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The Finishing Touches: Setting Sprays and Powders

Nothing’s worse than spending all morning painstakingly applying makeup to your face only to look in the mirror five hours later and find that it’s melted off! Instead of carrying around all your favorite products to constantly reapply, consider investing in a finishing product. (There were lots of good samples in Sephora’s It Kit #3!) […]

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Time to Toss It: Makeup’s Shelf Life

It’s always easy to tell when food has expired – you can tell just by the smell or taste. But what about our makeup? Unlike food, just because a product looks or smells okay doesn’t mean you should actually use it. Remember, this stuff is going on your skin and around sensitive areas like your […]

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The Art of Contouring

My fellow blogger talked about how to use a highlighter last week, so this week I thought I’d talk about the art of contouring. What is contouring you may ask? Contouring is essentially the opposite of highlighting. While highlighting is meant to accentuate features in your face, contouring is meant to minimize features by darkening […]

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Beauty on the Go

Hopefully by the time you read this, I’ll be on a plane destined for New York City! I absolutely love traveling, but it can be such a pain to figure out which of my numerous beauty products to pack. Use the following the tips the next time you’re jet-setting to save space and get the […]

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How to Use Highlighter

As I continue to learn more about the beauty world, I’ve started running into a product that absolutely flummoxes me: highlighter. No, I’m not talking about the kind you get in your hair (though if you’re interested in hair highlights, consider researching more in the hair care forum). I’m talking about the highlighter you use […]