Powder Dip Nails: Everything You Need To Know

I am SO picky about my nails. One bump, scratch or chip in my manicure and that thing is good as gone so I can start over. Shellac? I will peel it off. A regular mani? I give it two days. Powder dip nails have changed the mani game for me and it will for you too! Here’s what you need to know: Yes, they are actually dipping your nails in powder! What they do is paint on what looks like clear polish and smells like glue that you’d get from those fake nail sets at the drug store. Then, […]

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Laura Mercier Setting Powder (+ a dupe!)

When I buy new makeup I want to buy the fun stuff. A new eyeshadow palette, that bold lip color, but setting powders? Not so much. That was until I discovered the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder. This stuff, is a game changer. 1. The first way I use this powder is with a  damp beauty blender to set my under eye concealer. I don’t necessarily “bake” in this area, but I do use quite a bit of the powder and press it into the skin. No matter how much I use it never looks cakey! This powder also […]

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Five Things You Should Know About Laser Hair Removal

If there is one negative to being Persian, its the hair. Yes, on my head and lashes and brows its a blessing, but just about everywhere else it’s the worst! I started laser hair removal treatments last year and here are 5 things I’ve learned from the experience. 1.// IT WORKS BEST FOR DARK HAIR  I’m sure laser technology is changing all the time, but as of last year when I first started my treatments I learned a lot about the laser itself. Laser hair removal works the best for people with lighter skin and darker hair. The reason for […]

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How To Wax Your Eyebrows At Home

I get asked all the time about my eyebrows and where I get them done. While I am lucky to have thick, full brows (thank you Persian roots), they require a lot of matinence! I do mine at home and here’s how. You’ll need: Sally Hansen Wax Strip Kit Tweezers  Spoolie (its like a comb for your eyebrows!) Mini scissors  Olive oil Cotton rounds Step One: Trim your brows Like I said, I am Persian so my brows grow really fast! I start by using a spoolie to brush all the hairs up and I trim across the top with a […]

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Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty

Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty are here and it might as well be Christmas! This year they are having some amazing beauty deals on products I love and products I have been dying to try! I’ve rounded up the best from the sale so you can keep your eyes out for these products and snag them before they’re all gone! March 21st: Smashbox Primer Water – $32  $16 I have heard nothing but good things about this, and primer mists are all the rage right now! Pick this one up half off! March 22nd: Buxom Full On Lip Cream – $20  $10 My […]

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Steps to Flawless Foundation

I was never a foundation person until the It Cosmetics CC cream. I had foundation and I would wear it for occasions like a formal in college or maybe a night out with my girlfriends, but on a daily basis, no way. The It Cosmetics CC cream made me fall in love with foundation and from wearing that more often and experimenting with different ways to apply it, I have finally narrowed down the perfect way to get a flawless finish every time and I wanted to share! Step One: Pump or pour some foundation onto the back of your […]

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How to Get Glowing Skin

If there is one thing I love, it is summertime when I’ve got a tan going and I don’t need foundation or bronzer or anything for my skin to have that beautiful glow and natural dew. But it’s not summertime, and I have the furthest thing from a tan going for me. So, I have found a routine and some products that still make me feel like a bronze goddess even when I’m not. Step One:                     Add some dew with a face oil. In the winter I am extremely dry […]

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Valentine’s Day Lips

Valentine’s Day is the best excuse to break out those red and pink lip shades! I love it because sometimes the easiest way to spice up your look is to throw on a fun lip. I pulled together four of my favorite bold lips for the holiday, so whether your getting dressy for a date with your honey or grabbing margs with your girls, throw one of these on and you’re ready to go! Lustrous Magenta Shade: Wet n Wild 527B Fuchsia with a Blue Pearl This shade is so bright and fun! I love the pearl finish with the blue […]

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How to Clean a Beauty Blender

I have already done a post on cleaning your makeup brushes, which you can find here, but what about a beauty blender? For me the routine is very different but still super easy! I even have some dupes for the Beauty Blender Cleansing Solid. When you buy a beauty blender you also have the option to buy this cleansing solid. The sponge itself runs you $20 dollars, and the cleansing solid is an additional $16 dollars at Sephora. You can even get this to clean your beauty blender on, which costs another $20. If you know me then you know […]

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Beauty Products That Are Worth The Hype

If you’re anything like me, you keep up with the latest trends in the beauty industry through social media. I would be lying if I didn’t say that a huge portion of the accounts I follow on Instagram are either beauty brands or beauty influencers. It is through them that I hear whats new and what’s awesome. Maybe you have seen some of these products too and wondered if they are really worth it or if you’d rather not spend the money and shake up your routine. Well, here is a list of products that I’ve tested for you and […]

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