Fashion

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Fashionably Fit

Ain’t no secret that health and wellness are pretty major for me: I work out 6 days a week and have focused quite a…

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Summer Sunglasses

When looking for a pair of shades for this summer, you can’t go wrong by reinventing already iconic shades. If that sounds contradictory… well, it…

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Destination Sexy: New York City

Traveling to NYC for the first time this summer?  Not totally sure on where to go?  Don’t worry, lady – GUESS and I have…

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Resort 2016 Collections

From Chanel in Seoul to Christian Dior in Cannes and Louis Vuitton in Palm Springs, the latest circuit of Resort collections has given journalists, stylists, editors…

Beauty

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Korean Products to Buy Stateside

The United States’ fascination with Korean beauty products only started several months ago, and truly, it’s hard to believe that it’s taken this long to…

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Lip Plumping

A lot has been said recently about Kylie Jenner’s lips — a national debate (maybe even international?) has questioned whether or not her lips…

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May Workout Playlist

Back in January (which now seems like a century ago…), we shared a bangin’ workout playlist with all of you (don’t take our word…

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Why We LOVE Dry Shampoo

It’s easy to love dry shampoo. But then again, it’s easy to love anything that let’s you look put together even on the worst of…

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A Memorable Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a special time of year for me.  Not only do I finally get to take the party outside with one of…

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

If you’ve been following The Alternative on YouTube or are a regular reader of TheLoDown you know by now that I’ve jumped head first…

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Overnight Oats (Gluten + Dairy Free)

This week on The Alternative, breakfast is back!  And this delightful and healthy meal doesn’t even require any cooking time when you wake up…

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Cafés: NYC

A nice place to sit (without being asked to leave) and a nice beverage to sip on (while doing said sitting) is, as most…

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

If you’ve been following The Alternative on YouTube or are a regular reader of TheLoDown you know by now that I’ve jumped head first…

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Overnight Oats (Gluten + Dairy Free)

This week on The Alternative, breakfast is back!  And this delightful and healthy meal doesn’t even require any cooking time when you wake up…

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The Healthiest Cooking Oils

Cooking on the line in a restaurant and cooking at home are two vastly different things: canola oil and butter rule professional kitchens while…

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5 Ways to Glow this Spring

Springtime is here and with the warmer weather comes that desire to invigorate your look with a fresh glow.  It’s not warm enough to…