Author: Malini Bartels

Tailored Dreams: Saniye Oksar’s Tailoring

Photo above: Saniye Oksar, owner of Saniye Oksar’s Tailoring in Fort Collins. ON THE JOB There once was a tailor at the corner of Mulberry and College in Fort Collins. For over a decade, Saniye Oksar’s tailoring and alteration business thrived with satisfied repeat customers, happy new customers and frantic brides-to-be looking for the perfect fit for their special day. After her husband passed away, Oksar moved back to her native Turkey in 2010, taking her craft with her. Last October, she relocated to Fort Collins, and in May she opened Saniye’s Tailoring and Alterations. Originally from Istanbul, Oksar...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Dispensaries

Curious about what it’s like to legally purchase marijuana in Colorado? First-timers need not worry. Whether you call it reefer, pot, mary jane, or ganja, local professionals are here to help you navigate “through the weeds.” You’ve seen the store signs all over town and have probably wondered what they look like on the inside. It’s a good idea to educate yourself before your first visit to maximize your experience. What to Bring and What to Expect Have an ID showing that you are at least 21 years of age and have cash on hand; most don’t take plastic....

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Lush Lashes: Just a Blink Away

Eyelashes have an essential function. They protect the eyes from dust and debris by sweeping foreign particles out of the way. As a bonus, they are also a universal symbol of beauty, enhancing our appearance and batting attention. Look Like a Million Bucks Human eyelashes have roughly an eight- to 12-week growth cycle. Eyelash extensions are synthetic lashes that are individually applied with medical grade, semi-permanent adhesive to existing natural lashes. They are intended to increase the length and fullness of human eyelashes. Ideally, extensions remain intact from three to four weeks and do not require daily removal, as...

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