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Spray-On Beauty Wonders

Simply put, I love spray-on products. They are cooling, refreshing, a lot of them smell good…and there are ones today for pretty much every step of your makeup routine. Avid readers of this blog know I’m all about speeding up my routine lately and spray-ons are the multi-taskers that help me achieve this. I’ve got

5 Recent Reads
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5 Recent Reads

Finding the time to read just didn’t happen for me in college. Besides reading for my assignments, I read squat–which is sad for me. I’m a true bibliophile at heart, so basically reading is my jam. I’m pretty highly strung and naturally worry all the time. Reading is therapeutic for me and takes me to

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Beauty Favorites: February

This month I’m feeling the glow apparently because ALL of the products I loved this month achieve some highlight/glow/luminizing/I’ve been kissed by baby angels effect. I usually keep everything a bit more matte looking in the cooler months but to hell with makeup rules–I’mma do me girls. And. Me. Wants. Glow.  February Glowing Beauty Faves:

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The Dry Skin Foundation Stick

Over the past two months I’ve been using the Makeup Forever Ultra HD Stick. I liked the idea of a stick’s super fast swiping motions and the ability to get ready in lightning fast time. I’m a mommy to a 16 month old who runs this household and how much time I have in the

sephora haul
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A Sephora Haul…Sprucing Up the Routine

So I might have said in a recent post that I was happy just raiding my own stash. Perfectly content to keep using the same products for an extended period of time. With no changes. “For now, I’m satisfied,” I even said. Perfectly. Content. hahahahhahahahhahahahha hahahahhaha HAH. It took me about two seconds to cave at

blush placement 101
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Blush Placement 101

Blush can be applied in an endless array of ways–usually using the shape of the face as a guide. Throwing out all makeup “formality”, I usually abide by one simple rule when applying blush. This one golden rule eliminates the guesswork out of blush placement and is a great trick for both beginners and experts.

Decor Inspiration: Pastel Interiors
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Decor Inspiration: Pastel Interiors

I’ve had interior design ideas on the mind recently. My parents are currently placing the final touches on a renovation of their kitchen that’s taken place over the past several (thousand) months. It’s stark white with sharp edges, minimum glitz and a modern overall feel. I often like to think about what I would have

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Moisturizing Lip Saviors

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that means your lips must be ready for battle my friends! Whether or not you’ll be smooching away this Valentine’s, I’ve got just the trick for lips that need some serious TLC… A tinted lip balm I’m just loving at the moment is Kari Gran Lip Whip. With a