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Eyes, Reviews

Man, What Is It With Hourglass Eyeshadows?

  A quick peek into my makeup drawers would prove to you that I’ve been a big fan of Hourglass Cosmetics for a long time now, but seriously guys, what is up with the constant changes in eyeshadow formula & packaging? First we had the duos, which  were nice, but on the pricey side and discontinued almost before I even got my hands on any of them. Then came the Modernist palettes. I love mine, but I know a lot of people weren’t fans of the extremely soft texture or the  ...

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Reviews, Tools

Everything You Need to Know: Sonia G Fundamental Brush Set

Just when I thought I couldn’t possibly need any more makeup brushes…. Honestly, I really did think my collection was pretty complete. Or at least, that I had all the basics covered, and anything additional would be for special treats & just for the joy of collecting. Well. One of my long-time favorite beauty bloggers, Sonia of Sweet Makeup Temptations, just surprised us all by releasing her very own brush line. Normally beauty guru product lines get a great big fat yawn  ...

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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide: Luxe Edition

  Was someone on your holiday list a very good girl this year? If you want to splash out on an extra-special gift this year, here are my picks that are sure to make anyone on your list feel like royalty.     Clive Christian Noble Collection ($495) Speaking of royalty – this Saks-exclusive fragrance set is based on notable periods in British history. The set is well-rounded, with a variety of floral based scents that each have a very distinct character. Not only are they  ...

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Features

Lipstick Queen Toppers Will Transform Your Fall Lip Wardrobe

  It’s no big secret that I have a ‘type’ when it comes to lipstick. I love bright, warm pinks, and bold reds are fantastic too. I tend to steer clear of burgundies, berries and deep colors though – I just don’t think they look good enough on me to actually fork over the cash for them ¯\_(ツ)_/¯  I know I’m not alone in that, and there’s nothing wrong with it! Until the holidays roll around and I realize I don’t have any fall lipstick  ...

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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide: High-Tech Beauty

  I assume if you’re reading this, either you’ve got a skincare/makeup junkie in you family or circle of friends, or you are one yourself. In either case, I’m kicking off my 2017 holiday gift guides with a roundup of the best high tech beauty tools I’ve used, because (IMHO) they make a fantastic gift. After all, who doesn’t love gadgets?   Clarisonic Smart Profile Uplift ($349) I’ve been a long-time fan of the Clarisonic Mia FIT (you can see my  ...

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