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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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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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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…
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My Top Skin Care Picks From the Sephora Sale

Our time is upon us, beauty lovers: The annual Sephora Beauty Insider Holiday Sale is here! Here are the deets on scoring the discounts, according to Glamour: “This year the beauty behemoth is kicking off the deals with two exclusive shopping weekends for VIB Rouge members (shoppers who spend more…
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16 Skin Care Products I Used To the Last Drop

As I finish off beauty products, I toss the empty containers into a basket under my bathroom sink. When the basket fills up, I dump out the contents, inventory the goods, and type up a big ol’ blog post to share my thoughts on what each product does, if/why I…
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Review: Dermalogica Ultra Calming Skin Care

Before I dive into this skin care review, I want to introduce you to Influenster: an online community of over 4 million “savvy social shoppers” that’s a great resource for finding and sharing reviews on beauty products. The best part of Influenster is their VoxBox program, which gives you the…
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Good + Gone: Skin Care Empties

Farmacy ‘Green Clean’ makeup meltaway cleansing balm I’m on a big balm kick these days. I don’t want anything foaming near my face, and I find a good cleansing balm is the gentlest and most effective way to remove every trace of makeup, dirt/oil, and sunscreen as a first cleanse in…
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8 Big Skin Mistakes I Made In My 20s

When I turned 32 last year, I panicked got serious about nailing down an effective anti-aging skin care routine. I did a lot of research, pored over tons of product reviews, and discovered a handful of really helpful resources online that helped me make sense of overwhelming beauty aisles and identify the holes in my…