Minimal Summer Makeup Look For Work (Daytime Bold Lip)

august 14, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: makeup, videos Oh my god I’m so delinquent with posting here I can’t even deal. To be fair, it’s been a hectic summer – travel, moving, terrible Boston weather which makes me hate life…yeah. But August is about half over so we’re aaaalmost there. Today on…

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EcoLuxe Dupes For Conventional Makeup + My Favorite Things This Sunday

june 26, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, makeup This video was a viewer request from several months ago, and I really enjoyed putting my list together and sharing it in today’s video – go watch on YouTube, and let me know any additions you have to my list ❤ Products Mentioned –…

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Friday Things: Recent Beauty Heroes June Box Review Video + Boston’s Sephora at the Prudential

june 3, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: makeup, videos On Wednesday (my birthday!) I uploaded my review of the June Beauty Heroes box, featuring The Emotive Makeup Collection by Modern Minerals x Lotus Wei. This box was SUPER polarizing and I really do understand – my first impressions were decidedly underwhelming. I tried…

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Effortless Minimal Weekend Makeup Look

may 23, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, makeup Awhile back I did a video on my channel titled “French Chic Minimal Makeup” – and if I could do it over again, it would be this look. The look in that previous video was a bit overdone, and I prefer how this one…

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Currently Lusting // Beauty + some other mid-week notables

may 18, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, makeup These kinds of wishlist videos are SO FUN for me to do, and you seem to really enjoy them too! They always generate a lot of amazing comments which are amazing to read – as I said to someone in a comment today, it’s…

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Nude Lipstick/Everyday Lip Product Collection AND a Mother’s Day Giveaway on Instagram!

may 8, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: makeup, videos Sharing my nude lipstick/everyday lip product collection on YouTube this Sunday, complete with lots of arm swatches which end up looking like a beautiful work of art when I’m all done! It’s the little things. I’m also intending to do a companion video of…

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On Esteé Lauder/Brand Subsidiaries, Testing Cosmetics on Animals, and China…

may 5, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: ethos reflections, makeup I am a thoughtful, critical person. This has pros, and plenty of cons. It can make life more complicated, but I’ve determined ultimately much more rewarding and full of immense depth. One way this energy has become channeled in my life is through…

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Eco-Beauty With A Cause: Mahalo’s Red My Lips Tint // Campaign Details + First Impression/Demo

by: mercedes | april 17, 2016 | filed under: makeup, videos April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Mahalo (one of my TOP eco brands) has launched a beautiful bright red lip tint, with 20% of the proceeds going to redmylips.org, an international non-profit dedicated to combating rape myths and victim blaming. I’m so happy…

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Updated Everyday Makeup Routine (Eco/Luxe)

march 27, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: makeup, videos I’m realizing that I’ve gotten out of the habit of doing makeup-centric videos on my channel and I’m intent on changing that! More GRWMs! Those are such good videos to watch. So more makeup videos to come, but in the meantime I thought it…

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