Makeup

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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Lifestyle, Organization

The Anatomy of the Perfect Planner

Finding a good planner is like finding a good bra. The size has to be just right, and it must be aesthetically pleasing. Just because it works for your best friend doesn’t mean you’ll have luck with it, and sales people usually just don’t get it. I’ve had so much luck with the fabulous store Poketo in DTLA. A sanctuary for paper fiends […]

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Makeup

Bioderma Créaline

Makeup is a beautiful thing. Taking makeup off, however, is a taxing process. Our cleansers are expected to perform double duty: remove and cleanse. But how can a cleanser do its job when you’ve got a layer of foundation in the way? It can’t. So unless you are a lucky civilian who doesn’t violently react […]

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Style

You + Me + Paris Street Style

I am not French. Do I wake up and wish I was Parisian? Yes (more than I would like to admit).  Reality Check: I am an American girl with an affinity for rap music and political dramas. My days consist of doing French homework in the library rather than speaking French avec des beaux hommes, but […]

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Makeup, Video of the Week

Video of the Week: The Perfect Cat Eye

Meow! Upgrade your kitty costume with a killer winged liner. This week’s video comes from Birchbox France, and breaks down the daunting makeup look into a few simple steps. My go-to liquid liner is by Kat Von D. It’s easy to build a thick line, but the brush is small enough for a perfect thin […]

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