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July 4, 2016

Monday Momentum: July 4

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Original Illustration by: Darcy Allan

Every Monday we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week–from your morning jams to something to look forward once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

MONDAY MANTRA
Words to live by for the next seven days

“I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way”

QUICK PIC
A weekly pic to inspire the rest of the week (or at least the morning)

Andrea Wan

Andrea Wan

 

ANTHEM
A mood-lifting song to get you in the right Monday mindset

 

READING MATERIAL
An article from around the web to enrich your life

Is Instagram Makeup Making Us All Beauty Clones? by Kathleen Hou via The Cut

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You’ve most likely seen Instagram faces before. They may appear in your Instagram “popular” feed, showing people with cartoon-smooth skin, perfectly defined flicky eyeliner, cheekbones carved like marble, andstrobing so shiny it creates what one makeup artist jokingly described to me as “C3PO cheek.” The biggest beauty influencers on the app mostly do Instagram makeup, posting daily selfies, breakdowns of the look, and how-to videos that condense the flurry of baking, highlighting, contouring, and “beat” into a slick minute.

 

FACT OF THE WEEK
A conversation starter to help you make new friends or impress the ones you already have

The world’s tallest Ferris Wheel is the 550-foot high, 520-foot wide High Roller in Las Vegas, NV

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TREAT YO’ SELF
A luxurious item to lust over (or buy if you’re feelin’ $pendy)

Patchwork Face Earrings: 580 EUR @ Celine

Patchwork Face Earrings: 580 EUR @ Celine

 

MOTIVATION
What to look forward to this week

Humans, get ready. The Secret Life Of Pets ~finally~ opens in theatres this Friday!

 

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