Author Archives: lara ramos

holographic glitter nails from ilnp0

hi! happy friday. i’m popping in briefly to say 1) i miss you, 2) i’m still alive and 3) this holographic glitter nail lacquer is everything and then some. if you’re mourning the end of summer and need a sunny little … Continue reading

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lipstick love: glossier generation g1

do you find that your lipstick collection tends to accumulate in the bottom of your bag? i change my lip color daily and i’m terrible at putting things away, so by mid-to-late week, the various shades start to collect and this is … Continue reading

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eyeshadow for everyday with mark. on the dot neutral2

so, it turns out that being a beauty junkie does not translate to being a makeup artist – especially when it comes it eyeshadow. taking an artistry class has been on my bucket list for the longest, so imagine my delight … Continue reading

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a few good things2

i cannot pretend life isn’t crazy. transitioning to a fast-paced full-time office gig and four hours commuting daily has basically turned my reality upside down – but there are still so many bright spots, beauty and otherwise. 1 – my … Continue reading

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elizabeth arden skin illuminating retexturing pads2

hi. are you still out there? i know it’s been awhile, but when something finds its way into my regular routine, it’s still time to share it with you. some things just don’t change. the current hero of my skincare … Continue reading

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about my curls1

ugh, my hair. i know the grass is always greener, but here’s the deal. i have the type of hair that falls somewhere between wavy and curly. it resists straightening, making that process long and labor-intensive, and i have what … Continue reading

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the estee edit late night eraser brightening eye balm0

let me preface this post by saying that i got up at 3:45 a.m. today. thankfully that’s not the norm (i’m en route to NYC for the day and had to catch an early train), but please tell that to … Continue reading

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tata harper elixir vitae eye serum0

  i don’t know how to tell you this … but i’m in love with a $265 eye serum. the reason that i’m even writing this post instead of hiding in shame in my bathroom (wondering how i will ever … Continue reading

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benefit brow bar at ulta beauty4

about six months ago, i went to a threading appointment that left me bleeding. (it was my regular place, not my regular girl – she didn’t know what she was doing and it ended pretty badly for me.) since then, … Continue reading

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why i shampoo twice2

(story of my life ^ ^ ^) i always scoffed at the “repeat” portion of my shampoo instructions, but it turns out that those manufacturers are really onto something. i have gone through the last 34 years believing that one … Continue reading

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