krista

Lives in the middle of nowhere with her amazing hubby and two codependent dogs that love to hate each other. She enjoys dance parties of one and last minute road trips, prays for Angela Lansbury's immortality and can never own enough blush. She averages one "Silence of the Lambs" quote a week and feels no shame over this. Perhaps she should. skin tone: NW15 skin type: sensitive/oily favorite beauty product: Blush, lots and lots of blush

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Pat McGrath Lust: Gloss – The Only Lip Gloss You’ll Ever Need

In the interest of full-disclosure: I am not a lipgloss girl. I never feel like lipgloss is very impactful on me and I find its wear time lacking. Our fearless leader/resident lipgloss fiend Stef decided to make me a convert and sent me her “favorite lip gloss in the world” Pat McGrath Lust: Gloss ($28) …

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CoTZ Pure Botanicals & Minerals – Mineral Sunscreen Review

They don’t call it the Healthier Sunscreen for nothing… I have been blessed with the palest of pale skin. I am literally the fairest of them all. That means that I pretty much always wear sunscreen because my fair skin is also prone to sunburns, which means that skin cancer is a HUGE concern for …

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Who Wants Cake? (Answer: We ALL Want Cake!)

Pixi Beauty Review: Pixiglow Cake I’ve never said “no” to cake IN MY LIFE. So, it’s only fitting that I am saying a loud “YES!” to the new Pixi Beauty Pixiglow Cake. This enormous pan of light-diffusing blush is bringing me some serious joy, y’all. It’s one part blush, one part highlighter, one part contour …

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IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream Oil-free Matte: Swatches Of All 12 Shades

IT Goes Oil Free! I don’t think I’ve tried an IT product that I haven’t loved and their newest addition to their CC+ products is probably my absolute favorite. Let’s hear it for IT Cosmetics Your Skin but Better CC+ Oil-free Matte Poreless Finish Full Coverage Cream and Anti-Aging Hydrating Serum ($38/1.08 oz). Which I …

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Sunday Riley Good Genes vs. The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA

As I get older, I have reached a point where physical exfoliation in my skincare no longer cuts it. Chemical exfoliation is a necessity. In this review we are going to compare Sunday Riley Good Genes vs The Ordinary. Who will take the top spot as the best Lactic Acid skincare products? The experts were …

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Luxury British Skincare via Elemis Gentle Foaming Facial Wash

Pub Food and skincare: two of the things that Brits have sorted The first time I heard of Elemis was when I was staying at a hotel in Edinburgh at the tail end of a 2-week trip to Scotland. I was out of all of the toiletries I’d packed for the trip and was resigned …

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