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Tarte Summer ’14: Golden Days & Sultry Nights

Tarte’s summer 2014 collection, Golden Days & Sultry Nights, is a mix of neutrals with pops of summery color that can be worn sheer for day and layered on heavier for night. Lots of bronzey tones here, with products that … Continue reading

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How to Look Like a J.Crew Model

I’m so excited about today’s post because it combines my two obsessions: J.Crew and beauty! J.Crew models have a signature look that includes luminous skin, a bright lip, brushed-up brows, and slightly mussed hair. Here’s a quick primer on how … Continue reading

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Tarte Spring ’14

If you like vivid colors, you’re going to love Tarte’s spring 2014 collection. They have revamped some old favorites and debuted new products that will help you create a beautiful springtime look. They’ve also issued some Collector’s Edition pieces for … Continue reading

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Bobbi Brown Launches Pretty Powerful 2.0

Last year, Bobbi Brown launched her Pretty Powerful campaign celebrating the natural beauty of women. Now, she’s launched Pretty Powerful 2.0, because her first campaign was wildly successful. Bobbi’s philosophy is that all women are beautiful, and with makeup, they … Continue reading

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Shhhh…I’m Gonna Let You In On a Little Secret

I love a good homegrown success story. Sh. Cosmetics is a Philadelphia-bred line of all-natural cosmetics and skincare. Sh. Cosmetics (pronounced shhh) is the brainchild of makeup artist and aesthetician Megan Ambroch. Frustrated with the lack of natural makeup options … Continue reading

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Getting Cheeky with Tarte Amazonian Clay Long-Wear Blush

After a visit to the Amazon, Tarte founder Maureen Kelly was inspired to create a naturally-derived powder blush. The end result is Amazonian Clay Long-Wear Blush ($25), the latest in Tarte’s green beauty lineup. I’m pretty amazed at how Tarte … Continue reading

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Naturally Beautiful: Coleur Caramel Lip Gloss

We all know the horror stories about what actually goes into lipstick…but somehow, we usually convince ourselves to ignore the truth. When I started thinking about how we eat most of the lipstick/gloss we apply, I got kind of grossed … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Organic Beauty

Image credit: Garance Dore In the United States, there are no FDA regulations on cosmetics, hair, and body products (go here to read more). Since so many everyday products, like lipsticks, are laced with toxic chemicals, I’ve started looking into … Continue reading

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Images from Bobbi Brown’s Pretty Powerful Campaign

Check out Bobbi Brown’s new Pretty Powerful campaign, in which she asked “everyday women” (her friends and acquaintances) instead of models to be the stars of the show. The woman are of all ages, from all over the world, and … Continue reading

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