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5 Reasons to Start Secondhand Shopping Right Now

5 Reasons to Start Secondhand Shopping Right Now

There hasn't been a better time than right now to start secondhand shopping. Here's why. 1. People are decluttering and donating tons of items. Since people are spending more time in their homes lately, the donations are flooding into the secondhand shops right now. Everyone is getting rid of unnecessary items that could be your next favorite...

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Urban Decay the Ultimate Brush Off Set & Go Review

Urban Decay the Ultimate Brush Off Set & Go Review

... The makeup fairies dropped off a package on my doorstep a few weeks ago and I've been playing around with the Urban Decay the Ultimate Brush Off Set & Go Powder* ever since. This summer I've been a bigger sweaty mess than normal, so setting powders have become quite common in my routine. And presto, a new powder just finds its way to my...

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My ThirdLove Experience | I Finally Caved to the Advertisements!

My ThirdLove Experience | I Finally Caved to the Advertisements!

It could just be my algorithm on Instagram and Facebook, but I've seen ads for ThirdLove bras for months. They're marketing team is seriously impressive and a few weeks ago I finally caved to the advertisements and decided to give them a go. A bit of boob backstory. I'm very well endowed. I've always had a hard time finding bras that had a...

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My Go-To Skincare Products

My Go-To Skincare Products

This girl's got dry skin. No matter what the weather is like outside my face is as dry as a desert and begging for moisture. I tend to use the same products all year around, but with more focus on overnight masks in the winter. These are my four favorite products that keep my skin clear and hydrated. I can't tell you how many tubes of the Derma-E...

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5 Beauty Products I’ve Been Loving and You Will Too

5 Beauty Products I’ve Been Loving and You Will Too

So my last beauty post was like a year ago...Like I just didn't stop wearing makeup. Or new products. But apparently beauty posts went out the window when I changed the blog from MicroscopeBeauty to Oh, Hello Living. Well they're back my friends and what better way to dive right in than talk about some new products to my collection that I've been...

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First Impressions | ft. Urban Decay, IT Cosmetics, and More

First Impressions | ft. Urban Decay, IT Cosmetics, and More

With all the travelling we've been doing lately I've had plenty of opportunities to put a lot of new makeup to the test. All-day wear tests, hot days, and long flights. So these are really more like second impressions, but that's not a very good blog post title...There are a lot of misses in this roundup and very few hits, so settle in and get...

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Current Beauty Favorites | End of Summer Edition

Current Beauty Favorites | End of Summer Edition

The summer blew by in a blink with all the travel we got up to. We only went kayaking once! What a serious shame. I did find some time to shake my my makeup routine and a few products stood out as summer favorites I'm sure I'll be using even as sweater weather hits. When I made the shocking discovery that the bareMinerals Complexion Rescue shade...

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5 Products You Need to Buy This Month

5 Products You Need to Buy This Month

There are some new loves (and an old favorite) in my makeup collection that just haven't gotten their time in the sun with a blog post yet. So here we are! Let's dive right in with the five products you need to buy (or at least swatch) this month. Urban Decay's Born to Run Palette* landed on my doorstep on my birthday so it felt like a nice...

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Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Lip Gloss Review

Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Lip Gloss Review

Let's be honest, I never thought I'd be writing a post about lipglosses. I swore them off years ago once I left my preteens and tossed the sticky messes into the trash. Yet here we are. The Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Lipglosses* have me singing another tune. These glosses are thick, super easy to apply, but with no sticky, goopy feeling in sight....

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