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taking makeup application beyond your fingertips

marc jacobs beauty the face ii sculpting foundation brush no. 20

  this brush is the coolest. it falls somewhere between a traditional flat foundation brush (the kind that makeup artists are always trying to convince me to use) and the round fluffy brush that i’ve come to know and love … Continue reading

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a brilliant new year’s celebration with colgate optic white0

there’s no doubt about it – new year’s eve is my favorite night of the year. it’s festive and fun, no matter what your plans are, and it’s always the perfect excuse to go for a little extra sparkle. of … 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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stephanie johnson friends + family sale0

it’s the most wonderful time of the year! stephanie johnson is having her twice-yearly friends + family sale which means that every single gorgeous cosmetic bag on her website is 45% off. (which is almost 50% off, which is almost free.) … Continue reading

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kestrel air grid duo-zip makeup case2

maybe it’s because i have just four short weeks of this pregnancy adventure left (give or take an early/late arrival) and there’s hospital-bag packing on the brain, but i am full-on, can’t stop thinking about it obsessed with this most beautiful … Continue reading

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traveling chic with stephanie johnson0

i’m over on stephanie johnson’s blog sharing my best travel tips. click through to see my favorite spring sj styles and how they kept me nice and organized while i spent a few days in la!

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sonia kashuk core tools synthetic buffing brush21

major confession: i don’t clean my makeup brushes. i know, it’s awful, but hear me out. i don’t clean them because whatever i clean them with, tends to break me out and they are never the same after washing. so, … Continue reading

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plum pretty sugar cosmetic bags2

found: your last-minute mother’s day gift, courtesy of the print-masters at plum pretty sugar. if you’re not familiar with plum pretty sugar, then you are missing out on a whole lot of goodness. i discovered the brand while wedding planning in … Continue reading

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tweezerman onyx great grip eyelash curler4

lash curlers are a funny thing. you would think that they’re all the same – two little loops for your fingers to grip, a curved metal crimper, soft cushion for your lashes, and a spring load for pressure. how very … Continue reading

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falconwright wallet pouch0

i really don’t care to discuss the fact that it’s going to be 70 degrees today and 25 degrees tomorrow. (because that’s just crazy.) all i want to talk about right now is this adorable pouch from falconwright. done up … Continue reading

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