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What are the differences between the Foreo Luna, Luna Pro, and Luna Mini?

The Foreo LUNA Mini is a travel-sized deep-cleansing facial cleansing device, made from soft rounded silicone, that has two speeds and provides up to 300 uses per full charge. The LUNA Mini is available in five bright colors and is suitable for all skin types.  In addition to the benefits of the LUNA Mini, the Foreo LUNA offers an anti-aging mode that uses low-frequency pulsations to reduce the visible signs of aging including fine lines and wrinkles. The LUNA has eight different speeds, provides up to 450 uses per full charge, and is available in three models depending on your...

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Esthetician’s Gift Guide

It’s that time of year where we write our Christmas lists, try to find the best deals on gifts to give our family and friends and hopefully not have to return any hideous sweaters your Grandmother picked out for you.   When it comes to shopping for the holidays, I like to avoid the huge lines and the holiday madness at all cost (I’m not about throwing elbows to get 20% off an item!) and I much rather finish all of my shopping online in the comfort of my home, sipping on my coffee. Because I work with skin and appearances,...

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Blinc Shadow Fusion Palette Review

A beautiful neutral palette that contains 10 shadows in total. Five of which are matte and five are shimmer. The shadows are enclosed within a heavy-duty case that also houses a duo-ended brush and a mirror. This palette contains warm and cool tone shades and is both vegan and cruelty free. The combinations of shadows and application techniques can be combined to make an endless number of both day and evening looks. Swatched shadows over foundation. The shadows read from left to right, top to bottom: Hyaline- a shimmery pink perfect for highlighting the tear duct, brow bone and the...

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No Shave November

You’ve seen it on celebrities and on friends, heard about it from various companies and stores doing the contest with all of their employees and you’ve probably have heard about it on the news. No Shave November is a fun and easy way to raise money for a great cause while enjoying yourself. Many companies tweak the rules a bit to work with their dress codes. The worldwide company my husband works for doesn’t allow any facial hair except mustaches on their employees so all the men begin the mustache growing contest the first day in November with a clean...

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Halloween Makeup Tutorial - Pop-Art / Comic Book

Halloween is right around the corner. Here is another Halloween makeup tutorial look that is getting a lot of hits lately. It's the Pop Art/Comic Book character look. This is a great look for both guys and girls and can be done in a lot of variations, plus it is super easy. I used my Blinc Eyeliner pen and red Halloween cream makeup for this look.  Start this look by washing your face and applying your foundation as you normally would. I didn’t put on any blush or contour but that is completely optional. Then, using the Blinc eyeliner pen,...

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