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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Guest Post...



Hey Y'all! I'm over at Belle in the City today for Sarah ! 

Be sure to visit her adorable blog

 &

read my post on:


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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tone it up!

 

Bikini Series!


I've said it before... I am in LOVE with Tone It Up!
They are motivating and adorable!
I love that they are so girly & chic. Sometimes "trainers" can be a little pushy.
Not these ladies!
They will help you get done with your workout and feel great! Another reason Tone it Up works for me is all of the resources. I like that I can check in with them on Twitter {@britdenman} or on Facebook.
They help keep my accountable. It's also great hearing from other people like me who are following the series as well!

Take a look at Karena & Katrina's website.
www.toneitup.com
There you can find links to sign up for the Bikini Series!

{Check out the video below, how fun?}




 








Photo & Video from toneitup.com


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Monday, April 23, 2012

Life according to my iphone {3rd edition}


Do you follow me on instagram??
@BrittneyDenman




New Necklace! Love this color!

Have you tried Kombucha!?!
helps digestion, metabolism, immune system, appetite control, anti-aging...

Yay! Pedi time!


He was too cute to eat :/

Coco sleeping. On her back? is this normal ??

A Cut Above Boutiques first fashion show!

Spring Cleaning... Why do I still have all of these!? 
 I kept one :]

Easter Baskets

Loving neon for gym time!

OOTD: Gym
Top: Gap
Shorts: Nike
Shoes: Easy Tone

I need a haircut, any ideas?

Bright colors online now!

Glass of wine at Junior League meeting

setting up our fashion show!



I have a caffine problem

OOTD: Work
Blazer: A Cut Above Boutique $40
Tank: Target
Shorts: Jcrew 5" chino


April Birchbox



OOTD: Work
Top: Victoria Secret (4 years ago :/ )
Pants: Gap
necklace: Target

xoxox

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

lets talk hair...

Shall we? 

I have had a lot of questions about hair products and tools.

I use mostly Redken & Kenra in my salon...

however,

  I love to try new products.

{Disclaimer : I am a licensed cosmetologist & these are only my personal opinions and suggestions.}

lets begin: 

{shampoo & conditioner}


I use Redken Real Control at home for my hair. 
This is nourishing shampoo for dense, dry, sensitized hair.

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For my Blonde clients I recommend & LOVE:

Smells AHHHMAAZING! {grapefruit extracts}
&revives hair for a bright, sparkling, shiny finish
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a great once a week deep conditioner I recommend:



Provides intense smoothing, long-lasting conditioning, nourishment and control.

After shampooing your hair, apply a quarter size amount to hair and comb through. You can leave it on 10-15 mins or until done shaving. Your hair will honestly feel like BUTTER. It's awesome.

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For blondes that start getting brassy, I love this purple based deep conditioner. You can also use this once a week or as needed.


After shampooing apply and leave in 3-5 mins.


Styling products:

Before I comb hair I ALWAYS spray damp hair with pravana intense therapy.
{Think no more tears for adults!}




Redken Align: Protective straightening lotion


Apply to damp hair and blow-dry straight. Follow with a flat-iron.
This also smells great!

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I also Love Kenra Blow dry spray:

Helps reduce blow dry time & protects from heat.
{smells like coconuts!}

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For root lift

&

aquage uplifting foam





For maximum volume, apply to towel dried hair section by section, lifting each section as you go. Blow dry with round brush.

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Smoothing


Kenra Silkening Gloss:

After I have straigtend a clients hair, I apply ONE pump to my hands and work form midstrand to ends. Then to smooth fly aways.

I also like to seperate curls with this, adds shine without getting frizzy.
Smells like Lip Smakers chapstick :]

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Hairspray:




My favorite
 {from my Miss FL days}

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Dry Shampoo


Hands down the BEST dry shampoo I have ever used.
I have tried almost all of them {even the ones from drugstores}


NOTE: Shake well between each spray. Spray throughout dry hair to absorb excess oils. Let sit for a minute. Then use comb or fingers to brake up any powder.

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So that is a few of my favorite hair products. 

I would love to hear what your favorites are!

 Do you use any of these at home?

Any product that you recommend?


photos from redken.com, kenra.com and google.


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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Erin Condren Product Review

Okay, its offical.

I'm obsessed with all of Erin Condren's products.

I ordered the Life Planner and adorable spring greeting cards at the end of March.

Be sure to visit Erin Condren's website

Right now the planner is on sale & runs from April-December 2012
I got mine for $30


How cute is the package?!?

Yayy!
Pink & Green {My wedding Colors}


Goodies inside

{Enjoy I Will!}

Love all the designs inside

Monthly Tabs



6 pages of stickers
*Party
*Birthday
*Game
*Hair Apt___
*Doc Apt___
*Girls night
*Date night
*Vacation!
*Massage



My Spring Cards:
xoxo,
The Denmans







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Monday, April 9, 2012

Giveaway WInner!

Congrats to Lia Mayes at Life is aMAYESing


you won a $25.00 gift card to

A Cut Above Boutique




Thanks for everyone who entered & thanks for following!



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Saturday, April 7, 2012

5 hours left for giveaway!!

Hurry! Only 5 hours to enter the giveaway for a $25 gift card to www.shopacutabove.com

Enter below!





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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Giveaway!

We have reached 150 followers!

whoo hoo!!



As a thank you to my readers ...I wanted to host a giveaway!



Drum roll please...




has had a few blog giveaways...

So why not host one here right?!?


One lucky winner will get a $25.00 Gift Card to www.shopacutabove.com

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Here is how to enter:
MANDATORY: You must follow Diary of a Southern Brunette via Google Friend Connect --> 

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES:

Like A Cut Above Boutique on Facebook +2 entries
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Tweet about the giveaway @shopacutabove +1 entry
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Mention this giveaway on your blog +1 entry
7 ways to enter!


{Giveaway ends on Sunday April 8th @ 12.01am}
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