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Stocking Stuffer Idea: Sephora Collection Lip Artist Palette

Review: Sephora Collection Lip Artist Palette | Slashed Beauty

Sephora has your last-minute stocking stuffers on lock this year. They have tons of cute gifts that will satisfy any beauty lover. When checking out their holiday spread, the Sephora Collection Lip Artist palette caught my eye. I thought I’d try it out, since Sephora’s in-house brand usually delivers good quality for a more affordable…

Review & Swatches: Essence Gel Eye Pencils

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The search for the next best eyeliner formula seems never ending. I personally prefer liquid liner for every day wear, because there are very few pencil liners that I can stand using. When I use pencil eyeliners, they need to be super soft, pigmented and long lasting. When I heard about the Essence Gel Eye…

Gift for Him: Sephora Favorites Cologne Sampler

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I can’t speak for the men in your life, but my boyfriend Adam is pretty hard to shop for… even after three years of being together. I like to give him nice gifts, but I also want to make sure they will be something that he’ll actually use (*grimaces toward the guitar collecting dust in…

December 2014 Boxycharm Review

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The December 2014 Boxycharm was the first of my subscription boxes to reach my doorstep this month! December is typically my favorite month for monthly subscriptions because many of the services like to go out with a bang and deliver awesome products at the end of the year. Boxycharm was no exception to this rule,…

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Ditch Dull Winter Hair with Dove Pure Care Dry Oil

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Back in the day, when I first made the commitment to start treating my hair better, there was one brand I turned to for repairing my dry, damaged locks: Dove. For a very long time, I used nothing other than their intensive repair products, which brought my hair back to life after years of chemical…

How to Update Your Beauty Routine for Winter

How to Update Your Beauty Routine for Winter | Slashed Beauty

Now that December has arrived, it’s beginning to feel a lot like winter in Los Angeles (finally!). It always comes on suddenly; it’ll be hot until it’s not. But alas, with the drastic drop in temperature and the wind picking up, our skin and hair tend to take the brunt of it. To beat the…

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Easy DIY Earring Frame

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Last month, my mom randomly sent me a picture of a really cute earring frame. It had a shabby chic vibe, and was totally functional. When I asked her where she bought it, I was surprised to hear that she had made it herself! Since when is she crafty?! Anyway, I told her if she…

Holiday Hair Tutorial: Easy & Elegant Braided Updo

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My calendar is filling up quickly as the holidays approach! I am completing my finals in school during the next couple weeks, which leaves me with little time to plan out extravagant holiday looks. Last Monday, I showed you my go-to holiday party makeup that I’ve been wearing pretty frequently this season. Today, I’ve got…

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The 2015 Sephora Birthday Gift Is…

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There has been much anticipation and speculation about what the 2015 Sephora Birthday gift will be now that the year is coming to a close. These free small gifts are given to Beauty Insiders during the month of their birthday, and they have included some pretty awesome brands in year’s past like Benefit and Make…

Price Slash Alert: 20% off Ulta + Free Shipping

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It pays to procrastinate! Ulta is offering 20% off from now until 12/20 with the code 204816. This coupon has the normal exclusions of prestige brands, brow bar, etc. However, they recently sent out another one-time code by email to ULTAmate Rewards members that includes prestige brands. Check your email to see if you received…