Category Archives: concealer

7 SUPER Easy Ways to Prep Your Skin for the Holiday Party Season & Winter!

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It’s that time of year! Whether you’ll be hitting the holiday parties night after night OR hitting the couch to watch Home Alone for an unprecedented amount of times, one thing you need to be doing is keeping that skin together, honey. I stress the importance of skincare all year-round, but you have to think of the things you do all other times of year as prepping for the Olympics that is winter. Winter can be HARD on the skin already, but when you add all the extra cocktails and late night fetes—it can make your skin dry, look lackluster, and can even lead to breakouts. Yikes.

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Coming SOON: NARS Soft Matte Complete Concealer

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Am I the only one obsessed with complexion products? I already have my arsenal and yet I find myself wanting to know all about new launches. Well, the new launches where the brand bothers to have my shade. :/

NARS is coming out with a new concealer in January—this one offers its highest coverage in a concealer YET. Let’s take a look at the deets—if I can get my hands on some samples, I’ll have a review and swatches up later. Stay tuned—don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to this blog so you don’t miss any updates.

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Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Concealer in 4 Deeper Shades {Review + Swatches on Dark Skin} #SwatchesInSeptember

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The deepest shades of Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Concealer are here! I recently had a press appointment to meet with celebrity makeup artist Jackie Gomez (Beyoncé is included in the list of celebs she’s beat) and head of the Make Up For Ever Academy here in NYC. Jackie chatted with me about the brand and namely the launch of the four new deeper shades of the Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Concealer which go on sale TODAY.

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BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Concealer Review on Dark Skin #SwatchesInSeptember

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I reviewed and loved BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation, and now we have the BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Concealer—a water-rich concealer with staying power like nobody’s business. BECCA sent over the 9 flexible shade range.

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A Refresher on Eye Cream + How to Prevent Concealer from Creasing

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There’s already a mantra about eye cream: you have to stay ready so you don’t have to get ready. And also the best time to start using an eye cream is yesterday. Eye creams are sometimes that forgotten about skincare product people don’t think about until it’s about too late. I, too, at one point many moons ago wasn’t sure I really needed an eye cream in my routine. But through my profession of writing about beauty, I’ve spoken to many derms and skincare experts over the years and have seen the light. The sensitive eye area which typically doesn’t get to see enough much-needed moisture, needs some major TLC (not the chasing waterfalls kind). And for some of you who have trouble preventing your under eye concealer from creasing, eye creams might be even more helpful.

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Sephora Pantone Universe Correct + Conceal Palette Review & Swatches Dark Skin

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2016 seems to be the year of color correcting though it has always seemed odd to me that this is a “trend” since not everyone will need to color correct. Even those of us with some discoloration (dark spots can be the worst, yo) can cover them with our regular foundations and/or concealer without needing to add extra products or steps to our routine. But alas, I feel like it is within my beauty blogger-ing duties to test some of the products that hit the market. Today it’s the Sephora Pantone Universe Correct + Conceal Palette in Medium/Dark.

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