Category Archives: editorial sample

rouge bunny rouge bronzing glow powder1

finding a natural shade of bronzer can be an impossible feat and, beyond that, there is a real shortage of shimmer-free options. as someone who shops for an exclusively matte version, i also find that just dusting brown powder on … Continue reading

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ag smoothing balm0

it’s these weird, early fall months when i just don’t have the strength to battle dc’s lingering humidity. i mean, a sticky summer? i get it – but, fall evokes feelings of sleek hair! sadly in dc, that’s often not achievable until thanksgiving. the beloved … Continue reading

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stila mile high mascara5

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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stila stay all day vinyl lip gloss1

what is it about summer that calls for – no, make that demands – a beautifully bright look-at-me lip? it’s been quite the search, but i have finally found the one and it’s stila stay all day vinyl lip gloss in … 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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clinique chubby stick cheek colour balms + baby tints3

  summer has me craving color, but i like to keep things super lightweight in the heat. clinique has delivered some real beauties in their two new chubby stick collections – one for cheeks and one for lips. they pair … Continue reading

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laura mercier smooth finish flawless fluide2

leave it to the makeup gods to deliver one helluva perfect foundation just as i am squeezing the life out of my current tube and feeling at a complete loss of where to go next. i didn’t know quite what … Continue reading

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lush tea tree water7

in a word, this toner from lush is gorgeous. tea tree water is designed to keep oily and spotty skin clear, and while most toners making these claims smell medicinal and can be drying, this one borders on aramoatherap-eutic. the … Continue reading

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