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Monthly Archives: October 2017

8 Favorite Fall Lipsticks, Ranked

I recently started organizing my lip colors by season, and for good reason. Whether it’s odd or obvious, having a capsule collection of lip products by season makes it so much easier to pair with an outfit. I’ve ranked my favorite fall lipsticks, 8 tried and true shades that combine beautiful color and long-lasting hydration. #8 Urban Decay Vice Lipstick, Venom: Bright plum with a satin finish.

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Bobbi Brown X Beauty Is Boring… Fall 2017!

Black liner and berry lipstick are a classic look for Fall but classic doesn’t have to mean basic. A thick, graphic cat eye with pointed inner corners looks modern and fresh when paired with a juicy, deep lip color. The Crushed Lip Color has a really cool texture, it feels exactly like a lip balm but has a surprisingly intense color payoff – perfect for keeping your lips moisturized as the seasons change. Note:  I applied the Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink using the Bobbi Brown Ultra Fine Eyeliner Brush.

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The Body Anti-Aging Bible

Although an inordinate amount of time is spent tending to and obsessing over the skin on your face, it is rather easy to forget the rest of the body.   While perhaps you run your night cream down your neck and across your décolletage, chances are slim that you truly devote the attention the skin on your body deserves. Considering that our skin is our largest organ, and so many other areas can show painfully obvious signs of aging, it’s important to spend some time treating the epidermis below the neck as well. Sun damage and loss of elasticity can creep up rapidly on your chest, neck, and hands.

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Celebrity-Favorite Drugstore Hair Products

How do we get hair like celebrity-worthy hair without going broke? Is it even possible? The answer is: Yes! There’s no need to spend all of your coin on high-end products and book those Brazilian blow-outs, celebs and models use some of the very same products currently in our bathrooms! Read on for the drugstore hair products the A-listers and their stylists use. Khloé Kardashian recently dished on how she keeps her gorgeous locks healthy: “I use all kinds of oils and creams — vitamin E, olive oil, avocado oil, and coconut oil…at least three times a week. ” Khloé also counts on Clear Hydration Fix Shampoo ($5) and Clairol Shimmer Lights Shampoo ($11) and Conditioner ($14) to keep her blonde tresses fresh and bright. Khloé’s little sister Kendall Jenner is a fan of Finesse Moisturizing Shampoo ($3), a tip she she picked up from big sister, Kim.

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My Favorite Caudalie Skincare Products

I’m currently on a French skincare kick, then again, when have I not been? I’ve been trying to crack the code to maintaining beautiful Parisian-like skin since I started this blog back in 2012. I think I’m one step closer though thanks to a new obsession with Caudalie. In case you’re not familiar, Caudalie is a French skincare company known for their grape-oriented skincare products. I was first introduced to Caudalie when I tried their Beauty Elixir a few years ago.

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Kosas Cosmetics Saturate + Illuminate Creme Duos

I was an early adopter, one of the earliest adopters, of Kosas Cosmetics, by sheer luck. I know Sheena, the Founder and Creator, personally and she was excited about her little lark line of four lipsticks that she was formulating. Sheena is both beautiful and brainy, she actually studied Biology and Chemistry in college, and she’s genuinely lovely and kind and someone you want to see succeed. She passed me the first four colors from her lip line as a gift to try, and I immediately knew she had made something special.

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K-Beauty Fall/ Winter 2017 Trends

Every season we turn to our friends at K-Beauty mega online retailer, Glow Recipe, to get the latest and greatest in all things Korean skincare. Co-founder Sarah Lee shared four of fall’s most magical K-beauty trends. From poreless skin (a girl can dream!) to all-natural sleeping masks, here’s what’s hot in the K-beauty skincare stratosphere:Content © Sarah Howard, beautybanter. com .

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Drugstore Products That Celebrities Swear By

We love a bargain, especially when it comes to our beauty routine. While many beauty products used by our favorite A-listers are sadly not available — or affordable — to the masses, like this 24K CryogeniC Diamond Mask (yes, it has diamonds in it!), celebrities also seem to dig a good drugstore find. We’ve rounded up the best affordable products that celebrities use, so that we, too, can give good face without spending our savings. Cara Delevingne relies on Rimmel’s Brow This Way Brow Styling Gel ($4) to tame her highly coveted arches and keep them in check.

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Peter Lamas Hair Solutions Thickening Kit

I have a super oily scalp – sad, but true. Nobody’s got it all, right? I can hardly go a day without dry shampoo (my favorites being this or this). I’ve come up with all sorts of tricks for stretching out my time between washes because, as we all know, over-washing your hair is BAD for the mane. I’ve washed only the bangs (recap here).

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Splurge Or Save? 10 Makeup Dupes

How often do you scour the Internet looking for makeup dupes? If the answer is never, then you’re in luck! I’ve compiled 10 tried and true products and their drugstore makeup dupes. Don’t get me wrong though—sometimes the splurge is worth it. In addition to sharing ways you can save, I’m also sharing my personal picks on whether it’s worth it to splurge or save. My pick: save.

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