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NARS Summer 2016 Collection – swatches and review

NARS Summer 2016 Collection – swatches and review

NARS Sizzles Into Summer Summer is here! Or it might as well be. The temperatures here in Los Angeles have surged to the upper eighties. Summer fashions are in the shop windows, and summer makeup collections are on the shelves. I just got my hands on some of NARS Summer 2016 Collection and I can tell you that it runs…
Dove Regenerative Nourishment collection review

Dove Regenerative Nourishment collection review

Hi, my name is Melissa and I am a heat abuser. My hair is naturally very wavy. With the right products, it can be borderline curly. I’ve tried to embrace what my follicles instinctively want to do, but I always feel my best when my hair is blown out as straight as possible. This takes a lot of time, and…
La Roche-Posay Rosaliac collection review

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac collection review

We heart this hearts all things French. From macaroons, to French country decor, to Louboutin; the French just have a way of doing things, how do you say…fabulously. But perhaps what we love most of all is their skincare. Give us a bottle or jar of a French potion, and you’ll hear so much swooning you’d swear Pio Marmaï was…
Essie Spring 2016 swatches and review

Essie Spring 2016 swatches and review

For Spring 2016, Essie heads to Florida. This collection pays homage to the fashion and fabulosity of Palm Beach, so grab your biggest sun hat and meet me at the convertible for a mani road trip! As the weather warms up I want sunny, optimistic nail colors, but I also crave pastels. The shades here satisfy those cravings; the majority…
Get $10 off the FabFitFun Spring 2016 box

Get $10 off the FabFitFun Spring 2016 box

I was born on the first day of spring, and the season always makes me feel hopeful and excited-- this spring especially, because I got to experience the FabFitFun Spring 2016 box. This is my very first FabFitFun box, and oh boy, what a fab introduction! Before we go any further, if you want this box (and you will), use…
Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue collection review

Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue collection review

Did you know that April is Rosacea Awareness Month? And unlike April’s World Rat Day or Cheese Fondue Day, Rosacea Awareness Month is actually very useful. (Sorry rat and cheese lovers.) Its main purpose is to “educate the public on the warning signs of this chronic but treatable facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.” (source:…
Phytomer Pionniere XMF Perfection Youth Cream review

Phytomer Pionniere XMF Perfection Youth Cream review

A worthy splurge from the sea The first night I used Phytomer Pionniere XMF Perfection Youth Rich Cream, I had a vivid dream: I was a mermaid, swimming through an underwater kingdom. I felt buoyant and carefree, zipping through the sea. No, I didn't eat anything crazy before bed. It was the scent of the product, a cloud of marine…
Kiehl’s Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash Review

Kiehl’s Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash Review

We here at we heart this have a long-standing love for All Things Kiehl's. I mean, you have to figure that any brand that's been around since 1851 has to be doing something right. One such example of getting it right is their Kiehl's Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash ($29 for 7.8 oz). Designed for normal-to-oily skin types, this…
LATHER Charcoal & Tea Tree cleansing bar review

LATHER Charcoal & Tea Tree cleansing bar review

LATHER products have been featured in dozens of magazines, have won numerous awards, and are well-loved by many makeup artists, and for good reason--they do more than just give you beautiful skin, LATHER products promote whole-body and whole-planet wellness. Take LATER’s tagline of “clean skin for a radiant life” as an example. The phrase has personal meaning to founder Emilie…