I tried Awake, Tarte’s Japanese sister brand!
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I tried Awake, Tarte’s Japanese sister …

The Japanese skincare line Awake has been low key under the radar Stateside. Until now. A sister brand to tarte cosmetics, the range is back on the beauty scene serving revamped lewks with the catchy ‘Tokyo Meets New York’ slogan.…

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My Acid Toner / Essence Sequence Dilemma
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My Acid Toner / Essence Sequence Dilemma

What goes on first? An acid toner or an essence? For the longest time, the torment was real. Clearly, I suck at layering products but I am not willing to eliminate either liquid step from my skincare routine. I’ll admit…

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Tarte Knockout Tingling Treatment
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Tarte Knockout Tingling Treatment

Far too many toners for far too long have caused me to question the benefits derived by practicing the traditional Cleanse-Tone-Moisturize mantra. I did fully embrace treatment-driven essences from around the world when they began to appear on the beauty…

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