The Beauty Box Phenomenon

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In my younger days I hoarded every teeny test tube of perfume I could. I swiped miniature cream samples from my mom’s dresser. And if there was a sample in a magazine — as they include so often in the UK, it seems — I’d be the first one to gank it. I’ve always loved […]

A Few Of Our Favorite Drugstore Makeup Wipes

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Hey bellas! It’s been a minute since makeup correspondent Sherry Blossom (@MsSherryBlossom) blessed the blog! Now she’s here to collaborate with me on a post! Sherry’s no stranger to drugstore makeup, and neither am I – any makeup lover knows that wipes are ESSENTIAL. I can’t travel without ‘em, and as a makeup artist and […]

First Time at the Dermatologist — Learning About Skin Cancer and More

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When it comes to caring for the rest of my body, I’m quick to go to the doctor. In my life I’ve seen quite a few doctors and quite a few specialists, even. But when it comes to caring for my skin — the body’s largest organ, dontcha know — my ways of dealing with […]

Green Your Beauty Routine

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Another Way To Look Less Tired And More Clean, Crisp and Pulled Together

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It’s night time and you’re taking off your makeup. How do you do it? Do you use makeup wipes? Do you wash your face? Both? On more nights than I care to admit, I use makeup wipes and call it a night. Or I wash my face when I’m practically asleep and am not paying […]

Jody Watley On Life, Music, Beauty, Billy B and Being an Icon

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When you think of Jody Watley, very specific visuals might come to mind. Sleek hair. Bangin’ brows. Hoop earrings. A matte red lip. When I visualize Jody Watley, I always envision her in an all black ensemble. And for me that’s entirely because Jody Watley was one of my earliest beauty icons. Her Eighties hits […]

Adult Acne. How Do You Deal?

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As a teenager, I looked forward to my future with high hopes for clear skin. After all, we’re told that acne is a teenage problem, caused by bad food and oily skin and roiling hormones. At one point in my life I honestly believed that turning 20 would end my acne issues. And then I […]