• The Liberty London Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 Is Here!

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  • Elemis Adds Energising Cleanser & Tri-Acid Peel To The Pro-Collagen Collection

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  • 10 Recent Launches I am Loving (And You May, Too)

    10 Recent Launches I am Loving (And You …

    My beauty pile of the latest and greatest launches is growing incredibly fast this winter. And that’s a very good thing because I need all the destruction from the miserable cold up in NW CT. It’s brutal even though I’ve…

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    Best Of: Fall Empties

    Best Of: Fall Empties

    Constantly trying new products is the most fun part of being in the beauty industry. Catching up with the latest and greatest however leaves very little room for product loyalty. It is rare for me to finish a product. So…

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    A Few Things That *REALLY* Impressed Me Lately

    A Few Things That *REALLY* Impressed Me …

    It’s been way too long since my last favorites post but here it is. The year kicked off with some impressive launches, which I am beyond excited to share. Additionally, I have expanded my horizons and  re-discovered some gems over…

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    7 Lip Balms I Am Slathering On This Winter

    7 Lip Balms I Am Slathering On This …

    Lip balm. It has always been a gateway purchase for me since I began my exploration of the skincare landscape twenty years ago. Most always affordable, a brand’s lip balm provides a lens into what I can expect from the…

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    What My Combination Skin Did Best With All Summer

    What My Combination Skin Did Best With …

    If my summer skincare routine seems effortless, it’s the mix of low key staples and emergency formulas I have to thank. This combination skin is not on its best behavior during travel, the humidity, or days filled with copious amounts…

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    Spring Ready with Avène ft. the NEW Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 50+

    Spring Ready with Avène ft. the …

    The good news: we are days away from gaining an hour of daylight. The bad news is that despite the gorgeous Spring weather we’ve been having in the New York area this week, another nor’easter is on its way. And,…

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    Dry Skin Solutions for the Body (Winter ’17 Edit)

    Dry Skin Solutions for the Body (Winter ’17 …

    Hot baths and long showers, it goes without saying, can help fight the winter blues. The downside? My skin has been dry, tight and itchy, of late. The ashy look is also very unbecoming. Though I regularly advocate proper face…

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    Avène A-OXitive Collection & Free Radical Damage 101

    Avène A-OXitive Collection & Free Radical Damage 101

    Navigating the beauty world can feel both exhausting and challenging and isn’t helped by the almost daily bombardment of new marketing solutions. So much more than industry buzzwords, however, phrases such as ‘free radical damage’ and ‘antioxidant protection’ are why…

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