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8 Empowering Gifts for Her…And YOU!

Whether for your mom, sister, friend…or, really, any special woman in your life (including you!), gift her with something that’ll make her feel empowered and inspired.

*Psst…we guarantee these gifts won’t end up in the return pile this year!*

1. Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World

Featuring the most inspiring women from past and present, this book will encourage any lady at any age and stage in her life. Trust us, this is one of those books she’ll want to pick up time and time again for a little “yes, you can!” boost.

2. Pure Calm Wellness Candle

Love a good candle? So do we! But this is not just your average candle. As it burns, heavenly scents from essential oils grown on a centuries-old family farm will fill the room. The calmness will wash over her! Talk about the perfect way for her to melt into much-deserved time to relax! Choose from chamomile, lavender, vetiver rose and more fresh fragrances.

3. Cor Aromatherapy Pendant Necklace

Wearable aromatherapy? Why not?! If she loves jewelry and essential oils, then THIS is the gift! She can take it with her everywhere. It’s style and comfort all in one. Talk about a win-win!

4. Violet Suede Foldover Journal

Writer or not, every gal needs her own lovely journal. She’ll be able to immortalize those precious life moments, get her thoughts on paper or, simply, use it to help her stay organized.

5. “Crush Your Goals” Cards

She’s got it all. Now, she just needs to believe it! Encourage her and jumpstart her confidence with words from artists and authors thanks to these 40 goal cards. The handy stand that comes with them makes it easy for her to take them wherever she needs them most. She can place them by her bed, on her desk, in the kitchen—anywhere! Remind her to take on life like the goal-crushing gal she is!

6. Lash On, Warrior! Gift Card from The Lash Lounge

For this 2020 holiday season, gift that special person in your life a luxury getaway, a lash nap and custom lash and brow services all in one by purchasing a gift card from The Lash Lounge. You can save 10% when you buy a $50 gift card, 15% on $100 or even 20% on $200 this season!

*The holidays can be TOUGH. Between parties, plates and presents, people expect women to have it all together. The world needs to get with it! We’re BUSY. Between careers, hobbies, families and friends, something’s got to give.

Go easy on yourself. Whatever amount you choose, a Lash Lounge gift card = one and done. It works for every warrior woman in your life—including yourself! Check all the women off your list in one minute flat. Find a salon location near you to purchase.

INSIDER TIP: Book an appointment now for a little reprieve from the holiday madness!

*At participating salons only

7. Girl Power Snow Globe

For the gal who likes to “shake life up” a bit, this is the gift for her! Let it be a daily reminder that anything and everything life might toss her way can be conquered with some super girl power!

8. Travel Meditation Kit

How awesome would it be for her to be able to get focused and recharged wherever her travels take her? This creative kit will allow her to do just that! It includes an inflatable meditation pillow, plus a yoga mat so she can enjoy peace and serenity anytime, anywhere.


Whatever it is you give or receive this season, we hope it makes you and your friends feel empowered and ready to take on 2020 like the strong, beautiful, confident women you are!

**The Lash Lounge is not affiliated with any of the companies mentioned in this blog post.

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5 Unique Things To Do With Your Gal Pals

August 4th is National Friendship Day and whether it’s a day at the spa or an adventurous excursion, call your besties, get your calendars out and set some time aside to make some memories!

1. Fan Girl Fun

Singing at the top of your lungs and dancing in your seat is the perfect way to have some fun with your friends! See what concerts are coming to your area or plan ahead and take a trip to go see that favorite boy band that you may or may not still be dreaming about after all these years. (Hello, Backstreet Boys!)

2. Race for Adventure

No one gives you that extra boost of confidence to step outside your comfort zone like your girlfriends. Plan something adventurous for your group like zip lining, going up in a hot air balloon (imagine those breathtaking views!), going on a hike, or truly take the plunge and go skydiving!

Doing something as a group that takes a bit of courage will do wonders for the bond you all share and will also make each of you feel more empowered than ever before!

3. Lash Out

Every lady needs to ‘lash out’ at times, which is why scheduling appointments for you and your gal pals at The Lash Lounge is a must! When planned in advance, many of our salons welcome groups to come in, enjoy a spa like experience, relax and receive a lash or brow service. Each of you will feel rejuvenated, refreshed and overjoyed when seeing everyone’s stunning transformations.

Don’t stop there! Plan a girls night out so you and your tribe can hit the town with your new, flawless lashes! We’re quite certain you all will be the talk of the town after everyone sees those flawless photos on Instagram.

4. A Recipe for Fun

Are there some foodies in your friend group or some who need a little extra help in the kitchen? If so, sign everyone up for a cooking class! There are a number of places that offer fun classes, and some chefs in certain areas will even come to your own home. However you plan to do it, enjoy creating some new recipes with your pals…and don’t forget the wine!

5. Chick Flick Fling

When does life allow you to relax with your bff’s and binge watch all of those epic chick flicks or sitcoms you all know and love? (Raise your hand if a Friends marathon instantly popped into your mind!) Pencil in some time at someone’s house or chip in on a suite at a hip hotel and make it a day of watching your favorite flicks…with room service, of course!

Want to take it up a notch? Suggest that the group get matching pj’s and bring loads of your favorite sweet treats. After you all indulge, relax and roar with laughter, we bet y’all will be planning your next chick flick fling before this one even ends!


Whether for a few hours or a full week, time with friends is good for the soul and we hope you’re now inspired to get some fun with the girls on the books!

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4 Ways Women Can Truly Empower Women

The saying is true, “When women empower women, incredible things happen!” There are so many ways we can empower, uplift, embrace and motivate each other, which is why today we’re sharing 4 Ways Women Can Truly Empower Women. Take note and if you have an inspiring story or tip for other women, please leave us a comment below and share!

Be A Mentor

Mentoring has become a great tool in imparting knowledge, skills and expertise to others. Apart from paying it forward, female mentors can also receive the rewarding experience from helping someone to be the best version of themselves.

Mentors will get a front-row seat in guiding someone else’s journey and watching their progress grows. Imagine seeing your female mentee rise to the top thanks to your encouragement, advice and support. Isn’t that inspiring? Remember, every contribution matters in transforming aspiring women into successful leader themselves. (via thefemalehustlers.com)


Share Your Story

We feel isolated and imperfect when comparing ourselves to other women because of the facades we all are guilty of putting up. We can demonstrate unrealistic presentations of ourselves, our lives, our careers, our families and anything that we may be fearful or unwilling to show vulnerability about. We don’t ever want to find ourselves at the other end of that nasty girl-gossip I mentioned earlier.

The truth is, we’re all tremendously imperfect, and in a way that’s the perfect remedy to all of the complexities of human life. We aren’t alone. Sharing your stories for other women to cry with you, rejoice with you and feel comfort in their own struggles and short-comings is a surprisingly simple way to make a real impact. You can do this for a mass audience, like writing for a blog or just in your daily life. Be who you are, and by doing so you’ll make other women feel like they can be who they are too. (via huffingtonpost.com)


Celebrate Other Women’s Achievements

If another woman impresses you, say so. If you think she’s doing a great job, tell her, and if possible, tell her boss, too. If a woman you work with has a great idea in a meeting, thank her for sharing it, and make sure nobody else tries to take credit for it. (via likeabossgirl.com)


Show That You Care

Empowering women starts right in our families, workplaces, and neighborhoods. Write a note of thanks to that teacher who encouraged you years ago, pick up coffee for that new mom in your office who’s struggling to balance it all, or tell your own sister, daughter, or mother how much you appreciate them. (via worldvision.org)