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The Hottest Lipstick Trend for 2018

With a new year comes new fads, and one of the quickly rising trends in makeup for 2018 is actually less about the year ahead and more about the soon-to-be new member of the British Royal Family.

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5 of the Best New Beauty Products You Need This Summer

Summer is just around the corner and with the change in season comes the prime time to make a few small tweaks to your beauty arsenal. Thankfully, this year there are some fantastic new beauty products out there, and the best part? They’re available at drugstores, so they will be able to keep money in your pocket […]

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The Significance (and Science) of Wearing Red Lipstick

By now we all know how to master a bold, red lip, but did you know there’s a proven science behind sporting the rich and bright shade? It’s true, ladies. Red lipstick is more than just a pop of instant glamour. It’s a beauty product that’s as much a state of mind as it is a cosmetic accent.

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The Pretty Files: Red Lipstick, A History

According to Taylor Swift, red lips (among other things) never go out of style. As we slip into the rich, bold colors of fall that may feel like the case, but has red lipstick always been the classic that we consider it now? In honor of the change of season we’re taking a look at the […]

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The Pretty Files: Best of 2014 Trends

Every December I like to take a look back over the year to evaluate what worked and what didn’t work in my life. This is especially true in regards to all things beauty-related. As 2014 comes to a close I’m looking back at the trends for the year that will enter my pretty canon as […]

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The Pretty Files: Fall Makeup Trend

Summer has left us (unless you’re in the southern hemisphere and in that case welcome back to warmer days!) I have been reluctantly packing away my sundresses and my flip flops and looking ahead to sweaters, boots, and scarves. I have also been taking a look at my makeup bag. With the change in season […]

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The Pretty Files: Play Time – MAC’s Playland Collection

I am a big MAC  fan. I am especially a fan of their lipstick and at any given time you’ll find about four tubes in various colors and finishes hanging out in my purse. I don’t go anywhere without my ‘lip glass’ (MAC’s term for lip gloss) in Beaux. Their products are a staple of […]

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The Pretty Files: All About Red Lips

A friend asked me one day what were the most common things people asked me in regards to makeup.  I had been working for a prestige skincare and cosmetics line for only a few months, but even as a rookie I had a fast answer for her: how to do dramatic eyeliner, how to hide […]

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The Pretty Files: Fall Trends and Essentials

As New York’s Fashion Week draws to a close it’s time to start looking at what’s hot for fall, but just for me Fashion Week isn’t just about clothes.  It’s about makeup and the trends we’re going to be seeing for the next season as well as for what my clients in the makeup chair […]

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