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The Best Lip Oils To Try Now

Oils are going through a major comeback this season. Not in skincare (as these will always remind staples), but… in makeup. Ever since Too Faced relaunched their Sweet Peach line, everyone seems to be obsessed about lip oils from…

How to Save Money on Makeup
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How to Save Money on Makeup

Considering how big my makeup and skincare collection is, I’m not the right person to educate you on how to buy less makeup and save money. What I do know though is how to be a smart shopper and…

Review: Makeup Palettes by Pixi
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What’s New at Pixi by Petra + Giveaway

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with lots of affordable makeup and found some awesome new items I can’t wait to tell you about. Perhaps, the most exciting finds were those by Pixi by Petra, an affordable and high-quality brand that you…

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My Night Time Skincare Routine

Taking care of my skin in the evening is one of my most favorite rituals and I enjoy taking the time to properly remove makeup, apply my favorite beauty products, and massage my skin. Granted: I’m not one of…

Unboxing: Bloomingdale’s Bonus Box
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Unboxing: Bloomingdale’s Bonus Box

Being a beauty lover, I do not limit myself with purchasing goodies from Sephora and Ulta Beauty only. I also enjoy exploring new beauty launches in the department stores and especially Bloomingdale’s as it’s located in a dangerous proximity…

top 10 everyday beauty essentials
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My Top 10 Everyday Beauty Essentials

Recently, I’ve been thinking about products that I use the most on a daily basis and I narrowed them down to the list of 10 items. Some of those products are high-end, some are affordable drugstore options. Regardless the price, those are…

August Beauty Favorites: Lipsticks
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August Beauty Favorites

Hello and welcome to my monthly favorites series. As often happens prior to NYFW, August was a hectic month for me: I’ve been spending my time between New York, several U.S. travel destinations, and the Hamptons. As a result,…

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The Most Expensive Skincare I’ve Ever Tried

I might be obsessed with beauty products, but I rarely go overboard with spending on makeup and skincare. Yes, I’ll splurge every now and then on a $100 serum or a luxurious lipstick, but I’m definitely not one of…

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette - Review
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‘No Makeup’ Makeup Challenge + Giveaway

Recently my friend Amanda from Lipstick Is A Life blog published an interesting post where she talks about guys who claim that they don’t like girls who wear “too much” makeup, while they adore actresses and celebs with tons…

The 5 Best Summer Beauty Solutions
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The 5 Best Summer Beauty Solutions

While summer is one of my favorite seasons to go bare faced and enjoy great weather, there is a whole set of hot weather beauty problems that mean you can’t go completely carefree. Oily hair, breakouts, and shaving bumps…

Luminess Air - before after
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Airbrush Contouring 101

One of the biggest concerns city girls like me have in the summer is that liquid foundations and contouring powders seem to melt the moment I leave the house. And it’s not only about the finish or quality of…

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The Power of the Lotus

It’s a beauty confession time, guys. Well, I don’t even know how to tell you about that, but… I do not like facial toners. There is something about the consistency of those products and harshness of cotton rounds that…

The $30 Makeup Challenge
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The $30 Makeup Challenge

As a full-time beauty blogger, I’m constantly testing products that perhaps are above the average woman’s beauty budget. So I was thinking that it could be a great idea to create a budget-friendly tutorial for my readers. I figured…

The New Rules of Sunscreen
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The New Rules of Sunscreen

Despite beauty stores and pharmacies being filled with all kinds of sunscreen options, I’ve noticed that many people completely disregard this essential beauty product in their beauty routines. Many of my friends believe that sunscreens are too greasy, leave…

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Top 10 Perfumes of All Times

When it comes to fragrances, I am pretty conservative for a typical beauty junkie. Most perfumes give me a headache or make me feel nauseous so I have to be picky. I do repurchase the same aromas over and…

Style Sprinter - Best Oils for Your Skin
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Top 7 Oils for Healthier Skin

When I’d just started experimenting with skincare, I thought that moisturizing is a beauty must. I put tons of creams and lotions on my body to keep my skin hydrated, only to find out later that my skin still…

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Herbal Skin Care Line That You Need to Try

I don’t know if you’ve noticed or not, but I’m obsessed with all things organic and natural. While I might not be the fittest person, I do make sure that we eat organic, avoid gluten, and overall stay away…

VIIcode O2M Oxygen Eye Mask 2
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Skincare That Replaces Botox

I am always a little skeptical when it comes to skincare products. Every time I receive a sample of a new product, I make sure to allergy-test it and use it for at least a few weeks. For many…

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21 Days of Beauty Steals

{Click on the image and learn more about each product in this sales calendar} Yay! Ulta Beauty’s biggest sale event is finally here! If you remember my previous posts about this major sale, I’m very serious about following all…

Get The Look Anne Hathaway Oscars
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Get The Look: Anne Hathaway

Usually, I’m not a big fan of Anne Hathaway (except her role in the Devil Wears Prada – it’s phenomenal!), but we happen to have a similar completion. Fair skin, green eyes, dark hair… Every once in a while…