Category Archives: face

clinique dramatically differentComments Off on clinique dramatically different

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 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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Smashbox Primer WaterComments Off on Smashbox Primer Water

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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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 favoritesComments Off on my fashion week favorites

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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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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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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