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There is nothing wrong with getting primped and pampered to look your best--no matter the occasion! Whether it is your best friend's bachelorette party or a particularly tough Hump Day, getting a blow out can do wonders on your appearance and confidence! Luckily for us, the influx of blow dry bars is making it easy, convenient and cheap to get perfectly-coiffed hair. Here are our picks of the top blow dry bars in the DMV area (plus a scoop on one infamous blow dry bar that is coming soon!) More»
Everybody wants to know the secret to gorgeous, glowing skin. The truth is that the secret ingredients are actually hiding in your kitchen cabinets. Well, look no further than your kitchen. These DIY face masks have endless benefits for your health and keep your skin looking flawless. Who needs to go to the spa for a facial? A rule of thumb to keep in mind is if you can’t eat it, don’t put it on your face. Click through to see our favorite DIY masks and scrubs that will leave you with a fresh complexion all season long.
The cool fall weather and beautiful foliage makes the DC area a wonderfully sweet place to be in the autumn months--especially for those who enjoy cracking open a bottle of wine or two. Regardless of whether one prefers to sip white or red, the many picturesque vineyards located just outside the beltway serve as a seasonal treat all winos can appreciate. For those in search of unique blends amongst gorgeous scenery, tour and taste at these Virginia wineries this fall.
I know, I know, you're still mourning the lazy days of summer. But fear not! Fall in the District can be just as fun as rooftop pools and canoeing down the Potomac. So whip out that corduroy and check out what is getting us pumped for autumn in DC! More»
Do you ever feel the need to get away but don't have the time or the dough to invest in flights to your chosen destination? Are you planning on having friends or families come visit the District but hesitant to set them up on your air mattress in the living room? Whether you need a staycation, a "guest house" or just a killer pad to throw a shindig, airbnb.com is the answer. We've handpicked the best of the best apartments for rent that are perfect for all of these needs. More»
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The 14th and U Street Corridor is largely regarded as one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in DC, often populated with trendy 20- and 30-somethings shopping the boutiques and hopping the bars. Over the weekend, the neighborhood hosted a "Dog Days" festival, with over 70 shops and restaurants offering deals and specials for anyone that decided to drop in. More»
Forget IKEA and Target - decorating your apartment in your 20's and 30's doesn't have to be aesthetically compromising in order to stay low budget. Instead, check out our favorite websites to shop for your interior design needs without breaking the bank. From driftwood tables to printed duvets, there is furniture and decor for every type of style. More>>
When you're socializing in Washington, it's inevitable that you're going to run into people with titles and you must be ready to address them properly, or you'll risk looking like a total transplant. Whether you want to invite a governor to your wedding or impress the next ambassador you meet, here are some already established protocols on how to address the bigwigs:
The weather is bright in the nation's capital and Washingtonian living is easy...if you have an air conditioner, that is. The district can get especially stuffy over the summer, and we're not just talking about the unbearable DC humidity. To escape the city's bustling heat wave and social scene, travel easy and relax at these seven stylishly serene vacation spots close to Washington, even if only for a weekend.
Dating app Hinge, which matches potential couples through mutual facebook friends, released data today on their blog that ranks the hottest alumni in DC, broken down by school. The list appears to be dominated by southern schools, and surprisingly, no DC colleges made the list. More»
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