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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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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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Featured, Skincare

Tattoo Aftercare: No Fancy Potions Required

  Did you guys check out my new artwork? I decided a while back to go for a (mostly) full sleeve on my left arm – with just enough blank space for makeup swatches – and last week I had the first session for it. All the line work is complete, and I’m SO EXCITED about it! Because peonies, amiright? When I posted a pic on instagram aftercare came up in the comments, and I thought to myself, that’s probably a good idea for a skincare post. I’ve been using the  ...

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Lips, Reviews

Buxom Pillow Pout Review

  When I first heard the idea of a powder lip color, I was a liiiiittle skeptical. It just sounds weird and wrong, ok? But then again, I’m also a sucker for something new. This month Buxom Cosmetics released their new Pillow Pout lip colors, and despite my misgivings, I couldn’t resist trying them out. They sent me a couple shades for a test run, and as it turns out, these are actually a really fun product! Applicator Right off the bat you can tell these are not your  ...

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Eyes, Face, Featured, Reviews

Onomie Beauty: Full Line Review & Swatches

  I am SO on board with the whole multi-tasking skincare/makeup movement that’s going on right now. Call it the cool girl look or millennial makeup or whatever you want – I’m calling it a dream come true. Right before my trip to NYC I got the chance to check out a new player on that particular stage, Onomie Beauty. They make a curated line of products that roll makeup and skincare into one. Refreshingly, all the products are scientifically-formulated – no  ...

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