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Tarte Amazonian Colored Clay Tinted Brow Gel

Hands in the air for Tarte!! Given my neverending obsession with brow products, I had to try Tarte’s new tinted brow gel as soon as I heard about it. This little powerhouse has me super excited. I’ve been using the … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 Beauty Preview

Expect to hear the mournful cries of lipstick lovers this season. Autumn/winter 2014 is all about eyes. To really make eyes pop, other features get toned down–in most cases. Here are a few trends that appeared repeatedly on the AW14 … Continue reading

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New NARS Kabuki Brushes

The collection of NARS Kabuki Brushes is considered to be the holy grail of makeup brushes by many beauty experts. These brushes are on the pricier side, but they’re exquisitely made and durable; they’ll last for years and will hardly … Continue reading

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A Trip to Sally Beauty Supply (and a Chance to Win a Giftcard)

I was recently asked to team up with Sally Beauty Supply. Since I’ve shopped there since I was a teenager, I jumped at the chance to partner with the brand. If you’re not familiar with Sally…you’ll want to be! The … Continue reading

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Effective Face Serums

A face serum is a nice addition to a skincare regimen at any age. These concentrated formulas deliver potent doses of wrinkle-fighting antioxidants into skin. They’re pricier products, but with good reason: they’re lipid-based, so they penetrate quickly into pores … Continue reading

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Farmaesthetics Powdered Silk Dry Shampoo

In summer, there’s nothing more I hate than standing beneath a hairdryer that’s blowing hot hair on my head and trying to straighten hair that will just get wavy in the humidity anyway. I skip some washes and try to … Continue reading

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Beach Bag Beauty

Let’s be honest: the whole beach-to-cocktails idea is pretty ridiculous. There is no way to go from being on the beach all day to looking glam {and clean} for dinner or shoreside cocktails without rinsing off or taking a little … Continue reading

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Summer Cocktail Recipes from Spodee

Now that summer is in full swing, my friends at Spodee Wine sent me some of their signature cocktail recipes to celebrate the season. I love these because they are super easy and quick to throw together, which makes them … Continue reading

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4th of July

Happy 4th of July!! I’ll be taking a little break, but posting sporadically next week. Hope you have a great holiday and week! Image via VisitPhilly

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theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer

Meet your new favorite highlighter. Her name is Mary-Lou and she is fierce! I’ll admit I jumped on this bandwagon totally late. But I’m here, and that’s what matters, because theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer ($24) is the most insanely amazing highlighter … Continue reading

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