• Hourglass Confession Review

    The new Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim Refillable Lipstick is the most luxe thing in my handbag right now. Housed in a sleek gold applicator that feels like a tiny sculpture in my makeup pouch, this lipstick promises “creamy, saturated, long-wearing color with a satin finish, without smudging or feathering.” Does this lippy live up to

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  • My Fave 5: Under Eye Concealers

    A good under eye concealer is an essential in my makeup stash these days (see: my tips for camouflaging dark circles). Since I’m all about fuss-free makeup, I look for concealer formulas that blend easily into the skin, brighten and minimize discoloration, and stay put throughout the day without touch-ups. Bonus points if they provide some

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  • Latest Beauty Empties

    The latest makeup, skin care, and hair products I used to the last drop + mini reviews! Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Precious Oil SPF 15:  Let me start by saying I don’t make a habit of dropping $80 on face oil. I went into Sephora for deodorant one Friday night after a crazy week at

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  • For the Love of Cushion Compacts

    Into the Gloss calls them the ‘Next Big Thing’ in foundation, Michelle Phan predicts their ‘total beauty industry domination’ and beauty blogs are singing their praises across the interwebs: cushion compacts are everywhere! Including my makeup bag.

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  • My Favorite Everyday Lippies Under $30

    LORAC Alter Ego Lipstick in ‘Duchess’ ($16) – If you’re into that 90’s throwback mauve nude that the Kardashians made trendy again, this is a good one. It’s a matte cream lipstick that can accentuate dryness and flakes, so I make sure my lips are exfoliated and use a clear lip balm before applying. Clinique

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