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MAC Spring ’14: Playland

If you’re not into color, this collection is not for you. This is saturated with vivid, bright colors that border on neon. Fun! Casual Color ($21): These new cream blush pots double as allover color (use it on your lips … Continue reading

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Three New Collections for MAC Spring ’14: Patent Polish, Studio Sculpt Shade and Line, & Tres Cheek

MAC is in the process of rolling out several new small collections for spring. Each of these mini collections have a focus, so your eyes, lips, and cheeks are all covered. Read below for release dates and details. Patent Polish … Continue reading

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The Prettiest Packaging

Sometimes, you can judge a book by its cover. I’ve been finding so many beautifully-packaged products lately on Pinterest; what’s inside has to be as good as the outside! Here are some products that are worth splurging on purely for … Continue reading

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April Favorites

Spring has sprung and I’m lightening up lately…in every way! 1. TAY Anti-Aging Eye Treatment with Apricot Kernel Oil ($78): I shelved my heavier (winter) eye moisturizer and rekindled my love affair with this cushiony natural cream. It’s thick and … Continue reading

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NARS Summer ’14: Adult Swim

NARS Adult Swim is a plethora of color. Vibrant summer colors and a poolside vibe inspired a collection that is full of bright limes, icy lavenders, and vivid oranges. Sleek bikinis, towering stilettos – a cosmopolitan catwalk. Dive into this … Continue reading

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BaubleBar at Nordstrom

There are few things in life I love more than jewelry. Specifically, statement jewelry. I am beyond obsessed with J.Crew jewelry, but let’s be honest: not everyone wants to spend tons of dough on such pricey pieces. Plus, it gets … Continue reading

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Lupita Nyong’o: the New Face of Lancome

Lancome announced today that Lupita Nyong’o is the new face of their brand. This lovely lady will be appearing in print ads for the cosmetics giant starting this summer. Notice a trend here? Lupita is the first black woman to … Continue reading

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Tarte Summer ’14: Golden Days & Sultry Nights

Tarte’s summer 2014 collection, Golden Days & Sultry Nights, is a mix of neutrals with pops of summery color that can be worn sheer for day and layered on heavier for night. Lots of bronzey tones here, with products that … Continue reading

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Spring Sandal Guide

I can’t believe I’m writing this as {more} snow is predicted in our forecast. Sandal weather is just around the corner (I can feel it!). While I hold out hope and wait for warmer days, here are a few sandal … Continue reading

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Too Faced Summer ’14: Pardon My French

Too Faced’s new Pardon My French collection for summer 2014 was inspired by the color palette of French beaches, European sunsets, and lazy afternoons basking in the sun. Think sunkissed skin, flushed cheeks, eyes rimmed in copper, and lips drenched … Continue reading

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