Tag Archives: Beauty Products

My Five-Star Makeup Picks

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I have tried a lot of makeup in my exploration, but I think many of us have those top products that we always come back to.  The ones that no matter what else we try, they just seem to work better for us and our needs.  Here is a list of my top treats that […]

What’s In Your Makeup Bag?

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I like to know what my readers are using/wearing right now! My primary makeup bag changes seasonally as well as according to my mood and activities. Here is what I’m using on a (mostly) daily basis: Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm – I’m a huge fan of Dr. Jart’s beauty balms. I […]

What Are Powder Exfoliators?

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Are you familiar with facial cleansing and exfoliating powders? They seem to be one of the big trends in skincare, but oddly enough they are not new to the industry. They have been around in Korean skincare regimens for a long time. But they do take some getting used to, same as the oil cleansing […]

What Do You Think About Makeup From A Skincare Line?

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While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying makeup from a skincare line? Here are a few examples of skincare lines that have expanded into makeup products: DHC – A well-known and well-respected Japanese skincare company, their best-selling set starts […]

Create Your Own Wedding Emergency Kit

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This little handy toolkit can be as big or as small as you need it to be. If you are packing it for yourself, keep in mind that if it can go wrong on the wedding day, plan accordingly. If you are packing it for someone else, think forward about what they would want or […]

Four New Beauty Launches

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Have you been searching for something to liven up the same ol’ routine for the summer? Check out these recent makeup and skincare launches! They are a combination of new products and new brands! I was unfamiliar with the Wander Beauty brand until I spotted it on Sephora. They offer a streamlined variety of multi-tasking […]

Brand Review: IT Cosmetics

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IT Cosmetics (also available on QVC and Ulta) has branded itself as a problem-solving makeup and skincare line. The products are developed by Jamie Kern Lima who works with plastic surgeons to create innovative and proven products with anti-aging technologies and high-performance results. Some of their most loved products include: Bye Bye Under Eye Anti-Aging […]

Brand Review: Bare Minerals

No doubt we have all heard of the Bare Minerals powder foundations, available in Original, Matte, and the pressed Ready compact. The loose mineral powders are what started it all. On Sephora alone, there are nearly 19,000 reviews of the product with a total ranking of 4.6 out of 5 stars. Given the number of […]

Brand Review: Angel Face Botanicals or Spa Goddess

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If you are looking for a brand that supports you as a natural beauty both inside and out, perhaps you have been looking for Angel Face Botanicals.  These amazing products can also be found at Spa Goddess at Etsy.  The entire cruelty-free line is developed with ingredients that not only beautify our outside skin, but […]

What Beauty Essentials Do I Need to Stash at my Desk?

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We’ve talked about things to carry in your purse and what to pack in your toiletries bag, but keep in mind that if we work outside the home, we spend most of our waking hours in the office.  Besides our stapler and a pile of pens that don’t work, what on earth do we need […]