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Lips, Reviews

Burberry Liquid Lip Velvets Swatches & Review

  It’s no secret to long-time readers that I am in love with Burberry makeup, especially their powder products. The blushes are incredible, and I’ve got more eyeshadow singles from them than any other brand. One thing that never really took off in my collection though is their lipsticks. That’s the one category of makeup I’m hesitant to buy online sight-unseen, partly because I’m finicky about textures, partly because there’s a high risk of  ...

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Travel

Travel Tech: Gadgets For A European Vacation

  I’m probably getting WAY ahead of myself here, but Joseph and I are headed off to Paris (plus a couple days in London) for vacation in April and I’m already plotting what to bring with me. Nothing wrong with being prepared, right? Besides, I know spring break season is coming up, so maybe this will help with some packing list inspiration. I’m actually glad I started planning early because that gave me a chance to update a few travel necessities that I wasn’t  ...

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Fragrance

Fragrance Obsession: Jo Malone London

  Like a lot of my makeup stash, it started with two things: a free sample and an impulse buy. My fragrance collection isn’t nearly as well-stocked as my makeup drawers, but I have a feeling that’s going to change. You see, at some point last year I got a vial of Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay cologne as a freebie in some online makeup order. I’d seen Jo Malone London in gazillions of pictures on instagram, of course, but didn’t really have any experience with  ...

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Hair

New Routine: Hair Edition

I’ve never been one to get too excited about hair products. For basically my entire life I’ve been a ‘throw it in a ponytail and go’ kind of girl, at least when my hair is long enough to put up. That hasn’t really changed, but my brief foray in purple hair did take a bit of a toll since it required bleaching my hair from its natural dark brown-black to light yellow. Most of that has grown out by now – I was rocking the pixie when I bleached it – but  ...

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Beauty Tech, Lips, Reviews

Natural Plumped Lips with PMD Kiss

  This post is sponsored by PMD Beauty & the PRIMP network. Everything here, as always, is based on my personal experience with the product.  Lip envy: I’ll admit, I have it. Something about the trend of bold-colored liquid lipsticks & enviable instagram pouts inspires a little bit of jealousy in me. I’m tempted to blame aging for my thin-ish lips, but looking back over old photos reminded me that I’m just not naturally endowed in that area. I’ve been  ...

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