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MATTE MAGIC:
5 Fresh Matte Nail Colors for Summer

LOCATION:  Los Angeles

Ever since Alexander McQueen sent models down the runway with matte manicures in 2010, the trend has been on the up and up. For those of you who need a crash course, the matte nail polish look is exactly what it sounds like – a manicure devoid of any shine. Although it may sound complicated, this edgy look is totally doable and is a unique take on the classic mani/pedi. Just in time for summer, matte doesn’t just have to appear in the form of dark, neutral shades. I want you to keep it super light and fresh! And get this, you can turn just about any solid color into a gorgeous matte finish using Essie’s “Matte About You”. For the freshest hues, check out these five  pastel colors that I’m loving this summer season!

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SUN SHINE:
7 Sunscreens or your Signature Scent?

LOCATION:  The Parker, Palm Springs

If there is one beauty rule you must follow this summer, it’s this: wear sunscreen every day! Truly, this is one of the most important beauty rituals you can adopt to keep your skin healthy, even, and glowing. And thankfully, sunscreens have come a long way from the generic brands we used to know. Modern sunscreens are redefining skin protection with the most delicious smelling fragrances and formulas that could just replace your daily scent! These five options feel so different and so delightful. See for yourself!

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DIOR ADICT:
5 Dior Products I Can’t Live Without

LOCATION:  PARIS

This post in inspired by the great Christian Dior who once said, “Individuality will always be one of the conditions of great elegance” and I couldn’t agree more. Iconic, enchanting, and oh so feminine, it’s no wonder that Dior is (and will always be) a pioneer in the beauty industry. They want women to embrace their multifaceted femininity and their undeniable intelligence. And what better way to do that than through their incredible line of Diorshow Beauty, it’s what inspired me to create this captivating flatlay. There’s nothing more magnetic than a woman with strong eyes that pop: they tell a story all their own. Discover the 5 Dior eye products that I can’t live without below!

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FRAGRANCE 411:
5 signature scents for spring

LOCATION:  West Hollywood

Spring has always been a time of transition for my beauty routine and fragrance choice. The warmer weather compels me to switch out winter’s heavy and intense products for lighter, brighter, and more whimsical options. Currently, I find myself reaching for fragrances with notes of florals and fresh spices that subtly bloom as you wear them and lend a certain romanticism to even the most average day. These five fragrances are some of my favorites for the spring season.  

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PRIME TIME:
keeping your color in place

LOCATION:  Paris

Spring 2016 has some mega colorful lip trends to try; from ravishing red to a vampy oxblood and even a poppy pink.  The only thing more important than the color? Staying power! I love the look of a solid matte lip. My only problem? After just minutes of wear, the color begins to bleed, blend, feather and fade. So how do you get the look to stay on for hours on end? Use a primer that will even your lips to make that color really pop! These four are certainly changing my lipstick game.

 

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