Wednesday, October 5

Tag: Beauty Influencers & Experts

I've Been a Beauty Writer for Years—This Magical Primer Is the Best I've Used
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I've Been a Beauty Writer for Years—This Magical Primer Is the Best I've Used

Sunscreen and primers have become two of the most important parts of my beauty routine. I’ve become an ardent SPF user for obvious "protecting my skin against damage and cancer" reasons. And primer is always key for helping foundation go on smoother and look flawless—even more so when you have large pores and skin that's 40 years old like mine. I can’t stand it when my foundation seeps into my pores and settles into my lines. No, thank you. Lately, I’ve been seeing more and more products that are a combination of SPF and primer, and if I can take a step away from my routine, I’ll happily welcome it! This is why I was so excited to get my hands on Saint Jane Beauty's Luxury Sun Ritual Pore Smoothing SPF 30 ($38). Saint Jane is a brand that I’ve been a fan of since its debut in 2019. The Hyd...
If You're Tired of Filling in Your Brows (or Really Bad at It), Read This
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If You're Tired of Filling in Your Brows (or Really Bad at It), Read This

I remember when I first discovered that filling in your brows was a thing, and embarrassingly, it was fairly recent. I've always taken a pretty lackadaisical approach to makeup, so it's not surprising I was a bit of a late bloomer in the brow department. Growing up, I was never really into makeup and tended to go the more natural route. But of course, the more I was exposed to it via friends, the internet, what have you, the more I dabbled. And when I did actually start wearing makeup (starting in middle school), let's just say everything was very… experimental. Eventually, I discovered I could fill in my brows. To paint the picture for you, this was also during a time when I was recovering from a base-bump gone wrong, so my hair was a fun shade of yellowish-orange. (I kid.) The art of fil...