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Let’s Take A Trip Down Summer Beauty Memory Lane

While I figure out a summer upload schedule that doesn’t include another unintentional 3-week blogging vacation (oops) I thought I’d let the archives do the work by highlighting some of my favorite summer beauty posts of yore. From minimal makeup routines and the best tricks for perfectly air-dried hair. And…
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The Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Trend I’m Loving Right Now

Today’s post is a quickie to share a summer beauty trend I’m totally obsessed with right now: ultraviolet eyeshadow. I fill my Pinterest beauty board with all kinds of dreamy colorful eyeshadow looks that I love to admire but would never try. However, lilac lids are actually wearable, and they’ve…
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A 5-Product Makeup Routine For The Mornings I Can’t Even

At almost 35, I’ve come to terms with the fact that I’m just not wired to be a morning person. I love a good life hack to streamline my morning routine and maximize those sleep-in moments (see: helpful habits for non-morning people) and an easy 5-product makeup routine is my…
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My Top 10 Beauty Splurge Picks From The Sephora VIB Sale

I’m trying to work through my extensive stash of skin care, makeup and hair products before buying anything new, so I’ll probably skip the Sephora VIB summer sale. But it’s a great time to score some of their premium products at a rare discount, so if you want to treat…
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The Best Makeup Brushes On A Budget

Think of putting on your makeup like you’re painting a house: the tools you use for the application can make or break your end results. A great brush can elevate the performance of a mediocre product; and conversely, a bad-quality brush can make working with a premium product difficult and…
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A ‘Perfect Skin’ Deal Worth Sharing

Bobbi Brown is one of my favorite prestige beauty brands. I think of their products as the reliable, hardworking basics of my makeup collection, and I love their ethos of enhancing your natural beauty with makeup; the overall vibe is unfussy and dependable, with quality products I can throw on…
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My #1 Drugstore Foundation

When summer rolls around, I push all my full-coverage foundations to the deep, dark depths of my makeup drawer. I love “less is more” summer beauty vibes — and the Florida heat and humidity literally melts heavy makeup right off yo’ face — so I reach for lightweight water-based foundations, sheer…
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The $6 Scalp Scrubber That Obliterates Product Buildup

silicon scalp scrubber | micro-exfoliating shampoo | clarifying shampoo I hesitate to call beauty products ‘life-changing’ on this blog, but this $6 silicon scalp scrubber is pretty close. I bought it on Amazon after reading a review for a similar product on The Stripe, and from the first time I…
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My Fave 5: All About That Base

It’s been a while since I shared a beauty top five! A recent group text with my girlfriends about our favorite foundations got me thinking that I should round up a handful of my best base picks: two multitasking skincare/coverage hybrids; a buildable water-based formula that’s a staple in every…