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Best of Blush: NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer

It’s there through the hangovers, the sleep deprivation, the surprise pimples.

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Best of Amazon Beauty

The rise of Amazon Prime has given college students in rural areas (read: me) an entirely new outlook on beauty shopping. With a couple of clicks, I can get skincare products that were once exclusive to French drugstores, or fabulous products not sold at the beauty giants like Sephora and Ulta. To sweeten the deal, […]

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Your Birchbox Brief

Samples are the greatest gifts to to the modern consumer. Imagine a world where you couldn’t taste test the frozen Swedish meatballs at Costco, or have to purchase a perfume without being able to test it for a few days. Cruel, isn’t it? Wise beauty consumers should always try before they buy in order to […]

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3 Face Masks to Update Your Skincare Routine

Face masks are having a major beauty moment. Highly concentrated treatments designed to target concerns with a single use, masks can be found on the shelves of both Sephora and the drugstore alike. Most versions recommend using once or twice a week, depending on your skin type.  Blemish Clearing Kate Somerville EradiKate Mask Not necessary for use […]

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4 Beauty Instagram Accounts to Follow, NOW!

The Streicher Sisters @streichersisters  This über cool trio not only shares a killer gene pool, but LA’s hottest new salon, StIIIKe. Jenn handles the makeup, Ashley covers hair, and Kristie is the master of the “feathered brow.” Follow along for star studded updates, as well as endless hair/makeup/brow inspiration. Violet Grey @violetgrey  The beauty renegades at […]

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Tinted Moisturizer Trials

As much as I adore makeup, I value convenience over everything. If a product can do double duty, it usually has prime real estate on my shelf. During the warmer months, I reach for lighter products (beauty logic, right here). The makeup gods answered my prayers many years ago, and lightweight tinted moisturizers/ BB creams/ CC […]

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Back to School Beauty Buys

Yes it’s still summer, yes it’s still hot out, but it doesn’t hurt to get your game face ready for fall. My beauty routine shifts upon return to life in academia. Lounging on the beach becomes a distant memory, and my tan fades faster than that looming first midterm. But let’s look on the bright side, which […]

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The Clinique Summer 2015 Collection

Every person has a unique, personal approach to beauty. Whether it be a disciplined skincare regimen, a multicolored makeup routine (or both!), it’s hard to find a brand that can bring it all to the table. Clinique is that brand. Their summer collection is no disappointment. Full of bright corals and pinks, cult favorites have been updated in modern hues. Global Colour Pro […]

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Make Your Bold Lip Last: Advice from Stephanie Flor

Meet Stephanie Flor, Clinique’s new Global Colour Ambassador. She’s worked with everyone from the Real Housewives to J.Lo, and has traveled the globe in search of the latest trends in beauty. I sat down with her last week to pick her brain on some summer makeup tips.   Make Your Bold Lip Last Hot temperatures […]

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