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hi strangers. i don’t know how, but it’s freakin’ december. life continues to spiral and swirl in NYC – in all of the best ways, promise. it’s just that everything seemed to get bigger, faster and more all at the … Continue reading

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it’s been waitin’ for youComments Off on it’s been waitin’ for you

oh, hello. hi – remember me? did you think i forgot about you? i have been thinking about this blog nonstop since i last popped in to share a beauty obsession (3 months ago – yowza). while i’ve been absent, … Continue reading

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caudalie vine[activ] 3-in-1 moisturizerComments Off on caudalie vine[activ] 3-in-1 moisturizer

  ever since clearing up my skin from a heartbreaking stint with acne a couple of years ago (thank you so super much for that treat, postpartum hormones), when i now find something that works for my face, i tend … Continue reading

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laura geller diamond dust baked gelato swirl illuminatorComments Off on laura geller diamond dust baked gelato swirl illuminator

so highlighter pretty much ranks up there with liquid eyeliner for me. i never know if i’m doing it right and i always kind of feel like a poser. i can very much appreciate its purpose and all of the … Continue reading

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christophe robin cleansing purifying scrub with sea saltComments Off on christophe robin cleansing purifying scrub with sea salt

real talk: sometimes life gets in the way and you forget to wash your hair for a week. (real’er talk: these days, life sounds something like “mommy, what color is my big girl bed going to be?” or “mommy, can … Continue reading

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kjaer weis mascaraComments Off on kjaer weis mascara

you can keep your better than sex, your perversion and that l’oreal mascara every celebrity and their makeup artist won’t stop talking about. (newsflash: it smudges!) i have found the little black dress of mascaras. the splurgeiest most covetable of metallic tubes, and it … Continue reading

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colourpop forget me not super shock highlighterComments Off on colourpop forget me not super shock highlighter

i dipped my toe into the colourpop pool and i may not ever be climbing out. my fling started innocently enough with this icy pink highlighter. i was on the hunt for something to layer underneath of my go-to-blush and … Continue reading

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patchology poshpeel pedi cureComments Off on patchology poshpeel pedi cure

freak bursts of warm weather tell me that it’s almost sandal season (also known as: time to think about preparing my feet for public consumption). normally i would go running for the nearest pedicure chair and let them go to … Continue reading

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fresh sugar lip treatment perfecting wandComments Off on fresh sugar lip treatment perfecting wand

oh fresh, how i love you. you had me on lock back in the early aughts with sugar lip treatment untinted and since then we’ve been through every shade under the sun, plus advanced therapy. you have only very (very) … Continue reading

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curel hydra therapy wet skin moisturizerComments Off on curel hydra therapy wet skin moisturizer

please let it be known that i am the laziest. this is why i don’t wear eyeliner, don’t blow my hair out with a round brush, and i rarely mask. these beauty sins are bad enough, but possibly nothing pains … Continue reading

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