Beauty, Fashion

Gucci Bloom | The Best New Fragrance of 2018

Now that the weather is changing and Fall is officially here, it feels like it’s the perfect time to switch up my choice of perfume. Gucci, the legendary brand known for its modern luxury fashion, also has an extremely popular line of  fragrances. Their new perfume, Gucci Bloom, is the first women’s fragrance by Alessandro […]

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My Favorite Mascara OF ALL TIME

Mascara is something I pretty much use every day. It is one of my holy grail beauty products (aside from the absolute love of my life… my eyebrow pencil!). A makeup look simply isn’t complete without your eyebrows and eyelashes looking right. Does anyone else think you look like an egg without them…? No…? *crickets […]

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A Helpful Foundation Guide for Makeup Mavens

Finding the right foundation (and beauty products in general) for your particular skin type is HARD. Especially when you’re a woman of color. Everybody’s skin is so different! So I teamed up with Reviews.com to bring you this foundation guide, which I thought would be perfect for the gift-giving holiday season! Every foundation formula claims […]

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Review: Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Skincare Line

I received the Kate Somerville ExfoliKate trio for free in a “VoxBox” I won from being a member of the awesome Influenster community. Influenster is an influencer community that allows you to receive free products to test and review. This box was in partnership with Kate Somerville and their ExfoliKate skincare line. The products that came […]

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Benzoyl Peroxide vs. Salicylic Acid: What’s the Difference?

There are so many different acne products out there, how do we know which one to choose?! Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are two of the most common ingredients for treating acne, but knowing which one to choose can be difficult, especially if you only have a limited understanding about how they work to benefit […]

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Sephora Beauty Oil DUPE!

I am a HUGE product junkie. I love trying new products to see how they affect my skin and to play around with my skincare routine. Since moisturizing my skin has become a large part of my everyday routine due to the Korean skincare routine, I wanted to find a good facial oil. Places like Sephora sell a bunch of […]

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How To Layer Skincare Products For Your Best Skin Ever

Korean Skincare is a huge part of my skincare regimen. It really has helped transform my skin to be more healthy and glowing. Check out my last post on why the Korean skincare routine works as well as it does. This post is about how to properly layer your skincare products so your hard earned […]

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Why the Korean Skincare Routine Works

In Eastern cultures, skincare is a huge part of everyday life. While the American approach to skincare is more reactive, Korean women are proactive from a young age and treat their skin like an investment. It is not just financial but a time investment as well. Although you might be following a strict cleansing and moisturizing regimen […]

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Setting Powder vs. Finishing Powder: What’s The Difference?

There are so many different forms that makeup comes in, how am I supposed to know when to use what and how?! Setting powder… finishing powder… powder powder powder!?! It’s all so much! Well hold your horses my beauties, I have some answers for you. In my recent review of  the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose […]

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Review: Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder

I got a new setting powder!! YIPEEEE!! As some of you know if you follow me on social media (Instagram @ heylifestylee and Snapchat @ ariellewinfield) – I lost MY ENTIRE MAKEUP BAG. Yes. It is pretty much all gone. *shedding uncontrollable tears* It has been such a traumatic experience every time I have to […]

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