Author Archives: lara ramos

skyping with isabelle masson-mandonnaud + a perfume giveaway!1

after six years of writing the glossarie, i’ll admit that pinch-me moments are hard to come by. i still feel incredibly lucky over what this blog has become and all of the amazing experiences that it brings my way, but opportunities … Continue reading

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mane message headbands for little ones0

if you’ve got a baby girl in your life, i am so excited to share news with you that mane message has launched headbands for little ones! i have been working on this project in collaboration with owner olivia since the … Continue reading

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spring fashion week beauty predictions0

if i had my pick between new york fashion week in september and new york fashion week in february, i would choose september every time. for one, new york is heaven in september (not so nice in february) and second, … Continue reading

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foreo luna mini save the sea special edition1

i have always fought demons when it comes to my skin. my battle with acne has been ongoing for at least 20 years now and as the aging process begins, i find that the texture of my skin is changing, … Continue reading

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simple micellar make-up remover wipes1

in my head, i look like this every morning at daycare drop off. all sultry bed head, perfect gray tee and subtle jewels. ha! in reality, i roll up to lou’s school each morning looking far less model-turned-actress and far … Continue reading

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loft fringe pouch0

i spotted this perfectly bohemian pouch over on my friend meg biram’s blog and i knew instantly that it had to be mine. i’m fresh off of the amtrak after four long days in nyc and if living out of … Continue reading

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national (non) lipstick day9

there seems to be a day for everything under the sun and i ignore about 99.9% of them, but it would be highly questionable if i let a day dedicated to lipstick pass me by! in celebration of such a … Continue reading

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summer-perfect contour palettes from tarte and mark.0

the soonest that i get even a hint of a tan, i crave more. the problem is that i can enjoy about a max of 12 minutes in the sun before burning, so i spend most sunny days hiding out under … Continue reading

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living proof full shampoo + conditioner + satin hair serum3

thanks to the mystery that is postpartum hormones, i am experiencing a second round of ferocious hair loss. i don’t know why since i haven’t nursed since last november (thought i was well over the shedding hump!) but apparently it’s … Continue reading

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one love organics the cleansing sponge rose clay heart3

i scrub my face with a steaming hot washcloth every other morning. it helps to get the blood flowing and it also ensures that i don’t apply my moisturizer to a dry face (a huge no-no according to my derm). … Continue reading

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