Origins Original Skin Matte Moisturizer Review

Here’s the deal, I’m a sucker for anything that promises a matte finish. Since I have oily skin, I’m always on the hunt for something to mattify my skin and stop the shine. Origins’ latest release —Original Skin Matte Moisturizer ($34)— definitely caught my eye on Instagram so I was de-light-ed when I received a sample in the mail. Original…
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Summer of Skin with SK-II

One of my favorite parts of my beauty routine is skincare. I revel in it. It’s “me time,” where I focus solely on the task at hand. While doing a winged liner gives me heartburn, my skincare calms me down. If you’ve read this blog long enough, you know that I take skincare very seriously. While I’m willing to try…
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for the love of coconuts: kopari coconut face the day & night kit

I absolutely adore coconuts and I think it’s largely due to me being Haitian. One of my favorite things about going to Haiti is the seemingly endless supply of coconuts my cousins can bring in the house. I first heard about Kopari via Desi Perkins and when she mentioned how much she loved the brand’s coconut melt and body glow,…
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new at space nk

While I love me a Sephora haul, there’s another beauty destination in NYC that I absolutely adore if I’m looking to spend some $$. Space NK started out as a single store in Covent Garden over 20 years ago and has since branched out as a luxury beauty destination across the UK, Ireland, and the US. When I step inside…
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