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July 28th, 2013 | By | 949 Comments

Beach Hair & Skin Picks from Mint.

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Skintuition:
I am a girl who loves products. I’ve tried a million and I finally have a hold on my favorites, at least for the moment! Spending a lot of my time at the beach and in the ocean really takes a toll on my hair, skin etc.. so it’s important for me to find good staples that I can count on!! So here they are, my favorite after products for pre-surf, post-surf and every day! – Jess, from Mint.
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July 27th, 2013 | By | 575 Comments

SeaMade: US Open Street Style A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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The US Open of Surfing…what a week. The annual reunion of more-or-less the entire surf industry, mixed with the absolute chaos of ultimate (Summer Break 2013, woo!) partiers. Amidst the bikini-clad, freshly-inked beach babes were little nuggets of finely dressed guys and gals, ready to get their groove on. Follow the jump for some of the weekend’s best beachy style finds…
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July 26th, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

Photo Tip | Follow the Light Edition -Mark McInnis Follow the Light People's Choice Award Winner Explains Planning the Shot

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Compose your shot before you shoot it. As a photographers, we are always working. Even if we’re driving around without a camera, it’s imperative that we keep our eyes peeled for possible locations to shoot. If you see something interesting, note the time of day, the location and what you want to photograph there. And even if you’re showing up to shoot at a location that you’ve never been to, find something interesting about it. Maybe it’s a background or a foreground. Maybe that means walking half a mile down the beach and shooting pulled back. (more…)

July 26th, 2013 | By | 827 Comments

Festival Wishlist Vol. 2 | Lollapalooza Summer Intern Jodie Picks Festivals Essentials for Chicago's Biggest Party

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