Author Archives: lara ramos

treat collection in shimmery stars0

this soft and shimmery midnight blue from treat collection is so, so good. i love an opaque cream nail as much as the next girl, but there’s something totally unexpected about a moody and silvery blue. it’s dark enough to … Continue reading

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bite beauty matte crème lip crayon0

i basically believe that bite beauty can do no wrong, but they have really outdone themselves with their latest effort. their collection of matte lip crayons are supremely hydrating, something that i didn’t think was possible. i find almost every … Continue reading

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l’oreal paris visible lift blur blush0

windblown cheeks were all over the fall runways in february. in my opinion, this is one of the most fun trends because 1) it involves color and 2) when done right, the look gives you an instant facelift. if you’re … Continue reading

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murad transforming powder0

nearly all products designed to treat acne irritate the heck out of my skin. it bugs me that brands who claim to be acne experts keep creating and marketing things that damage the most stressed-out skin type there is – but, … Continue reading

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rouge bunny rouge bronzing glow powder2

finding a natural shade of bronzer can be an impossible feat and, beyond that, there is a real shortage of shimmer-free options. as someone who shops for an exclusively matte version, i also find that just dusting brown powder on … Continue reading

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avon at new york fashion week3

my friends at avon were responsible for two stunning runway beauty looks during new york fashion week – and both of them were all about the eyes. at nicholas k (left), avon global celebrity makeup artist lauren anderson crafted a … Continue reading

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sephora ultimate oil-in-gel lipstick remover2

all of our recent chatter about bold lips reminded me that as much as i love them, i do have one gripe: i hate when you can still see their remnants the next morning. lets be honest, all of the best … Continue reading

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stila mile high mascara6

when caring for a three-week old infant, mascara basically qualifies as a luxury – and for that reason, i am extra picky about which one i wear these days. since lou arrived, i have done my makeup maybe four times and … Continue reading

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nomaterra on-the-go fragrance wipes2

remember my friends at nomaterra? well, they have some pretty exciting news. the gorgeous independent perfume brand has launched their innovative fragrance wipes at sephora! available online and in the beauty to go section in stores, the variety pack of … Continue reading

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day to night: bite beauty lip treatments0

lip products tend to suck the life out of my lips. something about that skin is just extra sensitive and i can always tell by the “morning after effects” when i’ve overdone it on lip color the day before. it’s … Continue reading

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