Author Archives: lara ramos

why i shampoo twice0

(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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on lash tinting5

my lashes have always been fine. they’re not thin or sparse, they’re not short and stubby, they hold curl fairly well – but still, they are nothing to write home about. and for me, fine just isn’t enough, because i’m … Continue reading

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algenist REVEAL color correcting radiant primer0

as my skin has been aging, i have been finding a makeup primer to be more and more necessary. the layer of extra skincare and prep really help my face look more polished and my foundation to wear longer than if … Continue reading

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clinique pep-start eye cream2

first week at the new job was both thrilling and exhausting. my new schedule means that i am awake at 5 daily and back into the routine of getting myself presentable (i.e. dressed) for the office. while i would love … Continue reading

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deskside0

i’ve had my eye on this nate berkus mirror ever since it popped up on rue magazine. it just seemed like something i needed for my desk – because swatching is serious business, and i’m a bit tired of popping … Continue reading

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packing a daily makeup bag1

i’m starting a new job on monday – and it’s been a good long while (five years to be exact) since i have commuted into an office daily. when considering this change of pace, obviously the very first place that … Continue reading

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gel moisturizers0

all of a sudden, the moisturizer that i have been loving all winter long, is no longer soaking into my skin. it’s just kind of…sitting there. and it is not playing nicely with my foundation causing things to kind of … Continue reading

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march favorites0

sometimes the beauty goodness comes across my vanity so quickly that i don’t have time to share it with you in individualized posts. there are currently a handful of products rocking my world – and i just have to give each … Continue reading

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dove dry spray antiperspirant0

there are few brands that have been in my life as long as dove. in fact, probably one of my youngest beauty memories is opening a new bar of dove soap as a little girl – and that scent, yum! … Continue reading

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embracing my hair’s natural texture1

for years i have been saying that i’m going to do it. i’m going to part ways with my sleek bob and make way for the wayward curls and bends that are a part of my hair’s true dna. i don’t … Continue reading

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