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5 Reasons To Not Use a Phone with A Cracked Screen

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Does dropping your iPhone give you a mini heart attack? 

“Sh!t” is all you can think as it plummets to the floor, shattering the screen into a million little pieces and leaving you helpless.

Most of us move on with our day, continuing to use our damaged device. Even though, it’s actually unsafe to use a phone with a cracked screen. 

Did you know that 85% of smartphone owners drop their phones at least once a year?

Unfortunately, most aren’t protected by Tempered Glass.

Here are 5 reasons you shouldn’t use a phone with a cracked screen:  

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1. Your Phone May Stop Working All Together

If your phone has a broken screen, it’s likely that it will become less responsive. Eventually, your phone might stop working altogether! How can we take those killer selfies or answer all those Snapchats with a broken phone? That’s right you can’t! Protecting that iPhone with a Tempered Glass is sure to keep your phone in one piece and selfie ready! 

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2. No More Protection 

Your smartphone screen is like your skin and is as delicate as a mirror when it hits the ground.  It protects the inner workings of your iPhone, and who hasn’t used their iPhone’s screen as a mirror for their emergency lipstick touch-ups?

When your screen is left cracked, your morning Starbucks can also seep through the cracks and damage the inside. Keep your phone protected and your lipstick intact with our Beauty Glass.

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3. Safety Hazard

Scrolling through Snapchats and Instagram can actually become hazardous to your health with a cracked screen! With a cracked phone screen, you put your fingers, and not to mention your fresh manicure at risk. If your phone screen has severe cracks, then you could possibly hurt yourself and limit yourself from social media… and who wants that? 

4. It’s hard to watch/like/follow/read with a cracked screen

iPhone displays are getting bigger, and the definition is getting better.  We are constantly watching YouTube Videos and editing pictures on our smartphone but that becomes nearly impossible with little cracks all over your screen. Moreover, it is less enjoyable surfing the web, reading articles or interacting on social media with a cracked screen.

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5. Handsfree Isn’t Hassle-free

Taking your eyes off the road while driving can be a major hazard and safety risk.  It might also be illegal. As more states ban holding smartphones while driving, using your phone’s GPS to help you navigate unfamiliar terrain becomes nearly impossible with a cracked screen.

Luckily, a small investment in a tempered glass screen protector or beauty glass can save you all this trouble! 

Four Reasons Why You Need A Beauty Bank

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Handbag essentials can vary from the everyday lipgloss to your favorite hand lotion and maybe even a few hair ties. These are things that we might need as the day goes on to stay prepared.

What we’ve found is that, the Beauty Bank is something we always need. That’s the reason it’s our number one accessory and never stays home. The Beauty Bank illuminating compact mirror and portable charger is versatile and reliable- it has our back no matter what the day throws at us.

Here’s why…

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Portable Charger

 First and foremost, our beauty bank is a portable charger. It’s designed to accompany the woman on the go no matter the day… or night. It’s compatible with both Apple and Android phones, and has a 300 mAH which can charge your phone fully 2x before needing to re-charge. Never worry about “low power mode” again!

Dual Mirror Function

The mirrors are 1x (normal) and 3x magnified to keep up with all your beauty needs. One of our favorite hacks is to use it to fill in our brows or for precise lipstick application! We also love it for quick check-ups after eating to make sure we didn’t leave anything left in our teeth!

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Ever wonder where all of your bobby pins disappear to? When you have your beauty bank, you can drop it in your purse and they will magically reappear! You’ll never run the risk of a bad hair day.

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You can use the mirror 24/7 thanks to the vanity light feature. Whether it’s the middle of the day or a night on the town, it’s ready when you are.


If you’re anything like us and are constantly losing things in your purse, click on the light and you’ll find what you’re looking for in no time.

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10 Drugstore Makeup Products for the Beauty Guru on a Budget

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Here at Fifth & Ninth, we love looking our best without breaking the bank! Makeup can be super expensive, so we decided to compile a list of the best drugstore makeup products that will help you to look your best on a budget!

Click the links below to shop the best drugstore makeup products.

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte and Poreless Foundation

If you need moderate coverage but you’re not looking to drop big bucks on your foundation, we have the perfect product for you! In addition, this Maybelline foundation seamlessly covers imperfections while also absorbing oil for beautiful matte finish!

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Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser – Dark Circles Treatment Concealer

We all know that dark circles are the absolute worst – almost as bad as being asked if you’re tired because of them! Fear no more, we have the perfect solution. This concealer is a miracle worker, and it’ll take you from drab to fab in just a few swipes! In conclusion, say goodbye to your dark circles forever!

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Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer

Feeling pale takes the cake for the second worst feeling – after having dark circles, obviously. It’s pretty much a known fact that everyone looks better when they’re tan, right? This Physician’s Formula bronzer is perfect if you’re looking for a golden glow without looking orange! This goes on like, well, butter! Furthermore, it’s smooth textures feels amazing on the skin!

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Milani Baked Blush

If you’re looking for a pop of color to add to your daily makeup routine, this product is for you! We love this Milani Baked Blush because it’s incredibly pigmented and the formula is super smooth! In addition, there are shades available for every skin tone! Consequently, this product is bound to become your fave new highlighter!

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Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder

Often overlooked, highlighter is definitely one of the most important parts of every makeup routine. This product will give you the most radiant glow in all the right places! In addition, there’s a variety of shades, so you can collect them and match them to your makeup look of the day! Due to the pigmentation, you will be shining all day!

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Rimmel Scandaleyes Liquid Eyeliner

What’s better than fierce eyeliner? Absolutely nothing. This product has a ball-tip applicator that allows for the easiest application, so you’re eyeliner can always look perfect! Not to mention, it’s long-lasting and smudge proof, so you’ll stay looking perfect all day and night! Consequently, this product is one of our faves!

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L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara

When it comes to mascara, we like to stick to the classics – because they work! This traditional-style brush gets in between every individual lash, preventing any kind of clumping! In addition, it will leave your lashes looking dark, full, and long! In conclusion, this product does it all!

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Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor

We’re obsessed with liquid lipcolor because it allows for precise application and stays on forever! This Revlon matte lipcolor looks smooth and and feels so velvety! In addition, it was Allure Magazine’s Best of Beauty awards winner! Furthermore, this color, Oz, is the perfect nude shade.

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NYX Professional Makeup Setting Spray

Lastly, who said you need to spend tons of money to get professional quality? This NYX setting spray works wonders to give you a fresh look that will last all day and night. In conclusion, this final product will complete your perfect, inexpensive look!

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Furthermore, are you striving to look your best this season? Click the link here to read about the top accessory trends for the spring season.

In addition, we are always looking to hear your feedback. If you have tried any of our best drugstore makeup suggestions and love them, let us know! Comment below with your thoughts/opinions!

Mr. BGB’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

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‘Tis the Season! We are so excited to share with you our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide featuring Huffington Post Contributor & GQ Insider, Mr. BGB’s top picks of the season. Here, he is sharing the perfect gifts for the fellas to get their special someone this holiday. There is no one we trust more for advice than Mr. BGB, so we are confident he won’t steer you in the wrong direction!

Fugifilm Instax Instant Film Camera / Smythson Notebook/  Isabel Marant Silver-tone crystal earrings/ Gray Malin Daily Escape 3 Candle Pack/  Morgan Lane x Caileur Travel Set/ She Just Knows Phone CaseFifth and Ninth Beauty GlassMOA Brand Good Riddance HoodieH&M Jersey NightshirtByredo Gypsy WaterBaja East Sweatshirt

Fujifilm Instax 300 Instant Wide Camera, $89.99

The perfect gift for that friend who snapchats every moment of the party.

Isabel Marant Silver-tone crystal earrings, $105

This classic-yet-statement-making piece is a great gift for any woman in your life. Handcrafted in France, these earrings add that little French touch every woman needs in her outfit.

Gray Malin Daily Escape 3 candle pack, $139

Do you know someone who just needs to relax? These Beach, Sand, and Snow-scented candles will whisk them away on the mini-vacation they’ve been needing.

Morgan Lane x Caileur Travel Set, $120

This set of accessories will become the jetsetter in your life’s best friend! All of the items are travel-friendly, and come in a silk travel bag.

She Just Knows Phone Case,  $25

We all have that one person that always lets it go to voicemail. This limited edition case is perfect for the girl boss who’s always working.

Fifth and Ninth Beauty Glass, $20

Turn your phone into a vanity mirror with just the click of your lock button! This product is sure to bring out your inner narcissist. 

MOA Brand Good Riddance Hoodie, $58

Help say goodbye to that guy you always knew your friend was too good for with this hoodie. It’s oversized and simple, making it on-trend and the perfect statement for winter.

H&M Jersey Nightshirt, $19.99

Know a napaholic? This nightshirt is the perfect gift for the girl who would just rather be in bed.

Byredo Gypsy Water, $150

This perfume was inspired by scents taken from nature and the untethered lifestyle of the Romany. There’s no better gift than this for the nature-lover in your life.

Baja East Sweatshirt, $195

In our opinion, there is nothing better than a sweatshirt that can be turned into a fashion statement.

Panama “The Devil Is In The Detail” Textured Leather Notebook, $60

It’s pocket-sized with gilt-edged page detail that make it light and luxurious for the most organized person you know.