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Fall 2015 Beauty Trends

I have such a soft spot for autumn beauty trends. I think they tend to be more inventive, creative, and a little more out-there than the spring trends. But the real draw is their versatility; you can take any of … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Beauty Trends

Usually, pastels saturate the spring looks. But on the runways, there were a few surprising twists this year–it wasn’t all rosy cheeks and pink lips. Take a look at some of the biggest trends this spring. You’ll more than likely … Continue reading

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Get the Look: Reese Witherspoon at ELLE’s Women in Hollywood Awards

Reese Witherspoon showed up to the Four Seasons Beverly Hills on Monday night looking stunning. Her look for ELLE’s Women in Hollywood Awards was beautiful yet minimalistic: a neutral yet intense eye that allowed her red Calvin Klein sheath to … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Says Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

As a follow-up to their cult favorite Naked and Naked2 eyeshadow palettes, Urban Decay has just released Smoked ($49), a brand-new palette that ventures to the dark side. Where Naked & Naked2 contained mostly nudes and pale hues with a … Continue reading

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Pinspiration

I seem to go through phases with Pinterest: either I’m on it constantly, or I totally abandon it for weeks. Right now, I’m pinning things like there’s no tomorrow. There are so many creative, fresh beauty ideas I’m coming across, … Continue reading

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Spring’s Bold Eye

Pastels and soft colors are great for spring, but one trend seen on the spring runways goes in the complete opposite direction. The smoky eye is back and bolder than ever (like on the model on the left in the … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Perversion 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil

Urban Decay‘s iconic 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil ($18) is in a black mood…and they’ve launched a new shade to revel in it. Perversion is what UD calls the “blackest black” liner available. This inky, carbon-black pencil is perfect for creating … Continue reading

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Dior Spring Look – Haute Couture Shadow Palette

Heading out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tonight? In need of an all-in-1 shadow palette to score the perfect smoky eye? Look no further: Dior‘s spring collection has it. Spring Look – Haute Couture ($58) is a palette full of … Continue reading

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Makeup Bag Staples: MAC Phloof! and Smashbox Minx eyeshadows

Every girl needs in her makeup bag the tools and products to create a perfect smoky eye. Normally, this means a set of great blending brushes, and black-hued and light highlighting shadows. For the times when black is too harsh, … Continue reading

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Seriously Sizzing Shadow: NARS Habanera

I’ve found my new favorite eyeshadow: NARS Habanera duo ($32). The minty green is shimmery and although pale, not at all subtle. When applied on lids and extended toward the browbone, it lights up eyes and draws immediate attention. Coupled … Continue reading

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