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Date Night: Off-The-Shoulder Top

Last week I posted my first ever outfit post. Having only blogged about beauty up until now, I’ve quickly realized the challenge of figuring out what the heck to say to accompany these style posts. I had been looking for an off-the-shoulder top I could wear to dinner dates with my hubby. Then I found this black off-the-shoulder top on sale at NM! I got so lucky.

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10 Best Beauty Products For Summer

Happy first day of summer! This DMV region has a terrible reputation for hot and humid weather. But when I think back to the bitter cold winter days and grueling mornings of defrosting my car, I never thought this day would come. So I’ll take it!The summer season has reminded me it’s time to scale back on my makeup routine. Whether it’s a trip to the beach or the need to rely on melt-proof makeup, I’ve rounded up the best beauty products for summer.

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My Favorite Hi-Low Maxi Dress

You know when you fall in love with a particular piece of clothing, and you love it so you wear it ALL THE TIME. And then when a new season comes, you kind of forget about it, and then when it’s the following year you see it in some storage bag and you’re like… “Meh. ” That happens to me all too often. But this dress.

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Friday Link Love

I just heard the news that Estee Lauder’s millennial-driven line, Edit, is coming to an end. If you’re like me, you’re probably like, “what line?” Yeah. And then I was like, “oh right, the line promoted by Kendall Jenner!” I remember receiving a press package when it first debuted but don’t recall being enamored with any of the products. You can read the full brand statement here.

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L’eau Down: My Top Fragrances For Every Occasion

After years of spritzing countless fragrances at Ulta, Sephora and a bevy of department stores, I have finally completed my fragrance wardrobe… for now. For me, scents that catch my attention evoke a feeling or memory—something that will transport me to a particular season is even better. While it might seem like it was an easy collection to accumulate, I definitely didn’t discover these all at once. In fact, it took me an extremely long time to even find one fragrance I could wear for more than one occasion.

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Warm Or Cool? How To Determine Your Undertone

Shopping for foundation can be overwhelming. Especially if you’re alone in a drugstore, debating between two shades with no beauty expert to help you. I know this because it happened to me. Instead of wasting my money on a potentially wrong foundation shade, I went home, did some research, and realized I was unprepared for my beauty haul.

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The Review: ColourPop Highlighter Trio

Even with summer (almost) in full swing, I would say I’m pale 95% of the season. The other 5% is when I sporadically decide to get an organic spray tan or use an at-home slow-glow lotion. Searching for cosmetics that pair well with my fair skin is no easy feat. I usually spend an absurd amount of time reading product reviews searching for those special nuggets of information like “looks great for fair and neutral undertones.

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The Right Order To Applying Skincare Products

Acquiring a trusted arsenal of beauty products is easy, but figuring out the right order to applying skincare is another challenge. I know this because I learned from trial and error. But once I figured it all out, my complexion began to improve each day—so much so, I wear very little makeup because glowing skin should speak for itself. Whether you’re a beauty product junkie or a newbie to this whole “proper skincare routine,” use this cheat sheet to learn the right order to applying skincare and get the most out of your products!Whether you’re getting ready to start the day or washing the city off your face, cleansing always comes first.

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Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner

I’ve always been a creature of habit. When I go to the grocery store, I buy the same ruffles potato chips. Before I leave for work in the morning, I enjoy a bowl of cereal while I scroll through my Facebook newsfeed. And when it comes to my eye makeup routine, I rotate the same two eyeliners.

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