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BUXOM Mascara Bar

I am loving the idea behind Buxom’s new Mascara Bar, exclusively at Sephora. You buy a Vanity Lash mascara ($22) and choose one of seven brushes to go with it. How genius is that? The brush options make for a … Continue reading

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BareMinerals BareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation & Face Perfecting Brush

I will start by saying this: I have never been too crazy about BareMinerals products. I also dislike about 99% of foundations on the market. They feel too heavy and cakey on my skin, so I tend to avoid them … Continue reading

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Sephora’s In The Glow Kit

During the VIB sale, Sephora offered a choice of three kits with all online orders over $25. I placed on order to take advantage of the sale (which included 20% off everything for VIB members), and chose the In The … Continue reading

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Summer Essentials: Beauty Edition

Every girl has her go-tos for summer, the things that make her look and feel prettiest despite the sweltering heat and sky-high humidity. These luxe essentials will help you survive summer looking effortlessly chic and pretty. 1. Teal eyeliner or … Continue reading

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Hey, Raccoon: BUXOM By Bare Escentuals Waterproof Smoky Eye Stick

In 2009, MAC released Greasepaint Stick, a limited-edition cosmetic that was part of the Style Black collection. (If you click on either of those links and check out the photo included on that post, you’ll see why I was so … Continue reading

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Obsessed With Bare Escentuals Faux Tan

I’m obssessed. As in, utterly and completely head-over-heels for a product. This doesn’t happen often — maybe a few times during the course of a lifetime? — but when it does, it’s major. I can remember the last time it … Continue reading

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Nordstrom Fall 2010 Trend Show: Paint the Town Beautiful

Twice each year, Nordstrom puts on a fashion show…for makeup. The Philadelphia fall 2010 show, “Paint the Town Beautiful,” was on Oct. 23. Nordstrom corporate beauty director Julianne De’Chaump emceed the show. Like last year, Julianne was high-energy (at times … Continue reading

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2009 Gift Guide

People often look at me like I have 3 heads when I begrudingly admit that I don’t absolutely love the holidays. I have friends who put their tree up before Thanksgiving (I’m looking at you, Jen!), friends who send their … Continue reading

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Get the Look: Leighton Meester’s Smoky Eyes

How sex kitten does Leighton Meester look in the above photo?! I love that she did a total 180 from Blair Waldorf and went all out for KIIS-FM’s Jingle Ball in L.A. this week. She is smoldering, chic, glamorous, and … Continue reading

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Recap of Nordstrom’s Art of Beauty Fall ’09 Trend Show

On Saturday, I attended Nordstrom’s Art of Beauty Trend Show at a mall outside of Philadelphia. Tickets were $15, and all ticket costs could be applied toward cosmetics purchases the day of the show. I was told by a Smashbox … Continue reading

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