Author Archives: lara ramos

laura mercier smooth finish flawless fluide0

leave it to the makeup gods to deliver one helluva perfect foundation just as i am squeezing the life out of my current tube and feeling at a complete loss of where to go next. i didn’t know quite what … Continue reading

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lush tea tree water4

in a word, this toner from lush is gorgeous. tea tree water is designed to keep oily and spotty skin clear, and while most toners making these claims smell medicinal and can be drying, this one borders on aramoatherap-eutic. the … Continue reading

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weekender essentials0

i may have just a few short weeks left before our little chickadee makes her debut, but you had better believe i am soaking up every drop of summer before she arrives. on a day when i’m planning to sweat … Continue reading

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boscia all-in one b.b. eye brightener0

you know when you need to take your day way into overtime without missing a beat? in my case, this day looks something like: wake up early, knock out a few hours of work, go to the hospital to visit with brand … Continue reading

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a reverse moon mani in mint + navy0

i cannot stop thinking about this multicolored half-moon manicure spotted on nailing hollywood. the rounded tips, the navy-on-aqua tones accented with gold dots, it’s just all very, very good. this is the kind of nail art that i love because, … Continue reading

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r+co park ave blow out balm0

i haven’t washed my hair in four days – and it’s not because of a professional salon blowout, but the result of my new favorite styling product from r+co. as someone who is trying to shorten and simplify her hair routine … Continue reading

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mum+bub soothing ointment4

let’s just say that change is afoot around here (i mean, there is a box of nursing pads nestled in among my hanky panky collection…) and today i really have babies on the brain because the two women who i … Continue reading

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mark. crushing on coconut body scrub1

i know i talked a little bit about my love for this scrub here, but my affair with its coconutty goodness has gone straight from first impression rose to fantasy suite status. it is by far the best thing happening … Continue reading

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kestrel air grid duo-zip makeup case2

maybe it’s because i have just four short weeks of this pregnancy adventure left (give or take an early/late arrival) and there’s hospital-bag packing on the brain, but i am full-on, can’t stop thinking about it obsessed with this most beautiful … Continue reading

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perfect lips for tanned skin0

  we just got back from four days on the north shore of massachusetts and while arthur may have dampened our plans a bit, i still managed to catch a little sun while sitting on my parents’ roof deck. since … Continue reading

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