An Ode to Revlon ColorStay Foundation
Beauty

An Ode to Revlon ColorStay Foundation

All the magazines say summer is the time to lighten your makeup. Switch from concealer and foundation to a tinted moisturizer or BB Cream. I say… who are these people who come June have shrunken pores, their zits disappear, and have invisible redness and dark circles? it’s 2014 and any…

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New Favorite Mascara: Maybelline Volum’ Express The Rocket
Beauty

New Favorite Mascara: Maybelline Volum’ Express The Rocket

While I love Too Faced’s Better Than False Lashes for a dramatic look, it’s a bit too complicated for everyday (three steps, nylon fibers, etc. etc. etc.). I had CoverGirl’s Clump Crusher Water Resistant and it was fine, but I can’t settle for fine when it comes to mascaras. I…

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Saving Face: Long Wearing Makeup for High-Stress Moments
Beauty

Saving Face: Long Wearing Makeup for High-Stress Moments

2014… we’re having a rocky relationship. We started with the best of intentions but there have been quite a few things in the past few months that have caused stress, distress, and many tears. I fully believe that taking care of what’s inside takes precedence over taking care of your…

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One-armed Beauty: Hair and Makeup When Wearing a Cast
Beauty

One-armed Beauty: Hair and Makeup When Wearing a Cast

I must say, navigating life without my dominant arm has been an adventure! They say that mastering your non-dominant hand benefits your brain. It’s fun when I notice my left hand and arm getting stronger (carrying a stack of plates from the dining table), more flexible (I can now scrub,…

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Drugstore Makeup Faves
Beauty

Drugstore Makeup Faves

By Lexa Lemieux The past several months I have drastically revamped my makeup routine. I had been doing the same things for years. Unfortunately, the same old was not working for my changing face. At 33-years-old, I know I am far from old (my nose stud tends to agree!), but…

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