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I don’t wait just for summer to contour, highlight and bronze my face, in fact, this is something I do on the regular, no matter what season it is. But for those of you who don’t practice this art regularly, and who may want to try it, check out the video below from @nurberxo for tips on how to contour, highlight, and bronze your face to get your best sunkissed look without looking like Braveheart.

Want more? Get the products you need to achieve this look here.

Happy highlighting!
xo

 

07.30 Beginner’s Guide to Bronzing, Highlighting & Contouring

GPH Founder Darnell Sue

I don’t wait just for summer to contour, highlight and bronze my face, in fact, this is something I do on the regular, no matter what season it is. But for those of you who don’t practice this art regularly, and who may want to try it, check out the video below from @nurberxo for [...]

07.30 Getting Ahead In A Man’s World

Guest Blogger Darnell Sue

You’ve heard a million times how so many companies struggle to break free from their 1950s mindsets of men ruling the workforce. Several large companies, including the likes of Apple, Delta Airlines, and Google, have absolutely no female members of corporate directors. Studies have found that diversity in the workplace leads to happier employees and [...]

July 2014

July 2014

On New Year’s Day, my mom called to tell me that she had something life changing to show me. I was hungover from New Year’s Eve festivities the night before and glued to the couch. But since she sounded so convincing I agreed to let her come over as long as she agreed to let me stay on the couch without entertaining her or moving whatsoever.

When she arrived, she had the energy of a bee whizzing about; all of the movement nearly made me vomit. Then she settled in to show me a video called the American Parasite made by a (probiotic) nutritional supplement company. Without going into too much detail, it was an informational video that talked about the harmful effects of sugar, how it leads to overgrowth of candid in the body and claims that it is the fault of the government that so many people are having issues with this “bacterial” imbalance due to the creation of aspartame and other “fat free” and processed food ingredients by companies funded and supported by them (the government) even after shocking reports of cancer in lab rats, etc. Sigh.

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07.20 My Journey to Better Health and Happiness

GPH Founder Darnell Sue

On New Year’s Day, my mom called to tell me that she had something life changing to show me. I was hungover from New Year’s Eve festivities the night before and glued to the couch. But since she sounded so convincing I agreed to let her come over as long as she agreed to let [...]

07.18 The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts today, Friday, July 18

GPH Founder Darnell Sue

It’s finally here: the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, starting today, Friday, July 18 in stores and online.  The sale features brand new merchandise at limited-time prices so shop early for the best selection because prices only last until August 3rd. One huge reason to stop in this weekend: Nordstrom Downtown Seattle and Bellevue Square are hosting [...]

nsaleIt’s finally here: the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, starting today, Friday, July 18 in stores and online.  The sale features brand new merchandise at limited-time prices so shop early for the best selection because prices only last until August 3rd.

One huge reason to stop in this weekend: Nordstrom Downtown Seattle and Bellevue Square are hosting a Beauty Bash all day this Saturday, July 19th. Come in to check out the very latest and greatest in beauty and skincare, pick up exclusive gifts with purchase, and enjoy an appointment with one of our beauty stylists.

Another one of the best finds at this year’s sale: a huge selection of boots for men, women and kids. Here are three of our favorite must-have boot trends to check out when you’re there: Stacked Heel Booties, Riding Boots and Motorcycle Boots. I want all of those.

Want even more?

Yes.

Check out the Boot Bash at Nordstrom Bellevue this Saturday, July 19th, from 12 to 3 pm. You’ll find exclusive styles, a tote with your purchase, airbrush artists ready to customize your boots, and more. Be one of the first 500 customers to visit the boot bash for a $10 gift card toward your shoe purchase that day.

Want to check out what’s hot at the sale this year in advance? Visit Nordstrom.com to check out items that are trending on social media, and use the hashtag #nsale to show us your favorite finds!

02.25 Sarah Jessica Parker to Present SJP Collection at Nordstrom Downtown Seattle on March 5

GPH Founder Darnell Sue

Guess what Seattle? Sarah Jessica Parker will present the SJP Collection, her Nordstrom-exclusive collection of shoes, handbags and the Manhattan trench coat, at Nordstrom Downtown Seattle on March 5 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Parker will meet with customers and sign their SJP purchase throughout the event (as time permits). Launching exclusively at Nordstrom [...]

02.01 Make Fashion Not War: 12s Pride all the Way from Afghanistan

Zong Her

It was January a year ago when I realized I’d be heading  with the Army to Afghanistan for a year.  Literally my first thought was, “But the Seahawks are going to the Super Bowl!”  I knew I would be missing an exciting year for the NFL team I grew up loving.  Was I right or [...]

bravern2Join The Bravern for its 5th anniversary celebration September 18, 2014, from 6-9 p.m for fashion shows, live entertainment and more in honor of their 5th Anniversary.

The Bravern’s Fall Fashion Showcase will feature two fashion shows from Neiman Marcus (6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.), live mannequins, music, specialty bites and drinks.

Come grace the red carpet and experience what the premier shops, restaurants and purveyors have in store. We hope to see you there!

Tweet: @bravern

01.28 CELEB BUZZ: Seattle’s Own Marshawn Lynch and Skittles® Auction “Seattle Mix” for Charity

Guest Blogger Maile Cabral Hager

Seattle Seahawk Marshawn Lynch has partnered with Skittles to create a Limited-Edition Flavor Mix, that will be available through auction  to benefit Lynch’s Fam 1st Family Foundation.  Marshawn Lynch is honoring his team the Seattle Seahawks and their incredible fans by auctioning off “Seattle Mix,” a limited-edition flavor mix.  I know, I know, everyone wants to know [...]

01.23 Five Exciting Event Ideas

GPH Founder Darnell Sue

For business-minded women everywhere, networking is essential to success. When you can combine fun and excitement with business savvy, it makes it even better. For networking events, there are a variety of ways to keep guests returning. Charity Brunch A charity brunch provides a great opportunity to perform multiple tasks in one place. Guests can [...]

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