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Product Review: Lipstick Queen Liptropolis

Lipstick Queen Liptropolis Lipstick Queen is one of my favorite lipstick ranges.  This set contains three beautiful shades.  If you’re familiar with Lipstick Queen you’ll know that the Sinners range is opaque in finish and the Saints range is sheer in finish.  This set lies somewhere in between. Available where Lipstick Queen is sold. Top to Bottom: Soho, Central Park, Upper East   Love this liner in Coral. Quote from

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Product Review: Eve Lom Cleanser

Eve Lom Cleanser What it claims to do? “The pioneer of all cleansers, this special blend has won awards for the past 29 years. Every EVE LOM Cleanser includes a complimentary Muslin Cloth, which has been specially created to work with the Cleanser to gently exfoliate and support natural blood circulation, leaving the skin feeling exceptionally smooth and radiant. It cleanses, decongests, tones, exfoliates, and removes even the most stubborn waterproof

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September Favorites

Just a few things I’m loving this month. NexGen Curling Iron by Hot Tools: I did some research on this before I bought it.  It gets great reviews and I agree.  I got the 1 1/4″ barrel.  Heats up fast and makes big, bouncy curls.  Available at Ulta. Mary-Lou Manizer by theBalm: A GREAT highlighter.  I had been using cream highlighters throughout the summer and just switched to this powder

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Product Review: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

This family owned and operated company has been making soaps for over 150 years but sometimes we can forget how good they are.  Everything they make is organic, certified Free Trade, cruelty-free, and vegan.  Their renowned Castile Liquid Soaps can be used for washing the body, face or hair, as well as dishwashing, mopping the floor, and as a laundry soap.  They claim you can even brush your teeth with

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June Favorites

  Much loved (and very worn) June Favorites! Pureology Pure Volume Shampoo: I absolutely love this shampoo and will definitely keep buying it.  It’s taking me months to get through this giant bottle.  It’s from the pink range for fine, color-treated hair and I love the way by hair styles after I use it.  Pureology is also a vegan brand.  Available in salons and Ulta. Ojon Dry Recovery Revitalizing Moisture

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Product Review: Bobbi Brown Corrector and Creamy Concealer

  I’ve been using these two products for over three months now and have a pretty good impression overall. Creamy Concealer Kit: I started out using this under my eyes as it claims to hide dark circles and brighten but I really had to blot it in and it sat in my fine lines.  I’m sure it’s brilliant on younger skin.  However, I do like it as a general concealer

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April Favorites: IMATS!

  My favorites this month has to be the cool stuff I bought at IMATS NYC.  I’ve been using everything here this month except for the lashes. Hakuhodo Makeup Brushes and Case: The primary reason I went to IMATS was to buy these brushes.  They are the finest brushes I’ve ever owned and I love using them!  Each one is handmade in Japan.  They’re unbelievably soft.  Expensive and worth it.

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Product Review: Naked Palette by Urban Decay

It’s been talked to death by beauty bloggers everywhere and still retains cult status.  The shadows are rich and pigmented.  You can get a thousand looks from this one palette and it’s my favorite to travel with for this reason. All Urban Decay products are cruelty-free and vegan. Available at Sephora and Ulta.  $52.

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