Short Hair Diaries: My Styling Must-Haves

It might be hard to believe, but when I was in high school, I LOVED having long hair. I had a Pinterest board named “I am Rapunzel” and loved when my friends would brush or braid it. (Is that weird? I feel like most people enjoy having their hair played with, but maybe it’s just me.) It was definitely easier to deal with, too. I could throw it up in a high ponytail for dance…

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My Top 10 Non-Makeup Makeup Essentials

All makeup-wearing humans have at least a few thinks in their cosmetic artillery that aren’t products meant to be worn on your face. Of course, some of them are no-brainers, but I don’t think any self-respecting beauty maven is doing their makeup collection justice without at few of these to make it even better! If any of these ideas are new to you or if you have any ideas of your own, PLEASE tell me in…

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My Top 11 Favorite Lipsticks

I’m not sure when lipstick became a cosmetic necessity in my life. From the time I ventured into the world of makeup in middle school until I became immersed in the YouTube makeup guru culture in college, I never really considered lipstick an essential part of my arsenal. During that in-between time when I thought wearing a foundation that was three shades too dark was the key to making me look more tan than I…

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Empties Review | Ep. 2

It’s been a couple of long, humid, and sweaty summer months (even though summer only officially started a few weeks ago) so I haven’t been wearing even my usual no-makeup-makeup-look on a regular basis. It makes sense, then, that the only products I’ve been finishing lately are skincare- and haircare-related. I’ve collected all of the products I’ve finished recently for the second episode of my empties review, and I’m excited to say that all of these…

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Empties Review | Ep. 1

It’s been a long time since I’ve finished a product that wasn’t a hair product, toothpaste, or laundry detergent. Recently, though, I’ve been finishing products left and right, so I decided to round them all up and tell you what I think! I wasn’t a huge fan of all of them and some of them are kind of categorically mis-matched, but all of my reviews are my honest opinions (as always). Cinema Secrets Professional Grade…

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