My Glowy Skin Care Routine + Why I’m Grateful for My Acne Journey

Although makeup is what truly makes me happy and excited, I must admit that no amount of makeup can compensate for not taking good care of your skin. I have gotten so many requests to share my skincare routine with you all and to be honest, I have been putting it off for quite a…

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May & June Beauty Favorites | 2019

Over the past few months, I have been reaching for some brand new beauty products as well as some longtime favorites. Keep reading if you would like to know what has been gracing my face lately!

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Volition Beauty’s New Celery Green Cream | Exclusive Review

As the weather grows warmer and the days grow longer, a lightweight, smoothing moisturizer becomes increasingly important. Volition Beauty’s new Celery Green Cream* is the ideal summertime moisturizer.

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My Discontinued Makeup Products + Drugstore Chat

When Makeup By Makena was just an idea, I made a commitment that I would incorporate affordable beauty products on my blog as much as possible; however, the majority of my drugstore makeup products have been discontinued.

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Natural Makeup for Teens

There is absolutely nothing more amazing than empowering others through the art of makeup! My thirteen-year-old cousin Madison inherited my passion for all things glamorous so I created this gorgeous soft and natural makeup look on her.

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Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics ‘Nude Moment’ Lipstick Trio | An Honest Review

On May 30th, Jaclyn Hill launched her highly anticipated makeup brand, Jaclyn Cosmetics, debuting with the So Rich Lipstick line, which features a range of 20 nude shades. Keep reading for my open, honest review.

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An Airport Makeup Look

With summer approaching, more and more of you will be traveling and spending much more time on planes than usual. Although it is beneficial to give your skin a break, I know many people like to wear makeup on the plane so today I am sharing the makeup look I wear when traveling.

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My Travel Makeup Bag |London

As you read this, I will be on a long flight to London. I have never been there before but my parents and I are very excited. I thought this would be an amazing time to share the makeup I will be traveling with. Let’s get started!

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Makeup YouTubers Made Me Buy

Today, I am sharing ten beauty products that I discovered and ultimately purchased solely due to a YouTuber’s recommendation.

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ZOEVA Makeup Artist Zoe Bag Rose Golden Volume 2 | Luxury Makeup Brush Review

Today I am reviewing a beauty product that I never thought I would be lucky enough to own — the ZOEVA Makeup Artist Zoe Bag Rose Golden Volume 2, a stunning collection of 15 face brushes, 14 eye brushes, and one lip brush.

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