Author Archives: Stefanie Ramos

lancôme le teint particulier custom made makeupComments Off on lancôme le teint particulier custom made makeup

one of the biggest frustrations when buying a new foundation is finding your perfect shade. nothing is worse than thinking you have a great match, stepping into natural light (this usually happens to me in my car) and realizing your … Continue reading

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it’s no secret that beauty is a very personal thing – but i think that we can all agree, finding amazing quality makeup at a great price point is worth its weight in gold. for many, NYX is leading the … Continue reading

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my hair cuttery spring look1

the warm weather has me wanting to lighten up my dark brunette hair. i knew that lara had a great experience partnering with hair cuttery after her daughter was born, so when the team there invited me in to get … Continue reading

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clinique dramatically differentComments Off on clinique dramatically different

if you ask any makeup guru they will tell you that the most important step is prep. how you care for your own skin before laying down foundation or bronzer is key – and since this is the only face you will … Continue reading

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a couple of weekends ago, i had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of the drybar in tysons corner. it was my first visit to the famed blowout salon – and i was psyched from hearing such amazing things … Continue reading

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lovatics by demi eyeshadow paletteComments Off on lovatics by demi eyeshadow palette

at the glossarie, we have a bit of a soft spot for demi lovato. (have you HEARD the girl sing recently?) on top of those impressive chops, she has collaborated with NYC color for a collection called lovatics by demi. the … Continue reading

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we tried it: sephora lip IQ match2

if you aren’t familiar with the pantone color IQ matching at sephora, they basically use this little device to detect your skin tone and match you with any foundation in the store. it’s magical, because the machine not only matches … Continue reading

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Smashbox Primer WaterComments Off on Smashbox Primer Water

when i read that smashbox had released a primer water i thought the concept was a bit far fetched. i mean, not to knock the fine people at smashbox, but what made this water so special? could i use some … Continue reading

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tarte tarteist™ lip paintsComments Off on tarte tarteist™ lip paints

want to rock the matte lip, but find it to be a bit high maintenance and (worse!) drying? fear not, for the team at tarte has it all figured out. tarte lip paints are hands down the best liquid lipstick … Continue reading

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NARSissist cheek studio paletteComments Off on NARSissist cheek studio palette

this pretty palette walked into my life two weeks ago and hasn’t left my face since. in one set of seven shades, NARS has packed in a matte highlighter, a contour shade, a bronzer and four beautiful blushes. what more does … Continue reading

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