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Empties-7 Skincare Items I’m Saying Goodbye To

This is my first empties post and it comes with a good feeling. Beauty products, cosmetics, skincare or however you'd like to phrase it all have one thing in common, they are not cheap. With each purchase I make, I do so with the intention of finishing the item and will only toss something if I have a truly terrible reaction to it. While it's easier to finish skincare items, the truth is that ...

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Fall Forward with New Makeup featuring Fenty Beauty, Guerlain and Chanel

This has been the most epic year for big, splashy makeup launches in recent memory, especially since Rihanna has entered the ring with Fenty Beauty. It's worth repeating and my humble thoughts say that it is set to shift and re-draw the lines of the beauty industry. The number of foundations alone is unprecedented. At forty options from which to choose, along with an array of highlighters in matte ...

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Your Pampering and Self-Care Needs are met with Chanel Bath Products

Pampering and self-care are integral to a life well lived. If we are frazzled and running on empty, would it not be difficult to be of service in all the ways that life calls on us to be? So, what better way to pamper ourselves than to do it with a Chanel focused self-care session, the ultimate in luxury. Chanel Coco Noir Foaming Shower Gel and Chanel No. 5 The Bath Soap are not new on the scene ...

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Nail it in Chanel New Dawn plus details on Chanel Base and Gel Topcoat

If hair is one's crowning glory, then one's nails should be royally regarded as well. Enter Chanel's re-formulated Le Vernis lacquers, a range of nail lacquers, base coat and top coats. The shade range includes a mix of classic and contemporary shades. At the moment, one of the latest Chanel shades making the rounds on social media, especially Instagram, is New Dawn. Chanel Le Vernis ...

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Snap, Crack and Glow with the Instagram ready Hanacure Mask

There's nothing I love better than a cosmetic face mask that delivers on results and acts as an effective add-on to a well thought out skin care routine. I usually don't succumb to internet and Instagram trends but in this instance, the hype surrounding this Hanacure mask was a bit too much for me to ignore. I had to wait a couple weeks to receive this mask after I placed the order, as it is often ...

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