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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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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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Kaja Launched A Highlighter You Apply With A Tiny Paint Roller

I’m such a sucker for unique product packaging, so the Kaja Roller Glow had me at ‘hello’; but is the newly launched K-Beauty highlighting balm that you ‘paint on’ with an included roller sponge genius, or a gimmick? Let’s discuss. View this post on Instagram NEW! Roll your glow 💁🏼‍♀️💁🏻‍♀️💁🏽‍♀️✨Smooth,…
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The Terracotta Takeover Of My Makeup Collection

Last year, I fell in love with warm, rusty oranges with a hint of taupe/beige in my makeup routine; shades reminiscent of sun-soaked terracotta pottery. It started with a lipstick… Then I added a few more, and a coordinating lip liner or two. Soon it migrated onto my cheeks with…
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I Tried The ‘Yoga Skin’ Makeup Routine

When I read about ‘Yoga Skin‘ in Glamour two weeks ago, I was all in on the makeup technique that mimicked glowing, naturally-flushed skin straight out of a workout session. I posted about it on a Sunday morning in that week’s link roundup, and tried it myself later that afternoon…