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Entries from July 18th, 2014

Maybelline Beauty Balms (BB Cream)

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Maybelline Beauty Balms (BB Cream) · Cosmetics, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

  When it comes to BB creams, you will either love them or hate them. BB creams hail from Korean where women have been using them for years. They finally made their way across the world to our shores a few years ago and now almost every major US cosmetic brand has created a Beauty […]

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Lush’s Fresh Farmacy Cleanser — Miracle product or just soap?

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Lush’s Fresh Farmacy Cleanser — Miracle product or just soap? · Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care

I visited a Lush in my neighborhood about two months ago to check out their skin care products. I felt like my skin care routine needed an overhaul and I wanted to phase out some products and replace them with more natural/green selections. Though I had been browsing in Lush boutiques for years, the only […]

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High vs. Low — Gladiator Sandals

July 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on High vs. Low — Gladiator Sandals · Designer / High-Fashion, Footwear, Sales

Gladiator sandals are everywhere this summer. I was a little surprised since I thought this was the HOT, NEW, SUMMER STYLE like three (or was it four) years ago. But, I digress. I suppose gladiators are destined to become another classic summer staple like espadrilles and flip-flops. At least it seems that way because these […]

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Fighting Acne – Don’t unknowingly sabotage your skin!

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off on Fighting Acne – Don’t unknowingly sabotage your skin! · Personal Care, Skin Care

Legacy Post — Originally published by thecleversophisticate.com on April 1, 2012. Acne…oh, the misery. Teen acne, adult acne, hormonal acne. It seems that no matter how old we are if we are predisposed to the “curse” of acne, it is hard to get rid of the stuff. We spend exorbitant amounts of money, buy all […]

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H&M Shoe Sale – Now thru Thursday

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off on H&M Shoe Sale – Now thru Thursday · Footwear, News/Events, Sales

H&M is having an ONLINE shoe sale. Save up to 50% off regular prices on summer shoes and sandals. Sale until 7/10/14 or while supplies last. Click on the photo to head to the sale!

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Aussie Moist Conditioner – Who knew my hair COULD handle “-cones”!

July 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Hair Care, Hair Products, Personal Care, Reviews

Oh, how I love this conditioner! I had been hearing rave reviews for Aussie Moist for years, yet I hesitated to pick it up since I was avoiding products with “-cones.” Ingredients in hair products that end in -cone, like dimethicone, are usually added to provide gloss and ‘slip’ to the hair — a smoother […]

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