October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and each year, I highlight beauty brands that help raise awareness and support breast health and breast cancer research. The statistics are staggering. Every two minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. Every two minutes. Join me and millions of other women in the fight against this pervasive disease by donating your time, energy, and shopping dollars to organizations that support research, prevention and treatment.…

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I once was an alphabet virgin. What? I mean I never used a BB or CC or any other alphabet cream before this month. It’s so unlike me, I know! When BB creams first came to market, I remember thinking ‘what is a BB cream and why in the world would I need one?’ Turns out they come in quite handy for a beauty multi-tasker  such as myself so I took the plunge with the Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream in Medium/Deep.…

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Welcome to September! I am super excited to launch the 30-Day Brown Girl Beauty Challenge on Instagram! Photo challenges on Instagram are really popular and a lot of fun so I decided to host a photo-a-day challenge that highlights the best in brown girl beauty. With an eye toward celebrating our unique beauty and giving some love to the brown girl beauty brands we love, this fun challenge draws inspiration from the every day to the glamorous.…

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Today we’re talking priming and perfecting. I had the opportunity to test the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer and Blur Perfector and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Summer in New York is challenging for makeup lovers because humidity is not your friend. No matter how beat your face is when you leave home, by the time you get to the subway, ‘The Melt’ has already begun.…

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Summer has (un)officially begun and as the temperatures rise, every girl needs the power to create a cool breeze with a mere batting of her luscious lashes. Today, I’m looking at three new mascaras that promise larger than life lashes and I’ll tell you which ones will give you eye-catching results and which ones should get the side-eye. On the beauty bench for best mascaras are:
The Super Sizer by LashBlast Mascara from Covergirl
Iconoclast Mega Volume Lacquer Mascara from butter LONDON
Roller Lash from Benefit Cosmetics

 

Best Mascara Summer 2015

Volume is the watch word for lashes this summer and beauty brands are granting great lashes by waving their magic wands.

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