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Top five tried and true lip balms for chapped lips

Top five tried and true lip balms for chapped lips

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My nightstand, jacket pockets and handbags are always stocked with an arsenal of lip balms for chapped lips. After years of impulse purchases, I’ve tried about every formula under the sun, from medicated lip balms to multi purpose salves and have narrowed it down to the following top five tried and true products:  The cult…

On the hunt for the perfect nude lip color

On the hunt for the perfect nude lip color

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At any given time “you’re either looking for a job, a boyfriend or an apartment”. I’m not one to ever disagree with Carrie Bradshaw’s infinite wisdom, but I would argue that the perfect nude lip color belongs on that list. Finding the right nude shade is harder than it sounds – too dark and you…

After years of committing tragic face makeup faux pas, I found a handful of true and tested dewy foundations that I swear by.

Holy grail dewy foundations for a natural look

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From picking the right formula to matching your skin tone, shopping for dewy foundations can be overwhelming (we’ve all left Sephora looking like a clown, $100 poorer and nothing but impulse purchases to show for it – I see you fellow Brazilian bum bum cream purchasers). After years of committing tragic face makeup faux pas,…

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