Category Archives: editorial sample

skin-saving duo from first aid beauty9

  do you ever feel like the skincare cocktail you’ve been using religiously to the tune of beautiful results will sometimes turn on you suddenly and just stop working? it’s the worst and i’m always torn between staying the course … Continue reading

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summer scents for him + her by nomaterra3

i impart a fairly strong influence over mr. glossarie’s fragrance selection. i buy what i like and i slip it into his toiletry basket or casually leave it on his half of the dresser. my track record is pretty good … Continue reading

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mac prep + prime beauty balm spf 352

i know that summer has a tendency to make us want to wear less of everything – layers of clothing, makeup, even hair (anyone going for a chic summer chop?) – but summer sweat also tends to cause an increase in … Continue reading

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topshop glow stick0

it’s officially summer so i’m making seasonal changes to my makeup bag to welcome in the warmer weather and, more importantly, to fully embrace dewy. i tend to put away the powder blushes this time of year because they just … Continue reading

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jin soon the color field collection0

  we know how i felt about essie’s spring collection, but now that summer is finally making itself known, i’ve fallen for a new color palette by jin soon. if you’re not familiar, jin soon is a famed celebrity and editorial manicurist … Continue reading

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new mascaras from revlon + l’oreal4

this is the tale of two drugstore mascaras that landed in the glossarie test lab during the very same week. normally i try extra hard not to compare products directly to one another, but these two are pretty different and … Continue reading

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clarins instant concealer0

why is it so hard to find the perfect under eye concealer? i don’t know about you, but i just want something that completely erases every trace of blue from underneath my eyes, does not look heavy or cakey, and … Continue reading

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perricone md no makeup skincare8

  rejoice! the skincare brand that brought us no concealer concealer and no foundation foundation has found their way into the realm of color cosmetics. i was very intrigued by perricone’s revolutionary approach to color, considering each product is designed with their already … Continue reading

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pantene smooth argan serum0

my hair is in a conundrum. it’s kind of long and unkempt at the moment, but – call me crazy – i’ve found security in having more hair as my belly expands. in the summer, i also like to let … Continue reading

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bareminerals bareskin pure brightening serum foundation10

the blogosphere has been abuzz with the release of bareminerals’ newest foundation, bareskin – and with good reason, because it’s amazing. i was a huge skeptic about the promises being thrown around with this product. the concept is truly unique and … Continue reading

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