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Lit Up: Natasha Denona Face Glow Cream Shimmer

I am obsessed with highlighters/illuminators/luminizers/anything that makes my skin glowy and radiant. There are so many great products in this category out now, it’s kind of ridiculous that I’d only heard of Natasha Denona Face Glow Cream Shimmer ($42) recently. … Continue reading

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Lazy Girl Skincare: Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water

Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water ($8) is a waterless cleanser designed to completely remove makeup, dirt, and impurities from skin without stripping it of its natural oils. The technology behind this is pretty interesting: suspended inside the water are microscopic … Continue reading

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The Truth About Morphe Brushes

You can’t go on Instagram or YouTube accounts in the makeup world without hearing about Morphe brushes. Morphe is the California-based line of affordable makeup brushes that the company says are pro quality. I avoided them for quite a long … Continue reading

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The New Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer ($23) was just released last week, but it’s already making waves online. The most notable feature of this retractable brow pencil is the triangular tip, which allows you to fill in brows three ways for … Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara

Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara ($26) is the best mascara I’ve tried in years. If you like mascaras with a formula that’s not too wet, this will be right up your alley. In just one coat, it makes … Continue reading

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Best & Worst of 2015

Last year, I discovered so many new beauty products — most of which were awesome. However, there were a few duds mixed in, too. Here are the best and worst products that I tried in 2015. The Best of 2015 … Continue reading

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Farmaesthetics Lip Softener

About two years ago, Farmaesthetics sent me some of their products to try out. While I loved all of their all-natural products, there was one that drastically improved my life (and any time you can say that about a beauty … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Idea Roundup

Whether you’re searching for stocking stuffers, that one perfect gift, or have yet to start shopping, here are some great gifts at various price points for the ladies in your life. 1. Illume Luxe Boxed Mercury Candle in Balsam & … Continue reading

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Budget Beauty: Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

Honestly, I loved my BeautyBlender. But every time it came to replace it, the pricetag would get to me; I would think, “Why am I paying $20 for a sponge?!” It got to the point where I wasn’t willing to … Continue reading

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ColourPop Super Shock Shadows Review & Swatches

I recently placed three orders with ColourPop because everyone is freaking out over their Super Shock Shadows. The little pots of eyeshadow are only $5 each. So I thought, how good can they possibly be? Turns out, they are AWESOME! … Continue reading

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