Act + Acre

In my quest to find quality haircare that is more affordable than my usual suspects, I found a new haircare brand which has quickly transitioned into one of my favorites. First, the packaging: I absolutely love the simple and functional aesthetic of Act + Acre. I feel that if Kosas were to create a haircare…

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The Ultimate Mascara Guide 1.0

This guide will evolve as I continue to try different mascaras and compare them. It will also help you and me keep track of all the different characteristics of a mascara in one place, and of course to single out the best. Mascara is one of the most difficult products to review due to the…

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Kjaer Weis Cream Eye Shadow Review

The performance of Kjaer Weis products simply outdoes so many. The cream blushes, lip tints, foundations, eyeshadows are all excellent, whether taken in the context of green beauty or conventional beauty. That being said, I’m not enamored of certain products (lipsticks/eyeliners). When I saw their cream eyeshadows were released, I was giddy with excitement because…

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Comparison of 8 Lip Products

When I purchase a lipstick, I do so without the strict expectation that it should last all day. I drink a lot of water and tea, not to mention constantly snack throughout the day, thus I expect their to be transfer and for the product to rub off. If it can leave a nice stain on…

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Oumere Skincare – Part II

Part I of this review can be found here. Part II will now review the serums and eye cream. Let’s jump right in. Serum Bioluminelle ($170 for 50 mL) Click here to purchase. First, can we take some time to appreciate the packaging? I love the aesthetic of the whole line, which reflects the luxe,…

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Oumere Skincare – Part I

The Goal If you don’t already know, I’ve been on a mission: use one skincare line for three months – nothing else. It’s actually almost been four months, and I am ready to share my experience with you. It’s been quite crazy – I literally went from a cabinet of fifty products to five Oumere products. If…

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Kosas Tinted Oil vs Gressa Minimalist Serum

Review of the Tinted Face Oil by Kosas compared to the Minimalist Corrective Serum Foundation by Gressa; Swatches included.

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Concealer Galore

First let’s start with this question: why even bother with concealer? I don’t have very dark under-eyes, yet brightening them makes a definite impact in making my overall complexion look more flawless and ‘awake’. It also works alongside my eyeshadow to form a clean, put-together look. Further, I will use concealer when I need extra,…

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Travel/Summer Go-To Products

Preparing for travel can be a headache – but it can also be quick and easy when you have a few but trustworthy items. Here are the items I packed on a recent trip to the East Coast. SKINCARE Trying to maintain a full-fledged routine with too many products is a hassle. Whether you’re traveling…

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Angela Roi – Eleanor & Grace

I want to start out by saying that I am not a vegetarian or a vegan. I have tried out a raw vegan diet before, and truth be told I didn’t last a long time. I really do want to try it out again in the future – definitely not as extreme as eating exclusively…

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