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5 Portland’s Hottest Hotels PHOTOGRAPHY Choiyee Wong | ART DIRECTOR Tim Sugden COLLABORATED Ann Akre @Portland Fashion and Style Awards + Venus Allure Salon and Spa THE HEATHMEN HOTEL For more than eight decades, The Heathman Hotel has been integral to life in Portland. Nestled in the heart of downtown’s cultural and financial district, The […]

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Beauty Inside Out

Beauty From The Inside Out. Between Botox and photoshop we sure are cultivating an interesting sense of beauty in our culture.  I’m all-for looking hot and feeling good about our appearances, and I believe that when we are so externally focused we miss an opportunity to foster genuine, age-resistant gorgeousness. We glow when we are […]

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FaceFirst

FACEfirst Makeup Brushes We all know that a good set of makeup brushes can help us apply our makeup in a more natural looking and precise way. Yet, every time a brush touches our face, it comes into contact with bacteria. With regular use, our brushes can become overwhelmed with dirt and grime – causing […]

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Jamie O’Neill: Skull Sugar Cosmetics

As a makeup artist for 16 years – working numerous fashion shows, runways and photo shoots – Jamie O’Neill struggled to find quality products with intense pigments that would last all day. Jamie, 35, decided to use her knowledge and experience to develop her own makeup line, Skull Sugar Cosmetics. The main focus of Skull […]

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Bee Beautiful: Bee Aware

Bees are dying off due to chemical pesticides being sprayed on our crops. The decrease in the bee population is something we all should be concerned about because bees assist in the natural pollination of many plants and flowers– much of our food and Aveda products won’t be possible without them. Dosha, a part of […]

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AboutYou: Spring 2014

Ask Dr. V: I heard that BOTOX® Cosmetic was recently FDA-approved for crow’s feet.  How does it work in that area of the face? Great question.  Many patients wonder what they can do about their crow’s feet.  Even though the lines in crow’s feet are considered “happy lines” (from smiling,) most men and women want […]

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Eyes Have It

What can i do for the dark circles under my eyes? i am 43 and healthy, but keep getting told i look tired! The area under our eyes can be problematic for anyone of any age. Dark circles, puffiness and wrinkles can keep us from looking rested, healthy and youthful. Oftentimes, this leads people to […]

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Best Bargains

Best Bargains Every woman loves effective and affordable mascara. Maybelline’s Lash Discovery Mascara is just what the doctor ordered—and what her patients want! Maybelline says, “This mascara’s mini-brush allows you to get hard-to-reach lashes—from corner to corner,” and I find it adds perfect length, volume and color to my lashes without clumping or flaking. It […]

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