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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Victoria Beckham Autumn/Winter 2017… Maja Elmstrom

I only used two products to create the cat eye, the #VBxEstéeLauder Eye Kajal in Black Saffron/Vanille and the Eye Ink Mascara. I drew the shape around Maja’s eye with the kajal pencil, then used the edge of my finger to smooth and drag the edges. Simple, quick and I actually like it when the kajal melts a little bit and starts to run. It has a cool lived-in, sexy, up all night at a rock concert vibe.

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#TBT: Baby Oil

We’ve been using Johnson’s Baby Oil since we were, well…babies! Specially formulated for infants, this magic oil was originally created to moisturize and massage babies, but it has TONS of other uses as well. Before people knew about the harmful effects of the sun, baby oil was slathered on the bod to promote that crisp brown hue. These days, eye makeup remover, makeup brush cleaner, cuticle moisturizer, and shaving solution are all some of baby oil’s alter egos. Dr.

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Mask Magic: Garnier Super Hydrating Mattifying Mask

What it’s supposed to do: Half a bottle of serum is packed into this sheek mask along with green tea extract to help boost the skin’s hydration. It also claims to balance skin, visibly reduce pores and mattify T-Zone shine. How to apply: Gently press the sheet mask on to the face with the blue side on top. Peel off the blue film and adjust the mask to fit the contours of your face.

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The Best Oil-Free Moisturizers

Aloe vera, green tea, squalane, niacinamide, peptides, vitamin A, antarcticine, glycerin, allantoin, bisabolol: all ingredients that nourish and hydrate skin without clogging pores or creating more oil. These are the Holy Grail ingredients that oily and acne-prone skin types should be looking for in their face moisturizers. After all, every skin type needs hydration, but not every skin type needs the oils. As we transition into fall, it’s imperative to keep skin moisturized and, as we’ve mentioned countless times before, even oily and acne-prone skin types need a daily moisturizer (skimp out and you could actually be aiding your skin into creating more oil, hence added grease and additional breakouts).

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Trend Alert: Sun-Touring

A while back we said contouring was over, we retract that statement. Contouring is not back (it never left), it’s evolved into a whole new phenomenon, and we’re in line. We know we can sculpt any part of our bodies, including our toes, but instead of spending time each day contouring le corps to perfection, 3-D tanning (aka sun-touring) is here to give us body contour that lasts for days!With sun-touring, the same rules apply when using self-tanner: prep skin, and leave on for the recommended amount of time per product used. Try a shade deeper than what you normally go for, as you would with contouring products.

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7 Essential Hair Products I Can’t Live Without

Let me just state something obvious: I’m no hair expert. Ironic, right? I write a beauty blog, but if you’re a regular, then you probably notice I rarely write about hair. Aside from tousled waves or using a flat iron, my hairstyling skills are pretty basic. But I’ve always been a product hoarder so I have been around the block when it comes to trying a myriad of products.

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Weekly Must-Have: Hourglass Confession Refillable Lipstick Set

It’s a mouthful, we know. But once you wear the Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick, your mouth will be the focal point, we promise. It may be small and skinny, but it packs a serious punch — of color. And who doesn’t yearn for lipstick so thin it can fit into the tiniest of clutches? On-th-go touch-ups are a breeze with Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim Lipstick.

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5 Fall Beauty Trends + Products You Need To Incorporate Into Your Life ASAP

Every season requires something new: new handbag, new shoes, new lipstick. Come September, we’re ready to get our shopping on! But what is actually worth that pretty penny? We’ve done the research for you (and the testing) and narrowed it down to 5 beauty trends, plus their product counterparts that you really need to own this season. You’re welcome. Here are the looks worth wearing and the products worth purchasing for fall 2017 beauty.

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