Blondie + Beast

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At Some Maintenance Required, we love to support local ladies doing big things.  So when I found out that my dear friend Heather Love and her hubby Anthony Sanders had created a new skincare line, I was jonesing to try it.  Blondie refers to the beauty that is Heather, and the Beast is Ant, lol! …

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Seeing Spots

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Hey ya’ll!  Are you surviving Summer?  It’s getting to that hot part where the sun is scorching and the humidity is high.  If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you know that my family and I just spent a week on Hilton Head Island.  All my kids wanted to do was go to the …

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The Tribe Has Spoken

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Motherhood, let’s face it, it can be such an isolating experience.  Your life is dictated by the difficult schedule of the little dictators/people in your charge.  It can be really tough to keep any sort of social life when you have kids, whether you stay at home or not.  It’s super easy to get stuck …

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Woo Hoo!

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We all have our happy place.  The place that makes your heart smile the minute you get there.  The place you go to escape the chaos that is mom life. For this product junkie, Woo Skincare & Cosmetics is that place.  If you’re in Charlotte, you may already know about this little slice of beauty …

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Feeling Broken?

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Hair Breakage No, this isn’t a self-help psychological post.  This is far more shallow, but important nonetheless.  I’m talking about broken hair.  We’ve all had times where our hair hasn’t felt its best.  My hair is known to look like a cat has been chewing on it.  I have salon clients express concern over the …

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A Real Nail Biter

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Many of us ladies (and men) enjoy the luxury of nail services.  It seems like there is a nail joint on every corner, literally.  One if the few indulgences I still enjoy, maintenance wise, is the occasional mani/pedi.  It’s relatively quick, I can do it while the kiddos are at preschool, and I have presentable …

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