Category Archives: natural beauty

tarte cosmetics4

* tarte is one of those brands that just keeps getting better and better. they consistently put out a beautiful lineup of natural products that not only perform, but they’re pretty, too.  the brand’s mastery of color cosmetics should not … Continue reading

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dawson’s market beauty detox event0

as much as i love sharing my beauty obsessions with you through the internet, i’m always looking for opportunities to bring the glossarie to life. i have so much fun coming out from behind the blog to talk product and … Continue reading

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tata harper aromatic treatments0

lately i find myself in a state of entrepreneurial mania. as an independent sales representative working with two national brands and one budding fragrance company, a blogger and brand ambassador times two, it’s easy to feel like my head is … Continue reading

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vapour aura multi-use blush2

i’ve decided that i like the youthful lit-from-within glow that i get from a cream blush. even though my skin gets shiny, i feel like powder blush can be aging on me and i don’t love that. the problem with … Continue reading

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rms beauty un cover-up1

i’m always looking for that perfect allover concealer: one workhorse formula to cover under eye circles and mask imperfections. it’s tough to find one that isn’t too thick, too heavy, too dry, and finding the right shade? can be damn … Continue reading

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sheswai nail lacquer + my sunday to do list:9

(left image via) all cozied up with my coffee, two bottles of sheswai, and a pack of super classy reinforcement labels to take a crack at this flipped french mani. what do you think? i’ve been doing more research into … Continue reading

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pattern body wash3

in 2012, i am really trying to be more aware of the ingredients in the products that i use on my face and body. i noticed a remarkable difference when i stopped using hair products that contained sulfates and it … Continue reading

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bare escentuals skincare giveaway!45

good morning, sunshines! i am so excited to announce the glossarie’s first giveaway (it only took me two years, right?). two lucky readers will win a pair of products from bare escentuals’ new skincare line – deep cleansing foam + … Continue reading

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new! bare escentuals purifying facial cleanser + deep cleansing foam1

my combination skin is always on the hunt for a gentle, yet effective facewash and i am recently impressed with two cleansers from bare escentuals. part of their new skincare line designed to deliver smoother and brighter skin, both of … Continue reading

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l’occitane one minute hand scrub0

there is nothing better than the polished perfection of hands that have been whipped into shape by a pro. manicures may be a girl’s best friend but i don’t have the time or funds to settle in at the spa … Continue reading

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