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5 LIPSTICKS EVERY WOMAN NEEDS IN HER BEAUTY ARSENAL

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5 LIPSTICKS EVERY WOMAN NEEDS IN HER BEAUTY ARSENAL

One of the questions I get the most frequently on social media is, 'What lipstick are you wearing?".  So I am particularly excited to share a of my current favorites that have been on heavy rotation lately and will be …

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One of the questions I get the most frequently on social media is, ‘What lipstick are you wearing?”.  So I am particularly excited to share a of my current favorites that have been on heavy rotation lately and will be moving into the fall.

It’s amazing how something as simple as a swipe of lipstick can completely change the feel of your outfit. Sometimes I’ll be dressed in a basic white tee and a pair of jeans, and then will put on my favorite red lipstick and it immediately updates the look from casual to chic. I’ve found that different lipstick shades can actually change my mood as well —  certain shades instantly make me feel more put together and sophisticated.

I’ve become more bold over time with lipstick shades. I used to gravitate towards neutrals, but I have gradually added statement colors into the mix. Lipstick is one of those beauty products you can never have too many of, but I like to keep my options streamlined. Here are a few of my go-to shades that I think every woman should have in her beauty arsenal for various events and occasions.

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by: Caroline Harper Knapp
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CITY GUIDE: NEW YORK CITY

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CITY GUIDE: NEW YORK CITY

// original post // We are so excited to officially launch our New York City Guide today, just in time for New York Fashion Week!  Since moving back to our home state of Texas, we receive countless emails and social …

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We are so excited to officially launch our New York City Guide today, just in time for New York Fashion Week!  Since moving back to our home state of Texas, we receive countless emails and social media request from friends and readers a like who are planning a trip to our old stomping grounds and requesting tips and recommendations from us.  But before now, we didn’t have an easy or organized way to share this with you.  And to be honest, with every question that came in, I felt more overwhelmed because there was so much I wanted to say, but didn’t know where to begin.

I mean, how can you summarize four years in your favorite city into a few weekend recommendations?!  The answer is, I couldn’t.  So, the team and I (also a former New Yorker) began making lists and reliving our glory days to bring to you our Ultimate New York City Guide.  The guide is complete with our favorite restaurants, hang outs, sight seeing spots, hotels and more!  If you are planning a trip to NYC or know anyone who is, this is definitely worth a share!  Even if you are a New Yorker yourself, you might even find a new spot to add to your list (because we know, every New Yorker has a list).

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by: Caroline Harper Knapp
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LOOKING FORWARD

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LOOKING FORWARD

There aren't adequate words for what Houston endured last week from Hurricane Harvey, but we are not a city that sits back and takes it without a fight.  And I have never seen a fight quite like what Houstonians, Texans …

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There aren’t adequate words for what Houston endured last week from Hurricane Harvey, but we are not a city that sits back and takes it without a fight.  And I have never seen a fight quite like what Houstonians, Texans and friends across the country put up in the last nine days.  As our city’s efforts shift to focus on recovery, we are working to get back on a normal posting schedule here at HOUSE of HARPER, as well.  But please know, just because we strive to bring you a smile through lighter topics like fashion and beauty, this certainly does not mean that we are not continuing our efforts behind the scenes to do our part for our beloved city.  This week is only the beginning of a long road a head for Houston, and if you haven’t already, please considered donating to one of these causes or supporting a local brand with proceeds that give back to Hurricane Harvey relief.

So without further a do, a new post and an exciting announcement…

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by: Caroline Harper Knapp
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Shop These Items to Support Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Shop These Items to Support Hurricane Harvey Victims

We are awestruck by how Houstonians and people around the country have banded together to help those who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. In the midst of the destruction and devastation, we feel so much hope from the volunteer …

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We are awestruck by how Houstonians and people around the country have banded together to help those who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. In the midst of the destruction and devastation, we feel so much hope from the volunteer work and donations being done throughout the community and from afar.

One creative way that brands are giving back is by donating proceeds from the sales of limited edition Texas products that have been created specifically to raise money for Harvey relief efforts. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below. If you’re looking for an easy way to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, especially if you don’t live in the area, consider purchasing one of these cute items for a good cause!

If you know of any other brand initiatives supporting Hurricane Harvey victims, please share in the comments below!

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