Mother’s Day Gift Guide

One of the reasons I started appreciating Mother’s Day, even more, is because it allows me to gift my mom things that she will not accept otherwise. Maybe it’s just her humble Russian upbringing, but oftentimes my mom will resist taking a semi-expensive gift for me if it’s not connected to any holiday or special occasion, so I make sure…
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Spring 2018 Makeup Trends from The Makeup Show

If you are New York based and pursue makeup professionally, you simply cannot miss The Makeup Show happening this weekend at the Metropolitan Pavilion. For two days only (May 6 and 7), you’ll be able to see all the new product launches, discover all the latest makeup trends, and learn from the most influential artists from across the globe. The…
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Velour Lashes The Effortless Collection Review

False lashes seem to be all over the internet: I can’t name even one beauty guru who never used falsies to create a makeup look. While false lashes are so highly publicized in media, in reality not many girls I personally know are actually wearing falsies on a daily basis. The reasons are seemed to be the same: false lash…
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Best Repairing Balms for Dry Skin Patches

This winter has been so brutal that for the first time in years I had to pull out my skin repairing balms to deal with the issue. Usually, a regular body butter or lotion is just fine for my semi-dry skin, but this year I had to take out my heavy-duty products designed to fix severely dry areas. I was…
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The Only Acne-Treating Strategy That Works

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by La Roche-Posay. Last week, I attended for the second time La Roche-Posay Bootcamp that is designed to educate influencers and bloggers about proper ways to treat acne. Last year, I learned a lot of new tips and tricks that helped me to get the clearest skin I’ve ever had. This time around,…
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