Shameless Back-To-School Supplies

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Shameless Back-To-School Supplies

Shameless Back-To-School SuppliesListen, no one wants to hear your grumbling about going back to school at such an old age. You get to stock up on all the back-to-school supplies we wish we could spend our dollars on!

Here’s a list of some of the school supplies – and I use that term loosely – we’re coveting this year.

Haul Your Shit

You paid enough for your textbooks to support an army of toddler pageant queens, so you might as well get a fly-ass bag to carry your stuff.

Gold Flamingo Pattern Navy Blue Backpack
Superstud Studded Backpack
Vans Peanuts Realm Backpack

Check Your Face

Keep your face on fleek with these on-the-go makeup and haircare essentials.

bareMinerals BAREPRO Performance Wear Powder Foundation
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick
Travel Size Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play Volumizing Hairspray

School Supplies Essentials

You won’t find these school supplies in the back-to-school aisle at Target.

Like a Boss Inspirational Pencils
Yes, I’m Actually Reading This Bookmark Pad
Personalized Metallic Striped Binder

The Cutest Kicks

You’re old enough to dress yo’self, so dress to make a statement. A very cute statement.

Adult Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Denim Floral
Periodic Table TOMS
Dr. Martens Union Jack Pascal 8-Eye Boot

Take Notes

Why get the same boring plain notebooks and planners you had when you were a kid? Step up your game, woman!

I AM VERY BUSY. Pink Holographic Agenda by ban.do
Decomposition Kittens in Space Notebook
Erin Condren Life Planner

Get Your Shit Together

We get it. Staying organized is a pain in the royal ass. These goodies will make it a little less painful.

Post-it Calendar Weekly Planner
Moleskine Daily Planner
Non-Dated Panda Planner

Hot Student/Teacher Books

While you’re pretending to pay attention to the professor droning on about quadrilateral equations, sneak out your phone to catch up on these recommended reading.

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Happy Shameless Shopping!

Shameless Book Con 2017: The Smut Gala Dress-Up Ideas

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Shameless Book Con 2017: The Smut Gala Dress-Up Ideas

Shameless Book Con 2017: The Smut Gala Dress-Up Ideas

We made the announcement, and now it’s time to make your plans for what to wear at the Shameless Book Con 2017 Smut Gala! What does the theme mean?

Paradiso vs. Inferno is what you make of it. Go naughty, go angelic, go straight-up YOU! No matter how you choose to represent yourself, we want you to make it special for yourself. We’ll take care of everything else!

Get your tickets now for Shameless Book Con 2017!

*The Smut Gala is sponsored by Meredith Wild.

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JUST FOR WRAPS
Sleeveless Slit Bodycon Dress
Sizes S-XL
at Nordstrom Rack



Flame V-Neck Drawstring Waist
Evening Party Prom Formal Dress
Sizes 1X-6X
at Amazon



HaoDuoYi Womens Flashy Mermaid Sequin
Spaghetti Strap V Neck Party Short Dress
Sizes S-XXL
at Amazon



Women’s Strapless Sequined Tulle Column Long Dress
Sizes S-XXL
at Amazon



LOSRLY Womens Glitter High Split
Sequin Maxi Long Party Evening Dress
Sizes S-L
at Amazon



EZON-CH Women’s Sexy Sparkling Sequin
Tank Dress
Sizes S-XL
at Amazon



Chase Secret Womens Casual Flared Swing
Party Cocktail Formal Skater Dress
Sizes S-XXL
at Amazon



Meilun Womens Rayon Lace Patchwork Sleeveless
Bandage Bodycon Club Party Dress
Sizes XS-L
at Amazon



Illusion Gown
MORGAN & CO.
Sizes 1/2-11/12
at Nordstrom



Nightway
Lace Open-Back Halter Gown
Sizes 8-14
at Macy’s

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Cherished Merriment Maxi Dress in Ivory in 2X
Cherished Merriment
Maxi Dress in Ivory
Sizes XS-4X
at ModCloth



Red Carter
Iman Dress
Sizes XS-L
at Bloomingdale’s



AQUA
Sequin V-Back Dress
Sizes 0-12
at Bloomingdale’s



ANGVNS Women Halter Off Shoulder Slim
Long Mermaid Formal Dress Sexy Evening Gown
Sizes S-XXL
At Amazon



Angel-Fashions Women’s Sequin Strapless
Sweetheart Mesh Lace up Banquet Dress
Sizes XS-XXL
at Amazon



Gauze Crochet Dress
Sizes 14-32
at Avenue



Soft Cotton Bell Sleeve Dress
Sizes 1X-6X
at Avenue



Adult Angel Wings
No Size
at Amazon

29+ Ways To Make Your Device Speak Your Book Lover Truth

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29+ Ways To Make Your Device Speak Your Book Lover Truth

29+ Ways To Make Your Device Speak Your Book Lover Truth

Need a Mother’s Day gift? Your mom needs a book nerd sticker.

Need a few stocking stuffers (7 months early)? Your family needs to a unicorn reading sticker.

Need an adorable way to show off your book-loving status? You need ALL THE STICKERS!

Buy 10 small stickers with designs by indie artists at Redbubble, get 50% off!

Click the sticker to add to your cart or start shopping.




See hundreds more indie artist-designed stickers at Redbubble!

A Self-Care Secret We’re Not Too Shameless To Share

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A Self-Care Secret We’re Not Too Shameless To Share

I’m going to let you in on a little secret you probably already knew but may have been afraid to admit: Women get horny.

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Indeed we do, especially when we’re reading hot n’ dirty smut.

I’ll set the scene:

Kids are at band practice. Husband is busy helping a friend move. You decide to take a break from your busy Saturday of cleaning and laundry to get in a few minutes of quiet reading time.

And then you read Chapter 32.

Master Sinclair. Cherry lollipops. Ménage hotness.

Oh, it’s on.

You check the clock; kids will be home in 45 min and husband may walk in any second. Just enough time to dig into your bedside drawer and pull out your favorite pleasure toy, the LELO Ina Wave, for an Afternoon Delight for One!

Your husband will be the lucky one to walk in on you enjoying some private time he can take over once he finds you.

This could be your real life! You could be the woman at home cleaning the house, putting away your kid’s laundry, and taking care of yourself in the most delectable ways.

Even if you’re not married and saddled with kids, you know what it’s like to get the urge to diddle. And what’s a girl to do when she’s all worked up and has no way to release all that sexual energy?

She gets herself a new LELO toy and takes care of her own damn self, that’s what.

Our story continues:

Now that your husband is horned all to hell at seeing you taking advantage of some private time, he’s going to think of ways to keep you interested in jumping his bones at all times.

That’s when you show him the LELO Luna Beads you’ve had your eye on, and explain* how inserting these little balls of tease will keep you squeezing your legs all day.

Self-care is the Buzz Word(s) of the Day, and what better way to take care of yourself than to treat yo’self to a new LELO?!

Now, be a good girl and order yourself a new LELO! It’s good for you. #science


*Inspired by the centuries-old practice of inserting weighted balls (also called Ben Wa balls) into the vagina to strengthen internal muscles for both sexual pleasure and correct incontinence. The ancient Chinese peoples knew what they were doing.

Shameless Living: 50% Off Henri Bendel Semi-Annual Sale!

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Shameless Living: 50% Off Henri Bendel Semi-Annual Sale!

Sure we’re all about books around here, but we’re also living, breathing ladies who do more than just read. SHOCKER

We’re big-time deal-hunting shoppers, and when we find things we love, we have a need to share!

Henri Bendel’s Semi Annual Sale just started, which means we’ll be emptying our wallets for all the new pretties.

If there’s nothing else you get for yourself or anyone else, GET THIS PILL BOX! I have one and can’t live without it. Literally, I would die without it in my purse. (Clearly overdramatic.)

Henri Bendel Semi Annual Sale

My Favorite Little Thing

WEST 57TH PILL BOX
$48.00 $24.00

Bags & Purses

WEST 57TH MINI TURNLOCK SATCHEL
$278.00 $139.00

JETSETTER PRINTED WOVEN CAMERA CROSSBODY
$158.00 $79.00

WEST 57TH STRIPE STUDDED SATCHEL
$398.00 $199.00

WEST 57TH LIZARD SATCHEL
$398.00 $199.00

WEST 57TH SMALL TURNLOCK SATCHEL
$298.00 $149.00

WEST 57TH SPORT CROSSBODY HOBO
$298.00 $149.00

JETSETTER CONVERTIBLE BACKPACK
$278.00 $139.00

WEST 57TH NAUTICAL SATCHEL
$328.00 $164.00

RIVINGTON TASSEL MESSENGER
$378.00 $189.00

POM POM BEACH TOTE
$198.00 $99.00

CANVAS SHOPPER
$278.00 $139.00

WORTH AVE SMALL TOTE
$350.00 $175.00

MISS BENDEL SATCHEL
$298.00 $149.00

Wallets

FLATIRON MINI ZIP
$58.00 $29.00

WEST 57TH ROUND STAR COIN PURSE
$58.00 $29.00

WEST 57TH TRI-FOLD COLOR BLOCKED WALLET
$168.00 $84.00

WEST 57TH PHONE WRISTLET
$148.00 $74.00

WEST 57TH BLOCKED KANGAROO POUCH
$128.00 $64.00

All The Things To Make Reading At The Pool Into An Epic #ShamelessSummer

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All The Things To Make Reading At The Pool Into An Epic #ShamelessSummer

Today’s #ShamelessSummer theme is the easiest one to celebrate: pool!

If you were to ask my kids, they would tell you that being at the pool is the only way to spend a summer. They would live in the water every waking – and probably sleeping – hour of the day.

I, on the other hand, would like to watch from inside. But when I do venture out into the wild of the out-of-doors, I need comfort. I need a nice chair, a good book, and a cold drink because I’m a delicate flower and a mothertrucking princess.

Here’s an epic list of things to make reading at the pool something to look forward to!

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Irresistible Products For Anyone Who Lives For Ice Cream And CAN’T EVEN #ShamelessSummer

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Irresistible Products For Anyone Who Lives For Ice Cream And CAN’T EVEN #ShamelessSummer

Treat Yo’Self Tuesday: Rocking The Right Lip Color

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Treat Yo’Self Tuesday: Rocking The Right Lip Color

lipcolorLipstick can be a girl’s best accessory or her worst nightmare; it is not a one size fits all situation. There’s a lot to think about when choosing a color. If you wear a shade that clashes with your natural coloring, it may not necessarily look bad, just less harmonious with your complexion. Who wants to look washed out?! You also don’t have to fear a bold lip. Bright lipsticks can be fun, dramatic and totally sexy!

Here are some tips and tricks to find out how to pick the best lip colors for your skin tone every single time and wear it the right way:

1)  First, what’s your skin’s undertone? Are you COOL or WARM? An easy way to find out is to look at the veins on your inner wrists in natural light (go outside or stand near a window). If they appear bluish, you have cool undertones. More green? You’re warm. If it appears to be in between the two, you are considered Neutral. You want to focus on shades similar to your undertone when choosing a lipstick so knowing which one you are is very helpful.

2) The most flattering lip tones will be one or two shades darker than your natural lip color

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  • Women with dark skin tone, try plums, deep wines and rich browns. Try to avoid anything with an orange hue. It makes darker skin look dull by bringing out yellow undertones.

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3) If you find your lips dry or that the color you love is a bit too flaky, first apply a light layer of lip balm or moisturizer. I usually do this before my primer and foundation. You will want to let it sit on your lips for a few minutes to moisten and then blot it off with a tissue. Make sure all excess is off and to even out the texture before applying lipstick.

4) To keep lipstick from wearing off fast, fill in your lips with a lip liner. This acts as a color base, so when the lipstick wears off you still have color. Try to apply one that is the same shade as your lipstick or a nude shade.

5) Don’t match your lipstick with your clothes. It’s a pretty common mistake because it seems to be the logical thing to do. Your lipstick is supposed to compliment your skin and draw attention to your lips. It has absolutely nothing to do with your clothing choice.

Finding the right lip color should be exciting, not a boring task. You don’t have to wear the same color everyday. You can certainly find a variety of colors that will work to your advantage. And regardless of your undertone, it’s up to you to decide what looks the most flattering on yourself. If you love bright red lipstick and it makes you happy, go ahead and rock it! After all, it is all about your own personal sense of style!

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Go ahead and treat yo’self to a new lipstick color. You won’t know if you like it until you try it (Wink Wink).  And while you are at it, here are a few other fun things to experiment with:

Use a lip mask (yes, a mask for your lips) for soft, hydrated, plump lips:  Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

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Learn to apply your lipstick with a lip brush. Using one allows the color to really get into the lip and helps it last longer: MUFE Lip Brush

Play with contouring for a more dramatic effect: Aesthetica Cosmetics Lip Contour Kit

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Treat Yo’Self TIP OF THE WEEK

Want to matte and/or make your lipstick stay? Apply your lipstick and liner normally, and then hold a tissue over your lips while lightly dusting translucent loose face powder over the tissue. Slowly remove the tissue and you are ready to go. The powder will lightly coat your lips through the tissue, and it will set your lip color the same way it sets your makeup when you use it on your face.

See all the Treat Yo’Self posts from Angela here!

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Show Off Your Book Nerd Pride With These T-Shirts – SALE!

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Show Off Your Book Nerd Pride With These T-Shirts – SALE!

Now through October 27, the nice people at Woot! are selling the bestest and funniest book nerd t-shirts for just $8-11.

It’s time to stock up on your Word Nerd pride!

Here are a few of the shirts available, and to see them all, click on over to here to shirt.woot.

Book Burning

“You could cure an insomniac.”
“Ohhhh, Burn!”
Fig. 1 Book Burning

I Heart Books

I <3 BOOKS

Books are Murder

BOOKS ARE MURDER
*This message is sponsored by the Association of E-Book Makers
This is the one I just ordered! Because…obviously.

Check out all of the Book Nerd t-shirts at shirt.woot!

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Treat Yo’Self Tuesday: Safe Self-Tanning And Skin Care

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Treat Yo’Self Tuesday: Safe Self-Tanning And Skin Care

It’s August! Thinking that Fall is right around the corner has begun making me feel rather pale.

I, like most people, have a love/hate relationship with being tan; I admit I love the appearance of having a tan. And I must mention, fake tans are so much safer than baking outside in the sun or inside on a tanning bed, which I do NOT recommend.

When my skin is glowing, it makes me feel confident and super sexy. However, I hate the upkeep of it! This has kept me on a constant hunt for a sunless tanner that is easy to apply, doesn’t have an awful chemical smell, and delivers believable, long-lasting color. I have used many fake tan products over the years, as I tend to burn easily in the natural sun. Below are a few that I have had the most success with depending on how tan I want to look:

Fair Skin: Fake Bake Flawless, 6-Ounce

Medium to Olive Skin: Banana Boat Self-Tanning Lotion, Deep Dark Summer Color for All Skin Tones – 6 Ounce (Pack of 3)

Dark Skin: L’Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Tinted Self-Tanning Lotion, Deep Natural Tan, 5.0 Ounce


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Now that you have decided to treat yo’self and picked a tanner that will work for you, here are the tips that I have collected to make those tans last as long as possible.

Exfoliate: Spaworks Exfoliating Kit 1 Glove with 2 Konjac Sponges – Feel Luxury

Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate!!! I can’t stress this enough. A great application depends upon good skin prep. Tanner will cling to dead/dry skin and make your tan uneven and patchy. I find that the correct smoothing tools make all the difference. These are fantastic and naturally anti-bacterial. You should use them even if you are not self tanning.

Moisturize: Vaseline Intensive Care Repairing Moisture Lotion, Hypoallergenic – 20.3 Oz

Hydrating your skin will allow your tan a more even application and make it last longer. Before applying self-tanner, moisturize with a light-weight water based cream and wait ten minutes for it to soak in. Double check there are no dry areas that need extra attention, if there are, I recommend adding extra moisturizer to these areas and buffing lightly with a towel so there is no excess build up around those areas. For your face, make sure you apply moisturizer around your nostrils or any other areas with folds or creases like the chin or around the mouth.

Mitt: $5 OFF the Ultimitt – The Ultimate Tanning Applicator Mitt By Thermalabs Perfect for Self Tanning Sunless Tan Gloves or Self Tanner Mitts with a Crazy One Year Guarantee!

I’ve always used an Ultimitt to apply self-tanners. It really distributes the products more evenly and prevents the dreaded “orange hands” situation. Overall, it makes applying self-tanner a lot easier and stress free.

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Smut Mark Smuffin Bracelets

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Smut Mark Smuffin Bracelets

So you’re not the kind of girl to get a Smut Mark tattoo (or maybe you are) and your Smuffin t-shirt isn’t appropriate work wear (or maybe it is). But every girl is the kind to wear pretty jewelry!

Made exclusively for Smuffins by Angela Spencer of OneOfAKindSass — the creator of the Smut Mark — these two stylish and lovely charm bracelets!

SBC Approved -Smuffin- Black Rubber Charm Bracelet
Click here to order yours!

Smut Mark Black Bracelet

SBC Approved -Smuffin- Anti Tarnish Silver Charm Bangle
Click here to order yours!

Smut Mark Bangle Bracelet

And for those of you who will inevitably ask, necklaces will be coming soon!

We want to know what other Smuffin jewelry you’d like to see available!

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Treat Yo’Self Tuesday: 3 Healthy Ways To Treat Your Frizzy Hair

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Treat Yo’Self Tuesday: 3 Healthy Ways To Treat Your Frizzy Hair

Hi! My name is Angela, and I have been obsessed with beauty products for most of my life.

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I’m a product junkie and shopaholic. You’ll constantly find me trying the newest makeup craze or extreme hair color and I think it is about time to share the knowledge! On “Treat Yo’Self Tuesday,” I will post a product review or personal beauty favorite of mine. Have a specific question or request? I’m here if you need me. Let’s begin!

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Tame That Frizz!

It’s getting hot out here, and for once, I am talking about the temperature. Let’s be real; summer has arrived & frizzy hair is not cute. Trying to tame it in the sweltering heat can be a struggle. Below you can find some quick tips and inexpensive products to help keep your hair smooth in the humid weather. They are essential to me, and I am always happy with the results: lustrous, hydrated, and healthy hair.

Deep Condition

At least once a week, use a deep conditioner on your hair. Dry hair tries to soak in the moisture from the air, which results in frizz. Apply it for 10 minutes every week. It will help seal the hair, preventing the air’s moisture from seeping in. I highly recommend, “It’s a 10 Miracle Deep Conditioner Plus Keratin.”

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Dry Wisely

Towel drying your hair will only damage the hair’s outer layer. Instead, use a cloth made specifically for hair to gently squeeze the excess moisture out. I own three of these super absorbent hair towels & they work great. I even use one just for hot oil treatments.

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Speaking of Oils

Warm oil massages hydrate and nourish your hair. They also make your locks more manageable and frizz-free. Coconut, avocado and vitamin E oil are just a few examples. Simply warm up the oil and massage your scalp with it, then move to the rest of your hair. Leave it for 30-40 minutes, then shampoo and condition. The Argan oil linked below works amazing on the hair (as well as the skin) for hydrating.

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Once those locks are frizz free, treat yo’self to some hair products that will help keep it that way. This awesome leave-in conditioner made my hair smooth and removed almost all damage:

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And do not forget about this amazing product! Spray on the hair once fully dry for AMAZING shine. I am always changing my hair color which leaves it dry and dull. This is literally a miracle. My hair has never been softer, healthier, and frizz free!

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Treat Yo Self 3 Healthy Ways to Tame Frizzy Hair

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