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Review: Etude House Tint My Brows Gel

If you’ve ever seen me without my eyebrows, I’m sorry.

Okay, so I’m (mostly) kidding, but I really do look like a totally different person with my natural brows. They’re blonde, sparse and don’t help to frame my eyes at all. That’s why I usually rely on various products to shape my arches: brow gel, pencils and pomades. But if you’ve kept up with the beauty scene in recent years, you know that K-beauty (shorthand for products imported from South Korea) has made a splash in the West – and one of the most novel products it’s brought with it is peel-off eyebrow tint. But does it work? Check out my review below to find out!


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Now Trending: Holographic Everything

While spring hasn’t quite sprung here in Chicago, I can’t help but have pastels on the mind. The soft hues just scream blooming flowers and leafing trees. But let me (re)introduce you to pastels’ edgier cousin: holographics.

The iridescent pattern has seen a huge rise in popularity (see: unicorn and mermaid everything). I rounded up a few different ways to wear the attention-grabbing shade. Check out my holographic picks below!


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My Favorite Face Masks

My skin and I are longtime frenemies. One day, my face is glowing; the next, discoloration, redness and spots abound. Over the years, I’ve tried tons of products, from OTC creams to prescription-only Accutane.

Recently, my skin and I have been on friendlier terms (save for some dullness and breakouts from the London pollution). While I attribute most of that to a diligent skincare routine, my favorite way to target specific skin concerns is using face masks. Face masks come in all kinds of forms, but no matter the type, a mask is a relaxing way to treat your skin – and yourself.  Read More »