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The Charlotte Tilbury Brand Re-Visit

Lately, I've been thinking about the makeup shifts that happen with the change of seasons and I figured that a Charlotte Tilbury brand re-visit is a good place to start. Since 2014, she has never failed to serve up gasp-inducing products and has maintained her list of hits by adding products that deliver wearable glam that can be used and tailored to how you live. But let's go back a bit to ...

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Chasing Brilliant Skin with Retinol and Friends

Editor's Note: I first published this post on December 12, 2017 and felt it was worth sharing again as interest in retinols and retinoids continue to increase, alongside the increasing interest in plant-derived alternatives to retinoids. In chasing brilliant skin, what have we not done, including the naturalistas, to be able to look in the mirror and feel satisfied with the skin reflecting back ...

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Chanel Les Beiges Natural Eyeshadow Palette and Water Fresh Tint For Summer 2019

Chanel Les Beiges Natural Eyeshadow Palette and Water Fresh Tint for summer 2019 are among the standouts in this season's makeup collection. Mimicking earthy tones featuring wearable, natural looking eyeshadow shades along with a fresh skin tint composed mostly of water, it manages to enhance the look of your skin. The rest of this year's Chanel summer makeup 2019 Les Beiges makeup ...

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4 Body Products To Help You Slay Sundress Season

If summer bodies are made in the winter then goodness help me. But what I can help you with are four products that make your skin look better than it may naturally. Whether your concern is 'chicken skin' (keratosis pilaris), cracked skin, dimpled skin or skin that just needs a glow up from body oil or an intensive body cream, here's what I've been testing: Ameliorate Transforming Body Cream ...

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3 Neutral Nail Colours Perfect for Wedding to Work

If your current beauty dilemma finds you in hot pursuit of the perfect neutral, non-chalky nail colour, then stick around for not one but three stellar options that are long-lasting, creamy and work for any skin tone. It started slowly, the first one I bought was Organdi, then not long after, New Dawn which then led to the latest addition which is Beige Beige. All three are from Chanel and they ...

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