Snuggly, sparkly, feminine, casual or elegant. Charm magazine found everything you need to stay warm and stylish this winter while shopping close to home. Enjoy these looks from Merle Norman in Longview Mall, River Outfitters in Longview and De Rigueur of Kilgore.

Welcome to January – the month when my skin is at its fairest, making discoloration most noticeable. Whether freckles on my legs or sunspots on my face, they are more easily disguised with a sun-kissed glow. But not so much in winter.

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On the path to personal growth or improvement, one may find that making a few adjustments can greatly increase confidence and satisfaction.

Now that the holiday season is here, you'll likely be attending more parties, gatherings and social events than normal. After all, this is the season for celebrating with friends and family, while also meeting fun new people.

‘Tis the season for parties. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, with gatherings for family, friends and work — the coming months deliver lots of reasons to get dressed up and celebrate.

We here at Charm magazine get a little giddy about the prospect of a fancy party, where everything is just right — from the wine glasses, decor and serving platters, to the food and beverages. Check out these fabulous finds from local retailers — the Junior League’s Bargain Box, featuring Ne…

Mobile, social and e-commerce platforms as well as augmented reality have infinitely changed the way consumers research and shop for the things they need. Even with all of that information, buying beauty products online can be tricky.

Denim jeans are an important fashion staple. Jeans can work as casual wear but also work when paired with a blazer or button-down shirt.

The “Vampire Facial” – also known as a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Facial – first made a splash five years ago when Kim Kardashian was famously featured enjoying the procedure during an episode of her television show, “Kim and Kourtney Take Miami.” The widely circulated photos of the procedur…

Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent each year on anti-aging and anti-wrinkling treatments in an effort to improve one's appearance and mask potential signs of aging.

Women have long relied on false eyelashes to intensify their natural lashes with thickness and length. False eyelashes have come in many varieties through the years, from the classic adhesives to lash extensions individually woven onto lashes in specialty salons.

Communions, graduations, birthday parties, and summer vacations dot many people's social calendars each year. People want to look their best on special occasions, and salon or at-home hair treatments may help them look party-ready.

Looking your best and emulating the latest runway fashions can be easy with an unlimited budget, or even a personal shopper. But the majority of the general public must shop on a budget, which can seemingly make it challenging to look stylish. However, savvy shoppers know to upgrade a wardro…

At the end of January 2018, beauty history was made when Ashley Graham was picked up by Revlon to be the first "plus-sized" model in history to land a major beauty contract, joining Gal Gadot, Imaan Hammam and Raquel Zimmerman in the new "Live Boldly" campaign. Graham also broke down barrier…

Eyes may be windows into a person's soul, but the eyebrows frame the eyes, help express feelings and add shape to the face. Eyebrows also can be subtle indicators of a person's health.

Recently I found myself without my favorite lipstick. I had not misplaced it. I did not leave home without it. I was out. Completely out. Brushed every-last-bit-from-the-end-of-the-tube out. And I’m embarrassed to say, as a believer in shopping local, my favorite lipstick is one that must be…

April brings the arrival of two fundraisers that invite attendees to mix their Texas with some bling and help out a couple of good causes: Denim and Diamonds by Junior Achievement of East Texas and Blue Jeans & Ball Gowns by East Texas CASA.

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Looking to celebrities for fashion inspiration is acceptable by some and shunned by others. I think that some of the celebs kill us on what they wear, and I will never understand why the crazier they look, the more publicity they get. But I do know there are some celebs, just like the rest o…

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Hats are always hot in the Spring/Summer seasons. But this year they seem to be more acceptable and worn by the most unlikely heads! Toss that East Texas baseball cap to the side! Pull that hair into a messy under the ear side knot, and snag a big or small trendy hat!

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If you have ever gotten makeup stains on your clothes, you know how devastating it can be. Especially if you’re going somewhere really special and it took you forever as it was to pick out the perfect outfit. Whether you are pulling a shirt over your face and your lipstick gets on your colla…

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Spring never surprises us with pastels, white and floral prints. Everyone knows you can pull out your white denim and get ready to pair them with just about anything because…well, it just looks good in spring! And please stock up on nude panties if you’re sporting white bottoms, ladies! Nude…