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Our favorites from Hunter for Target

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Just in time for spring, Target has launched their newest collection with Hunter this weekend. Hunter, who’s usually known for $150 rain boots, has taken a fun and colorful look at rain gear, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, plus outdoor gear and accessories. With an extensive use of rubber, this collection will have you ready for anything rain related. See our favorites from the Hunter for Target line.

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Function of Beauty Musk Shampoo Review

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It’s no surprise that we’re in an era where you can get almost anything you want custom tailored to you. Think Care/of, who will send you personalized vitamins, Birchbox will send you personalized beauty samples, and Stitchfix, which will send you a selection of clothes personally selected for you. So when buying shampoo, of course you can get it personally formulated just for you. Enter Function of Beauty, a custom blended shampoo and conditioner set based on your personal hair goals. Read on for our full Function of Beauty musk shampoo review and how we really felt it stacked up to our old favorites.

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New Zealand Packing List: One week in March

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Feeling like pros after consulting our weather app, we headed out to explore New Zealand dressed for a cool 65 degree day. Well let me tell you, we may have been dressed for what 65 degrees feels like at home, but we were sweltering. See my New Zealand packing list—with all extra warm weather items I forgot—to make sure you’re set for whatever weather is thrown at you.

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Save or Splurge: Universal Thread vs. Madewell

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Target has done it again. It wasn’t enough that they were taking all our money with their Hearth and Hand collection or their Joy Lab althleisure brand we were loving last fall. Now with their newest line, Universal Thread they are diversifying their fashion with a denim focused line that we are loving. Looking through the collection, I knew I liked pieces and that some looked oddly familiar. And then I realized why I like it so much; because they look just like my second favorite store, Madewell. So similar in fact, many of the pieces are almost exact replicas. We’ve rounded up our favorite Madewell inspired looks from the Universal Thread collection and ask should we save or splurge?

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My Skincare Routine: From a Wannabe Dermatologist

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It’s been a year and a half since I started seriously whipping my skincare routine into shape. I read every article I could find, listened to this amazing podcast, went off dairy for months, tried more products than I care to remember, and finally visited a real dermatologist. Am I finally doing it right? For today, yes. And as my dermatologist reminded me, it’s all trial and error. So in a way we’re all wanna be dermatologists testing out products and ultimately seeing how our skin reacts.

And you know what? For me, I think it all comes down to routine. Letting the products do what they are made to do and sticking with it long enough to actually see results. Follow along to the key to my skincare routine, consistency and experimentation.

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Obsessions: 01.05.18

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Hello, 2018! Man are we glad to put 2017 behind us and (fingers crossed) kick off an even better year. Despite being out of range of the bomb cyclone, it’s still cold AF in Cleveland and we’re jealous of Robin’s California weather. Between the weather and week one of the Whole30, Hannah and Michelle are definitely ready for the weekend! Here’s what we’ve been thinking about in this week’s And Then We Tried Obsessions.

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