Author Archives: lara ramos

virtue labs hair care with real keratin0

i don’t know how this post has remained unwritten until now. i have been using these hair products religiously and exclusively¬†since last march. alas. ever since i had my daughter, i have been struggling with thinning hair. now that she … Continue reading

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these days, i can’t stop touching my face. it’s smooth and bump-free, even on my forehead where, even if my skin looks clear, i always have clogged pores and clusters of teeny tiny breakouts. now, there’s a softness where there … Continue reading

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NYX #thisiseverything lip oil2

as a proud member of team #COVERGIRLmade, i really hate it when the competition wins me over. like, really hate it – but sometimes they put something out there that’s so good, that i just can’t ignore it. NYX #thisiseverything … Continue reading

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crop antioxidant eye serum0

the anxiety over my favorite and basically irreplaceable (due to its insane price – ugh) eye serum running out is real. i have been hunting diligently for its replacement, falling first for this (still a contender, but not quite the … Continue reading

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five non-beauty obsessions0

  i swear, i’m going to get back to regular writing if it kills me. (hopefully it doesn’t.) i’m obsessed with the two women behind this podcast. they are real, warm and sweet – the audio version of your high … Continue reading

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the best of november beauty0

hi strangers. i don’t know how, but it’s freakin’ december. life continues to spiral and swirl in NYC – in all of the best ways, promise. it’s just that everything seemed to get bigger, faster and more all at the … Continue reading

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it’s been waitin’ for you0

oh, hello. hi – remember me? did you think i forgot about you? i have been thinking about this blog nonstop since i last popped in to share a beauty obsession (3 months ago – yowza). while i’ve been absent, … Continue reading

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caudalie vine[activ] 3-in-1 moisturizer0

  ever since clearing up my skin from a heartbreaking stint with acne a couple of years ago (thank you so super much for that treat, postpartum hormones), when i now find something that works for my face, i tend … Continue reading

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laura geller diamond dust baked gelato swirl illuminator0

so highlighter pretty much ranks up there with liquid eyeliner for me. i never know if i’m doing it right and i always kind of feel like a poser. i can very much appreciate its purpose and all of the … Continue reading

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christophe robin cleansing purifying scrub with sea salt0

real talk: sometimes life gets in the way and you forget to wash your hair for a week. (real’er talk: these days, life sounds something like “mommy, what color is my big girl bed going to be?” or “mommy, can … Continue reading

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