Category Archives: face

lancôme le teint particulier custom made makeup0

one of the biggest frustrations when buying a new foundation is finding your perfect shade. nothing is worse than thinking you have a great match, stepping into natural light (this usually happens to me in my car) and realizing your … Continue reading

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algenist REVEAL color correcting radiant primer0

as my skin has been aging, i have been finding a makeup primer to be more and more necessary. the layer of extra skincare and prep really help my face look more polished and my foundation to wear longer than if … Continue reading

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packing a daily makeup bag1

i’m starting a new job on monday – and it’s been a good long while (five years to be exact) since i have commuted into an office daily. when considering this change of pace, obviously the very first place that … Continue reading

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clinique dramatically different0

if you ask any makeup guru they will tell you that the most important step is prep. how you care for your own skin before laying down foundation or bronzer is key – and since this is the only face you will … Continue reading

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march favorites0

sometimes the beauty goodness comes across my vanity so quickly that i don’t have time to share it with you in individualized posts. there are currently a handful of products rocking my world – and i just have to give each … Continue reading

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la roche-posay effaclar bb blur0

i have to say that this one really shocked me. i had the highest hopes for la roche-posay effaclar bb blur, because it has been on my wish list ever since the internet began raving about it last march. so, when … Continue reading

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Smashbox Primer Water0

when i read that smashbox had released a primer water i thought the concept was a bit far fetched. i mean, not to knock the fine people at smashbox, but what made this water so special? could i use some … Continue reading

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make up for ever ultra hd invisible cover foundation4

why is the perfect primer so impossibly hard to find? while the clarity of my skin has dramatically improved, i still find myself fighting an unsightly texture fiasco that can only be attributed to my inability to drink an appropriate … Continue reading

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current favorites2

recently, my skin is loving this foundation. the coverage is beautiful and it doesn’t streak, cause my skin to dry out or break out (both of which have been struggles with other formulas). i use this $7 brush to apply and … Continue reading

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my fashion week favorites0

another fashion week has come and gone, bringing all kinds of gorgeous beauty trends to the scene for spring 2016. this season had some of my favorite looks to date and i love to see brands and artists pushing the … Continue reading

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