Monthly Archives: December 2019

Top 10 Beauty Posts Of 2019

I love looking back on the most popular blog posts you read on my site each year. From what I can tell, you loved reading about my daily makeup staples, and of course, my love for Glossier. I wasn’t able to publish as many posts during the second half of the year and if you’re a regular, then you know why. If not, then you can catch up by reading number three on the list.

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The Best Beauty Products I Tried In 2019

Here’s a favorite year-end blog tradition—sharing my favorite beauty products of 2019. I discovered a bunch of new skincare, makeup and tools in 2019. Here’s a quick recap: I spent way more money at Sephora this year than I ever have before (I now have Rouge status going into 2020). I also had Platinum status at Ulta through the end of this year but unfortunately, didn’t spend the minimum to keep that status in 2020.

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Last Minute Beauty Gift Ideas Under $50

Christmas is fast approaching and so are holiday shipping deadlines. If you want to ensure you get your gifts by 12/24 or earlier, I’ve rounded up several last minute beauty gifts ideas you can add to your cart now. For last minute beauty gift ideas, you can’t go wrong with shopping on Amazon or Target thanks to their free two-day shipping! Glossier also has free shipping until 12/18 if you’d like to get delivery by Christmas Eve. Weleda Skin Food Nourishing Cream ($17)It’s famously known as the La Mer dupe.

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Weekly Must-Have: HoliFrog Cleansers (All Of Them!)

Despite being a total skincare junkie, I confess that I often don’t give too much thought to how I’m cleansing my face.   My primary concern is to remove sunscreen and makeup, so a simple cleansing oil followed by whatever gel cleanser I found in my shower was my usual routine.   Since the product is on my face for such a short period of time, I erroneously wasn’t paying it much mind. That changed the minute that I was introduced to HoliFrog Cleansers.

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What’s In The Glossier Skincare Edit + Giveaway!

Have you met The Glossier Skincare Edit? It’s the brand’s best-selling skincare products in limited-edition travel-friendly sizes, plus a stretchy logo headband perfectly bundled up in a giftable recyclable carry case. I’ve been hoping for the brand to product more travel-friendly sizes! If you travel often or maybe you’d like to sample more products from the brand without committing to the full-size version, then this is the perfect set. I wish I could keep this little set for myself but I’ve decided to do a giveaway for my Politics of Pretty readers! Keep on reading for more details on how to enter. Milky Jelly Cleanser – A creamy gel face wash for all skin types that can be used on wet or dry skin.

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My Favorite Holiday Red Lipsticks

You know what always gets me in a festive mood? A holiday red lip!From classic mattes to glossy lacquers, I’ve rounded up a small handful of my favorite tried and true holiday red lipsticks. MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo ($18. 50)This shade from MAC is an opaque cherry red with a matte finish. This formula has blue undertones so it will be flattering on just about any skin tone and makes your teeth look whiter.

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