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The Drugstore Matte Lipstick I’m Loving For Fall

If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to add a little autumn to your makeup routine, may I recommend this $7 drugstore matte lipstick? I spotted the L’Oreal Colour Riche Ultra Matte Lipsticks on display at Walgreens last year and loved the shade range. I couldn’t resist grabbing a couple to try,…
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Just Five Things: Summer Makeup Edit

Byrdie has a video series on their YouTube channel called Just Five Things, where celebrities, models, makeup artists and other industry pros share their top five beauty picks from their personal kits. These folks have access to lots of products, so when something lands on the top of their favorites list,…
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My Favorite Long-Wearing Lip Color

Fun fact: one of my favorite forms of retail therapy is wandering around Sephora, swatching pretty lip colors up my forearms and treating myself to something new. Some people unwind with a cocktail at happy hour; I buy fancy lipstick. I picked up the NARS Power Matte Lip Pigment in…
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My Favorite Green Lip Crayons

Stalking the Sephora Weekly Wow! section is my new favorite pastime. Each week, they offer up limited-time discounts on a handful of makeup, skin care, and beauty tools, and this week, Bite Beauty High Pigment Pencils are on sale for $10. That’s a drugstore price for a primo green beauty product,…
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A 5 Product Makeup Routine For Lazy Mornings

My lack of morning aptitude is well-documented in this blog. See: helpful habits for non-morning people and 6 shortcuts for easier mornings. On the days that I oversleep — there are so many, y’all — and give myself 20 minutes to get ready, I depend on this easy 5 product…
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Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base

A friend gave me a couple samples of Burberry’s Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base and raved about its natural-looking glow. I used every drop, and loved it so much I splurged on the full size. Now it’s a staple in my makeup routine. (more…)