March Beauty Heroes: SkinOwl’s Mangosteen Beauty Drops PM + Return of the Facial Steam!

march 2, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: skincare, videos I really loved getting to try the brand SkinOwl in this month’s Beauty Heroes box – I’ve been curious about them for years, and always felt drawn to the simple formulations with high quality ingredients. I think this is now the largest bottle of…

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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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Three beauty/lifestyle subscription boxes I recently tried // Art of Organics, Boxwalla, & Craftly

march 7, 2017 | by: mercedes | filed under: skincare, alternative health + lifestyle You know Beauty Heroes is my #oneandonly. I love Beauty Heroes not just for the thoughtful curation but the energy behind the brand/service has just always felt a cut above the rest to me. That said, I’m also aware that the…

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Updated AM/PM Skincare Routines (Eco/Luxe) + Giveaway!

december 11, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, skincare Today’s video is my updated AM and PM skincare routines (you ask, I try and deliver! I know you’ve been asking for awhile for this). Along with today’s video, one L’amour viewer will win a set of customized set of Activist Skincare serums (the…

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My perpetual striving…again revisited!

september 27, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, skincare Well guys here we are. So many promises (best laid plans, really) to blog REGULARLY and then life inevitably happens. But…here we go again. I’m feeling re-inspired to create unique content on here to supplement YouTube and Instagram. These are the platforms I want…

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Be Kind To Your Skin // July Beauty Heroes with Kari Gran Skincare REVIEW [Video]

july 3, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: skincare, videos Today’s video is my review of the July Beauty Heroes box featuring “The Little Black Dress” of eco skincare, Kari Gran. She recently released an *exceptionally* cleanly formulated face sunscreen (the first edition to her minimal skincare line in four years), which is this…

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Previse Nutrify Tonic Level 1-6 + Beauty Heroes Gift With Purchase

june 17, 2016 | by: mercedes | filed under: skincare, videos I just posted this photo on Instagram…which got me to thinking, I’m constantly thinking of ways to simultaneously diversify but streamline my social media presence and l’amour “brand” if you will. Lately I’ve started thinking I’d like to somehow synch up my daily IG…

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An evening skincare lineup too good to not share

by: mercedes | may 25, 2016 | filed under: skincare As soon as I stepped out of the bathroom, evening skincare routine complete (literally half an hour ago), I knew I had to share it with you. I pretty much feel like a new human. It was just the right magical amalgam  of products in my…

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