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Holiday Hairstyles

Holiday Hairstyle How-Tos

The office holiday party is fast approaching. While searching for the perfect outfit, you realize you’ve forgotten to make an appointment at the local blow dry bar and now it’s too late!  Never fear, the folks at Wella Professionals have come up with 3 easy holiday hairstyles that are guaranteed to make a statement at your next holiday party. Find out how to get romantic waves, a sleek and straight style and a braided up-do below!

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Match Success Couple: Michelle and Nick

I have been wanting to try for a while but just never got around to it. One night after a bit too much wine, I found a Groupon for a 1 month membership to Match. I decided it was time. I filled out my profile and also began browsing. I saw a few guys that I thought were attractive and one in particular caught my eye. I was not sure how the website worked yet, so I accidentally “winked” at him. Then, I went to sleep. Read more…

Trending Topics: December 5, 2014

Each week, we are breaking down the latest stories in love, relationships and pop culture. Use them as ice breakers on your date this weekend, or as a cautionary tale in dating. Either way, we want to hear your opinions in the comment section!

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Upcoming Stir Event: A Woodsy Adventure in Hollywood

There are Stir events happening every night all over the country, and we want to share with you a few of our favorites each week. Get ready to lace up your shoes and join a fun group of active singles on a daytime hike in L.A.! Read more…

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Closing out 2014: 5 Simple Tips for Making the Most of Your Match Experience

It’s that time of year when everyone starts talking about new plans. The words “resolutions” and “goals” begin to pop up everywhere as we get nudged to think about all the habits we’re going to break or begin.

While it’s important to consider goals for the coming year it’s equally important to consider how to make the most of the year still on the calendar. With roughly five weeks left in 2014, we bring you five easy, at-your-fingertips ways to add fuel to your overall experience on Match: Read more…

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Black Friday Deals for Date Night

Black Friday, the retail industry’s favorite day for deals before the holidays, has finally come– and this year, it’s packing its biggest punch yet. There are countless retailers offering unbelievable savings this season, but if you’re looking to treat yourself to some steals while picking up gifts, you’ve come to the right place. Read more…

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Achieving the Perfect First Date Hair

Brought to you by Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist Ambassador, Andy LeCompte

It’s no coincidence that 13% of single women have been asked on a date immediately following a trip to the hair salon—they have great hair! To help ensure your locks are in their best shape for date night, Match and Wella Professionals have teamed up to bring ‘Girl’s Night Out’ Stir events to women across the country. For those of you who can’t make it out to an event, we’ve teamed up with Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist Ambassador Andy LeCompte to provide hair care tips and tricks to you here! Read more…

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Match Success Couple: Emily and Jacob

My mom has taught me a lot about life and love, but if there is one thing that sticks out, she told me to find a man who makes me laugh. I am proud to say that I did. Read more…

Trending Topics: November 21, 2014

Each week, we are breaking down the latest stories in love, relationships and pop culture. Use them as ice breakers on your date this weekend, or as a cautionary tale in dating. Either way, we want to hear your opinions in the comment section!


Being Famous Hurts So Good

Jimmy Kimmel is known for a plethora of pranks and bits on his late night show, but one of the most popular with celebrities and non-celebs alike is his star-studded “Celebrity Mean Tweets” segment. In the bit, celebrities read aloud real tweets about themselves – and let’s just say they don’t include many accolades about their work! Celebs like Britney Spears, Lisa Kudrow, and Gwyneth Paltrow (famously reviled by many for her often uncouth comments the harshness of celebrity life) made appearances in the eighth edition of the segment – check out the comedic bit here! Read more…

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Stir Up Some Conversation

So many profiles here at Match talk about the desire for great conversation. And who wouldn’t want that? Conversation is at the heart of relationships, both new and seasoned. Conversation is how we determine if there’s a connection with someone at the beginning—to see if sparks really fly—and it’s often the thing that keeps people connected down the road.  Great conversations can change opinions or solidify hunches.

We on the STIR team, talk a lot about conversations – how they start, how they continue and even how they end. What we’re really interested in is creating the conditions for conversation. What places are best for it? What topics trigger it? What kills a convo? Read more…