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The Best Eyeshadow Palette Right Now

YSL Couture Palette

A had been shunning shadow in favor of a minimal eye and a power lip color when this YSL Couture Palette c/o YSL arrived on my doorstep. It floated around my makeup bag for a while before I tried it once, then proceeded to wear it at least 4 times a week. I’ve never been a violet lover, but the 05 colors make my dark brown eyes pop and lend a warmth to my winter complexion. The pigments are so…

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The Best Hair Tool For Getting Loose Beachy Waves

amika (mod)ern curler

A few of you have asked how I get my super straight hair to get and stay in loose beachy waves. I’m currently working on a video to show you exactly how I (lazily) go through the actual process, but in the meantime, I thought I would share the most important tool I use. Any suggestions on best quick video editing tools are welcome here puh-lease.…

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Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream Review

Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream

If you’re new here, you may not know that I update my makeup bag every season. Most importantly, I always change up my skincare products to accommodate the change in climate. I tried quite a few moisturizers for fall, and the winner is… Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream. I have combination skin, so finding moisturizers that keep my skin hydrated in the cooler, dryer temps while keep my t-zone from shining brighter than the Chrysler Building is…

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How To Buy Vintage Chanel Online

Vintage Chanel Backpack

Enough of you have asked at this point, so I am answering your question: how do you buy consigned and vintage Chanel safely online without getting hosed? When buying Chanel is done the smart way, it retains its value and in some cases (with rare, in-demand and limited edition pieces), even appreciates in worth over the years. Here are my tried and true tips for finding and making the most of your chicest investment.…

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5 Reasons You Need To Shop The Jonathan Adler Warehouse Sale

Jonathan Adler Radcliffe Etagere

If you’re a Jonathan Adler fan, drop everything you’re doing and read this right now. The Warehouse Sale is BACK starting tomorrow (Friday 3/3) at 8:30 AM at 885 E 138th Street, Bronx, New York. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. It is the best home decor sale on the planet, and the only sale I’ve ever left regretting that I didn’t buy more. What do you call the opposite of buyers remorse? Anyway, I’m sharing my…

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5 Best Pajamas Ever

It’s a running joke with my family and friends that I’m often pretty dressed up for no particular reason other than I love to put outfits together. It is a lesser known fact that I am a pajama connoisseur. As I enter my third trimester in the dead of winter, the time of day by which I change into my PJ’s is creeping closer and closer to what was once cocktail hour and I don’t care who knows it. It’s…

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Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Stained Gloss Review

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Stained Gloss

To be honest, I’m not a huge lip gloss fan. I like my lip color the way I like most things: rich, long lasting, and mess free. Unlike most glosses, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Stained Gloss leaves lips with a saturated pigment for up to three hours, and it’s moisturizing but not sticky. Best of all, this upscale cult favorite lip tar is on major sale right now in an unlikely place.…

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The Best Smokey Eye Palette Under $20

Topshop Smokey Eye Palette

It’s a scientific fact that people appear more attractive to others when the outer edges of their eyes are darkened. Basically, the smokey eye has proven to be the sexiest look eye makeup can muster. So if you’re wondering what holiday beauty look to try next, this is it. Smokey eye palettes tend to be expensive because they typically require a minimum of four colors, BUT there is one that is not only easy to use, it’s costs less than…

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