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2016 taught meComments Off on 2016 taught me

how is it possible that we are on the verge of 2017? i swear it was january just 5 minutes ago. time passing at the speed of light aside, here are ten beauty lessons learned in 2016: trust your brows to benefit. … Continue reading

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you guyssss, i miss talking beauty with you. i’m determined to find a way to make some time for writing, because this lack of sharing the product love is not working for me. so, let’s play a quick game of catch … Continue reading

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lancôme le teint particulier custom made makeupComments Off on lancôme le teint particulier custom made makeup

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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march favoritesComments Off on march favorites

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 blurComments Off on la roche-posay effaclar bb blur

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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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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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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l’oreal true match super-blendable makeup4

when it comes to makeup, finding a foundation that matches both your skin type and your skin tone can feel near impossible. in recent weeks, i have sat at multiple department store beauty counters and i have gone through the … 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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bareminerals complexion rescue tinted hydrating gel cream1

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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