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IT Cosmetics CC+ Radiance Ombré Bronzer

June 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on IT Cosmetics CC+ Radiance Ombré Bronzer · Cosmetics, Reviews

I first became aware of IT Cosmetics while flipping thru cable channels on a lazy weekend morning.  IT Cosmetics, along with its spokeperson/owner, is often featured on QVC.com. And I must say, the live before-and-afters on the models are quite amazing. The line includes foundations, primers, concealers, blushes, powders and more that are all supposed […]

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Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Booster IS the TRUTH!

July 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Booster IS the TRUTH! · Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

Okay, as you may or may not know, I usually only review products once I have used one full-sized container or many times only after I have gone thru multiple containers. (You call that ‘procrastination.’) Anyway, recently, one of my gifts with purchase at Sephora was so remarkably that I have to break my rule. […]

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Stridex Natural Control Acne Medication (toner pads)

July 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Stridex Natural Control Acne Medication (toner pads) · Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

I am a three-step girl when it comes to cleansing my face. Makeup Remover. Cleanser. Toner. For many years, I was not consistent with the toner. In more recent years (as I became more consistent) I realized the difference it makes. It really helps keep your skin healthier-looking and clearer. Don’t skip that toner! Due […]

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Nude / Natural Lipgloss & Lip Balms for Women of Color

July 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Nude / Natural Lipgloss & Lip Balms for Women of Color · Cosmetics, Reviews

Now that summer is REALLY here (this heat is ridiculous), it has made me want to lighten up my makeup routine a bit. My “go-to” lip shade for the cooler months is a medium brownish-pink as I find that this color complements my skin tone the best. I am just not that girl that likes […]

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Garnier Moisture Rescue Gel-Cream Review

February 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Garnier Moisture Rescue Gel-Cream Review · Cosmetics, Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

I have combo skin and I hate having too many layers of product on my face (moisturizer, sunscreen, foundation, etc.) Often times, if I don’t have the right kind of light moisturizer on hand, I will skip moisturizing and just apply my sunscreen. However, I have found this detrimental to my skin. Despite areas of […]

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La Original Concha Nacar (Clarifying Natural Fade Cream)

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off on La Original Concha Nacar (Clarifying Natural Fade Cream) · Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

I hate skincare products loaded with chemicals. I always seek out products that are as close to natural as possible. One thing I’ve noticed is that many brands from Spanish countries (or those products marketed to the Hispanic population) contain fewer chemicals and ingredients overall. These formulations are also often based on beauty “secrets” that […]

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The BEST glycolic acid toner I had ever tried…

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off on The BEST glycolic acid toner I had ever tried… · Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

…until they went and jacked up the ingredient list by adding a BUNCH of chemicals and preservatives. Mario Badescu Skincare is a brand of skincare products that has been around since 1967. The company is based in New York City and also includes a spa at its location at 320 East 52nd Street in Manhattan. […]

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Living Small: A compact coffee maker for home, office or travel!

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off on Living Small: A compact coffee maker for home, office or travel! · Home, Living Small, Reviews

If your home is “cozy” with minimal kitchen counter space, you know about living small. If you only need to prepare one cup of coffee daily (or rarely), you may not want to invest in or give up the counter space for an electric coffee maker. Well, you don’t have to! You have options, chica. […]

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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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