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Summer Beauty Essentials: Embracing the Heat of the Moment

Between the heat and the rays from the sun, summer requires a different approach to beauty. You need protection, but still want to have fun! Here are my essentials to ensuring the season has just the right amount of hotness…

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Laura Mercier Signature Brush Collection: Tools of the Trade

This limited edition collection from Laura Mercier is every Makeup Snob’s dream. It has all of the brushes you could need (10 to be exact!) for your face, cheeks, lips, and eyes, including one designed to apply your eyeliner in a sleek line and one to create a sexy smoky eye (both of which can … Continue reading “Laura Mercier Signature Brush Collection: Tools of the Trade”

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Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Powder SPF 30

I’m on the go most days and I don’t let myself go more than 90 minutes without lathering on SPF when it’s sunny out so I’m grateful that powder sunscreen has become increasingly popular. Colorescience has a great lightweight, sheer mineral powder with broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection ($50). It comes in SPF 30 and 50 and … Continue reading “Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Powder SPF 30”

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Prescriptives is Back!

 Every so often I’ll get invited to an event where I’m asked to sign a document saying I won’t write about the products/information discussed until a certain date, but until an Estee Lauder event I attended last night I had never been invited to one where I was told that the brand it was … Continue reading “Prescriptives is Back!”

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Givenchy Limited Edition Holiday 2011

I love sparkles (especially for holiday!), but there’s a fine line between glowingly sparkling and Jersey Shore-worthy. Even when I highlight my face and body I want the sparkles to be subtle so it doesn’t actually look like I’ve added sparkle, but rather just that I have healthy, glowing skin. L’Or Céleste Starry Loose Powder … Continue reading “Givenchy Limited Edition Holiday 2011”

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Estee Lauder Launches Pure Color Modern Mercury

I’ve met Tom Pecheux on a few occasions and he’s awesome. Not only does he have impeccable taste and a knack for being ahead of beauty trends (he was the mastermind behind the orange eye look at Derek Lam’s S/S 2011 show, which set off the orange beauty trend), but he’s honest and funny (ie, … Continue reading “Estee Lauder Launches Pure Color Modern Mercury”

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