Articles

Classic Bridal Makeup Makeover

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I don’t consider myself a makeup artist. I’m more of a makeup connoisseur; I’m passionate about beauty products and their application, but I’ve never gone to cosmetology classes (outside of the makeup classes at Sephora lol). But when my good friend Paige asked me to do her makeup for the most important day ever, her…

My Back to School Morning Routine

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Since my summer vacation is coming to a close, I’m slowly starting to nail my back to school morning routine so everything’s streamlined once my time is even more strapped than it already is now. Since I’m going to be heading to school straight after work, I’ve got a lot of prep to do in…

Reviews

Review: City Color Contour Effects 2 Palette

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Several months back, I discovered my all time fave, holy grail contouring product: the City Color Cosmetics Contour Effects Palette. It delivered the perfect shades and all the pigmentation I needed for super defined cheekbones, a warmed-up face and a fierce highlight all in one palette. You can see my original review of it here.…

August 2015 Boxycharm Review

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Another month, another impressive Boxycharm. But the August 2015 Boxycharm wasn’t just any ol’ box, it was especially impressive as it was filled with products that I can incorporate into my every day routine. The value was also up there this month– more than 5 and a half times the cost of the box. I…

Tutorials

Easy Back to School Makeup Routine

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It’s officially back to school for me today… my last “first day of school” ever! Luckily, I only have one day where I actually have to be on campus. But that means I’m going to leave home at 8:30 in the morning for work and won’t be home until 10 at night. Arghh. So as…

Orange & Blue Summer Vibes Makeup Tutorial

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It pains me to say that summer as I know it is almost at an end. Not only do I start school in a couple weeks, but I’m already seeing Fall decor, clothes and beauty collections hitting stores! So before we get all up in a Fall frenzy here on the blog, I wanted to…

Sales & Brand News

Price Slash Alert: Urban Decay Primer Potion $10 On Sale

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YAAAS. So it seems like Sephora/Urban Decay are trying to clear out their old Primer Potion packaging (squeeze tubes) after completely transitioning to the ones that have application wands. You can find the tubes with the old packaging on sale at Sephora for $10 right now! To be honest, the squeeze tube packaging is way…

Price Slash Alert: 40% off Sitewide at e.l.f.

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Don’t you dare miss this sale! Today only, get 40% off sitewide with code 40OFF. The brand has been having a lot of “secret” sales lately (announced through email) only on certain categories, but finally we get the run of the site as this applies to everything! Take advantage of this opportunity to pick up…