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How To Heal Your Dry Hands With Biossance Hand Cream

As I have mentioned in other posts, winter brings us, among other things, dry hands! Add to that, the use of hand sanitizer and washing our hands at every opportune moment, it’s no wonder our hands feel rougher than a 24 grit sheet of sandpaper! I’m a big collector and user of hand creams. Working …

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Things You Should Know About Alcohol Based Makeup

Or, a beginner’s guide to the world of alcohol-based makeup! I remember back to my very first alcohol activated paint makeup palette. I was still in makeup school. And very much a beginner, learning the basics of makeup artistry. My first alcohol palette was a REEL Creations Palette. It was one of the only alcohol …

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This Rule Breaker May Be Beauty’s Best Kept Secret!

Anyone that knows me knows I am a big, big fan of Sonia Roselli. She is a one-of-a-kind human being. The real-deal in the beauty world. Sonia is a no-nonsense, truth-talker. Her willingness to share and teach (check out her educational empire that is Glossischool) puts her in a game all on her own. When …

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Sonia Roselli Water Balm; a Skincare Holy Grail?

Well, it certainly holds water! We are all aware of the exorbitant prices of some skincare products on the market, right? And sometimes, you want nothing more than an affordable alternative. In effect, most times, efficiency is all we are really looking for. Do you remember when 2 in 1 hair shampoos came out of …

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To Cream or Not to Cream? That is the contour question

Cream Vs Powder The art of contouring our faces with makeup is a practice that has been around longer than the Kardashians. Professional makeup artists have been using the principles of contouring for some time now, regardless of the cream vs powder contour question. But thanks to said celebrity contour queen, it’s only recently beccome …

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47 Affordable Augustinus Bader Alternatives for 2021

As we head into the winter months, that only means one thing for our skin. The skin forecast: DRY! My absolute must-have, can’t live without moisturizer, is undoubtedly the luxurious Augustinus Bader The Cream! The problem is, I really can’t justify the price-tag right now. So here are 47 more affordable Augustinus Bader alternatives for …

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56 Christmas Gift Set Ideas You’ll Love in 2020

Tis the season…. to be tackling your Christmas gift shopping. What better time than right now to get on to that list? We’ve put together a massive grouping of our some of our favorite brands. All things skincare and self-care, for both the man, woman and tween in your life. Big gifts, small gifts, stocking …