skincare

Greetings internet! I just took some time to update my Amazon storefront with some new stuff, so if you want to see a ton of things I use in my everyday life, plus makeup I love and books I’ve read, all complete with mini-reviews, check it out. Full disclosure: should you buy something from my…

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I haven’t mentioned my “smart buy” in a while, but this year I’ve tried really hard to be more particular about the things I purchase. It hasn’t always worked. I’m not immune to hype; I am a human who loves beauty products, after all. Unfortunately for me, a lot of the things I’ve purchased because…

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Happy Sunday internet friends! I have a post scheduled for later tonight, but I wanted to pop in and tell you all… A giveaway is coming. I haven’t done one in a very long time, and I’m finally ready to show you the things I’ve been accumulating for months. Stay tuned for details!

What in the holy hell is happening with Deciem’s founder? Let me back up: Deciem is the parent company of The Ordinary, the company that’s proven that decent skincare doesn’t need to cost an arm, a leg and our first born. Their most notable release was their foundation almost two years ago; with two coverage…

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Tarte has had a rough few months. Between the Shape Tape shade debacle, the boring releases and the April Fool’s joke gone wrong, they’re struggling when it comes to PR. I generally like their products, but they’ve made some missteps. Now they’re re-releasing their “sister brand”, Awake Beauty. I don’t remember this brand ever being…

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Because it’s really damned important. To be completely honest, I haven’t always been the hardcore sunscreen proponent that I am now. I didn’t start wearing sunscreen on my face regularly until I was in my early 30s, and somehow, miraculously, I’ve managed to escape having any noticeable sun damage on my face. I’m still not…

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I’ve already done my spring/summer anti-haul, but since I have a birthday coming in a couple months I suppose I should also do a wish list. Some of this stuff is new and some has been out for awhile and I haven’t been able to justify purchasing it. Tarte Be a Mermaid Eyeshadow Palette I…

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