Author Archives: lara ramos

dr. dennis gross color smart cleanser & mask0

disclaimer: i haven’t tried this one, but i’m so intrigued that i had to share it. dr. dennis gross has created a cleanser/mask that changes color to reveal the areas of your face that have been properly cleansed. you rub … Continue reading

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bareminerals ‘the modern icon’ eyeshadow palette0

my eyeshadow routine is admittedly pretty lame. i have a handful of individual shadow pots rolling around, each one of them basically the same shade as the next. they’re a pain to travel with and i don’t feel like any … Continue reading

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queen bee lip treatment by lipstick queen2

obvious fact of the day: it’s freezing. i don’t think i have ever been so consistently exposed to dry air in my life and my whole body is feeling the effects. my lips are craving comfort and at a time … Continue reading

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bumble and bumble repair blow dry2

i wouldn’t have ever considered my hair damaged until i started using a product designed for damaged hair and noticed a tremendous difference. i guess that my regular cycle of blowdrying and straightening inflicts more pain and suffering on my … Continue reading

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sachajuan scalp shampoo + conditioner2

it has taken me most of my adult life to learn that good hair begins with a healthy scalp. just like your face, there’s a moisture balance there that must be maintained in order to enjoy the hair of your dreams. … Continue reading

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jouer anti aging moisture primer0

in the last six months it has become abundantly clear that a lack of sleep truly does read all over your face. for me, sleep deprivation is coming across loud and clear, in the form of tired, lackluster skin. there’s … Continue reading

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mario badescu alpha-grapefruit cleansing lotion0

i’ve been suffering from a ferocious case of the tiny forehead bumps – for weeks. i cannot for the life of me figure out what is causing them and i have completely overhauled my hair routine (twice) to uncover the … Continue reading

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avon big & daring volume mascara4

it would seem that my baby daughter already has me beat in the eyelash department. she was blessed with her father’s insanely full fan of fringe, the lucky little duck, and i’m sitting over here sparsely lashed and pouting about … Continue reading

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l’oreal paris lift blur concealer4

as much as i love makeup, it’s always nice to simplify. if i can eliminate a tube or bottle from my drawer in favor of a multitasker, well then i’m all for it. historically, for whatever reason, it has always … Continue reading

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love your curls2

oh, dove. you’re really tugging at my heartstrings with this one. the love your curls campaign was designed to encourage women and girls to celebrate and take pride in their curly hair – something that i fail to do, always. … Continue reading

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