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murad anti-aging acne regimen1

acne in your 30’s is straight up obnoxious. i don’t know whether mine is attributed to hormones, stress or just a general curse from the universe, but my cyclical breakouts can be relentless and my sensitive skin always seems like … Continue reading

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i’ve spent the last five days in las vegas – and if that’s not the place to reevaluate your life choices, i’m not sure what is. it was my first time there and it was 100% the spectacle that i envisioned. … Continue reading

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mark. naked love body butter1

i don’t know what it’s like where you are, but in virginia, we came crashing head-first into summer at about 100 mph. i went from wearing jeans and long sleeves to shorts and a tank over night. suddenly, i’m exposed … Continue reading

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beauty protector protect + oil6

i haven’t had a haircut in months, so it’s kind of strange that compliments for my “cut” have been pouring in over the last couple of weeks. (i mean, no complaints – tell me my hair is pretty any day of the … Continue reading

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r+co analog cleansing foam conditionerComments Off on r+co analog cleansing foam conditioner

back when i used to dye my hair blonde and tie my ponytail with a black satin ribbon, dove made a foam conditioner that i bought and used religiously. it was like a mousse that you used in the shower … Continue reading

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spring things from mark.Comments Off on spring things from mark.

’tis the season to toss away the dark lip, moody eyeliner and embrace the pastel goodness of spring! my friends at mark. are doing it oh-so well with a handful of light and fresh launches. my favorite is the trio … Continue reading

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e.l.f. studio bb cream spf 202

i’m rounding out six years of testing beauty products for the glossarie. these days, i find myself less and less impressed by the ordinary. new lip gloss formula? meh. another mascara that promises crazy length and volume? i’ll believe it … Continue reading

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blooming lipsComments Off on blooming lips

i’m fresh off the plane from l.a. and i have never felt more pale. i clung to my bronzer for dear life over the last five days and i also took refuge in two lip products because they give gorgeous … Continue reading

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bevee trifold sidekickComments Off on bevee trifold sidekick

** taking a brief break from beauty to share one of the best accessories to come into my life in a long while. ** i used to be this very organized person. never missed a beat, never would have dreamed … Continue reading

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spring break beautiesComments Off on spring break beauties

it’s 75 degrees in va today with some much-needed bright and beautiful sunshine. i’ve gotten so used to the gray of winter that i completely forgot – it’s spring break season! to celebrate, i painted my toes ‘suburban warrior’ by … Continue reading

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