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My Favorite Nude Lip Shades

If you’ve ever read my blog, you probably know I live for a nude lip. I pretty much exclusively wear a nude lip, as it goes with every makeup look. I also have a small mouth and don’t like to … Continue reading

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Bumble & Bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Primer

I mentioned this in my post yesterday, and wanted to tell you more about this *amazing* product. This spray is my latest obsession. I thought it was too good to be true: a priming hair mist that protects against heat … Continue reading

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My Favorite Summer Hair Products

The long days, sunshine, warm weather, and vacations are some of the best parts of summer. But they also take a toll on your hair. I always switch up my haircare routine during the warmer months to help keep my … Continue reading

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Kristin Ess The One Signature Conditioner

Sometimes great things come in unexpected packages. Case in point: Kristin Ess The One Signature Conditioner ($10), part of her line of haircare products available at Target. I tried out products from Ess’s line because I love her work as … Continue reading

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Concealer Roundup

One of the most valuable things I learned as a teenager, when I first started doing makeup, is that a one-size-fits-all approach to concealer rarely works. People typically need different concealers for different skin issues, especially as they age. As … Continue reading

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The Greatest Concealer on Earth

I haven’t talked about this at all, but 2017 was the year my skin completely freaked out. I developed adult onset acne–persistent cystic acne that formed deep within my skin and lasted for weeks to months. It was the worst … Continue reading

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Natural Deodorant Showdown

I’m making a conscious effort to phase out any products in my regimen that are not clean.  Deodorant is one of the most toxic personal care products on the market, with traditional versions containing chemicals that have been linked to … Continue reading

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My Two Favorite Blushes

For me, several factors go into choosing a blush: color, intensity, and longevity. I’ve found two clean options that check off all these boxes for me: RMS Beauty’s Lip2Cheek in Demure ($36) and Beautycounter’s Powder Blush Duo in Bloom/Tulip ($40). … Continue reading

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Kari Gran Essential Balm – Perfect for Winter!

We are in a snow-covered deep freeze here in the Northeast, and it’s taking its toll on my skin. Every time winter weather rolls around, I find myself wishing for a product that can multitask when it comes to dry … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Gift Idea: Trade Joe’s Lip Treatment Duo

Need an inexpensive last-minute gift for someone? Trader Joe’s has you covered with their Lip Treatment Duo ($3.99). I picked this up for myself (and a few others) a couple weeks ago, and am so glad I did. The balm … Continue reading

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