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Featured, Tutorials

DIY Upcycled Makeup Storage

If you’ve seen my instagram any time in the past couple months then you already know I’m going full steam ahead with my home office decor. I’ve spent the last two years slowly collecting furniture I love, and it’s sooooo close to being complete.  That is not what this post is about. As part of the process, I’ve also been revamping my makeup storage. At our old house I tried the whole white IKEA desk & all acrylic storage thing, but eventually decided  ...

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Eyes, Featured, Reviews

Review: Fenty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Raise your hand if you’ve ever bought a beauty product just because of the packaging. Yeah, me too. The latest example: the Fenty Moroccan Spice eyeshadow palette. I’m an absolute sucker for pink and purple, so the case on this baby was irresistible from the first time I laid eyes on it. I occasionally try to be a responsible adult though, so I went to Sephora and swatched it before buying. Buy it I did, and here’s a review for you. Have I mentioned I love the case on this  ...

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Featured, News

Beauty News: Sephora Rewards is Getting a(nother) Makeover

  I’ll come right out and say it – for the past few years, the Sephora rewards program has been pretty lackluster. I don’t really know how to feel about that. On the one hand, they’re a business and they don’t owe me anything extra for shopping there. But on the other hand, they’ve created a rewards program to give me an incentive to shop there versus other stores. And well, it’s only partially working.  I guess they’re listening, because  ...

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News, Skincare

New In Beauty: Clarisonic Mia Smart

  Now, you guys know how much I love my Clarisonic brushes. It didn’t start off that way when I originally tried the original Mia years ago – I thought it was a little too harsh for my skin, and didn’t end up using it much. But between then and now, they’ve kept refining their product line. The Mia Fit (reviewed here) with the new-at-the-time Radiance brush head made my opinion on sonic cleansing do a 180, and the foundation brush (demo here) was a game changer. I  ...

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Lifestyle

40 Before 40 Bucket List

I’ll admit one of my guilty pleasures is clicking on all those “30 things you should do before you’re 30” articles that pop up in my facebook feed constantly. They’re fun to read, even if that particular milestone has come and gone for me. It really could turn into one of those situations where social media just makes me feel bad about myself, but I got to thinking. I’ll be turning 35 this fall, so why not be extra ambitious and make a 40 before 40 bucket  ...

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