Author Archives: lara ramos

kjaer weis mascara0

you can keep your better than sex, your perversion and that l’oreal mascara every celebrity and their makeup artist won’t stop talking about. (newsflash: it smudges!) i have found the little black dress of mascaras. the splurgeiest most covetable of metallic tubes, and it … Continue reading

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colourpop forget me not super shock highlighterComments Off on colourpop forget me not super shock highlighter

i dipped my toe into the colourpop pool and i may not ever be climbing out. my fling started innocently enough with this icy pink highlighter. i was on the hunt for something to layer underneath of my go-to-blush and … Continue reading

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patchology poshpeel pedi cureComments Off on patchology poshpeel pedi cure

freak bursts of warm weather tell me that it’s almost sandal season (also known as: time to think about preparing my feet for public consumption). normally i would go running for the nearest pedicure chair and let them go to … Continue reading

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fresh sugar lip treatment perfecting wandComments Off on fresh sugar lip treatment perfecting wand

oh fresh, how i love you. you had me on lock back in the early aughts with sugar lip treatment untinted and since then we’ve been through every shade under the sun, plus advanced therapy. you have only very (very) … Continue reading

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curel hydra therapy wet skin moisturizerComments Off on curel hydra therapy wet skin moisturizer

please let it be known that i am the laziest. this is why i don’t wear eyeliner, don’t blow my hair out with a round brush, and i rarely mask. these beauty sins are bad enough, but possibly nothing pains … Continue reading

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smith & cult1

so many beauty brands seem to struggle with finding the sweet spot between pretty, craveable packaging and formulas that deliver on their claims. several brands do the cool packaging thing well (milk and glossier both come to mind) but their formulas … Continue reading

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Hello FAB Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming MoisturizerComments Off on Hello FAB Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer

priming moisturizers are everywhere. since glossier launched (what i believe to be) the OG in 2014, other brands have popped up on the scene with their own version of this multitasker. i can get on board with anything that helps … Continue reading

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sephora strays away set of 4 mini tweezersComments Off on sephora strays away set of 4 mini tweezers

these caught me eye in the ever-problematic sephora beauty on the fly section yesterday. (i swear, between that and the target dollar zone, my checking account is going down in flames.) i’m obsessed with their tiny size and tip variation, … Continue reading

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stroke of beauty density+ fiber brow gelComments Off on stroke of beauty density+ fiber brow gel

  i feel like this one has been with me so long, popping in and out of my routine, that i must have written about it already, but somehow it escaped a full review. so, here we are. i think … Continue reading

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becca under eye brightening corrector1

the most crucial face-changing part of my beauty routine has quickly become under eye brightening. my dark circles are not severe enough to require real “concealing” but they have been intensifying past the point that this cream is able to remain … Continue reading

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