The Importance of Primers in Your Makeup Routine

By Maddy Berry  The other week while shopping at Sephora, one of their sales associates suggested I pair my Fenty Beauty Pro Filtr foundation with the Fenty Beauty primer. As I usually put full trust in the knowledge of the Sephora associates, I took her advice and decided to splurge on the 32$ primer. I…

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What I Learned After Skipping Foundation for Good

By Briana Soto  True life: I haven’t worn foundation in over six-months (gasp). Mind you, my skin is nowhere near “perfect”. I have pores, pigmentation, texture, redness, uneven skin tone, so on and so forth. After cutting foundation cold-turkey, however, I’ve come to view myself and my own beauty in a new, more honest light.…

Brand Review: Flesh Beauty

By Nina Haines  Skincare and makeup brands these days just seem to pop out of Instagram every few months. Glossier, Lilah B, Kylie Cosmetics, Make Beauty, Fenty, Glow Recipe, Mount Lai, Leo Oil. I could go on. The newest brand is Flesh Beauty, an outgrowth of Revlon that gives off Glossier's older sister who wears bolder makeup…

What I’ve Learned From Katie Jane Hughes

By Nina Haines  Katie Jane Hughes, in my humble opinion, is the most iconic makeup artist of 2018. She's relatable, honest, accessible via social media, and has pioneered a new makeup style: glossy skin. Yes, we are all obsessed with glossy, dewy, luminous skin because of Glossier, but KJH combines it with dramatic eyeshadow looks,…

The Minimalist Routine For The Maximalist

By Amanda Klein  I am not by ANY means a minimalist. Sure, I daydream about how chic and easy my life would be; how cool my apartment would look with that Swedish style of nearly nothing theme; how quickly it would take me to pack for a short visit to my parents' house or how…

My Mother’s Beauty Philosophy

By Jaclyn Gruenbaum In my last post I mentioned that my earliest beauty memory was sitting in my mom’s bathroom watching her apply Maybelline mascara and separate her lashes with a pin – and I got to thinking about how my mom really is the reason I am so obsessed with beauty. Every time we…

Review: Glossier’s Lash Slick

By Nina Haines  Let me preface this article by saying that I am so blessed to have naturally long, slightly curled lashes. Before purchasing the Glossier Lash Slick, I never really wore mascara except for when I did theater in middle school - I maintained it made me look like a bug because I have huge…