• Drugstore Haul: Five Beauty Products You’ll Love For Under $20

    I used to have this ritual everyday after school. On my way home I used to stop by the Duane Reade and make a beeline straight for the beauty section. I was obsessed with makeup when I was in high school. I’d rush home after spending ages in the aisles looking for just the right shade of lippy. Flash forward…
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    How to Get a Close Shave and Smooth Skin

    As I started writing this post, I realized something—no one ever taught me how to shave. Ladies, is this the same for you or is it just me? Never in my youth did my mom or any older woman in my family inform me about shaving. In fact, if anything I was discouraged from doing it. I was told that…
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    How To Keep Your Skin Healthy & Balanced During Changing Seasons

    I realize I’ve been talking a lot about my skincare routine as of late (see here and here). Finding an effective skincare routine is so important, especially if you’ve had years and years of problematic skin like I have. From my teens to my twenties and now into my early thirties, my skin and I have been through a heck of…
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    My #NoFilter Holiday Party Makeup Routine

    I’m not really someone who likes to put on a whole lot of heavy makeup. I prefer the natural, dewy look all year round, even for a fancy, schmancy holiday party. Nonetheless, I’ve titled this post my holiday party makeup routine even though it’s really kind of my everyday makeup routine. The difference being there’s a little extra pow-pow at…
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    My Pre-Holiday Party Beauty Routine

    The older I get, the more attention I’ve paid to my skin’s beauty routine. Gone are the days when my skin felt hydrated no matter how many parties I attended, how late (or early, depending on how you look at it) I got home, or how many times I slept with my makeup on. The latter, I’ve learned as soon…
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