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HOW TO BE FABULOUS ON THE OUTSIDE WHEN REALLY YOU MIGHT BE A BUM

As my padre would say, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” i.e. school is back in session. With classes come the responsibilities of any college student. We’re magically supposed to balance study time, working, interning, student organizations, leadership positions, 8 hours of sleep, and time for friends and family and workouts. (more…)

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BEST OF: BRIGHTENERS & ILLUMINATORS

So when it comes to makeup, there’s one thing I can’t live without. I bet you can guess it by reading the title of this article. As a beholder of perpetual under eye darkness/circles/doom and gloom, brighteners are one thing I can’t live without. If I had to choose one beauty product on a deserted island… well you get the idea. To save you time and money, I’ll give you the lowdown on the best brightening products on a budget. (more…)

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THE FOUNDATION THAT CHANGED ME

In high school I never wore foundation. It wasn’t even until someone told me that foundation existed that I started wearing it. I’ve tried and tested a fair number of drugstore foundations to date, but back then it just seemed like I was one of those people who was “better without it.” I never liked the feeling of it on my skin. (more…)

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KISS FROM A ROSE

Either I’m getting really old, really fast, or roses are getting much younger. Let me elaborate: lately I’ve found myself all but drooling over a crop of rose-scented products, much to the disgust of my teenage self. I mean, no exaggeration, I used to get a headache after catching a whiff of my mom’s signature Chanel No. 5, which is composed of synthetic roses. Today’s rose products, on the contrary, smell totally light, wearable, and, well, natural. Plus, roses reap amazing benefits for your skin, from brightening to smoothing and beyond. Want to jump on the rose train? Pick up one of my newest obsessions, below. (more…)