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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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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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dermelect MEMENTO manicure extender top coat0

alright, lets’ s talk top coats – because there is nothing more frustrating than rocking a beautiful salon manicure for for a mere 24 hours before boom! chips galore. to deal with this issue, i have been committed to gel manis for months now … Continue reading

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le traveleur the weekender travel kit0

i’m packing up my stephanie johnsons and heading to atlanta for the wedding of my very best friend this weekend. packing is already pretty much the worst, but there’s nothing more painful than chasing down travel-sized portions of your favorite … Continue reading

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murad healthy skin facial8

beauty confession: before last week, i have had one facial in my entire life. it was in high school, at the peak of my acne battle, it was painful and my face was red and angry for days afterwards. the … Continue reading

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mark. buenos aires vibe eau de toilette spray0

i like to change up my scent for summer. for me, it’s right up there with increasing the spf in my daily moisturizer and going a touch heavier in the bronzer department. so, what do i want in a fragrance for … Continue reading

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l’oreal true match super-blendable makeup4

when it comes to makeup, finding a foundation that matches both your skin type and your skin tone can feel near impossible. in recent weeks, i have sat at multiple department store beauty counters and i have gone through the … Continue reading

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