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Wine Your Pretty Little Heart Like Scandal‘s Olivia Pope

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Olivia Pope Drinking Wine in Camille Wine Glass

Did you know you can buy the wine glasses that Olivia Pope uses on Scandal? Get them here for $12.95 each and save 3.0% when you sign up for Ebates. Kerry Washington mentioned on Twitter that Olivia usually drinks Shiraz wine.

As for me, I am so not a lush. I don’t even drink wine like that – I despise Moscato. However, I can admit that I am a total lush for lipstick. In fact, I really love Bite Beauty’s Luminous Creme Lipstick, which has the antioxidant equivalent of five glasses of red wine.

So when someone extols the benefits of blogging to the aroma of a perfect, full-bodied wine, I am not here for that. But dark grape juice? Not only will I indulge for the gods, but this delicious drink touts some of the same health benefits as red wine.

I am also here for resveratrol, the Ruby Woo of all polyphenols. Touted as the superstar of the French Paradox, it fights against free radicals, prevents blood clots and damage to blood vessels, and reduces “bad” cholesterol. (source)

The Heart Truth is that today, February 1, is National Wear Red Day. We roll out the red carpet and get fresh in our best ruby-red dress or strap on our sexiest scarlet stilettos for heart disease awareness. Last year, the Heart Truth celebrated a decade of knowledge, inspiration and the power of a little red dress. Here is an infographic detailing the facts and milestones that have benefited our pretty little hearts since 2002:

The Heart Truth Infographic

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