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St. Patrick's Day Special

  With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, people are preparing and buying all the Guinness and Jameson they can, but who says you can only drink dark beer and whiskey to celebrate? Lucky you, with SOCIAL you don’t have to! Whether you enjoy just a nice chilled glass of SOCIAL with a lime or one our specialty cocktails, you can celebrate the clean way.   Try one of our festive and delicious cocktails, our specially made St. Patrick’s Mojito or our classic SOCIAL mule!           SOCIAL ST. PATRICK'S MOJITO Over ice pour .5 oz of silver rum. Add a dash of club soda. Add mint leaves and limes. Fill glass with SOCIAL Hibiscus Cucumber. Stir and enjoy!    SOCIAL MULE...

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Now Trending in Beauty...Turmeric

Turmeric isn’t a spice I cook with much, but I’m all about it in my beauty routine. The spice rack is a great source of skin care, as it turns out. Chances are, you’ve seen this bright yellow, almost orange, Indian spice popping up lately as more than just an ingredient in food. Throughout history, it’s been used as a beauty product but it’s more recently seen as a modern day miracle for skin. It’s “anti” everything – bacterial, inflammatory oxidant, septic – and is said to naturally brighten and smooth skin. With a resume that strong, it is worth experimenting with turmeric. Here are a few tips to turmeric-ing.  First, go ground. You can purchase a high quality spice...

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DIY: Pumpkin Pie Body Scrub

If you haven’t shopped your pantry for skin care, the holiday season is a good time to start. Pumpkin is as good for your skin as it is to eat! It’s high in vitamin A and C, which are both great for clearing problem skin. Also the texture from the scrub contains many purifying qualities and enzymes that act as a gentle exfoliator.  Regardless if you fancy yourself a DIY-er, integrating pumpkin into your skin care regimen is an easy way to pamper yourself. The masterful skin chef Indie Lee, founder of her own beautiful eponymous skin care line, has a Pumpkin Pie Scrub recipe that is such a treat for your body- and happens to taste pretty good, too! Gather up...

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DIY Leather Dog Tag Names

Welcome to The SOCIAL Life's very first DIY post! I'm excited to share fun DIY projects that you can easily re-create at home with your friends and family! Alright, first up I'm going to show you how to create personalized dog name tags! I was inspired to do this project because I LOVE our chocolate lab puppy, Livy... but often times I remove her metal name tags because of the clinking noise they make! Hello, more sleep! Not to mention, leather is a great material because it's easy to work with and also has beautiful texture and color options. For any of my leather DIY projects, you can easily find some nice inexpensive scrap leathers online (see links below). I promise, once you start...

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