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a scent for all seasons

Some people collect stamps, comic books, baseball cards, or dolls… heck, celebrities even have closets of shoes that they classify as a collection. Personally, I have a fixation on fragrance. My collection currently boasts about 15… ok 25 bottles, each one purposely placed on display in my room. Every fragrance is like a little piece of artwork, each one exhibiting for just a day. As most of the country is in full fledge summer (us San Franciscans might experience a day or two here in September…will keep you posted!) it’s important to update your fragrance for the season. Think of it like your wardrobe, you wouldn’t wear a cowl-neck, wool sweater in August (again if you are in SF, you might need to keep that one handy).

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flirting for your guy type

The F word - flirting - has been on everyone's lips here at Benefit lately, thanks to our awesome online guide to the fine art of flirting. Of course, if you want to further fine-tune your skills, you can focus your approach based on the type of male you're trying to captivate. The ladies of Benefit HQ narrowed it down to a few fun types we encounter regularly in our city of San Francisco.

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The F Word.

Flirting. It makes my heart race...and not in the good way...however, that was before The F Word. Yes, the F word, as in flirting. Benefit has pulled together impressive knowledge on the subject with an online dating guide, field research on nonverbal communication, and a cute video showing how any moment can be flirtatious. I definitely picked up a few tips to use and finally realized that flirting, like makeup, shouldn't be taken too seriously! To continue my research, I chatted with Jackie from Not a Pilgrim (her blog about living as a single 30 year-old in San Francisco). We got to chatting about dating in a big city, trying to smile on the bus, and lessons learned from online dating.

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flirting 101

Spring = new beginnings. And for some of us, these new beginnings signify the end of previous romantic relationships and the start of the exciting world of being single. And being single means, well, needing the necessary flirting skills to navigate the often-tricky dating scene. [...]

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next stop: love connection

How do you start a conversation with a stranger? Let me rephrase that. How do you start a conversation with a HANDSOME stranger? Since my initial encounter (see previous post) with a certain attractive fellow on my bus, we’ve been sharing our morning commutes most [...]

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