Category Archives: face

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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laura mercier matte radiance baked powder4

industry experts across the board agree that you should have some version of setting or translucent powder in your makeup bag. designed to lock your look in place without adding anything or taking anything away, these products are a lifesaver … Continue reading

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topshop all over glow liquid illuminator2

old man winter, we are done with you. thankfully, sweet glossarie contributor maggie has a little something for us to get our glow on without leaving town – although, for the record, looking at today’s forecast, we would very much … Continue reading

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l’oreal paris lift blur concealer4

as much as i love makeup, it’s always nice to simplify. if i can eliminate a tube or bottle from my drawer in favor of a multitasker, well then i’m all for it. historically, for whatever reason, it has always … Continue reading

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bareminerals complexion rescue tinted hydrating gel cream0

i do love it when a brand knocks itself off of the beauty pedestal! until very recently, i didn’t think buxom (technically under the bare escentuals umbrella) show some skin foundation could be topped. as i have inched closer and closer to … Continue reading

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glossier phase 1 set2

i’ve been following emily weiss closely ever since this happened, and whether you watched her on the hills or you’re a fan of her internet empire into the gloss, the truth remains that she really knows her stuff when it comes … Continue reading

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pretty gifty: we see beauty matte dew x beauty bag0

who: your socially conscious bestie, or anyone who needs a skin-perfecting finish and an extra pretty place to stash her beauty essentials. what: wee see beauty’s mattifier and moisturizer in one, matte dew, paired with a graphic hand-woven zip-top beauty bag. … Continue reading

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clarins instant light2

sleep deprivation has a direct impact on skin, mostly in the radiance department. since sleep is a precious gift around here, lately i’ve been feeling like my go-to foundation just isn’t cutting it. no amount of bronzer or trickery can bring the … Continue reading

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beauty essentials4

  i get a lot of questions about my beauty essentials. inquiring minds want to know about the must-have products that i can’t live without and the parts of my routine where i tend to splurge instead of save. when it comes … Continue reading

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laura mercier smooth finish flawless fluide3

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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