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Tory Burch Eyeshadow Palettes

Tory Burch unveiled new eyeshadow palettes ($60) for her spring 2015 beauty collection, and they’re drop-dead gorgeous. I don’t know what’s better–the beautiful exterior of these palettes, or the insanely flattering shadows tucked inside. Each shadow has Tory’s signature double … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Best Beauty Apps for Your Smartphone

Today’s guest post was written by Gwen Lewis, a makeup artist based in Southern California. When you’re not at the salon or in front of your mirror, it doesn’t mean you can’t stay super stylish! Finding great beauty and style … Continue reading

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Complimentary Brow Shaping with Philly’s Brow Boss

Deneen Marcel Lashes now has an in-studio Brow Bar, with makeup artist Alexa Pena (known as Philly’s Brow Boss) at the helm. To celebrate the Brow Bar’s opening, they are offering FREE brow shapings ($25 value) to first-time customers through … Continue reading

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Spring Bucket Bags

On the radar for spring: bucket bags. They’re everywhere, at all different price points. Infused with a little vintage vibe, there is a certain ease about throwing the strap over your shoulder and just loosening a tie at the top … Continue reading

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Budget Beauty: The Best of e.l.f. cosmetics

You’ve probably seen e.l.f. cosmetics products at Target, checked their price tag (most items are $1-$3) and thought, “Is this a joke?” Nope! While I wouldn’t consider e.l.f. to be comparable to high-end department store/specialty brands, some of their products … Continue reading

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J.Crew Fall/Winter 2015

When I first saw J.Crew’s fall/winter 2015 presentation at NYFW, my first thought was “highlighter yellow.” But then I dug a little further into the photos, and my thoughts have totally turned around. (Full disclosure: I am a part-time associate … Continue reading

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Fashion & Beauty at the 2015 Oscars

Here are my thoughts on the best- and worst-dressed at Hollywood’s (and fashion’s) biggest night: the Academy Awards. Jennifer Aniston: Sometimes, less is more. Paired with her signature simple blowout and minimal jewelry, this sheer, shimmery, draped nude Versace gown … Continue reading

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It Cosmetics Brushes for Ulta: Velvet Luxe Blurring Collection

It Cosmetics has launched a collection of brushes exclusively at Ulta, and they are over-the-top fantastic. There are three lines of brushes in the collection: Airbrush, Live Beauty Fully (which supports a charitable cause: for each brush purchased, one is … Continue reading

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Best Liquid Liners

Liquid liner can be tricky and intimidating. Not only does it require a steady hand to pull of a precise look, but you also need a long-wearing formula to avoid smearing and running, and an applicator tip that you feel … Continue reading

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Spring in a Bottle: Farmaesthetics Remedy Water

Snow, ice, cold temperatures, frigid nights…at this point, who isn’t ready for spring? Farmaesthetics Remedy Water ($32) is a little boost that will help you survive these last few weeks of winter. These delicate, softly fragrant waters are like diluted … Continue reading

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