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Yves Saint Laurent Kiss & Blush

April 22, 2014 face
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YSL has upped their beauty game the last couple years. Always known as a luxury cosmetics line, their product launches in recent seasons have basically become iconic products (like this gem). Kiss and Blush is no different – a nimble product that does it all. By “does it all”, I mean the perfect lip and […]

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Chantecaille Radiant Fresh Luminous Gloss

April 9, 2014 lips
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Chantecaille’s new spring lip gloss has been like this little gem of shining light on my vanity. To the point that I almost feel guilty for having not shared this beauty! My preferred shade is Framboise which looks shocking in the tube but is the most wearable, rosy pink on the lips. Framboise appears to […]

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Spring Color on FOX23′s Great Day Green Country

March 7, 2014 bath and body
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It is Friday and you know what that means… I’m back on Great Day Green Country and it is time to ring in spring. After a frigid and icy weekend, we have 60s and 70s for the next four or five days (yes, there is a patio in my near future – likely around happy […]

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Valentine’s Day Makeup on FOX23′s Great Day Green Country

February 14, 2014 bath and body
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Happy Valentine’s Day! While I admit this day isn’t my favorite, I am going to embrace my inner cupid in my most favorite way possible – makeup! If it is a night in or a fancy evening on the town, Valentine’s Day makeup calls for a little romance. May I suggest even if you are single, […]

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Laura Mercier Spring (and a couple other new favorites)

January 22, 2014 eyes
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What’s not to love about Laura Mercier? Her color is all about flawless skin and wearable formulas and shades. Spring is no different. Inspired by Spring Renaissance, expect youthful and fresh colors with lots of shine and glow. Laura achieved this with warm shades, luminous skin and corals and peaches.

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Pantone’s Color of The Year 2014 – Radiant Orchid on FOX23′s Great Day Green Country

January 17, 2014 eyes
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I have great appreciation for Pantone and their annual “color of the year”. I couldn’t have been more enthusiastic about 2013′s selection, Emerald. But I need to be honest here. I felt like their 2014 selection, Radiant Orchid, was out of nowhere. I couldn’t wrap my head around the ultra-femine and somewhat dated shade. But […]

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Brand Spotlight: BeautyCounter

January 14, 2014 bath and body
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You might have noticed some Beautycounter goodies sprinkled through recent posts (here and here). This unique brand really swept me off my feet. And not just because their products are beautiful. But also because of what Beautycounter is all about. If there is a major trend in beauty these days, it has to be an […]

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Tis the Season to be Pretty With Neutrogena

December 21, 2013 face
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Plans for New Years Eve? Frankly, I am not one who loves dramatic all out celebration. I prefer a cozy night in with friends, champagne and festive foods! But should you be going for the all-out approach, I have a nice party prep with budget-friendly Neutrogena products. This routine will get you a radiant and […]

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Gifts Too Good To Miss

December 18, 2013 bath and body
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I know I promised last week’s was my last holiday gift guide post. But some online browsing let to a couple more finds. They were just too good. And we still have time to get these under the tree!

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Kate Spade Supercalifragilipstick

December 6, 2013 lips
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Kate Spade isn’t one of those lifestyle companies that just jumped into beauty. No, they have approached it with great thought, reflecting the style and design they are known for. Their SUPERCALIFRAGILIPSTICK! is no slouch. This creamy lipstick made its way through a glorious Thanksgiving dinner and marathon Sunday Funday (can you think of a better […]

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NARS Loves Miami Gift Set

December 5, 2013 eyes
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NARS recently launched their third gift set honoring a city (other city-based gift sets include NARS Loves New York and NARS Loves LA). Each set is inspired by the unique culture and it so happens that Miami’s has some of the most iconic, top-selling shades. This version includes and eye and cheek palette with:

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