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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, to…
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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…
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My Morning Skin Care Routine

I am not a skin care expert, but I play one with my friends. Nothing brings me more joy than a girlfriend texting me from Sephora with a question about which products she should buy; it validates all the hours I spent buried in skin care blogs and YouTube videos…