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Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash: The Best New Mascara For Dramatic Lashes

This post has been sitting in my drafts since August, waiting to be finished and published. Life and work took over, and I’m just now getting around to posting this, but it’s still relevant because you need to know about … Continue reading

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Cozy Fall Scents for Your Home

Fall is my favorite time of year. Along with all of the beautiful colors found in nature and the autumnal decorations with which people adorn their homes, some of my favorite things about the season are the scents that go … Continue reading

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Esqido’s New Gel Eyeliners

Esqido sent me a pair of their luxurious false lashes awhile back, and I was so impressed with everything, from the quality of the lashes to the sleek packaging. I was thrilled when they offered to send me their newly-launched … Continue reading

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Bondi Sands Self-Tanning Foam in Dark

I love self-tanner. Like, over-the-top, wear-it-every-day, can’t-live-without-it love it. It’s for sure in my top 10 product must-haves. I’m very fair, and I love being tan, but don’t want to put my skin at risk of sun damage. So naturally, self-tanner is … Continue reading

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Revisited: Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette

I have been on the hunt for a new eyeshadow palette for fall. I’m pretty particular about what I’m looking for: something with a mix of matte and shimmery shadows, with lots of fall colors (think rich greens, deep purples, … Continue reading

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NARS Climax Mascara: Worth the Hype?

NARS is on a major PR blitz for their latest release, Climax mascara ($24). The brand says their newest offering delivers voluminous, plumped-up, inky-black lashes. Before I even get into it, I have to say I’m over the sexual innuendos … Continue reading

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Best Summer Scents (For Body & Home)

Summer fragrances are the best: light, airy, and when you apply just the faintest mist to your skin or hair, they are so beautiful. Same thing for your home: scented candles can gently scent a room (or two) with a … Continue reading

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Megababe Rosy Pits Natural Deodorant

Let’s talk about one not-so-pleasant-but-essential facet of the beauty world: deodorant. The search for a natural deodorant that works for me seems to be never-ending. I’ve been trying various products for the past two years (read my previous reviews here), … Continue reading

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Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara

In the past, I’ve gotten flack in the comments for not reviewing enough drugstore mascaras. I’ve got nothing against drugstore mascaras, but in my experience, they just don’t do as much as “luxury” mascaras. There are a few exceptions to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Brow Pencil

To fill in my brows, I prefer a pencil to a powder or a tinted gel. I had faithfully used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz pencil for years–until I discovered NYX Professional Micro Brow Pencil (around $10). It’s a … Continue reading

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