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Christina Lauren
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My first wedding: Cochran and Hodges
Freelance has been in my heart for a while now. I love makeup artistry and everything about its power to transform not only the way you look, but also the way you feel. So when a friend asked me to assist in her makeup on her big day, I was flattered. Our i...

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Why you should try brown mascara
I know, I know. Brown mascara sounds about as appealing as cleaning the shower, or running a marathon. Everyone always looks for the blackest of the black formulas (ink, jet black, etc). I am here to tell you there is a time and place for brown mascara. Con...

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Late Summer Inspiration
1. Ladylike fashion is back folks. I love the return to glamour. Feminine maxi and midi styles are everywhere with floral and chiffon being prime materials to compose summer dresses. I personally don't normally dress this feminine, but it is nice occasional...

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Simple Summer Makeup
Summer makeup to me is easy, fresh, and statement making. I will usually do glowy skin, with either a bold lip or cheek. My favorite products for simple summer makeup are below.  The complexion is the first step. I use the Nars Translucent Powder to set my ...

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Statement Cheeks: YSL Kiss & Blush
It is easy to fall into a beauty rut. You find the products that work for you and stick to them. That is fine, but it is always fun to experiment. Statement lips and eyes have been around, but statement cheeks? The new YSL Kiss & Blush for cheeks and lips c...

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Largest Empties of All Time
I love watching empties videos. It speaks volumes about a product if you actually use it up, as opposed to it sitting in the back of your drawers gathering dust. Here are the things I have used up recently.  1) Target Eye Makeup Remover  This removes eye ma...

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Spring is in the Air
Spring gradually creeps up and everything becomes colorful and bright. However, this gradual change does NOT happen with my makeup. It is like one day I am wearing the same dark red lipstick, then BAM, it's like pink and sparkles threw up on me. I normally ...

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A haul to end all hauls: NYC graduation trip
Over a year ago, my mom asked me what I would want for graduation. I did not even think before replying: a trip to NYC. There is something about it that gets me excited like a little girl. I spent 4 days roaming the city, shopping, and eating my way through...

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Easter FOTD
It is a general rule that I get sappy on holidays. I don't know why, but I always do. I am just a sentimental person, prone to sappiness at any given moment. I am just so thankful my Savior is alive and risen! I feel His presence constantly and I know He ha...
In the pursuit of novelty: Easter FOTD
In the pursuit of novelty: Easter FOTD
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Contouring 101 with NYX
I will admit contouring is intimidating. It's easy to think it will be obvious, scary-looking, etc etc. In the past, I have just used my bronzer on a smaller brush in the hollows of my cheeks. This works fine, but I wanted to try something more intense. I h...
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