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If you've spent any time on the internet in the last year, you're already well aware that "no-makeup" makeup is trending. This fresh-faced take on a classic look is one that, while simple, might be intimidating to attempt if you're unsure where to begin. You're using makeup to make it look like you're not wearing hardly any makeup, after all.

You've secured an interview for a potential new job, and it's safe to say you're pumped. After the excitement settles, you head to your closet to pick out the perfect outfit, only to be left feeling less than enthused about your options. What do people wear to interviews these days, anyway? To learn more about honing in on interview style in today's world (even over Zoom), we tapped the expertise of Michelle Krick, fashion expert, wardrobe stylist, personal shopper and owner of Michelle Krick Style.

Rather than feeling free to express joy with a smile, some associate their smile with a feeling of insecurity. And while loving and accepting your body is always the goal, gaining confidence for some means making physical changes through cosmetic dentistry. West Michigan Woman spoke with Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Bakeman and Dr. Heather Cadorette to learn more.

When there are shelves upon shelves of skincare products to choose from, it can be difficult to know which is best for your specific needs. What's gentle enough? What's full of filler ingredients that don't actually do anything? Throw in the comparison between over-the-counter and medical grade options and even more confusion arises. With their combined 30 years of experience, Jamey Bailey and Jill Koetje, aestheticians at Centre for Pure Skin, a division of Centre for Plastic Surgery, help us navigate the sometimes choppy sea of skincare.

From a simple shade to a complex and creative design, nail trends in 2022 are all across the board—in a good way. In order to get a grip on what's got everyone reaching for their vintage issues of Cosmopolitan for inspiration, we chatted with Heather Nelson, a nail technician at Design 1 Salon Spa – Grandville.

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