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6 Weeks of Self-Care — Week 4: MAKEUP

A random summer Tuesday had me in Kristin Kuborn’s chair once more — this time, bare-faced and, again, a little nervous. (I’d had makeup applied professionally a few times in the past, mostly at beauty counters in the mall, but had always walked away looking a bit, well, clownish. And since I had scheduled a client meeting right afterward, I hoped I wouldn’t need to scramble to find a public restroom where I could unpaint my face.)

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6 Weeks of Self-Care — Week 3: MANI-PEDI

It’d been 16 years since I treated myself to a professional manicure or pedicure. Much like other aspects of my self-care, I had more or less been caring for the health of my nails and cuticles myself (which meant rarely, if at all). But I was attending a conference on the east coast in a few days and wanted my hands (and feet) to look their best.

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