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The Acne Series: Preventing Acne (Part 2)

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The second part of The Acne Series will cover preventing acne. Here I will discuss measures that can be taken before pores become clogged. Stay Clean Exfoliation is an absolute must. Gently exfoliating every day with a a 2% salicylic acid face wash such as Bioré Pore Unclogging Scrub will prevent dead skin build up. By exfoliating dead skin cells away [...]

A Tailored Opinion: A Royal Revolution

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As a young girl, there was nothing I dreamed of more than being a princess. When I grew up a bit more, I started to realize that this was simply a fantasy that could never — and would never — happen. And then Kate Middleton came along. Rising like a phoenix from the ashes, she proved everyone wrong. Former “Waity Katie” royally showed-up the entire world whe[...]

Menswear Moment: John Elliott + Co; Back to Basics

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Transitioning from winter to spring is one of my favorite times of the year, for the obvious; it's an escape from snow and a preview of warm weather to come. More importantly though, for a menswear enthusiast like myself, spring means the opportunity to step out of the house and turn heads in light layers!  Layering doesn't need to be complicated, and should[...]

Music Preview: Brahj

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“We’re Brahj.  We’ve technically existed for four weeks.  We’ve done crazy things in those four weeks.” So says Max Tkacz, who, along with Jack Byrne, make up the electronic duo: Brahj.  Even though Brahj is relatively new, their EP, Fifty Fades to Grey has already climbed to number 40 on Beatport’s album chart, with two songs making the charts in the[...]

Hvar, Croatia

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Now that we have had a couple consecutive days of above freezing, spring is on everyone’s mind. Converse are out and rain boots have replaced our snow boots. Yet, anyone who has lived through a Michigan winter knows it’s probably not over yet- we’re bound to get another batch of snow before old man winter finally leaves us alone. In lieu of this reality, my [...]

Fashion Profile: The Get-Up Vintage

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Ah, Ann Arbor. A town nestled in the heart of Michigan; full of delicious eateries, quaint shops, and of course, our beloved University. Although there are many things to love about the wonderful college town that is A2, nothing can really compare to its exceptional vintage and antique retail. And one of the best shops in town has to be The Get Up Vintage. S[...]

EmotiKarl: A New Wave of Stylish Emojis

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If you thought artist, designer, and creative genius Karl Lagerfeld could not do anything more to increase his level of awesomeness, think again. Karl recently released a set of emoticons that he has named “EmotiKarl.” The iPhone and Android app is free on all devices and is perfect for adding a little Lagerfeld touch to all of your texts, emails, and[...]

Short and Sweet

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It seems only logical that the master of short sentences should also be a champion of short stories. We’ve explored Ernest Hemingway’s writing before, but this time I left his notorious winding novels behind for a small collection of his shorter works called The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories. Hemingway’s use of brisk dialogue and concise prose is[...]

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