You probably know Karina Smirnoff from Dancing With The Stars, she is a professional ballroom dancer and has been dancing from the age of 9. Karina is originally from the Ukraine and moved to the US at the age of 12.  She studied at Fordham University where she got a double degree in Economics and Information Systems Programming, after university she went to pursue her career in dancing and that lead her to win many titles and championships.  Karina is a five time US National Champion, World Trophy Champion and Asian Open Champion.  She also won the title at the UK Open, five time champion for the Dutch Open, three-time champion at the US Open and so many more.  She is also the first woman to ever make the final for the British Professional with three different partners. She has also been ranked #2 in the world for…

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  If you are like me and on the search for a lipstick that you don’t have to reapply all day long, you have found it.  Maybelline’s SuperStay Matte Ink Lipstick is amazing.  It’s my new obsession. I tried seven shades from the line and I love every one of them.  They last through drinks, meals, workouts and so much more. The colors are pigmented and don’t feel dry on after applying them.  They don’t crack throughout the day and you won’t have to reapply all day long. All my friends who have gone out to coffee, lunch or dinner with me recently have asked about my lipstick and now have become loyalist to it too. Some tips for applying the Matte Ink Lipsticks, don’t apply layer after layer.  If you do they will feel a little sticky and take longer to dry.  The drying time is fast for these…

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  Jason Naylor is an artist, illustrator, and creative director based in Brooklyn, NY.  Jason has his own style that is fun, bright, and creative in his art, I love it.  Every time you see one of his pieces you will see something new and feel something different.  Once you are familiar with his work you will be able to spot it with many fashion and beauty brands.  He has been featured in Vogue Paris, V Magazine, Paper Magazine just to name a few.  He has caught the eye of many fashion houses such as Alexander McQueen and Rodarte collaborating on projects together.  He has worked with beauty brands like MAC Cosmetics, Maybelline, Pat McGrath, Jo Malone and many more.  Another notable project Jason has done is Rhianna’s Fenty Puma collaboration where he help create the logo, packaging design and direction for The Creeper. He’s art ranges from illustration, murals…

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