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New & Tested: Guerlain Kiss Kiss Tender Matte Lipstick

Maybe because of the year we had in 2020 and while the pandemic is still not over, I almost feel like wearing lipstick is a way of capturing the normalcy of before — you know what I mean? So I was quite happy to receive Guerlain’s new KissKiss Tender Matte shades to try, but I’m not going to lie: the gorgeous little box they arrived in had something to with that as well.

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Fragrance love: Le Lion de CHANEL, Les Exclusifs

The latest addition to CHANEL’s Les Exclusifs range is Le Lion de CHANEL, and I am completely smitten with everything about this fragrance. From the minimalist packaging, name, sublime scent, and all the symbolism behind its creation (more on that later), this jewel has quickly moved up the ranks to grab the top spot in my fragrance library.

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New from Urban Decay: the Naked Wild West Eyeshadow Palette

Urban Decay has just added to the Naked lineup with the new Wild West Eyeshadow Palette that includes 12 new shades inspired by the California desert, Joshua trees, and endless skies. My verdict? Saddle up, because this is one purty palette (and that’s the extent of my cowboy speak, lol).

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Something special about the new CHANEL Rouge Allure Laque

CHANEL recently launched Rouge Allure Laque and while it might seem counter-intuitive to wear lip products — other than, say, a balm — given the current mask-wearing times we’re all living in, it turns out that there’s actually something uplifting about wearing any of these shades. Then there’s this intriguing new formula …

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Celebrate with the NARS Chinese New Year 2021 Collection!

NARS has just released a capsule collection to celebrate the 2021 Chinese New Year, and I’m most definitely here for it. What I love best about this collection? In one word: EVERYTHING.

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