Monthly Archives: October 2018

Favorites: Thayers Witch Hazel Toning Towelettes

Is there anything better than Witch Hazel? That’s a rhetorical question because, obviously, Witch Hazel is the best toner for every single skin type. From sensitive to oily, Witch Hazel naturally soothes, cleanses, and tones the skin. It’s one of those magical beauty ingredients that skincare enthusiasts can’t get enough of and Thayers’ Witch Hazel is a game-changer. The alcohol-free formula contains Certified Organic Witch Hazel that is sourced from a family farm in Fairfield County, Connecticut and made the old-fashioned way – it’s not distilled, so it contains 195% more tannins, which are naturally occurring substances found in the bark and skin of some plants, including Witch Hazel.

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5 New Must-Have Products For Fall

Most people focus their fall shopping on school supplies and clothes, but us beauty addicts have a different MO. As the air turns a bit more crisp, we’re reassessing our routines to make sure they’re in perfect order. Lucky for us, there are a slew of new and exciting products to consider.  Here are the top five new launches that we’ve sampled recently that have earned a permanent spot in our lineups:1.

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Products To Firm And Tighten

So much of our anti-aging efforts are focused on fine lines and wrinkles, when in reality, loss of elasticity and sagging skin is just as troublesome. A high ponytail like is a foolproof way to make your visage look taught and lifted. But it’s not like you can live your life with your hair always in a high pony — we’re not Ariana Grande! While there is certainly no quick fix for loss of elasticity, you can certainly choose product formulations which will improve the sagging-skin situation. Here are our top five product pics to firm, tighten, and lift – no needle required.

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Weekly Must-Have: Becca Volcano Goddess Eyeshadow Palette

Twelve eye shadows, three color schemes, three finishes — that’s what the Becca Volcano Goddess Eyeshadow Palette offers — and I’m loving it. So, I’m a b it disappointed to see that the palette received so many negative reviews on Sephora. Let me clear this up ASAP since the people who seem to be bummed about the palette wanted pigmented metallics: these metallics are not pigmented…at all. Which, by the way, I don’t mind because I think just a hint of glitter makes them more wearable.

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Toss Or Keep? My Eyeshadow Palette Collection Clean-out

Being unemployed has been great when it comes to cleaning my apartment and organizing my beauty stash. I’ve accumulated so many eyeshadow palettes over several years and I’m way overdue for a clean-out! The beauty product hoarder in me wants to keep them all but in order to make room for new palettes, I need to make some cuts. Here’s a quick list of what I’m going to toss and what I’m planning to keep as I go through my eyeshadow palette collection cleanout. And to clarify, I’m not actually going to throw away any palettes.

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5 Beauty Products I Purchased And Now Regret

I’ve been hard at work de-cluttering my beauty vanity and storage space at home. As I sift through products in my stash, I realized quite a few I splurged on that I wish I hadn’t and I thought that would be beneficial to share. The purpose of this post is not intended to bash any of these brands or products. I’m here to share my honest opinion about products I tried that simply did not work well for me.

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My Five-Minute Makeup Routine

You’d think that since I haven’t been working full-time that I would have plenty of time for a glamorous makeup routine but the reality is this: I rarely leave my house. Being broke and unemployed is difficult. Even on days when I have to run errands I don’t like to bother with an elaborate makeup routine.  Let me tell you about my updated five-minute makeup routine.

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