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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 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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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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Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is almost here and I have a handful of great gift ideas to share with you. Check out my favorite Valentine’s Day Gifts for him, her, or anyone else you’ll be shopping for this year here!

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Sephora Collection Product Review

Promising “Really Good Beauty” at a “Really Good Price,” Sephora Collection is living up to these goals. Read my honest thoughts on six Sephora Collection products here!

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas & Last Minute Gifts

I always have the best of intentions when it comes to buying holiday gifts, but I generally wind up in a bit of a scramble to pick up last-minute gifts. The best laid plans and all that. In my own searches, I came across a number of great stocking stuffer ideas and last-minute gifts from stores with great shipping guarantees (or in-store pick up options). I hope this gift guide helps make your last-minute shopping a bit more of a breeze!

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Festive Nails: Christmas Nail Colors To Try

A simple way to get into the festive spirit is with a new coat of nail polish. I always feel more put together when I have my nails nicely painted, and festive nails are one of my favorite things about the holidays! Explore festive and fun nail colors for the holidays:

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