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As women our self-esteem and self-confidence are unquestionably connected to how we feel about our personal appearance.

This impacts every area of our lives from our confidence to the courage we have to go after things, what we attract into our lives including relationships, and even how we operate within those relationships.

This isn’t about vanity—it’s about self-care—and Be Iconic’s mission is to make this a reality for you by providing curated shopping by a world-class personal stylist with years of experience and a massively successful track record.

Reflections on an Incredible Journey

Taking vacations is a part of self-care that all-to-often gets neglected in the hustle and bustle of our busy daily lives. Those of you who know me well know of my love for Greece… and memories of my trips there are never far from my mind. I’m going to share some of those memories with you to get you in the mood for planning your next getaway…wherever that may be. Make sure you get and take all of your vacation time…you deserve it!

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7 Ways to Make Your Skin Glow in the Winter

It’s hard enough to keep your skin glowing at all, but during the winter this task becomes exponentially more difficult. With all the forces against you, your pursuit of dewy fresh skin can seem practically impossible and may make you wonder if you should bother at all. But have no fear! The following article by theeverygirl.com offers up seven fool-proof hacks to achieving the glow you’re dreaming of.

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The Look — February

This month we shot The Look at one of our favorite places…. Planet Blue. The store is light and fun and adorable, and goodies are to be found everywhere. They have a wonderful variety of trendy, yummy options for all our closets… no matter the age.  Speaking of which, this month we opted to use two models…our darling Em and me! See for yourself how dressing well defies your age!

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Laughing Power

Who doesn’t love to laugh? It’s invigorating, cathartic, and life-affirming. In short, it feels GREAT! Laughter has a number of other positive attributes however, that are definitely worth reading about. Be sure to check out this short, but super informative article all about the power of laughter!

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How to Make a One-Pan Chicken Dinner With Whatever You Have in the Fridge

Many of us undoubtedly wish that we had the time to truly enjoy cooking without thinking about everything else we have on our plate, both literally and metaphorically. The reality of it is, we have busy lives and those gourmet meals we’d love to tackle take considerable time and preparation. SELF found the perfect solution; delicious one-pan chicken dinners that can be easily put together with whatever you have at hand.

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Fitness Wear – February

It’s still early, but we can feel it…spring is in the air! This means that warm weather clothing isn’t far behind. Time to up your workout game and refresh your workout wardrobe! Take a look at what we’ve found this month.

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Valentine’s Day Gifts

The most romantic day of the year is nearly upon us which means that you’re going to want to have the perfect gift on hand… for yourself and your partner. As always, we’ve done the work for you. Click, shop & enjoy!

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The Essential Third Piece

A very important finishing touch to every look you wear is the “third piece.” Therefore, it stands to reason, that this component is an essential part of your ultimate wardrobe. In any creative measure, things are always done in odd numbers. So, when you dress you have your top, your bottom and your third piece—which can be a cardigan, a sweater or a jacket. Simple and easy. See what fabulous third pieces we’ve found for your ultimate, essential wardrobe!

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Essential Shoes

In our world, essential shoes consist of all the categories that we live in endlessly, including sneakers, booties, and pumps. Keep in mind that not all silhouettes or leathers are equal however! Keep reading for Bobbi’s insight as to what shoes should comprise your ultimate, essential shoe wardrobe.

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Essential Denim

Denim as a wardrobe essential is pretty obvious. What might not be obvious is the style of denim that will be the most flattering to your body and the most chic on you. Read up on the styles that are most flattering all around and be sure to add some denim chic to your ultimate wardrobe!

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The Essential Crispy White Shirt

One of my favorite wardrobe essentials is the crispy white shirt. This is simple and clean, yet possesses just enough interest to pop your look. Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with this look and use it endlessly. It will give you fabulous chic!

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The Essential White T Shirt

The white T shirt is an iconic essential in your wardrobe. Every fashion icon from Audrey Hepburn forward will tell you the white T shirt is a staple.
What does it do? It pops everything and it goes with almost every category imaginable. Take a look at the sensational white Ts we think you should have in your essential wardrobe! Happy Shopping!

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The Dollar Well Spent – February

One segment of Harper’s Bazaar that we love is “the well spent dollar.” We love it so much, in fact, that we have taken the concept and selected amazingly priced play items that Bobbi just loves! Here are our picks for September! Click. Shop. Enjoy!

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Deals & Steals – February

Oh how we love our deals & steals!! And why wouldn’t we? It is all about the discount and scrumptiously delicious finds that are a bargain! We shop our favorite discounters to find those yummy pieces at a steal…just for you! How much fun is that? See what we’ve found for February!

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Spring Trends for 2019!

This spring is going to be so much fun! So often there are many trends that are not what I would recommend, but this season be prepared for a season of style adventure! Spring 2019 will include the timeless for sure, and then there will be those interesting twists. Naturally I am focusing on what I believe will be stunning on you and add to your level of chic; from that perspective it is going to be an amazing season!

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Essential Accessories

Your essential accessories should include chic, simple pieces intended for daily wearing. These are the finishing touches that really pull your look together, up your chic, and continue to build on your ultimate wardrobe.

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The Best Food for Radiant Skin

So often we resort to quick-fix topical solutions when it comes to brightening a dull complexion… when what we really need to be looking at is what we’re putting into our bodies instead. Paying attention to how we nourish ourselves is crucial to how our bodies function. The better we feed ourselves, the better we look. End of story. You’re going to want to check out the best foods for promoting radiant skin in the following article from Oprah.com… Follow their advice and you’ll not only look radiant, but you’ll feel fantastic!

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Celebrity Street Style — February

Most celebrities are lucky enough to be styled in the seasons’ hottest trends by their Hollywood stylists. While we can’t all live the glamorous lives of our favorite celebrities, we can certainly take inspiration from them! “Celebrity Street Style” is where we share some of our favorite looks so that you can craft your own using pieces from your own wardrobe. Coupled with Bobbi’s commentary, Hollywood style can be yours!

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10 Ways to Save Time (a Lot of It) in the Kitchen

In a day and age when all we do is go, go, go, it’s no wonder time is so precious to us. That said, every extra minute we can make for ourselves counts beyond measure! But where to begin? Our friends at goop.com can help get us started with this fabulous article that offers 10 genius ways to save time in the kitchen. In other words, a little extra planning now will save you lots of time later, so that you can be spending time doing the things you really want to be doing. We think you’re going to love this!

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Spring Trends 2019: Sneak Peek!

Spring is nearly around the corner…at least in the world of fashion…and with it comes a brand new list of fun trends that we’ll be seeing with the warmer weather. The upcoming season is full of surprises, some of which are absolutely absurd in my style opinion, and yet others are timeless, chic, and in some cases feature a new twist of fun! Read on for a preview of what we have in store for fun new looks!

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The Surprising Rewards of Meal Kits

Looking for the benefits of cooking at home without the hassle? Why not forego the temptations of fast-food and supermarket “to go” meals in favor of a meal kit service! There are now more than 150 of them in the U.S. alone, with estimated sales of $2.2 billion (yes, that’s billion!) in 2017…and there’s a reason why they’re so popular! Check out this Wall Street Journal article to find out for yourself why a meal kit could just be your new best friend!

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10 Beauty Products I Love to Use in the Winter

As much fun as the winter season can be—what with non-stop holidays and time with spent with family and friends—it can also be a little stressful. We know that stress isn’t good for our skin but the combination of stress and the unforgiving weather winter brings with it doesn’t help. Be sure to read this article from theeverygirl.com in which 10 types of skincare products are introduced that address the various dry skin issues so many of us are plagued with during this driest of seasons.

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The Look — January

This month’s edition of “The Look” was shot and shopped at Madewell…and it proved to be such a goldmine for for adorable, easy, budget-friendly treasures. These are easy pieces that are not only versatile and will serve you in multiple ways but they will allow you to dress quickly and chicly for sure.
Find inspiration in the looks we’ve put together for you, and be sure to shop them below!

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Celebrity Street Style — January

Most celebrities are lucky enough to be styled in the seasons’ hottest trends by their Hollywood stylists. While we can’t all live the glamorous lives of our favorite celebrities, we can certainly take inspiration from them! “Celebrity Street Style” is where we share some of our favorite looks so that you can craft your own using pieces from your own wardrobe. Coupled with Bobbi’s commentary, Hollywood style can be yours!

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The Best Foot Creams for Dry, Achy Feet, According to Ballerinas

Let’s face it—winter means dry skin, and dry skin necessitates a little more TLC this time of year. One part of our body that we often neglect however is our feet, and this is the time of year that they need to be cared for the most! So how should we care for our dry, achy feet? Who better to ask than those who rely on their feet for work? Check out this Glamour article to find out the best foot creams available—according to ballerinas—because if anyone knows the importance of taking care of one’s feet, it’s these women! Read on!

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5 Foods That Will Speed Up the Metabolism

If you have ever wanted to burn calories and boost your metabolism at the same time look no further. This is just the article you’ve been looking for! Check out these five foods that will not only boost your metabolism but will also help burn calories simultaneously! We thank theeverygirl.com for this fabulous article. Happy eating!

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Style Secrets—Winter Dressing

Winter is here…and for many of us it’s going to extend for several more months! That being the case, this month Bobbi has put together some fun winter looks and different ways to wear your winter wardrobe to help get you through this long and chilly season. Yes, it’s possible to look chic as the temperature drops. Watch and be inspired!

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Ways to Say ‘No’ More Effectively

Why is it so very hard to just say “No”? And above and beyond that, why is it even harder to say no to the people you are closest to? If you are a people-pleaser, you are the most prone to this dilemma. Read all about how you can flip this issue around and become the queen of setting healthy boundaries in this fabulous article from the Wall Street Journal.

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Celebrity Street Style—December

Most celebrities are lucky enough to be styled in the seasons’ hottest trends by their Hollywood stylists. While we can’t all live the glamorous lives of our favorite celebrities, we can certainly take inspiration from them! “Celebrity Street Style” is where we share some of our favorite looks so that you can craft your own using pieces from your own wardrobe. Coupled with Bobbi’s commentary, Hollywood style can be yours!

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It’s Official: Sleep Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Health

You’ve heard it a thousand times—and you’re about to hear it again. Sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health! But despite spending nearly a third of our lives catching Zzzs, it’s surprisingly still not enough! You’ll definitely want to give this article from theeverygirl.com a read so that you can find out everything you need to know about the magic of shut eye!

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Creating Gorgeous, Glowing Skin

As we head into what is, for many of us, a cold and very dry season, renowned make up artist Christopher Miles shares with us how to achieve gorgeous glowing skin. And as always, we’ve shopped the product used in the video to make purchasing those items that strike your fancy a breeze. Tune in to see how it’s done!

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Understanding Essential Oils

There are a plethora of essential oils to explore, each one with its own unique qualities and purpose… The range and diversity of what’s “out there” can be a bit overwhelming at first glance, so understanding them is essential to finding the perfect one for you. Instead of hours Googling them, you’re better off giving this goop article a read. The information is short and sweet but this is a fantastic primer to all things essential oil!

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15 Instant Pot Recipes for Meal Prep Sunday

The thought of meal prepping sounds nice. Well let’s rephrase that, the final product of meal prepping sounds nice. But before we can get to that, we’re looking at hours of your Sunday spent on this kind of preparation. The following article from one of our favorite sites, theeverygirl.com, features 15 delicious Instant Pot recipes, that allow you forgo the torture of endless meal prep and sit down to a perfectly prepared meal with little to no fuss. You’re going to want to try them all!

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The Look — December

Be sure to check out “The Look” this month. We shot it at Saks Off 5th and found yummy holiday gift treasures along with fabulous finds that will be wonderful additions to your wardrobe. You will not only love what you see but you will be WOWed by the budget-friendly prices on these glorious goodies. Happy hunting and gift-giving!

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Holiday Hack: A Simple Guide to Surviving the Holidays

For many, the holiday season brings on an array of mixed emotions. While it can certainly be a fun and exciting time, it can also be incredibly stressful. However, if you check in with yourself regularly and learn to prioritize, it’s entirely possible to enjoy this time without unnecessary emotional stress. Be sure to read this fabulous article on surviving the holiday season with a positive state of mind by BIS contributor, Harper Reid!

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10 Beauty Products That Work Better When You Sleep

We all know how important sleep is for us. If you’re one of many who have trouble falling sleeping and knows what it’s like to wake up feeling even more tired than you did the night before, you might want to try a nightly regimen! The following article from theeverygirl.com features 10 amazing beauty products that will not only help you fall asleep but actually work better when you are asleep! Keep reading to find out what products are going to have you waking up refreshed and feeling glorious!

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Library Review: What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey

What I Know for Sure is an addition you want to make to your library of reads that inspire and comfort and make you ponder. It is the book you keep by your bed to read a section at a time to savor and help make those changes in your life you have wanted to make but needed that extra push. This is Oprah at her finest…

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The Test — Maybelline EyeStudio Master Precise Ink Pen Eyeliner

This month for The Test, we reviewed a classic drugstore beauty product: Maybelline EyeStudio Master Precise Ink Pen Eyeliner. While, eyeliners are a staple in any beauty guru’s repertoire, this drugstore find offers precision to create any desired look that will rival designer competitors. Did it live up to its promise? Read on and see!

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Richard Branson’s Top 10 Favorite Quotes on Giving

We are huge fans of Richard Branson; not only for his business practices but also (and especially) for his philanthropic nature. In this month of giving, he reminds us that we should practice giving—in all its iterations—all year round, and he shares with us some of his favorite quotes on giving.

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Dermatologist Tools of the Trade

When it comes to the skincare industry, dermatologists are tapped into the mainframe. With connections like that, derms are sure to have discovered the best of the best skincare products—along with a few personal favorites. Finally, Elle offers a glimpse into the medicine cabinets of the experts, and their go-to products.

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Meatloaf Transcendent

Still traumatized by the meatloaf of your youth? So often absurdly dry and dense, it’s one of those comfort-type dishes that we want to like and yet… With the help of the Wall Street Journal and MeMe’s Diner in Brooklyn, we’re going to change all of that however. Read on for a meatloaf recipe that is absolutely transcendent!

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50 Beauty Products to Buy Before You Die

Choosing the right products for your personal beauty regimen can take a lot out of a woman! It can be a stressful, time consuming, and expensive process! Thank goodness for Allure because they have taken the work out it for us. From your nails to your hair, skin, and teeth, this article has you covered from head to toe. Literally!

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Live Less Stressed: Manage Your Time With These Easy Tips

How is it that in 24 hours, we’re hardly ever able to achieve everything we need to get done? For most of us, our reality has become one of trying to get everything through multi-tasking but that doesn’t always do the trick. Be sure to read this article from theeverygirl.com as it features some amazing tips on how to allocate your time to avoid the inevitable stress that goes along with life in this day and age. 

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The 46 Best New Beauty Products of the Year, As Voted on By You

Getting tired of testing new beauty products hoping that one day you’ll find the perfect one to fulfill your needs? Skip the hassle of trial and error and give this InStyle article a read! This article features 46 of the best new beauty products this year and they’ve been voted on by the readers of InStyle—women like you—so you don’t have to worry about aimlessly meandering down the shampoo aisle or endlessly testing foundations on your cheek ever again!

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The Look – November

Each month we focus on budget friendly chic style looks that we put together so you can have access to some fab ideas for casual dressing… and find pieces you absolutely are wanting for your own. This month we visited Anthropologie and it was it was a glorious gold mine of finds. Check out these looks. They will help you create your own fall style to look and feel like a million.

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Celebrity Street Style — November

Most celebrities are lucky enough to be styled in the seasons’ hottest trends by their Hollywood stylists. While we can’t live the Hollywood life, we do take inspiration from our favorite celebs. Hollywood style is yours.

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Meghan Markle Shares Her Best Beauty Secrets with Birchbox

Meghan Markle, 36-year-old actress, model, and now Duchess of Sussex is one of the most iconic people of our time. Her style, beauty and values inspire millions and she never fails to look fabulous. If you ever wondered how this beauty creates her signature look, today’s your day! This Allure article holds all of Markle’s best beauty secrets that she’s shared with Birchbox. Don’t mind that this came out days before her wedding because the beauty secrets are still just as valuable! 

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This $48 Skin Mist is the Secret to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Signature Glow

For over a decade the beautiful Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has worked with the biggest names in hair and makeup. She is a fashion and beauty icon and finally we can get a glimpse into the fabulous world the supermodel lives in, in this InStyle article. Here you’ll get the inside scoop on just about everything from airport styles, her love for avocado toast, her favorite staple pieces, the secret to her skin’s signature glow (that only costs $48!) and more! She even spills tips when it comes to working for a business.

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15 Smoothies We Love from Lauren Conrad’s Nutritionist

Smoothies are a staple in our diet and if it’s not already in yours, you have got to give them a try. The 15 options in this article from theeverygirl.com are a great way to start as they feature recipes from Lauren Conrad’s nutritionist. These recipes healthy, low in sugar, and feature amazing flavor profiles. Read on and you’ll never look back!

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