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MAC Summer ’15: Wash & Dry

MAC’s summer ’15 collection, Wash & Dry, has inspired heated debate online. Some love it, others hate it. Personally, I don’t love it, but there are some solid staples in this roundup, which is great if you’re running low on … Continue reading

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Makeup Must-Have: Beautyblender (and How to Clean It)

In a previous Makeup Must-Have post, I included the beautyblender ($20). The biggest question I get about this little egg-shaped sponge is, “Is it really worth it?” My answer is definitely yes. I’ve used many knockoffs of this little egg, … Continue reading

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Tarteguard SPF30

I sometimes can’t stand putting tons of skincare products on my face in the morning. I feel like they can make my face feel somewhat sticky all day, and I hate that feeling. So it’s really hard for me to … Continue reading

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A New Fave: Clarins Intense Bronze Self-Tanning Tint

This is the first self-tanning post of 2015…which means summer is just around the corner! I’ve been steadily using self-tanners since early April, so I’m already immersed in the latest and greatest. Clarins is awesome, and they sent me a … Continue reading

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Josie Maran Brow Marker & Powder

Josie Maran’s Brow Marker & Powder ($24) took the concept of defining brows and turned it on its head. First, if you’re still hesitant about brow markers, try one! One of the biggest issues women face is sparse spots in … Continue reading

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The Best High-End Mascaras

Often, you can get a great drugstore dupe for high-end makeup items, but I’m a firm believer that mascara is worth splurging on. It’s pretty much my favorite beauty product of all time, so I don’t mind spending a little … Continue reading

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Spring Nailpolishes

I usually lighten up my nail color come spring. Below some pretty shades, both new and classic, that I’m loving for this season. 1. Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)($18) 2. OPI Nail Lacquer in Do You … Continue reading

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit ($40) is one product that I have always wanted but could never bring myself to splurge on. This palette of pressed powders has been on the market for quite some time. I put off … Continue reading

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Blush Crush

I’m having a love affair with blush tones lately. Maybe it’s because the cherry blossoms have finally popped up here in Philly. Whatever the reason, shades of blush feel so right for spring, and I want to incorporate them in … Continue reading

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Earth Day Beauty 2015

In keeping with my Earth Day tradition, I’m sharing some products that celebrate the spirit of the day by being all natural. Some even give back to the environment or community. Purchasing these products will either safeguard your own health, … Continue reading

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