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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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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 πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈβœ¨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…
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Currently Craving: Modern Blue Eye Shadow

Until recently, thoughts of blue eye shadow conjured memories of Mimi from The Drew Carey show, a stylish boss I had in college who paired hers with a bold red lip, and the frosty sky blue cream shadow that my best friend and I were partial to in high school…