Breaking Brad – BRAD Sublime Youth Creator

Breaking Brad – BRAD Sublime Youth Creator

According to Instagram, I first ‘liked’ a picture of a product by BRAD Skincare 11 months ago. A brief comment began a conversation and a week later, I experienced what Vogue called “L.A.’s Cultiest Skin Care Line.” Produced in small…

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In the Line of Duty – Adventures @ Duty-Free

In the Line of Duty – Adventures @ Duty-Free

All duty-free was not created equal. The duty-free section at Liberia Airport in Costa Rica was the size of a closet. Not Mariah Carey’s closet either. It was miniature with nothing good in it either. Just liquor and cigarettes. So…

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The Dior Difference – Glow Maximizer & Lip Glow

The Dior Difference – Glow Maximizer & Lip Glow

Do you know what I like about Mondays? Nothing. My mood usually reflects the voiceover on the Cymbalta commercial and my face needs a life. Dior Lip Glow Color Revive balm and I go way back. It actually makes me…

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Mama Loves – L’OCCITANE Néroli & Orchidée, Beauty Booster Cream + more

Mama Loves – L’OCCITANE Néroli & Orchidé…

May 3: my mom’s birthday. May 4 and 5: stayed at Mama Shelter. May 6: saw ‘Philomena’ on the flight home. Clearly, someone’s been reminding me that tomorrow is Mother’s Day in the US. When my brother and I were…

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Dry Run – KLORANE Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk

Dry Run – KLORANE Dry Shampoo with Oat …

Every beauty editor and blogger has covered the French pharmacy must-haves at one time or another. I needed hard facts before my trip this week and decided to resurrect a Goop newsletter from 2011 on the topic. My girl Gwyneth…

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You Beta Believe It – Paula’s Choice RESIST Weekly Retexturizing Foaming Treatment 4% BHA

You Beta Believe It – Paula’s Choice …

Unscented. Packaged in plastic. Unlikely to get me excited. Well, miracles do happen. One of the exfoliants Paula’s Choice launched recently is the Weekly Retexturizing Foaming Treatment with 4% BHA. If I were Oprah I’d give one to everyone I…

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From Paris With Love – BY TERRY Baume de Rose

From Paris With Love – BY TERRY Baume …

When it comes to color, I limit myself strictly to bronzer and concealer. That hasn’t stopped me, however, from being completely mesmerized by the color driven line BY TERRY. Recently, I got my hands on the brand’s iconic lip and…

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On Wednesdays, We Wear Pink! – Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask

On Wednesdays, We Wear Pink! – Peter Thomas …

“On Wednesdays, we wear pink” is one of the most famous lines from Mean Girls. The movie premiered exactly ten years ago today: April 30th, 2004. Although pop culture is in my DNA, beauty definitely takes the front seat. I…

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