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As if skincare isn’t confusing enough now we see another trend; “alphabet creams.” BB, CC, and now DD creams first gained popularity in Korea, and have recently caught on in America. But what in the world do all those letters stand for, and what do these creams actually do? I chatted with Board Certified NYC dermatologist Dr. Kally Papantoniou who decodes it all. View Full Post

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Hey beauties, Tarah here!

If you’re into saving the planet…or if you’re just an obsessed makeup junkie, Velvet 59 is for you. The vegan and cruelty free cosmetic line recently launched in 10 Ricky’s NYC stores! They currently hold the entire line-up of Velvet 59 products, such as Matte to the Max liquid lipsticks, full lipstick and lipgloss collection, Contour is a Girl’s Best Friend Palette, The Exotic Lotus Palette, the full lipstick and lipgloss collection, and the Velvet 59 My Fair Lashes Mascara.

Velvet 59 is the makeup line of 23-year-old, Paris Manning who aims to tie in today’s beauty with vintage glamour. This is primarily illustrated through her catchy product names to the images and fonts she uses on the boxes, containers and labels.

Manning’s all for serving Marilyn Monroe realness.

And with good cause! View Full Post