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5/4: Beat That1 of 45
Colorful kitchen utensils are all the rage, and Glo's design-savvy Facebook friends chose this sleek pink whisk as their current favorite. To use, simply slide the ring down, and the bottom will spring open. Talk about being whisked away.
SHOP NOW: Beater Whisk in Pink, $18
5/3: It's a Sign2 of 45
Brighten up your AM routine with one of these 12 astrology mugs. Whether you're sipping herbal tea or a double espresso, the colorful cup will provide a much-needed early morning boost.
SHOP NOW: French Bull astrology mugs, $14 each
5/2: Wild Child3 of 45
Add a touch of whimsy to your wardrobe with a bright boho bandana from the spunky Sikes sisters, otherwise known as the "Junk Gypsies." Although the duo is known for their side-of-the-road finds, these steals are more gypsy than junk. Y'all are gonna love 'em!
SHOP NOW: BoHo bandana, $11
5/1: What's Cookin'?4 of 45
Whip up summer salads, peach pies and more in this daisy apron that promises to keep your clothes splatter-free while you're in the kitchen.
SHOP NOW: Daisy Print Apron, $19
4/30: Travel Light5 of 45
Sunny weather means last-minute beach getaways that require a low-maintenance look. Make sure your weekender includes something from Los Angeles–based designer Michelle Jonas. Her easy-to-wear, easy-to-pack styles are the epitome of California cool.
4/27: Mixed Metal6 of 45
This week's Facebook face-off was, well, neck and neck, so we're offering both necklaces to you! Pair them together for a layered look or give one to Mom as a gift this Mother's Day. Made by L.A. designer Joy Sangalang, each piece of jewelry is handcrafted and one of a kind.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Click on the "GLO 20% Discount" icon and enter the password communion for a Glo-only rate! Offer is valid through May 2012.
4/26: Shell Shock7 of 45
Ever have the urge to jump ship and re-route your life? Enter 30-something Erin Byers Murray, the quintessential city girl/workaholic who took that very plunge. Leaving her secure world behind, she up and shucked her way through a New England oyster farm for one heck of a life-changing sojourn. Her witty, gritty, tell-it-like-it-is writing will grab you and thrust you into an inspiring read filled with guts, glory and, of course, oysters.
4/25: What's Up, Doc?8 of 45
The next best thing to having a dermatologist on call? Dr. Brandt Skincare, courtesy of the the doctor himself. Standout products include his skin-polishing Microdermabrasion treatment and Flexitone BB Cream (pictured), which seriously hydrates skin while evening out your complexion.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Get 20 percent off these favorites and more; use the code MSN20 at checkout (Offer not valid on new products, special offers or promotions.)
4/24: At Your Service9 of 45
There is no better way to complement a delicious spread than with impeccable presentation. Serve teacakes and finger sandwiches atop this melamine tray that is hand-painted with vibrant blooms.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Through the month of April, get 10 percent off the Gretel Home Red Roses Tray; use code GLO10 at checkout.
4/23: State Your Case10 of 45
It's time to be bold with your accessories. Helping you make an statement is online boutique Callixto, which is dedicated to finding unique jewelry and accessories from unknown designers. Let the craftsmanship of these far-flung artisans give your wardrobe a touch of unexpected originality.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Through the month of April, get a 20 percent site-wide discount on Callixto; use the code APRILGLOANNIVERSARY at checkout
4/20: Lemon Aid11 of 45
Get skin warm weather-ready with Dr. Hauschka's new line of moisturizers. Although it's available in three scents (including Lavender Sandalwood and Almond), our Facebook fans chose the Lemon Lemongrass scent as their favorite. How refreshing!
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Through the end of April, take advantage of the Dr. Hauschka's 20 percent discount on any of the three body; click here for details
4/18: Charmed, I'm Sure...12 of 45
There's no better way to refresh your wardrobe than with a few bold baubles. Whether you prefer eye-catching earrings, a unique statement necklace or edgy, layered bangles, Charm & Chain's comprehensive collection of jewelry is every fashionista's first stop for standout accessories.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Through the month of April, get a 20 percent site-wide discount on Charm & Chain; use the code APRILGLO at checkout
4/17: Cheaper by the Dozen13 of 45
Whether you're celebrating a birthday or you want to brighten someone's day "just because," send a one-of-a-kind bouquet with Teleflora. Simply select the occasion, the recipient and the amount you want to spend, and then a local florist will create and deliver a custom arrangement like this lavender bundle.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Get 10 percent off the Teleflora "Deal of the Day" bouquets until May 17; use the code GLOMSN at checkout
4/16: Out of Africa14 of 45
With ingredients sourced from remote parts of Africa, Shea Terra Organics' mission is to preserve wildlife, sustain local villages while creating one-of-a-kind skincare products.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Get 20 percent off any of Shea Terra's newest purifying masks through April; use the code glo20 at checkout
4/13: Frock Star15 of 45
Spring has sprung, and our Facebook friends know that bright pops of color are all the rage. This daring orange dress is the perfect addition to your warm-weather wardrobe—and the price is right. Style it with flip-flops for a casual daytime look, or spice it up with platforms and jewelry for a girls' night out.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Purchase this Lace-Trim Drop-Waist Dress for just $35 and throw in an accessory to take advantage of Old Navy's free shipping on all orders over $50.
4/12: Bloom Town16 of 45
Get carried away with an embellished clutch that will add a pop of spring's hottest color (pink!) to any outfit. Perfect for day or evening, this bright find from Inge Christopher is sure to be a perennial favorite.
GLO-GETTTER DEAL: Through April, take 20 percent off any purchase from Inge Christopher; use the code GLOANNIVERSARY at checkout. (Bonus feel-good moment: In honor of the company's 25th Anniversary, 25% of proceeds will go to 10,000 Degrees, a charity helping students pursue and complete higher education.
4/11: Goodbye Frizz17 of 45
April showers may bring May flowers, but they can wreak havoc on your hair. This serum fights humidity and offers up to 48 hours of frizz control. Formulated with Keralock Technology, it infuses strands with keratin protein and seals the cuticles, resulting in smoother, shinier hair all season long.
SHOP NOW: Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Smooth & Shine Serum, $4.49
4/9: Works Like a Charm18 of 45
Bags and baubles and beauty, oh my! Flechada.com, a one-stop shop for all things unique and stylish from Latin American designers, is offering Glo readers a free horoscope charm bracelet with any purchase. You could say it's a sign.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Through the month of April, use the code GLO followed by your horoscope sign (as in, GLOARIES) to receive your free bracelet.
4/6: Blush Away19 of 45
Makeup artist Petra Strand's Pixi Beauty cosmetics line is loved for its nourishing lip colors, silky eyeliners and more. One of our favorite Pixi finds? The brand's non-drying Lip Blush, which provides color that lasts. Pucker up!
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Take 25 percent off all things Pixi through April; use the code GLO25
4/5: Story Time20 of 45
Anyone who has sat through a seder knows that little ones often get antsy before the soup is served. To help keep kids entertained (and teach them about the holiday), this colorful book is a must for parents. Add it to your children's library, along with more stories of Sammy Spider's adventures.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Through April, take 20 percent of the Sammy Spider Starter set (which includes Passover, Shabbat, Hanukah and Rosh Hashanah); use the code GLOAPRIL at checkout
4/4: Refresher Course21 of 45
While most dry shampoos prolong the life of your blowout by absorbing excess oil at the scalp, they can't do much to revive lackluster strands. Luckily, the hair science gurus at Suave have created a new dry shampoo formulated with keratin, a natural protein that keeps hair soft and frizz-free. Good hair days are just a spritz away.
SHOP NOW: Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Dry Shampoo, $3.49
4/3: Garden Variety22 of 45
Get back to nature with New York Botanical Garden's first collection of fine porcelain dinnerware, featuring delicate ferns atop contemporary square shapes. The 20-piece set is perfect for your next outdoor affair and makes a delightful wedding gift for the eco-chic couple—if you can bear to part with it.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Take 10 percent off any piece of the Filix Botanica collection through April; use code FERN10 at checkout
4/2: The Shape of Things23 of 45
Maidenform is reshaping shapewear, with slimming and smoothing undergarments that are actually sexy. Giving a nod to retro fashions, the designs includes demure wireless bralettes and formed corseted slips. These unmentionables are certainly worth mentioning.
GLO-GETTER DEAL: Score $10 off any purchase of $50 or more through April; use the code GLOAPRIL at checkout
3/30: What's Cookin'?24 of 45
Actress Maria Bello's mom, aka Aunt Kath, knows a thing or two about cooking, and our Facebook fans tend to agree. Aunt Kath's family-friendly cookbook offers you a taste of TLC on every page. With mouth-watering recipes, DIY entertaining tips, and personal vignettes about family and friends, you'll feel nourished, both outside and in.
SHOP NOW: Aunt Kath's Kitchen Cookbook, $20
3/28: Arch Support25 of 45
As every style and beauty site will tell you, brows are 'it" for spring. (And by "it" we mean the bigger, the better.) To enhance your own arches, this new brow kit contains a stiff angled brush, two shadows to fill in sparse brows, a double-sided mirror and a mini tweezers for snagging that occasional stray.
SHOP NOW: Bobbi Brown Brow Kit, $45
3/28: High Note26 of 45
Thank you. Those two words are simple yet significant. So set aside the email (and don't even think about a text). Instead, show your good manners and gratitude—not to mention impeccable taste—with these hot pink note cards. It's the write thing to do.
SHOP NOW: Mara-Mi Hot Layered Thank-You Cards, $13
3/27: Caged In27 of 45
Make a statement this spring with a warm-weather-friendly peep-toe leather cutout bootie. With Rockport’s exclusive adiPRENE by adidas sport technology and a wedge heel, comfort never looked so good.
SHOP NOW: Zelia Square Perf Peep, $160
3/26: Cocktail Party28 of 45
No need to hold out for happy hour to enjoy your mixed beverage of choice. These natural lip balms come in six toast-worthy flavors, including chocolate martini, vanilla bourbon and mojito. Drink up!
SHOP NOW: Lip Elixirs, $7 each
3/23: Brush Off29 of 45
Although dusting behind the couch and sweeping the floors are (almost) no one's idea of a good time, the spring cleaning tasks get a little more bearable with this dustpan and brush duo, chosen by Glo's Facebook fans. Armed with the set, you can be sure those dust bunnies'll have nowhere left to hide.
SHOP NOW: Iris Hantverk Swedish Table Brush Set, $49
3/22: Fear Factor30 of 45
Get a lesson in facing your fears from comedian Sara Benincasa's memoir, Agorafabulous, which details her ongoing struggle with agoraphobia. Told with self-awareness, candor and—of course—humor, her tale reminds us that laughter sometimes really can be the best medicine.
SHOP NOW: Agorafabulous: Dispatches From My Bedroom, $15
3/21: Relatively Tame31 of 45
Go wild (in a sophisticated way) this spring with an animal-inspired accessory. From its latest jewelry collection, J.Crew has released a gold and enameled giraffe bracelet with pretty pink details. The quirky find works well on its own, but it can also be layered with an array of delicate bangles for a more Bohemian look.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew Enameled Giraffe Bangle, $98
3/20: Wash this Way32 of 45
Looking for a way to go green and save money this spring? Do your laundry. Just a teaspoon of this new nontoxic, biodegradable detergent is enough to wash an entire load of laundry. Plus, the perfume-free find is ideal for sensitive skin. Clean living awaits.
SHOP NOW: Charlie's Soap Laundry Powder, from $15
3/19: Kiss & Tell33 of 45
Ah, spring. A time of rebirth, renewal and refreshing your breath. Whether you're locking lips with someone new or looking to reinvigorate your current romance, you can discreetly spritz your way to a vanilla-minty mouth. Pucker up!
SHOP NOW: Kissing Elixirs Natural Breath Mist, $10
3/16: Hairy Situation34 of 45
Writer Mara Altman is known for fearlessly tackling taboo topics, such as her quest for an orgasm (with Thanks for Coming) and her complicated feelings toward her engagement ring (with Sparkle). Now, she's divulging her relationship with her body hair (and the removal thereof)—a topic that many of us can relate to—in her latest Kindle Single. Altman's knack for saying what's on our minds with both humor and humility has us anxiously awaiting what she'll write next. (Thanks, Facebook fans, for voting on today's pick!)
SHOP NOW: Bearded Lady, $2
3/15: Picnic-Me-Up35 of 45
Sunny days are just around the corner, so it's time to swap those bundled-up winter date nights for a feast al fresco—and perhaps to usher in some of that spring fever. This picnic basket by Clos du Bois wines and Tracy Reese comes fully loaded with two bottles of wine, a bottle opener, a stopper, two cloth napkins, and a pair of plastic wine glasses. Salud, indeed!
SHOP NOW: Chic Picnique Basket, $135
3/14: Cut It Out36 of 45
With laser-cut leather making a statement this spring, we say take that trend to your feet in fashionable form. This platform sandal goes mod-chic and features Rockport's exclusive adiPRENE by adidas sport technology to cushion every step you take, so you can put a comfortable spring in your step all day long.
SHOP NOW: Janae Heel, $140
3/13: Get Personal37 of 45
Looking for a bit of self-discovery or pondering the big life questions? Follow the path of Ekpedeme "Pamay" M. Bassey, who visited a different religious institution every week for a year to regain her own sense of spirituality. While you may not visit 61 mosques, temples or churches yourself, you will be enlightened by her eye-opening journey.
3/12: In the Red38 of 45
After receiving this playful pouch, complete with a red lipstick inside, we were inspired to try the dramatic shade. The blue-based hue has the faintest hint of pink to it and, yes, it really is flattering on all skin tones. Based on our own experience, a single swipe provides a rich coat of color—and an instant confidence boost.
3/9: There's the Rub39 of 45
Don't get pinched this St. Patty's Day. Use this non-toxic Color Rub to dip "dye" the ends of hair or a random cluster a festive shade of green. The commitment-free color washes out in one shampoo. How's that for lucky?
SHOP NOW: Hair Flairs Color Rub, $13
3/8: Hunger Games40 of 45
Turn eating those veggies into an adventure with this reward system that will win over even the pickiest of eaters. Using this passport, kids can track new foods they've bravely tried—writing down what they liked and what they didn't, and earning stickers for their tasting accomplishments. Broccoli, anyone?
SHOP NOW: My Food Passport, $10
3/7: Earring Envy41 of 45
Statement earrings are the only way to go this spring, and these intricate woodcut and turquoise drop chandeliers will help you get noticed—without going overboard. Give extra detailing to an already bright outfit or add a pop of color to a stark-white ensemble.
SHOP NOW: Bauble Bar Himalaya Cascade Earrings, $48
3/6: BYOB42 of 45
The sun is (hopefully) shining and the air is crisp, but nowhere near as freezing as last month. So grab your scarf and your gal pals and venture out for a weekend ride. This leather wine rack will protect your bottle of Provençal Rosé as you pedal toward a patch of green. Ask your friends to bring the cups and cheese. Tada! Park picnic.
SHOP NOW: Bicycle Wine Rack Leather, $31
3/5: Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot43 of 45
Stuck in neutral with your lip color? Brighten things up with a hot pink hue. This moisturizing gloss-meets-pencil goes on sheer (for days when you want a more subtle effect), but can be layered to up the intensity.
SHOP NOW: Lipstick Queen Glossy Chinatown Pencil in Crime, $20
3/2: Pop-Eye44 of 45
Go green (in every sense of the word) with this sparkling, vegan and eco-friendly eye liner chosen by our festive Facebook fans. Line your lids with a splash of color made from the purest essential ingredients in nature. All eyes will be on you this St. Patty's as you paint the town with a wink and a smile. We say, go bold or go home!
SHOP NOW: "I'm Keeping Your CDs" Eye Liner by Essential Minerals, $7
3/1: Game On45 of 45
We were naturally suspicious of anything based on the pickup artist bible The Game, but Who's Got Game? won us over. The just-released game for grown-ups is part seduction tutorial, part charades and part truth-or-dare. After all, there's nothing like "dirty" thumb wrestling to get everyone in the mood to party.
SHOP NOW: Who's Got Game?, $30