Reviews

First Impression: Nail Wraps Trend with Revlon

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Nail trends: I’m always late to adopt them. Textured polishes, nail art, what-have-you… on a daily basis, I don’t have the time or patience to do more than just a single color on my nails (sometimes with an accent nail if I’m feeling fancy). I’ve always been allured by the idea of nail wraps— quick…

Articles

Undercover Colors: Nail Polish That Can Detect a Spiked Drink

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Last week, an independent nail polish company called Undercover Colors went viral after countless articles and TV spots about them were shared. What makes their polishes so special? Undercover Colors nail polish changes color to detect date rape drugs in drinks. Founded by four male North Carolina State University students, the startup polish company was…

FOTD Friday: Another Skin Care Update

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Time to check in with my skin care progress! It’s been 7 weeks since I started on PocketDerm, and I’m starting to feel good about the condition of my skin. I can definitely see some of the more stubborn blemishes start to fade, although my problem areas aren’t completely clear. I’ve now finished my stint…

Tutorials

Low Maintenance Makeup: All Day Look Tutorial

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Summer is over in one week. Well, maybe not according to our calendars, but that’s when I go back to school— so it might as well be over! You might know that I work during the day…

Hot Day Makeup Tutorial

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Are you tired of me complaining about the weather yet? Seriously though, any hotter and my car thermometer will be introduced to numbers it’s never seen before! Well, I thought I would channel my frustration into something positive and show you my hot day makeup routine. With my combo skin, sticking to matte products is…

Sales & Brand News

Forever 21 Welcomes Models Own + BOGO Clearance

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Forever 21 has been taking steps to expand their own beauty line, and has now started to bring outside brands in store! First being the budget-friendly beauty brand from the UK, Models Own. The first wave of products offered from Models Own include their popular nail polishes (some scented!), eyeliners, mascara, lip glosses and crayons.…

BH Cosmetics Launches the Wild Palettes

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BH Cosmetics, the land of inexpensive palettes, has just added three more to their repertoire. The Wild Palettes, brand new for Fall 2014, each contain nine baked eyeshadows that are supposed to be super pigmented applied both wet and dry while feeling lightweight. The Wild & Free palette offers a variety of different jewel-toned shadows…