Author Archives: lara ramos

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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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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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i am 11 days into motherhood and finding myself in a true state of bliss. lou is absolute heaven and proving herself (at least for the moment) to be a very good and sweet little baby. currently, she is peacefully … Continue reading

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our tiny beauty arrived on friday night! please meet louisa jay ramos (“lou”) and excuse me while i take some time to drink her in. thank you for all of the love and well wishes throughout my pregnancy – we will … Continue reading

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beauty essentials4

  i get a lot of questions about my beauty essentials. inquiring minds want to know about the must-have products that i can’t live without and the parts of my routine where i tend to splurge instead of save. when it comes … Continue reading

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summer shakeup4

there is no question that preparing for my first baby has really shaken up my summer. it’s evident everywhere i look – from less frequent blog posts to the products that are taking over my test lab (yes, that’s nipple … Continue reading

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tarte colored clay tinted brow gel6

this new brow’scara from tarte turns even the most unruly brows into shapely arches – extending the time that i can get away between threading appointments. you might think that tinted brow gels are tinted brow gels, but there are … Continue reading

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