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How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Double cleansing isn’t just for your skin. It is also an effective way to clean your dirty makeup brushes! This method of cleansing is essentially using two different cleansers, one oil based and one soap based to cleanse your face. The first step uses the oil cleanser to break up any product and melt away all makeup. Rinse that off and you're good to go for your second cleanse with a soap based cleanser. Now apply this concept to your makeup brushes! Pro tip? Use your loofah soap in the second step for squeaky clean brushes!   1. OIL-BASED CLEANSE Apply a pea-sized...

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What is Facial Rolling?

What is Facial Rolling?

Alert, ALERRRRRT (in Cardi B's signature tongue roll 😂) This beauty tool is makin’ $ moves in the beauty space. What is it you ask? C R Y S T A L  F A C I A L  R O L L E R S. You are probably wondering, “do I really need this in my life”? Well, yes. You do. GET ON IT QUEEN. I have always been the last to jump on trends because I am a natural skeptic. I don’t even have a beauty blender yet! Crazy, I know. I don't like buying into hype, but this time I'm glad...

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5 Easy Self-care Tips

5 Easy Self-care Tips

As your local Target’s [dollar] splurge section fills up with heart themed trinkets and gifts, you begin to realize that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind? A significant other or the bags of discounted chocolate you’re going to buy for yourself after the holiday? 😂Whatever it is, make sure to show yourself some appreciation this month! Read the full article to find a surprise gift! Take this February to celebrate YOU and indulge in some self-love & self-care activities. You deserve it. 1. PAMPER NIGHT We all have our own...

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The Answer to Your Detox Needs

The Answer to Your Detox Needs

MASK ON. The secret to flawless complexion includes masking at least once a week—twice, if you’re a skincare fanatic like myself. Whether it’s to treat acne, pores, or dull skin, it will give you that oomph you’ve been looking for. I highly recommend Wednesday nights for masking to help you get through mid-week struggles. My current favorite mask? A cocktail incorporating charcoal powder. It simply does it all.  The Origins of Activated Charcoal  For centuries, activated charcoal has been used by ancient civilizations and a variety of cultures for medicinal and aesthetic purposes. This all-encompassing black powder was traditionally used for...

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