Jen Marie
Jen is a writer, photographer, and artist. She loves to travel, and spends as much time outdoors as she can manage, biking, hiking, and marveling at nature.

Body Positive Lingerie Brands To Shop

It's been said that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but when it comes to feeling lovely and luxurious, there's nothing quite like finding the perfect piece of lingerie. Finding body positive lingerie brands that cater to more than just one body…
By Jen Marie

What It Really Feels Like To Get A Tattoo

Pain really sucks, but missing out on a life-changing experiences is nearly as bad. Like avoiding getting a tattoo just because you're afraid of what getting a tattoo feels like. These days, as tattoos seemingly grow more and more common and more…
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15 Terrible '90s Things Millennials Still Love

There are plenty of skeletons in a Millennial's proverbial (or literal) closet when it comes to fashion and beauty. Those of us who grew up fostering a deep respect for Girl Power, crop tops, and baggy pants have a healthy dose of nostalgia for '90s…
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11 Things That Happen When You Stop Taking Selfies

Selfies are an art form. One that can often help us explore our self-image, that can be very cathartic, and even a lot of fun. But they are an art form that exists much to the chagrin of many. So what happens when you stop taking selfies? A rush of…
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The One Beauty Splurge To Make In 2016

Imagine how simple caring for your skin would be if it came with an instruction manual — a scientifically proven list of the irritants, products to be avoided, and beneficial ingredients specific to your biology, neatly laid out. Well, now you can…
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Remembering The Iconic Looks Of This '60s Designer

This past month has been one of great losses in many creative fields, and fashion has been no exception. With the death of Andre Courreges on Jan. 7, the fashion industry lost an icon responsible for changing the very silhouette of womenswear. With…
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13 Of The Prettiest Star Tattoos To Inspire You

When it comes to geometric shapes, stars are pretty much the superstars of the group. As such, tattoos of stars are pretty common. But some of the starry ink out there is definitely worth another look. From design style, color choices, and content,…
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The 2016 Golden Globes Were All About The '90s

It seems that nostalgia for the '90s is entirely in vogue these days. And whether it was consciously constructed or part of the mysterious way fashion collectively ebbs and flows, the 2016 Golden Globes red carpet had some decidedly '90s fashion…
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Denis O'Hare's Nails Stole The Golden Globes Show

Watching out for the excellent red carpet fashion is the highlight of many award shows. And Denis O'Hare at the 2016 Golden Globes fit that bill perfectly. While many men play it safe on the red carpet, leaning toward classic, distinguished black…
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Cast Of 'OITNB' Rocks The Golden Globes Red Carpet

Orange Is The New Black has taken viewers by storm for three seasons running, and the show has done an excellent job of portraying a rich array of multifaceted characters in a very inclusive way. As a result, the Orange Is The New Black cast at the…
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Ricky Gervais’ 2016 Golden Globes Outfit Was Easy

Aggressive, generally politically incorrect, controversial, or simply hilarious — call his comedy styling what you will. But Ricky Gervais at the 2016 Golden Globes means we're getting a different kind of host; and regardless of your opinion of his…
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When's The Best Time To Take A Shower?

When it comes to personal hygiene, most of us can agree that showering regularly is an important part of life. But when it comes to the details of what time of day and how often you should shower, the debate can get a little heated. It seems many of…
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7 Beautiful Photos Of Scars To Inspire You

Our scars don't necessarily define us, but often they help us grow. From emotional scars, to the physical ones that remind us of traumas past, the process of embracing your scars instead of hiding them can be nothing short of rewarding. Embracing…
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I Recreated My Childhood Christmas Photos

Christmas with my family has always been steeped in tradition. We bake cookies, we watch White Christmas, and since I grew up an only child, one of my parents, aunts, uncles, or cousins will always delight in taking silly Christmas photos of me…
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First Day Of School Clothes From The '90s

Growing up in the '90s was certainly enthralling, so waxing nostalgic about our '90s fashion sense is easy to do. Especially the outfits we wore on the first day of school. There was just such a wide variety of dope clothes we sported as we listened…
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11 Ways To Dress Up Short Hair During The Holidays

Finding ways to get around the somewhat inevitable doldrums of short hair can be trying. Especially when it comes to finding ways to dress up short hair for the holidays. Your party garb is stunning, your accessories are the perfect balance of…
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11 Stylishly Warm Hats For The Holiday Season

Depending on where you're spending your holidays, a little warmth can go a long way toward making your season bright. Having stylish holiday hats to help you fight off the winter winds means more quality time outdoors with your family, friends, and…
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A Brief Timeline Of Fleek's Popularity & Meaning

Few viral phrases have been as mocked and simultaneously embraced in 2015 as on fleek. While some circles loved the term and used it fervently to describe anything from brows to boots, others like myself spent much of 2015 wondering about the origin…
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7 Ways Your Concept Of Beauty Might Change At 30

For many people, perceptions can change quite a bit between their 20s and 30s: Things like the way we approach work, friendships, and even our perceptions of beauty evolving as we reach the big 3-0. What used to make us cringe might now be beloved…
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7 Things People With Hidden Tattoos Are Sick Of

Have you ever lifted your shirt to reveal your hidden back tattoo, only to be met with a dumbfounded stare? Or worse, maybe you've been met with one of the myriad of backhanded things people with tattoos in general are sick of hearing. Well, you're…
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