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How To Measure Eyeglasses

How To Measure Eyeglasses Infographic

I've been wearing prescription eyeglasses since the third grade. Which I don't care what anyone says, I blame my need to sit three inches from the television. There's nothing like literally trying to be in the action of Saturday morning cartoons.

Anyway, recently my prescription changed, I hate when that happens. The only silver lining is the chance to buy cute new frames. Proud to say, I never get the overpriced ones from the Doctor's office. I like my eyeglasses to cost less than my mortgage, thank you! I'm a fan of Zenni Optical's affordable glasses and bought the frames pictured. 

Zenni Optical Eyeglasses

I'm happy about my choices. Especially since, I've had my share of failed glasses. It took me years to figure out what works best for my face. If you need help figuring out which frames compliment you. The infographic below is an easy-to-read guide for finding your frame measurements

What Are The Best Eyeglasses For Your Face Shape? - Infographic

Do you wear glasses? Where do you buy your frames?

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CottonBin Swap Clothes Online

Cottonbin allows you to swap clothes online with others

CottonBin is a new online destination that allows you to swap your gently worn or new clothes for someone else's. Perfect for those impulse purchases we've wore once before sticking in the back of our closet for eternity. CottonBin gives you a unique alternative if you don't feel like selling or donating. As an avid giver to Goodwill, I decided to change it up and give CottonBin a go. 

Cottonbin allows you to swap clothes online with others via Cute LA

The CottonBin sign up process was easy, just don't forget to order your first swap kit. This kit (pictured below) comes with a shipping bag, prepaid label to ship back to CottonBin for free, and a shipment inventory card to list your items. They have a "what we accept" page to see if your items fit the bill for being swapped. If by any chance your items don't meet the criteria they'll be donated, which is fine, since that's what I would have done anyway.

Cottonbin swap kit via cute la

I created this quick video to showcase how easy the process is with your swap kit!

Just sent out my package, so I'll update this post with the next steps of the process in a few weeks. I'm excited to get my CottonBin points to start swapping. Stay tuned!

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What do you think of CottonBin? What do you do with clothes you don't want?

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Angara Jewelry

Angara Jewelry Men's Wedding Bands via Cute LA

Angara, is the jewelry gemstone destination for everything that sparkles: Diamonds, Sapphires, Rubies, Emeralds and Tanzanites. Honestly, I can't pick a favorite I want them all. However, this post isn't about the ladies, it's about the overlooked importance of men's wedding bands. I'm not getting married, but some of my close friends are so I'm witnessing a lot of wedding preparation. I've noticed, the bride-to-be has a large variety when it comes to wedding rings, while the fiancee is left with few options.

When the first wedding ring was exchanged via Angara Jewelry
When the first wedding ring was exchanged via Angara Jewelry

Angara which means "fire within" makes sure to dedicate time to the men looking for a more creative way to express their love and commitment. Angara provides a variety of Men's wedding bands that can be customized to fit the groom's taste. Styles include bands that are solid, include gemstones, engraved or sculpted. They come in a range of prices and similar to women's wedding rings, you can select the cut and grade for gemstones.

Angara Jewelry Men's Wedding Bands via Cute LA

Angara jewelry makes ring shopping a memorable experience for both partners starting the next big chapter in their lives.

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What does your dream wedding look like? Let me know in the comments.

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Bandelettes Keep Your Thighs Comfortable

Bandelettes Lace Thigh Bands for anti chafing via Cute LA

Bandelettes is the first product to successfully tackle irritating thigh chafing while staying fashionable. Thigh chafing, is when your thighs rub together often creating a rash, embarrassment or discomfort.  It's most common when walking in skirts, dresses or shorts. The interesting thing is, women of all sizes can experience the problem, though many never talk about it. Well, thank goodness Bandelettes saw the need to address this common issue with style and comfort at the forefront.

Bandelettes Lace Thigh Bands for anti chafing via Cute LA

Bandelettes resemble lingerie giving a sexy and glamorous look. They have lace details and come in colors: red, beige, black, white and caramel. They stay up thanks to two strips of silicon. This means they can be worn throughout the day with no rolling and slipping. Bandelettes are also the perfect gift to give the bride-to-be, so she can enjoy her day in comfort. Proud to have a one of a kind, female run business as a sponsor for April. The best entrepreneurs are the ones who tackle a daily problem with a brilliant solution; Bandelettes does this to perfection.

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Arteresa Lynn Personal Styling in Los Angeles

Arteresa Lynn Affordable Personal Stylist in Los Angeles via Cute LA

Thanks to Arteresa Lynn, you don't have to be a celebrity to have the luxury of a personal stylist. A fashion blogger and style guru Arteresa brings her expertise to Los Angeles to provide the perks of affordable personal styling, to everyone. Currently the Marketing Coordinator for Guess, Arteresa Lynn has a background in personal styling having studied at The School of Style in L.A. and Wardrobe 911's Training Institute. Arteresa's personal fashion tastes are seen through her blog, where she shares OOTDs and styling tips.

Arteresa Lynn Personal Styling Services Menu Los Angeles via Cute LA

Her menu of services includes style consultation, closet sweeps, personal shopping, vacation outfit coordination and more. My personal favorites are:

The Closet Sweep

Arteresa will clean out and organize your closet. She'll tell you what to keep, sell and alter. In fact, she has a great DIY blog post, 8 Steps To Organize Your Closet like a Pro, that helps you get started on this overwhelming task. I love this one because it guarantees assistance in those hard to make decisions.

The Personal Shopping Experience

Arteresa will meet you at the store of your choice or home. If you choose meeting at a store, you'll be welcomed to a dressing room full of handpicked clothes ready for you. If you opt for her to come to your house call means, she'll bring the clothes to you. Arteresa does the legwork - shopping, returns, exchanges - so you only worry about trying on the selections. Let's be honest, half the battle with shopping is finding clothes that fits your body and personality, Arteresa makes it a breeze.

Arteresa Lynn Affordable Personal Stylist Los Angeles via Cute LA

Arteresa Lynn makes you wish she was your shopping buddy, good thing wishes come true. 

Follow Arteresa Lynn: Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Official Site

What service would you receive from Arteresa Lynn? Share in the comments!

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