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All the Makeup Advice You’ll Ever Need in 2017

Okay okay! So I think we’ve hit a point in the makeup industry where we can say, we’ve seen A LOT!!! I mean we’ve seen everything trend, color wise, from blue lipstick to bright yellow eye shadow. And thank…

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Luxe Apothecary x Revive Body & Bath

At the young age of 32, I’ve become more aware about what goes in my body & on my skin. I’ve had a few setbacks and hang ups with both my diet and beauty regimen, so I decided to…

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5 Beauty Products to Try for Summer

When it comes to your beauty regimen, I believe your products should transition with the summer. The ultimate goal is to feel like your best self and those items you require should enhance that goal. A heavy moisturizer you…

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My Favorite Lush Skincare Products

Over the past month, I’d been contemplating changing the products I use for my skin. My face was getting bored with the same-old-same and to be honest, they really weren’t made with the natural products I’d been longing for.…

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Beauty Review: Luminess Air Airbrush Makeup System

When it comes to my makeup routine, I would say there’s a guaranteed possibility that I won’t be wearing any. Real talk. My time, effort and organizational focus tends to be on other things – like not forgetting to…

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Butterfly EFX: The Interview

Earlier in my career, I had a lovely friend of mine here in Charlotte who was a local radio personality. I would constantly talk her ear off about my dreams and aspirations as an MUA, and somehow, one day…

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Straight, No Chaser: So you Wanna be a Makeup Artist

As a working MUA, I get messages and calls almost daily from aspiring makeup artists. There are lots of self-proclaimed “pros” on Instagram and Snapchat showing you how they have perfected their makeup daily, but there are a small…