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Observations on French Style

Like anyone who’s had access to the internet (and therefore, fashion blogs) during the past 10-15 years, I’ve been led to the understanding that French fashion is the absolute epitome of cool. I was fascinated to see first-hand whether all the “how to build the French girl wardrobe” posts out there are accurate , and if walking through Paris really is like all those fashion week street photos make it look (it’s not). It didn’t turn out to be a carnival of  ...

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Chanel is Coming to Ulta & I Don’t Care

  Last week the news broke that Ulta is going to start carrying Chanel, and the reactions around the beauty web were pretty mixed. I think pretty much everyone was surprised, but whether it’s a good move or not seems up for debate. Some folks see it as a sign that Ulta’s taking a big step forward, and others feel like it will cheapen Chanel’s brand. From me, the whole thing gets a big ‘meh’ for a few reasons At first I thought bringing Chanel to Ulta (as  ...

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Real Talk: Beauty Gurus Should Not Be Playing Doctor

Let me qualify that title a little bit: beauty gurus, feel free to play doctor with a consenting adult partner all you want. But let’s leave the medical advice to the real professionals, shall we? For those of you who’re wondering what prompted this, I’ll fill you in. Today is the launch of Tati Westbrook’s (GlamLifeGuru) new ‘beauty line’, Halo Beauty, which as of now consists of one product: a $40 bottle of vitamins. What? Ok, as someone who writes  ...

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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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New In Beauty: Doucce Cosmetics

  You guys know I’m always on the hunt for new things to try, so I get a little shiver of excitement whenever I discover a new brand. Latest in my makeup discovery adventure: Doucce. They’re a prestige professional brand with ideals that are right up my alley – great formulas and chic packaging. They were kind enough to send me their Holiday 2017 Set, and I’ve got to say, I’m suitably impressed. It has a little bit of everything in it, so I feel like  ...

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