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5 Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Buys

In case you’ve been living under a rock or have no internet access (how are you even reading this right now) you may be unaware that Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale starts 7/21, but they’re currently allowing early access to Nordstrom cardholders. What’s not getting enough attention is the bevy of amazing beauty deals they’re offering this time around. I’ve saved you all some time and rounded up the only deals you need to see. If you don’t have a Nordstrom card,…

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My Secret Weapon For Fighting Frizz

My Secret Weapon For Fighting Frizz

We are experiencing a humidity wave over here on the East Coast and suddenly it’s cramping my hairstyle. Frizz city. I’ve been having to wash my hair more than I’d like because even on the days when I’m not pushing myself in spin class, because this heat and humidity is leaving my scalp swampy. I tried leave-in conditioners and serums to tame my mane but combined with sweaty roots, all of them left my fine hair limp and lifeless. I…

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The Best All Natural Bug Spray Ever

Red Bee Buzz Off Bugs

Shortly after making the move from Manhattan to Greenwich, I realized I needed to find an all natural bug spray for my kids and myself. If I’m out at night with a group of people, they’ll be unbitten and I’ll be Swiss cheese. Bugs love me. I must have some delicious blood. I’ve tried A LOT of different brands, and I have finally found the magic formula. This is not sponsored, I was not gifted this product, I am just…

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The Best Nail Colors For Summer

Figue Evil Eye Clutch

A fellow newly minted mom of two who is part of my mom tribe commented on an Instagram post of mine the other day, asking how and when I get my nails done. The answer is, having my nails painted is important to me because it helps me feel like myself, so I make it a priority. Whether it means working late at night, sneaking out of the house on during nap time when my husband is home, or paying…

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The Best Coral Lipstick Ever

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Tilt

Like most of the best things in life, the ideal color lip color is about as hard to find as truly white linen curtains. When I began my search, I wasn’t expecting to find the holy coral grail: a bright but not neon perfect balance of orange and red and pink. But guess what? It exists. The best coral lipstick EVER is Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Tilt. It’s described on Sephora.com as “bright orange,” which does this hue absolutely…

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The Best Makeup Setting Spray For Summer

Coola Makeup Setting Spray

Guys. I found it. Coola Makeup Setting Spray is the best makeup setting spray for summer. Whether you’re just refreshing a touch of BB cream and mascara by the pool or trying to keep a full beat wedding guest face from running down your chest in 90 degree heat, Coola‘s got you + 30 SPF. Truth be told, I have never been a big fan of setting sprays because they tend to have a sticky / tacky feel that just…

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The 5 Best Drugstore Beauty Buys For The New Mom

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes

Some of the best beauty booty you should add to your arsenal in your third trimester to help you through your final stretch and keep you comfortable in the hospital and post partum period can be found at a steal at your local pharmacy. I kid you not when I say one of the things that helped me most during labor with my first baby was a pack of wipes I bought for myself at CVS. These are also the…

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The Best Mascara Ever For Every Budget

Nothing is worse (well, beauty-wise) than bad mascara. If it’s too heavy, your lashes will sag. If it’s too dry, hello tarantula eyes! The wrong brush, just ruins EVERYTHING. What you need is a light, moisturizing, non sticky formula with a brush that separates and adds volume. I’ve tried everything out there, and these are my three absolute favorites starting at $4. Peep my picks for the best mascara ever for every budget on the next page!…

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The Best Shampoo And Conditioner Ever

Karen Walker Super Duper Strength Sunglasses

Some of you asked about what kind of shampoo I use after I admitted that the best thing I ever did for my hair was quit washing it every day. Let me back up a bit and say that the right shampoo and conditioner is key in making this “wash-less” lifestyle work, and I found  the best shampoo and conditioner ever.…

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5 Best Dry Shampoos

ALTERNA Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Perfect Texture Finishing Spray

The best thing I ever did for my hair was quit washing it every day. Since then, my mane has never been healthier, softer and shinier. However, my naturally straight, fine hair gets flat and oily on no-wash days. My only style savior on day two and three is dry shampoo, so I’ve tried every single one of them. Suffice to say, I am an expert. Check out my picks for the 5 best dry shampoos on the next page.…

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