Glow up with Kypris: Antioxidant Dew & Beauty Elixir II

Holy GLOW, Batman! Kypris does not disappoint. Let me just start with that. From the very first application of Antioxidant Dew, it immediately brightened and hydrated my skin. I swatched it on my hand before applying it to my face to see if there was an immediate effect, and sure enough all the little lines on the […]

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Honest Review about Honest Beauty Mascara

  Mascara junkie, checking in here. I am obsessed with trying mascaras and feel like I’m on the forever hunt for the perfect mascara. I love the way it can open up your eyes and make you look instantly more alert and perky. My eyes have a deep set crease, so I often run into smudges on […]

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little barn Apothecary: passion fruit+rose enzymatic exfoliant mask

Long long ago, I used to scour my face with an apricot scrub. I rubbed so hard, my skin would be angry, red, and shining, mostly because I took off several layers in a matter of minutes. Not exactly a good idea. I’ve since learned the importance of being gentle with my skin, and I’ve […]

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Antonin B. Paris Desert Serum

It’s no secret that I’m a serial hair abuser. I color every 4-6 weeks, and I typically heat style multiple times per week. Both of those habits can wreak havoc on delicate hair, which mine is quite fine in texture. I do my best to do weekly treatments, but still my hair is dry-natured. That’s […]

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Heretic Parfums: Dirty Jasmine & Pistil Whip

  What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘heretic’? In non-religious jargon, it can simply mean “to go against the norm”. Heretic Parfums does exactly that by using the purest of ingredients that are 100% natural. No synthetics, parabens, or harsh chemicals. This is a brand that maintains the original heart of […]

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Goodbeing – December 2018

  This months Goodbeing box for me contained predominantly skincare items – perfect for winter when skin tends to get drier and needs more TLC! Inside this months box: -Bonnie Bubble Bath: A chamomile lavender bubble bath housed in a frosted glass bottle. The scent of this is super calming, perfect for unwinding at the […]

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My skin’s new best friend: the Elevare+

  Anti-aging. We’re all familiar with the concept. It’s everywhere – Magazines, creams, the latest celebrity  dermatology obsessions (hello vampire facials) and how to fight it. The truth is, aging happens to all of us, and it’s a privilege! Aging means you’ve lived to see another day, and that is something none of us should […]

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My makeup tips and tricks

  I often post about how products perform and what’s in them but I’ve never divulged my top secrets I’ve learned over the years! This post is detailed and picture heavy. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Diet and Skincare I cannot stress it enough, what you put into your body has a direct affect […]

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Gia Minerals: I AM FIERCE

  I’ve partnered with Gia Minerals for the Beauty Revolution: Embrace Your Mantra. For the I AM FIERCE Collection ($111), I chose products in colors that are bold and statement making but that can still be worn in a variety of ways to enhance individual preferences. Think dramatic eyes, soft glowing cheeks, and cranberry lips.   Pictured […]

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Alima Pure Haul: foundation, bronzer, lipstick, pressed eyeshadow

  Glossy black packaging. Minimalist ingredients. And a whole lotta color payoff. That’s what you can expect from Alima Pure. This sleek brand believes in inspiring a woman’s confidence by using the purest ingredients in their cosmetics. Can we also take a moment to appreciate that they are a certified B-Corp, have a neutral carbon […]

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