In my never ending quest to look awake, I’ve decided to give it a shot with the Laura Mercier Secret Brightner Series. There are many components, I decided to start small with the pen and powder. The Secret Brightner Pen is a pink-flesh tone with shimmer, it “instantly opens the eye area & brightens any portion of the face while smoothing the skin for a youthful appearance.” It is meant to be applied after your…

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I’ve talked about my crazy work hours and extreme lack of sleep before, so it should come as no surprise to you that I battle to “look awake” pretty much every day. I’ve tried everything, from heavy foundation to almost no foundation, I’ve done the Laura Mercier “Perfect Face” thing to more recently Bobbi Brown, and I have to say I think her look is the most natural. Bobbi’s concealers are different, in that rather…

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This new palette is a limited edition for this spring, and is meant to have everything needed for a “fresh and polished bridal look.” Why wasn’t this around back when I was getting married? This palette has a great, classic look all pulled together for the bargain price of only $50! Colors included in the palette are: French Pink blush, Petal Shimmer Wash Eyeshadow and White Eye Shadow (actually a few translucent color, so don’t…

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As I get older (I’m a whopping 29 5/12ths now!) I’ve noticed that my face doesn’t seem to bounce back from all the bad things I do to it as easily as it once did. One night on call at work (30 hours at a time without my normal creams and such) and I look haggard, lines appear that I don’t usually have, and I just look a little older than I’d like. With that…

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Welcome to my new blog! I almost don’t even know how to start.I live in Orange County, California, home of the most high maintenance females in the world! I’m a fan of all things beauty, but have very little time to devote to my daily routine. I’m trying to pare down my products, but still find myself adding to it weekly. I’ll post my new finds here, for better or worse!

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