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  • 5 Recent Launches I am Currently Loving

    5 Recent Launches I am Currently Loving

    And so it’s summer. Finally. It’s the first summer I can remember with absolutely no travel plans. No birthday agenda. And no hanging out at local spots sipping rosé alfresco. Well, not yet. Quarantine has provided plenty of time to…

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    How I Made Jo Malone’s DIY Face Mask And Re-Purposed The Ingredients Because The Mask Sucked

    How I Made Jo Malone’s DIY …

    A few weeks ago, I listened to Jo Malone on an episode of NPR’s How I Built This with Guy Raz podcast. Already a fan of the now Lauder-owned Jo Malone London brand, and a major Pomelo fragrance groupie from…

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    Currently Infatuated By: Jo Malone London Yuja Cologne

    Currently Infatuated By: Jo Malone London Yuja …

    Jo Malone has been a constant in my life for almost two decades. Back in 2002, my then boyfriend gave me a bottle of Grapefruit cologne, which persuaded me immediately to move away from Calvin Klein Escape (we all make…

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    This year, Jo Malone London has expanded its Spring Blossom Collection with two limited edition cologne ancillaries -- Yuja and Waterlily. Making a comeback, and part of the same range, are Osmanthus Blossom and Silk

    Face Halo Review – Washing My Face With Just Water (because there is no end to my laziness)

    Face Halo Review – Washing My Face With …

    Here’s a little known fun fact: in my skincare routine, cleansing is my favorite step. Which is why I borderline hoard cleansers. All of them. Balms, oils, gels, foams, you name it. Since I am always tempted by something new…

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    New From First Aid Beauty: Tinted Mineral Sunscreen, Brightening Eye Cream, and an Oil-Control Moisturizer

    New From First Aid Beauty: Tinted Mineral …

    Were I asked to sum up First Aid Beauty, the overall synopsis would be: an extensive line up that won’t overwhelm you at an approachable price point. The formulas embody ‘basic done well.’ My current favorites include the FAB Pharma…

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    First Impressions: Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow BHA + PHA Tight-Pore Toner

    First Impressions: Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow BHA + …

    As a skincare enthusiast, I evaluate the promises made vs. actual results to form my first impression. And as someone who very much enjoys the ritual of self-care, user experience is just as important. Three additional factors I find imperative…

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    My Pandemic Reading List

    My Pandemic Reading List

    Greetings from lockdown. After the attention my homemade bagel received on Instagram yesterday, it’s only natural I branch out into lifestyle content, right? Not to worry, I am only taking a quick break from skincare because I’ve been reading a…

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    Naturium – Brand Overview & Exclusive Gift With Purchase Offer|AD

    Naturium – Brand Overview & Exclusive Gift With Purchase …

    Earlier this year, I was introduced to Naturium, a brand looking like it belonged in a department store. With like, marble floors and a spacious counter. Beyond the sleek aesthetic and stylish packaging, the ingredient and percentage driven formulas came…

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