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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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My recent trip to the Caribbean with Princess Cruises has me feening hard for Summer. But lucky for you (mainly me, LOL), summer is right around the corner, we hope.

I know some of you are going to be traveling to some amazing new places this year (shout out to those travel deals). I wanted to share with you what’s in my travel beauty bag and a quick makeup travel look. It’s one of the main questions that I get asked. What’s in my makeup bag…when I travel? View Full Post

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Hi guys, Jordan here! Ah Spring…the moment when everyone finally has time to embrace the wanderlust that has been taking over their Instagram and Pinterest feed. You may be wondering what makeup brands have to do with wanderlust so let me enlighten you.

If you travel, you’re incredibly likely to see the major companies who have taken over the market for makeup in recent years. I just got back from Madrid and I found the typical stores…Sephora, M.A.C., etc. Along with those stores, I also came across some other smaller companies who have blown me away. With travel comes enlightenment about smaller brands, so today, I’m here to tell you about the top 5 international makeup brands that you may not know about!
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Cast Beauty

How many of you beauties have gone on vacation and had a bad hair moment due to the weather? Girl, I went on a cruise and had to get my Cleo on (cue Queen Latifah in “Set It Off”) because the humidity shrunk my fro to the size of a peanut. I know that many women can relate to this because our hair and skin definitely respond to different weather in different ways. Wouldn’t it be cool if there was a way to know how the weather would be and what products would work best for your hair and skin while on vacation?

Well there is, it is called Cast Beauty. View Full Post