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I bought stuff during the Sephora sale

By on May 3, 2018
Sephora purchases: Fenty Beauty, Dr. Jart+, Becca, Laura Mercier, Farmacy, Herbivore, Sephora Collection

I’m glad more people on the internet have started to talk about the fact that 15% off at Sephora really doesn’t go that far. However, I still partake and enjoy. I try not to go crazy, but I’m definitely kind of hooked on the twice-yearly sale endorphins. During the sales, I typically buy just a little more than the normal routine stuff and take the chance to try new products. This time around I came away with makeup and skincare from Fenty Beauty, DR. JART+, Becca, Laura Mercier, Farmacy, Herbivore, and Sephora Collection.

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The weekend face

By on June 20, 2015
Tinted SPF, brightening concealer, and translucent powder
Tinted SPF, brightening concealer, and translucent powder

I’ve been having a lot of days where I don’t feel the need to wear a full face of makeup and have been figuring out how minimal to go. I can easily get sucked into the 30+ minute routine because once I add some foundation coverage, then I need to add bronzer to add dimension back to my face, and then I need blush to liven up my cheeks, and then I need brows and lashes in order to balance it out, and … it starts to get out of hand really quickly. However, on the days when I really want to get out the door quickly and look natural, here are the 3 products I reach for.

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A petite pot of Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder

By on May 6, 2015
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, travel size ($22.50 for 0.33 oz.)
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, travel size ($22.50 for 0.33 oz.)

When I was waiting in a long line to buy the Sephora Collection Teint Infusion foundation (I had been meaning to since finishing my sample, and I swear I went in just to purchase the one product), I found myself with plenty of time to browse the impulse purchases they line up right by the register. I saw something which I’d never spotted before: a¬†travel size of the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, which comes¬†with a little puff and is priced at $22.50.

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