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Facial Toner FAQ: What Does Toner Do & How To Use

What is toner? What does it do and how does it help your skin? These are just some of the common questions about one of my favorite steps in my skincare routine. Read all the FAQ on what facial toner does and how to incorporate it into your skincare regimen here!

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Tried and True: The Best Mascaras for Length and Volume

Mascara is a simple yet powerful step in a makeup routine. I’ve found that, if I don’t feel like doing a lot of makeup, as long as I fill in my eyebrows and put on mascara, I feel polished and ready to go. It can be hard to find the best mascaras, though, and the choice of what one finds to be the best mascara is often quite personal. Read about my tried and true best mascaras here!

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Urban Decay Naked Wild West Eyeshadow Palette 

I’ve long been a fan of the Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palettes, so I was really excited to try out their Wild West eyeshadow set. Read my honest thoughts on the Urban Decay Wild West Eyeshadow Palette here!

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The Best Daily Sunscreens

I’m a pretty pale person and I live in Florida, so I’m no stranger to sunburns. I’m the past couple years, I’ve tried to be better about using sunscreen daily, but it has taken a while to find formulas that don’t feel heavy or mess up my skin. Explore my favorite, Florida-approved daily sunscreens and tinted moisturizers here!

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Summer Nail Ideas: Bright & Colorful Nail Polish for Summer

Looking for summer nail inspiration? I’ve got you covered. With the changes in season, opting for fun summer nails is one of the easiest ways to embrace the sunshine in your daily life. Whether you prefer reds or blues, earthy tones or brights, there are plenty of ways to get cute summer nails with your next manicure! Here, I’m sharing some of my favorite summer nail colors, separated into color family.

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My Summer Beauty Bag

What does summer mean for my beauty routine? Living in Florida, my summer makeup looks have to account for three main things: sunshine, humidity, and higher temperatures. While I generally stick to lighter makeup anyway, my summer beauty essentials take that to the next level. I stick with lightweight, non-irritating products that hydrate and protect my skin, especially from the sun. Here, I’m sharing my best summer makeup recommendations, the beauty products that I’ll be keeping at hand through the warmer months.

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The Best of the Sephora Beauty Insider Sale

Now until 4/11, Sephora is having a spring sale for their tier rewards members. I like to take sale events like this as an opportunity to stock up on some of my beauty staples and favorites. As such, I thought I’d share some of my favorite finds that I think you’ll love. See what I’m buying here.

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How to Recycle Beauty Products

Beauty products account for a huge amount of waste in landfills, as many as 2.7 billion plastic bottles a year. It can be difficult to figure out how to recycle beauty products, since many municipal recycling plants cannot accept them. This is where TerraCycle comes in. Learn how to recycle skin care and beauty products here!

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The 5 Best Water Based Moisturizers

As someone with combination, acne-prone skin, I know how important a good moisturizer is in my skin care routine. I’ve had many a run-in with formulas that break me out and irritate my skin. Luckily, though, I discovered water-based moisturizers, which I pretty much exclusively use at this point. These formulas are far gentler on the skin, I find. They offer lightweight, non-clogging moisture and hydration and can’t be beat. Read on for FAQ and some of my favorite water-based moisturizers!

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Honest Thoughts on the Best Facial Oils

When facial oils first started to make waves in the beauty community, I couldn’t help but wonder about how badly my combination skin would react to adding more oil to it. After giving a few types a chance, though, I’ve come to love facial oils!

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