Esqido Lash Try-On: Smoke & Fire, Unforgettable, BFF

High school me quickly said “No” to the MAC makeup artist who asked if I wanted a fake lash applied while doing my prom makeup. How I wish I could go back and tell myself, “say yes!” At the time I was afraid of looking “fake” – I also believed that somehow, mascara would transform my eyes into the spellbinding, fluttery, doe-eyed showstoppers of my dreams. That night, my heart sank as I looked in the mirror and saw a lot that I didn’t like – including my eyes.

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New in Makeup | Dose of Colors and Laura Gellar

Today I’m back with a makeup haul featuring Dose of Colors and Laura Gellar. Dose of Colors’ 40% off sitewide sale was the perfect opportunity for me to finally try out their Block Party eyeshadows, as well as a couple of lip products. Just a few days later, Laura Gellar emailed a 44% off Flash Sale on sale products. If you’re ready for product photos + swatches, keep reading!

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Review: SURRATT BEAUTY Artistique Blush in La Vie en Rose

During Sephora’s Spring Savings Event, I purchased a new blush from Surratt Beauty. I was immediately intrigued by the shade La Vie en Rose, which is described as a taupe rose shade (I would characterize it as a neutral pink-y/mauve). It was a $32 purchase, which is a bit on the high end for a single blush, but I decided to go for it because I am supportive of Troy Surratt’s line. Click more for swatches and my full review.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Haul

Abercrombie & Fitch’s recent 50% off site-wide sale was the opportunity I needed to do some much needed retail therapy. Several orders later (and several lengthy shipping delays), my bedroom resembled the inside of an Abercrombie & Fitch warehouse. I narrowed down my $1,000+ haul to an edit of spring pieces, summer pieces, cozy pieces, and some new denim. Here’s what I picked up:

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