Author Archives: lara ramos

my skincare wish listComments Off on my skincare wish list

i would adore all of the time in the world to amble around sephora like a kid in a candy shop, but recently it’s just not making it to the top of the to-do list. #life i did however manage … Continue reading

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bow’d upComments Off on bow’d up

you may have seen on instagram that this was my favorite beauty moment of the golden globes. now, i’m fairly obsessed with sienna miller on a regular head-to-toe basis, but this whole situation to me was so refreshing. now, i … Continue reading

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2016 taught meComments Off on 2016 taught me

how is it possible that we are on the verge of 2017? i swear it was january just 5 minutes ago. time passing at the speed of light aside, here are ten beauty lessons learned in 2016: trust your brows to benefit. … Continue reading

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pixi lash nourish makeup remover padsComments Off on pixi lash nourish makeup remover pads

do i have a $10 treat for you. let’s just say that i have been experiencing some crazy lash growth lately. my normal nothing-to-write-home-about lashes are long, lush and curled at the ends. i seriously keep having to do a … Continue reading

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oh man, december – you have been a real doozy. but! just one more day of work stands between me and a loooong holiday break. so while i round the corner into 2017, here are a few of the shades … Continue reading

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december favoritesComments Off on december favorites

this incredibly reasonable + generously sized alternative to my previous obsession from origins (which i still adore, but tends to be somewhat cost prohibitive, considering how quickly i blow through it) this insanely hydrating gel moisturizer – i’m slowly falling … Continue reading

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beauty gifting with sephoraComments Off on beauty gifting with sephora

there’s no doubt that it’s a busy time of year. holiday parties, coworker potlucks, card sending, cookie baking, studying secret santa wish lists and fa-la-la-la-la’ing don’t leave a lot of time for shopping. thankfully, there’s one place where you can buy the … Continue reading

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marc jacobs beauty lamé noir ultra-glittering mascaraComments Off on marc jacobs beauty lamé noir ultra-glittering mascara

  this new mascara from MJ is super unique. it’s a clear lacquer chock full of chunky gold and black glitter, applied with a bristle-less brush for the ultimate party-ready fringe. it’s one of those things that had a fully magnetic … Continue reading

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phyto phytodéfrisant botanical straightening balmComments Off on phyto phytodéfrisant botanical straightening balm

let’s get right down to it: this balm has a jelly texture, but isn’t sticky like a mousse. a dime size dollop in my medium bob gives unfussy, natural texture while still holding on to the smoothness that i work … Continue reading

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victoria’s secret velvet matte cream lip stainComments Off on victoria’s secret velvet matte cream lip stain

  velvet is seemingly everywhere this fall, and the trend is also coming to lips. while liquid mattes continue to reign supreme, an unlikely source has launched a super sexy, girly gloss version of their own. it has been a … Continue reading

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