Category: DOLL UP

a simplistic approach to skincare and beauty

Spring Skincare Secrets

  I’m a total FREAK about skincare. I’ve been washing my face and moisturizing with SPF ritually since I was a child and I have my mother to thank for that. I also have my mother to thank for decent skin and tight pores – AMEN . HOWEVER, besides the help of genetics and a…

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Let’s Talk Lashes

3 Things I wish I considered before getting lash extensions: 1. You Can’t Touch Your Damn Eyes I’m not kidding. As someone who frequently touches my eyes, this is a problem. I wear contacts every day all day because I’m blind as a bat so when it comes to adjustments, itchy eyes, etc., alleviating those…

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All About My Short Shag

Two years ago I chopped my hair off. It was terrifying and liberating at the same time. Even since I was small I had long hair (like down to my butt) and one day I decided it”d be a good idea for my old roommate to put it into a ponytail and chop it off.…

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Travel Abroad Beauty Essentials

After three trips to Europe and an upcoming trip to Hawaii, I thought I’d share my traveling abroad beauty essentials that I CANNOT travel without. I’m all about options, so narrowing down to NECESARY beauty products is a challenge for me, but after many attempts, I’ve managed to muster up a master list for packing…

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Personal Skin Misconceptions

This post is literally addressing the title: Personal Skin Misconceptions that I am personally tired of hearing and have been fed up with growing up. I’m also going to be talking about some personal skin facts I don’t even like to discuss with my close friends so get ready for some raw realness. First, I…

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Necessary Nightly Beauty Regimen

I added “Necessary” to the title of this post because ultimately, consistent practice of this beauty regimen is NECESSARY for healthy and happy¬†morning skin. Whether you have dry skin, combination or oily, this nighttime process should be done to achieve long lasting results in skin elasticity and health. I literally have the most sensitive skin.…

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Favorite Facial Oils

Forget what you knew about oils for your face being BAD. YES, IT’S TRUE! Oil for the face is good! Actually, it’s great! Besides Tea Tree Oil, which assists with calming zits and horrendous breakouts, other oils for your skin are actually better and much more gentle and chemical-free compared to moisturizers that can be…

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