Author Archives: lara ramos

simple skincare micellar water2

there are times when my nightly cleansing ritual feels impossible, but knowing the dangers of sleeping in my makeup means that i will do anything to prevent going to bed in a full face. on nights where i can’t be … Continue reading

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r+co analog cleansing foam conditioner0

back when i used to dye my hair blonde and tie my ponytail with a black satin ribbon, dove made a foam conditioner that i bought and used religiously. it was like a mousse that you used in the shower … Continue reading

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spring things from mark.0

’tis the season to toss away the dark lip, moody eyeliner and embrace the pastel goodness of spring! my friends at mark. are doing it oh-so well with a handful of light and fresh launches. my favorite is the trio … Continue reading

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e.l.f. studio bb cream spf 202

i’m rounding out six years of testing beauty products for the glossarie. these days, i find myself less and less impressed by the ordinary. new lip gloss formula? meh. another mascara that promises crazy length and volume? i’ll believe it … Continue reading

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blooming lips0

i’m fresh off the plane from l.a. and i have never felt more pale. i clung to my bronzer for dear life over the last five days and i also took refuge in two lip products because they give gorgeous … Continue reading

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bevee trifold sidekick0

** taking a brief break from beauty to share one of the best accessories to come into my life in a long while. ** i used to be this very organized person. never missed a beat, never would have dreamed … Continue reading

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spring break beauties0

it’s 75 degrees in va today with some much-needed bright and beautiful sunshine. i’ve gotten so used to the gray of winter that i completely forgot – it’s spring break season! to celebrate, i painted my toes ‘suburban warrior’ by … Continue reading

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living proof curl collection1

you can forget everything that you think you know about caring for your curly hair, because living proof is changing the game. i have a horrendous habit of treating my natural curls with the utmost disrespect. i have tried time … Continue reading

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burt’s bees squeezable beeswax lip balm0

every evening before bed, i slather on a thick lip treatment. in an attempt to mimic what a hydrating night cream does for the face, i create a mini mask for my mouth by dousing it in product. i have a … Continue reading

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l’occitane almond velvet youthful body serum1

those of you who dread applying body lotion as much as i do are going to love this new body serum from l’occitane. it’s a lightweight, silky creme that vanishes into skin, leaving behind a subtle and super-pretty scent. i’m admittedly horrible … Continue reading

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