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Empty products make for a very happy beauty enthusiast because it’s an excuse to try new things or re-purchase ones that truly impressed. It also makes for a sweet and welcome dilemma, in that it opens the door for ongoing exploration. After all, new products are launched every day but there’s nothing like that moment…

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Chanel Apotheosis Quiet Revolution Eyeshadow Palette is one of the key items in the house’s Fall/Winter 2018 makeup collection. Formally referred to as Apotheosis Le Mat de Chanel, this palette is the most gorgeous play on blues I’ve seen in eyeshadow in an incredibly long time. Focusing on the power of contrasts coupled with formulations…

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    Mintd Box celebrates 2 years with July’s box containing four premium skincare products. I’ve integrated each product into my dry-skin life routine but each product can serve other skin types as well. The four products also make complete sense for a rookie skincare convert or a seasoned skincare veteran, so here’s the lineup: Sunday Riley…

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La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence in Foundation is one of the most gasp-inducing base products rocking this summer’s makeup lineup. This foundation is an elevated take on the ‘cushion’ phenomenon and an expensive one at that. I have the shade Almond Beige-NW40, the darkest one according to a La Prairie pdf I found online, however in…

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Atzen Natural Protection Face and Eye SPF 30 Sunscreen bounty has come to backstorybeauty! So much, that I’ve decided to create a sunscreen series starting with Atzen Natural Protection Face and Eyes SPF 30, a sunscreen that protects against UVA, UVB and UVC rays, is unscented, anti-pollution and can be used around the eye contour. One…

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Cheers to the weekend and unless you have a big, formal event, easy weekend makeup should not require much thought or precision. So, in the spirit of a quick and easy look, here are five items to take you from bed-face to awake and casually pulled together in no time. Base First- Chanel Vitalumière Aqua …

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Chanel Éclat et Transparence Summer 2018 makeup collection has me quite giddy. Loosely translated to mean (Light and Transparency), the new season’s cruise makeup collection under the stellar direction of Chanel’s Global Creative and Makeup Director, Lucia Pica, continues in the right direction. Chanel’s makeup collections under Pica have kept pace with the expectations of the…

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