LORAC PRO Contour Palette

The LORAC Pro Contour Palette is another continuation of the sculpting and highlighting trend that was kicked off by the Anastasia Contour palette. In the LORAC palette there are two matte highlighting shades, one shimmery highlighting shade, and three matte contour shades. The entire palette is housed in the typical PRO matte black cardboard that […]

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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water

With the warmer weather still hanging around in Texas, I’m all about lightweight sweat proof makeup that won’t slid right off my face at the first sign of humidity. I put the $42 Smashbox water based beauty balm to the test.This all in one product primes, protects, and gives flawless coverage to the face with primer […]

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Best Face Masks for Dry Skin

If you’ve been following along for a while, dry skin is my worst nightmare year round, but sometimes things get a little harder during the winter. These are my ride or die masks to keep my skin hydrated, bouncy, and glowing. Sephora Collection creates some of the best affordable sheet masks on the market. The […]

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Road Trip to Santa Fe

  Growing up the car just wasn’t my place. I hated sitting and I would get car sick like no other. Even driving between my hometown and my college town was a struggle, one that often kept me in one place. After traveling by myself on an airplane to Pittsburgh(twice!), Ohio, and Italy, I decided […]

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Randyland: A Gem in the Steel City

Throughout my life I’ve made many trips to the Steel City and it has a special place in my heart. My last trip led to a pit(t)stop in the Mexican War streets district to visit Randyland. The short backstory is Randy, a Pittsburgh native saw the potential of a neighborhood ghetto and worked to fix […]

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EASY GIFTS FOR HER UNDER $20

With Christmas and Hanukah right around the corner I am usually scrambling to get my family, boyfriend, roommates, and miscellaneous friends gifts. You want something unique, but with so many presents it can be hard not to break the bank! Here is a collection of present ideas all under $20! Gemstone Soap A little bit […]

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Beauty Bargains October 15

Cover FX Contour Kit $24 Contouring is going from a trend to a mainstay in the beauty industry and this Cover FX palette has every beauty lover covered with it’s four different palettes. Add in an easy to work with creamy formula and the fact that this is vegan, oil and fragrance free, and this […]

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Pretty is as Pretty Does

Growing up I had a really hard time imagining myself as pretty. I was tall, thin and had massive curly hair that resembled an afro. Add in the fact that my mother had no idea how to handle my hair (she brushed it like crazy!) and an odd wardrobe fueled by my extreme pickiness, I was not the pretty child in the room.

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COOKING WITH GREEN CHEF

Green Chef is an organic meal prep box that comes with pre proportioned ingredients to produce chef created meals. The boxes come with a variety of options for almost any diet including omnivore, carnivore, gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, and kept. I personally picked the carnivore box, that included three meals with two servings each, […]

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