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A Few of My Favorite Things…

A peek at what’s occupying space in my makeup bag lately. 1. Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick in Kim K.W. ($32): Pretty much the prettiest pinky-nude. Worth every penny. 2. Givenchy Phenomeneyes Mascara ($32): This mascara has been around for … Continue reading

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Benefit Roller Lash Mascara

I’m on a roll this week (pun intended). I vowed to stay away from They’re Real Mascara, and yesterday I raved about the primer. I swore off all mascaras with plastic bristle wands, and today I’m writing about Benefit’s Roller … Continue reading

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Benefit They’re Real! Tinted Primer

Let me start this post by saying that I hate Benefit’s They’re Real! mascara. Tried it twice and it made a mess of my lashes; I would never purchase it again. So when I read all the glowing online reviews … Continue reading

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MAC Holiday ’16: Nutcracker Sweet Mini Kits

It’s been awhile since I’ve been really impressed by any collection, but MAC’s holiday 2016 lineup, Nutcracker Sweet, is one that made me stop and take notice. The individual products are versatile enough to work well beyond the holiday season, … Continue reading

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The Most Gorgeous Holiday Cards and More From Basic Invite

Around this time of year, I always start frantically searching for holiday cards that are stylish, customizable and won’t break my budget. I just don’t want to send boring boxed cards. When¬†Basic Invite¬†reached out to share their elegant, customizable stationery … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the SiO Beauty System

A relatively new skincare company, SiO Beauty, reached out to me to ask if I wanted to try their product lineup. As I love new skincare innovations, I happily agreed–and this one sounded truly unique. The package that SiO sent … Continue reading

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Skincare Must-Have: Jade Roller

If you don’t have a jade roller, I highly recommend getting one! It’s my secret weapon in my skincare arsenal. I got mine on Amazon for less than $15. So what’s the deal with this thing? The rollers, made from … Continue reading

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Hair Rx

My hairstylist introduced me to one of my all-time favorite hair products: Pureology’s Perfect 4 Platinum Miracle Filler Treatment ($26). It’s a lightweight spray that you mist on your strands before blowdrying. It fills in gaps in damaged hair, making … Continue reading

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Fall Essentials

Summer passed by in the blink of an eye, and I’m mentally transitioning to fall (although there are still quite a few weeks of hot weather left before I switch over my closet!). Here are some pieces I have my … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Highlighters

An influx of highlighters appeared on my doorstep over the last week, so instead of writing about them individually, I figured I would round them up into one post. The Marc Jacobs Beauty Glow Stick ($42) is a cream highlighter. … Continue reading

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