New L’Amour Website is Here!

After months of work, I’m so happy to have this new website for L’Amour up and running. We worked hard to make it more than a typical “blog” format, with additional functionality and the ability to grow in all the varied directions L’Amour encompasses. I’m probably most excited about the Les Favoris page, which is…

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2017 Best in Beauty + Lifestyle, with Music Selections (Top 5 Tracks, Top 5 Albums)

By now I’m sure many of you have had a chance to watch this (long!) video already, but I was delayed getting the music selections posted. Here they are! I chose the 5 tracks that were in my heaviest rotation, and 5 albums I fell in love with. As with the rest of my annual product…

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October/November Favorites Playlist + Upcoming website changes

I fell in love with some beautiful new music the past couple months! I highly recommend checking out the full albums these come off of, and supporting the artists by purchasing tracks you enjoy. I just selected some of my favorites for you to enjoy – this is a very relaxed playlist, perfect for a…

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One Year of Beauty Heroes: A Retrospective Review (September 2016 – September 2017)

Another year of Beauty Heroes boxes has passed by! Here are my thoughts looking back through all the boxes. I would love to hear from you in the comments! xoxo, mercedes. Hero Products available in the Beauty Heroes shop for 15% all the time for members Uma Hair Oil http://bit.ly/2ifAjdM Bottega Organic Eye Cream (no longer…

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A Mini Mercedes Shops // Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Credo

Enough to make a quick beauty product video on this GORGEOUS autumn Sunday! Hope you all are enjoying your week-ends – see you very soon in another video. If you want more L’Amour, I have a 26 minute video on my holistic medicine cabinet/preventive wellness tips on Patreon. xoxo, mercedes You can watch the video…

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Empty Skincare + What’s Nouveau In My Routine (Minimalist/Eco)

Time for a lengthy skincare chat! I culled my overflowing empty products bag for just the skincare to make this a skincare-centric empties, along with showing a few new skincare items that I’ve acquired in recent weeks. Would love to hear from you in the comments, and happy cozy fall Sunday. xoxo, mercedes Watch on…

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September Favorites // (Eco)Beauty, New Yorker Article Recs, Astrology & Popovich on Race in America [+ Playlist]

Really enthusiastic about all my favorites this month – so much is happening in the world and we need to be discussing! Lots of autumn love to all of you – bring on the bordeaux nails/lips, homeade soup, and warm drinks 4 days. You can watch the video on YouTube here! xoxo, mercedes. Become a L’Amour Patron: https://www.patreon.com/lamouretlamusique…

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A Video Marathon! | Collab deux with Hitchcock Madrona, Beauty Heroes x Gressa Review AND Demo

I didn’t have time to post my Sunday upload on here and THEN I hustled like a boss to get up not one but TWO videos on the just released third Beauty Heroes elective makeup discovery box featuring Gressa. So, in the spirit of making sure all my YouTube content is catalogued on here for…

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GRWM // Vapour Foundation, Dramatic Lashes, Italian Lipstick

I thought I would film myself doing more glam/night out makeup than you normally see. It’s not terribly different from I guess what is my signature look (some version of black winged liner and a bright or bold lipstick), but it’s amped up by the addition of individual lashes, perfected illuminated skin, and crisp bright…

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How I fell in love with house music

I have wanted to share my music narrative with you for literally years – since the inception of this blog and my YouTube channel. I hope you come away with a deeper understanding of why I named this endeavor L’Amour et la Musique, and I would love to hear any of your thoughts and musings…

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