's Top 10 Most Promising Fashion Statements (PHOTOS)

(137) Comments | Posted March 29, 2009 | 8:00 AM

In a recent interview on Turkey's answer to "The View," Hillary Clinton said that style really isn't her thing. "I think Michelle Obama looks fabulous," she said. "I tell my daughter the fashion gene skipped a generation." Well, Hillary, not so fast. I think you've had some hits over...

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Former First Daughters: Where Are They Now? (SLIDESHOW)

(85) Comments | Posted January 31, 2009 | 7:01 AM

As the White House changes hands and new kids on the block, Sasha and Malia, take hold of America's most famous address, ghosts of recent presidential children past and their legacies tell tales of success, arrests, and funny pet names. Here's a look of some of their stories, then and...

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Bad Inaugural Fashion (PHOTOS)

(397) Comments | Posted January 25, 2009 | 6:41 AM

The Inauguration was a hit. We got a new president, we heard some great speeches, and we saw fabulous first lady fashions. But wherever there's good, there's always evil. And this year evil disguised himself in bow-tie hats and hooker-boots, but we were able to pick him out of the...

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Inaugural Superlatives: A Few Fun Facts From Inaugurations Past

(9) Comments | Posted January 17, 2009 | 7:23 AM

With the inauguration right around the corner I thought it'd be appropriate to look down Pennsylvania Avenue at presidents and inaugurations past. The internet is full of fun presidential facts and after reading every last one, I've come up with a list of Inaugural Superlatives. Please add your own in...

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A Brief History Of Maternity Clothes

(6) Comments | Posted January 10, 2009 | 6:55 AM

There once was a time when an apron was considered maternity wear. It covered the space left open by tops that no longer fit around the belly or reached down to the pant line and were worn for centuries in the Middle Ages and beyond. Today, expecting mothers have a...

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So Out, It's In: Fun With Feathers

(28) Comments | Posted January 3, 2009 | 6:14 AM

New Year's Eve is to short, sequined dresses as the Kentucky Derby is to fancy, oversized hats. Stored in backs of closets and hard-to-reach shelves, the dresses and hats have a few hours each year to make a statement; even if that statement is "Hey, I think it's still cool...

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