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Beauty Queen Tricks: 7 Ways To 'Fake' Being Smokin' Hot

Ever wonder how models and beauty queens get that seemingly perfect look without Photoshop or Instagram filters? (You know, the kind of flawless where you don't have to take 100 selfies just to get one that's worth of your next Facebook profile pic?) While there's nothing new or cutting-edge about the tired old beauty tips that have been written for ages like putting vaseline on your teeth, I'm here to share a few untapped beauty tips from my former beauty pageant days that will guarantee that you look a cut above the rest.

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10 Tips To Make The Holidays Less Awkward With Your New Love

There's something about the holiday season that can either make or break a new relationship. Maybe it's the panic of trying to figure out what kind of present you should buy each other (or are you even at a present-giving level yet? You don't know!), the stress of having to meet each other's families for the first time, or the overwhelming feeling of love in the air that reminds both of you that you two aren't quite there just yet.

Are you a clinger?
Are you a clinger?

How To Stop Being A Stage-Five Clinger

Feeling clingy, sensitive and insecure in your relationship? Those feelings can turn you into "the needy girlfriend." You know, the type. The one who texts constantly to know where her guy is out of fear she's being ignored, or worse, cheated on. The one who clogs up his Facebook wall with sweet nothings and talks incessantly about getting married. That one. If you suspect you're "needy" or headed down the road to "needy" please take this advice:

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15 Things Introverts Are Grateful For This Holiday Season

Introverts love a lot of things about the world, but there's a special list that we give thanks for this time of year. Books to alone time to not having to schelp out to the majority of parties; we are terribly grateful for all these things. They help us recharge and bring our most authentic selves to the real world. So let's take a minute and illustrate these fifteen points.

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11 Things I Really Envy About My Parents' Perfect Marriage

My parents met and married in FOUR months. (Crazy, I know!) In February, they'll be married for 29 years. And though I know it hasn't all been rosy for them, when I think of the kind of great, big, amazing love I want to have one day, all I have to do is check Facebook and see their latest kissing photo. (Gross, yet adorable!)