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A Beauty & Fragrance Lover’s Guide to New York City

  Hi everyone! It’s been a minute since the last time I put up a blog post (I swear I’m trying to be better about that) but we were in New York City last week with some friends and it was a little bit of a whirlwind. Joseph had a tattoo appointment to work on his sleeve, so while he was doing that I finally got the opportunity to run around town and work on a post I’ve been pondering on for a while. You’ll be 100% unsurprised to learn that every time I go to a  ...

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Beauty Lover's City Guides, Travel

A Beauty Lover’s Guide to Madrid

  Yes, it’s been a minute since our anniversary trip to Spain! Thing is, I loved every second of it so much – even the ones when it was pouring rain and my shoes were soaked – that I’ve still got it on the brain. In fact, I’m already plotting our next trip to Europe (picture me with an evil grin doing Mr. Burns fingers here). Over the years it seems like we’ve unintentionally made a loose checklist of ‘things to do while traveling’: Eat  ...

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Guides, Nails, Reviews

Love & Hate: Nails Edition

[cf-shortcode plugin=”acf” field=”affiliate_link”][cf-shortcode plugin=”acf” field=”press_sample”] I’ve never really been someone to rock a flawless manicure at all times, because it just takes a little too much upkeep. Now that summer’s here, I’ve been focusing a lot more on my toes than my fingers when it comes to nail stuff, because that’s a ‘cure I can manage to keep looking decent for at least a couple weeks.  ...

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Application Basics

Application Basics: Primer

Well, here we have another video in the Application Basics series! This one, for once, is short and sweet. If you have questions, be sure to let me know! Products used: Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer – http://bit.ly/1mimIkT Becca Ever-Matte Primer – http://bit.ly/1i2lPob NARS Instant Line & Pore Perfector (reviewed here) – http://bit.ly/1kxXw5U Also be sure to check out the post on primer from the How to Makeup series, if you haven’t already!    

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Application Basics

Application Basics: Foundation

Despite my promise to keep these videos pretty short, this one turned out a bit long since there are just a lot of ways to apply foundation. Take a look at all the different methods, and of course if you have questions feel free to ask! Brushes/tools used: EcoTools Eye Prep & Prime Brush – http://bit.ly/1hYZi02 Real Techniques Stippling Brush – http://bit.ly/1lnxXIf Shiseido Perfect Foundation Brush – http://bit.ly/1jkWnLr Urban Decay Optical Blurring Brush –  ...

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