Summer Trends with Target, OLAY, COVERGIRL and PANTENE

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  Prepare to fall in love with Target all over again! If you haven’t visited the beauty aisle at Target lately, prepare for a jaw-dropping, OMG, how-the-heck-did-they-do-that experience. The cosmetics aisle has been majorly revamped, and honey — it is fabulous! Complete with crisp, bright lighting (selfies, anyone?), backlit shelving and beauty signage that truly [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: BECCA Ultimate Coverage Complexion Creme

BECCA Ultimate Coverage Complexion Créme

The official start of summer is upon us. It seems like mere minutes ago we all had the collective shivers because winter just would not end. Summer brings much needed warmth but it also brings humidity that is sometimes stifling. Heat, humidity and makeup don’t go well together, so, I’m on a quest to find [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Six Lipsticks That Hydrate Like A Balm

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Rich color and intense hydration need not be mutually exclusive. Many lipsticks now incorporate good-for-skin ingredients that help keep lips soft, nourished and on color trend!  In this post on the Bergdorf Goodman Blog, I share six lipsticks that hydrate like a balm. Six Lipsticks That Hydrate Like A Balm

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Five Simple Steps To Control Oily Skin

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As a card carry member of the oily face club, I know there’s a fine line between dewy and downright oily. And if you’re all too familiar with the dreaded midday makeup meltdown, these five tips for shine-free skin are for you. . . TONE: Restore balance and reduce excess sebum production with a skin-soothing facial tonic or toner. La [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: MAC x Pedro Lourenco Collection

Pedro Lourenco Quad

Give me a collection that is comprised mostly of gorgeous nudes and easy to wear natural tones and I will go on and on and on for days about it. When I first saw the sneak peeks of this new MAC Pedro Lourenco collection, my first thought was “THAT QUAD”. It seemed like the most [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: IT Cosmetics Liner Love

IT Cosmetics Liner Love - Black

What makes a great eyeliner? For me, in addition to good color payoff and ease of application, the truest test of any eyeliner is its ability to stand up to watering eyes during the bane of my beauty existence — allergy season. Every year my allergies get a little worse making it virtually impossible for [...]

Mani of the Week: Summer-Ready Color Blocked Nails

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It’s finally JUNE! Which means Summer is no longer a figment of your imagination- YAY! I absolutely love pairing unexpected colors together to make one hot Summer look. Enter my good friends Mr. Teal and Mrs. Purple. GUYS! This Urban Outfitters teal (appropriately named, flip flop) is one of my favorite colors of the season. [...]

Glam Files: Soothing Skin Care Products for Sensitive Skin

Eucerin Redness Relief Gel Creme

Having sensitive is no fun. Contact with certain ingredients, natural and otherwise, can lead to itching, redness and other forms of irritation. There are certain conventions when  shopping for skin care products for sensitive skin — a couple of the more popular ones include: looking for products with as few ingredients as possible and avoiding [...]

3 Best Foundations for Oily Skin

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I love having oily skin because it will (hopefully) keep me looking young for many years to come, however, having oily skin means that my nice morning glow will turn into a not-so-nice oil slick by the end of the day.  Because my skin is so oily, I am forever in search of the best [...]

Galderma Mirvaso…Let’s Talk Rosacea

When it comes to skincare issues, I sometimes say that I’ve experienced it all . . . adult acne, post acne-scarring, hyperpigmentation, excessive oiliness, excessive dryness, uneven skin tone — yup, my skin’s been through a lot. And it is through this process of learning about and treating my skin that I’ve learned to face [...]