Tag: Product Reviews

 
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Unsung (Hair) Heroes: Revlon Essentials Maximum Hold Extra-Thick Elastics

My stylist buddy Alis likes to joke that I have enough hair on my head for three people (although, for the #officialmakeuprecord, I don’t have as much hair as I did pre-baby), but it’s not all kittens and rainbows, because having a decent amount of hair comes with its own challenges, like destroying every single … Read More

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The Co-Wash Chronicles: Joico Color Co+Wash Whipped Cleansing Conditioner for Color-Treated Hair, and Kristin Ess Frizz Management Cleansing Conditioner

…because I’m on a mission to try all the conditioner washes! DUUUUUDE. I’ve been co-washing since before it went mainstream, since I unraveled its secrets in a now-long-forgotten hair forum in a dusty corner on the Interwebz more than 10 ago. Finding out about it was one of the best things to ever happen to … Read More

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The 5 Out of 5 Hearts Club: Mallywood Smoky Mama! Mascara

The “5 Out of 5 Hearts Club” ❤❤❤❤❤ is a new series where you’ll find out about beauty products that are all that and a bag of baked Cheetos! — a.k.a. perfection in every single way. No shame moment: I’m one of those creepers who walks around unabashedly staring at strangers’ lashes without any qualms … Read More

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Wearing the New MAC Aaliyah Collection (VIDEO REVIEW)

You know what I just realized?? I just realized that I can tie different eras from my teens and 20s to Aaliyah’s music. Like, Jen, Cindy and I played Back and Forth SO MUCH in the summer before I left for college, and then in the spring of my senior year at Davis, Are You … Read More

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What a Fab Formula! Clinique Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen Lotion for Body Sensitive Skin

Mineral sunscreen realness right hurr! I wore this a lot last weekend, when it was hotter than baby-faced Ethan Hawke in the ’90s, and I have absolutely zero complaints. Clinique SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen for Body ($32 for a 4.2 fl. oz. bottle) No sticky inner elbows or greasy limbs. No sticky neck. No weird … Read More

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Indie Beauty Brand Spotlight: Frank Body

Like everything in Aussie beauty line Frank Body, I too am powered by coffee! ☕ In fact, I’m completely non-functional without it (or at least something containing caffeine). Frank Body has been around since 2013, packing their products with the mighty coffee bean. They’re available all over Australia now, as well as here in the … Read More

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[The Shower Files] A Terrific Tropical Duo From H2O+ Beauty…and Disposable Razors to Avoid

OK, I’ll come clean (haha! Get it?). I spend an inordinate amount of time in my shower because 1) nobody asks me questions while I’m in there, 2) nobody bites my ankles, 3) nobody tugs at my hair, tries to get on my lap, or begs for food (I’m talking to you, Tabs). It’s my … Read More