Everything “From the Vault ” is inspired by red carpet looks, bridal, social occasion dressing and guest list dressing. These samples and runway pieces are looking for their forever homes. Now is your chance to get a one-of-a-kind piece at half the price.
Create confidence, express yourself, and have a good time by doing fun makeup for school. Below are five fun makeup tips and trends to try, all of which can be easily adapted for age, skin color and type, the annoying patriarchy of dress codes, or whatever else comes your way.
Maybe you’ve heard them called “pot brownies” but no matter what you call them, the results are chocolatey every time! Pecos Oasis co-owner Cathie loves a good canna recipe, which is why she’s thrilled to share her famous brownie recipe with you.
The best skincare for teens is ultimately a routine you can follow. Start off simple, treat your skin like the royalty it is, know that acne is common but not the only battle to fight, and that there are a bajillion products out there and you don’t need most of them!
Is there really a “right” way to remove makeup? As someone trying to break her bad habit of sleeping in makeup, I was curious to find out if I was actually doing it right. Does that sound super Type A? Have I mentioned I’m a Virgo?
Though the CDC recommends adults ages 18-60 get 7 or more hours of sleep per night, a 2006 Institute of Medicine Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans deal with chronic sleep issues.
Does dry brushing work wonders for skin health, circulation, and lymphatic drainage? See if this self-applied massage is right for you.
Dark under eye circles and bags are one of nature’s rudest gifts. Though we lump them together because both appear in the tear trough area under the eye, they are technically two different things caused by genetics, hyperpigmentation, a lack of restful sleep, diet, allergies or illness.
Now that weed is legal in New Mexico, you may be looking to learn different ways to consume recreational cannabis in a more familiar way. While our selections are nice for ringing in the New Year, they’re also perfect for drinking all season long. When desired, you can skip the cannabis or add alcohol instead, but we prefer these as cannabis-infused mocktails.
The ways to consume cannabis have changed since recreational marijuana has been legalized by many states, including New Mexico. So what do all these words — like flower, dab, distillate — even mean?
What is cosmetic acupuncture? Is it better than facials? Or Botox? How can it help my skin as I get closer to 40? I had questions, and I needed answers. So, during an incredibly stressful season in need of maximum self-care, I tried cosmetic acupuncture. My main goal: improving the lines between my eyebrows and firming my jawline. My other goal: taking care of myself.
Nothing says “Christmas in Carlsbad” like the annual holiday tradition of Christmas on the Pecos. For the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Pecos River Park becomes a wondrous winter land that looks like something out of a story book or movie. Not even Clark Griswold could compete with Carlsbad!
Fun fact: Did you know the only places you don’t have hair follicles are your lips, the palms of your hands, and the bottoms of your feet? Mind = blown. Even without coarse or curly hair, we’re all going to have to live with an ingrown at some point. Sigh. But don’t stress, dear ones, because we can treat and also prevent these ingrowns from happening at all.
During the most wonderful, and sometimes stressful, time of the year we often just power through. It’s what humans do! If you’re curious about how legal weed might be able to support you, we have you covered.
Did you know? When you shop local, more of your dollars stay in the local economy. That’s why we’d love you to shop small and keep it local by supporting our fellow businesses.
Now that weed is legal in New Mexico, it’s important to know the state's marijuana rules. We want your shopping experience to feel pleasant and positive, not shady or shameful. Here’s your guide to make visiting a dispensary easy and what you need to buy legal cannabis in New Mexico.
It’s a universal truth that zits are the worst. Acne affects humans of all ages, genders, and biologies. So if you have skin that’s prone to acne, know that you’re not alone!
As someone with dark hair, well, everywhere, I’ve always been curious about laser hair removal. So if you’re on the laser hair removal train or thinking about taking the plunge, here’s what I learned.
I’ve heard my entire life that sleeping with makeup is bad, including from my mom, whose grandmother told her she would age five years for every night she didn’t take her makeup off. But even all these warnings haven’t been enough to stop me from doing it. So how bad is it really?
I’ve always been a less-is-more person when it comes to skincare. Perhaps it's not a surprise that when it comes to my pubic hair, I use many of the same products I use elsewhere on my body.
For at least a decade now, apple cider vinegar has been heralded as a beauty do-all for skin. But do these claims hold up? Let’s dig in.
What is sodium laureth sulfate? How is it related to sodium lauryl sulfate? And how easy is it to find clean skincare products that don’t use it?
It was the lustrous black tumbler that first caught our eye when we spied the gorgeous products from sable candle co. Seeing those sleek home goods and then, later, smelling the sumptuous scents had us all hooked.
We believe in supporting and shouting out women not just during Women’s History Month, but all year long. When we founded Grows As It Goes, we decided from the beginning that we would support women-owned and women-led companies.
“Going green” isn’t just a trend, but it has become a buzzword lately. Greenwashing is when a company or product pretends to be environmentally-friendly but can’t actually back that up. So how can you tell if the items you buy actually *are* sustainable and not just pretending to be?
Family-owned company Wee Gallery makes sustainable, high contrast toys that are built to withstand life — even during destructive toddler phases. They only work with ethical manufacturers to ensure their products are good for people and planet. Plus, they donate a portion of their profits to reforestation efforts.
What’s the difference between organic and non-organic cotton? How can wood be sustainable when harvesting contributes to deforestation? Aren’t vegan products better than animal-based ones? We’re delighted to find some easy changes we can make for a more conscious future.
When I decided to start Grows As It Goes, it was based on a simple philosophy: Nothing is mass-produced and everything must support women somehow. The fashion industry is one of the largest polluters and I didn’t want to keep feeding that unsustainable monster. Our promise to you is that we are incredibly choosy and aim to be as transparent as possible. You’ll know where something is made and by whom. And you can trust that the person who made it was paid a living, ethical wage and created the item with minimal impacts to the environment.
For many artists, landing a public art commission is a step on the career checklist. But breaking into a new part of the art world can be daunting even for seasoned artists, but especially if you’ve never created public art or applied to an RFQ before. Call for Entry (CaFE™), the leading online submission and jurying system for the gallery and public art fields, helps artists get into the public art field.
Following our summer surveys, fall seems like the perfect time to revisit a few favorite callforentry.org features, as voted on by arts administrator users.
Whether setting up a roster for future exhibitions or seeking artists for a site- or media-specific project (and the many things in between), all arts administrators have the same goal: Finding the right artist for the job.
Think of each application for an exhibition or public art call as a job application. It’s imperative to adjust our “resumes” every single time to meet varying application and call requirements. But one thing remains constant: images.
The Cheapstake. The Glutton. The Breeder. These are the people out on “the most democratic street in America” celebrating the gritty magic of Colfax at Art-i-fax.
What is a successful public art call? From municipalities to universities, arts organizations, or hospitals, calls for public art comes in all shapes, sizes, materials, and budgets.
It’s easier to write messages of congratulations. But there’s one piece of communication that no one delights in writing: The dreaded rejection notice.
Four states account for one third (!) of all the breweries in the United States. And guess which big, square state made that exclusive list? With all those beer choices sloshing around, it can be hard to know which brew is best. Fear not! We consulted the expert drinkers here at WideFoc.us Corp’s World Headquarters to round up our top six picks for summer suds.
For your eye-rolling scrutiny, we offer up the "problems" that drive us battiest. Which ones get your goat?
What is custom upholstery and how can it change your life (or at least how you feel about your home)?
Sure, Valentine's Day is several weeks from now but we're smitten for Rosé et Marius, a candle line that just launched in our HW Home Colorado stores (and online).
Forgive me if I’m a little punchy—that’s just the holiday spirit taking over. This month in Denver, you’ll find a bevy of outdoor activities to celebrate the holidays and winter, and to see some sparkling spectacles. Now, onto all that glitters!
Call it biased, but True™ by HW Home is the best furniture youʼll ever buy. The collection was something HW Home, a fine furniture retail chain based in Colorado, envisioned when they opened their first store way back in 1999!
Come play in the street as we turn Park Ave. into a plaza for the public at our third annual Art-i-fax. We’ll bring our diverse Colfax community together, shutting down Park Ave. from Colfax to Humboldt streets. You don’t have to imagine what a more pedestrian- and bike-friendly Colfax would look like, we’ll show you!
Autumn is officially here, though it began feeling like fall around Denver a couple weeks ago. The Broncos started their season, evenings are cooler, and Halloween swag went on-sale everywhere. We know no better place to enjoy the beauty of autumn than the Mile High City, especially when you’re doing so from the comfort of a lovely patio. These locales throughout the Denver metro have some of the WideFoc.us team’s favorite outdoor seating!
This month in Denver, you’ll find a suite of late April events designed to make the Earth a better place—some in an environmental sense, some in humanizing ways, but all geared toward making this planet infinitely more awesome. Now that’s something we can all get behind, right?
Love is in the air this month, right? So, while you’re digging on the Valentine’s vibe, don’t forget to show our fair city a little love too. Below are the events we’re most excited for in February, most of which lean toward music-lovers, one for history-lovers, and all of them perfect for plain ole lovers!
You’re wiped from the nonstop party train that is November and December. We get it. Baby, it’s cold outside and we’re having a real winter for the first time in years. We get that, too. But let’s pretend for a moment that you’re feeling a little blue, or a little blah, or are going a bit stir crazy. Sounds about right for January, eh? Pull on your best boots, or your snazziest outfit, and let’s paint the town together!
As an unabashed (and biased) lover of the arts, I decided to turn to fellow art-lovers and those in the industry to get their picks for the best of Denver Arts Week. Each person was asked the very simple question: Which Denver Arts Week event are you most looking forward to?
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Well, hello, August! There’s so much happening this month, so we broke it down to help you choose your own adventure. Take advantage of the great weather and be sure to hit up some of the cool things to do in the Denver area in this month.
Get an inside view of some of the most interesting spaces in the Queen City of the Plains. Doors OPEN Denver celebrates ten years of inviting the metro-area community to drink in Denver’s unique architectural landscape and check out many buildings that are rarely (if ever) open to the public.
While Twitter’s 140 characters may not seem like much, according to a team of researchers at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, that’s more than enough space to let your potty mouth free.
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