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Guest Guru: Trae Bodge with Spring Beauty Trends

March 19, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Trae Bodge with Spring Beauty Trends

In honor of the spring equinox and the welcome shift in wardrobe and lifestyle that it ushers in…we’re giving you a different trend report every day this week! From home decor to beauty and even pets, we sharing the scoop on what will be heating things up this spring. Trae Bodge is a career... Read more »


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Perfect Your Pout for V-day

January 17, 2012    |    By +
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Perfect Your Pout for V-day

Red lipstick has always made a statement. Cleopatra used a version of red lipstick made from crushed carmine beetles, Queen Elizabeth I of England used one made from beeswax and red plant stains almost 500 years ago and the Flappers of the 1920′s used red lipstick to show their rebellious nature. Today red lipstick... Read more »


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Beauty Gifts for Spa Lovers

December 15, 2011    |    By +
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Beauty Gifts for Spa Lovers

This holiday season give the gift of relaxation. Every women need a little luxury in her life, and what better way to lift her spirits and battle SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) then with a pampering spa gift. Perfumes can be tricky since most women have their favorite, but a bath or skin care set... Read more »


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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

December 13, 2011    |    By +
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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our Gifts team, Elizabeth, aka Liz T! Christmas isn’t even over yet and we already know we’d barely make it through the season without her. So as part of the “hazing” process, we asked Liz to share with us and the Giftrap community, what... Read more »


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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

December 7, 2011    |    By +
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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

Tis’ the season to shine! Everywhere you look, there’s sequins, glitter and metallics making heads turn. With plenty of holiday parties on the horizon, there are plenty of reasons to add a little sparkle to your look. But like with all trends, it’s all about moderation. You don’t want to show up wearing sequins... Read more »


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 20, 2011    |    By +
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There are a lot of worthy causes out there, but one that is near and dear to me is Breast Cancer Awareness. About 1 in 8 women will develop Breast Cancer over the course of their life, and it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S, second to skin cancer. So... Read more »


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Giftee Awards Guest Judges: Retail Me Not

September 21, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judges: Retail Me Not

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011 and each week, we’ll be featuring one of them right here on the Gift Rap Blog. This week, we want you to meet Trae Bodge from The RetailMeNot Insider. You all are probably familiar with... Read more »


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Fashion Week Emergency Kit

September 8, 2011    |    By +
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Fashion Week Emergency Kit

It’s that time of year again, when every fashion-obsessed woman across the US hopes to score an invite to one of the shows at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. With shows beginning at 9:00am and ending at 9:00pm every day of the week and after parties to follow each day’s events…fashion week... Read more »


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Summer Beauty Picks

July 11, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Beauty Picks

Just like your wardrobe, it’s important to mix-up your beauty routine for the summer. You wouldn’t want to wear tweed in July, and the same goes for heavy make-up during the summer months. While I’m a total product junkie, there’s no way I’m buying all new make-up and beauty products for each season. The... Read more »


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Tarte for True Blood

June 27, 2011    |    By +
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Tarte for True Blood

Last night marked the return of everyone’s favorite blood-thirsty soap opera, True Blood. Now in its fourth season, the HBO Series continues to shock, alarm, tantalize and keep fans coming back for more. Just in time for the show’s return on air, Tarte Cosmetics teamed up with True Blood’s very own make-up artist to... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.