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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September Beauty Heroes // SKIN OWL Beauty Drops PM Maqui Berry + Beauty Whip

  Today on YouTube, my comprehensive review of the September Beauty Heroes box featuring the Beauty Drops PM Maqui Berry and the Beauty Whip as the sidekick. The whip also features the supercharged fruit antioxidant, maquis berry – in powdered form, along with other skin-calming ingredients like hyaluronic, evening primrose,  and rosehip. While we’ll all miss the…

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August Favorites // Beauty, Astrology & Lush Beats

A weekend of YouTube hustle, no doubt. Launching Patreon AND squeezing in my regularly scheduled programming, a Sunday video – watch it here. I’m off to go take a huge BREAK from my computer now, but I hope you enjoy!! Especially the music. And the astrology talk. Those are my personal favorites of the month. xoxo,…

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August Favorites // Beauty, Astrology & Lush Beats

august 27, 2017 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, playlists A weekend of YouTube hustle, no doubt. Launching Patreon AND squeezing in my regularly scheduled programming, a Sunday video – watch it here. I’m off to go take a huge BREAK from my computer now, but I hope you enjoy!! Especially the music. And…

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What’s your fashion personality? Hitchcock Madrona x L’Amour et la Musique

by: mercedes | august 19, 2017 | filed under: style, videos I know I’m almost a week late in getting this accompanying blog post up with the fashion personality collaboration video I did with Erica from Hitchcock Madrona last Sunday, but I’m trying to get better at putting up a blog post with every video…

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Dr. Mauro Zappaterra on Cerebrospinal Fluid, Medium of the Spirit

june 24, 2017 | by: mercedes | filed under: spirituality I’m watching this fascinating video on YouTube and had to share. I recently subscribed to the channel this is on, scienceandnonduality and they seem to upload really energy-progressive and conscious content. Lately I’ve found myself more and more awestruck by the ineffable beauty and mystery…

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Co-authored blog post/article on Savoir Faire Beauty

june 22, 2017 | by: mercedes | filed under: ethos reflections Just a quick post to direct you (if you’re interested) to a blog post I wrote with Dr. Shanesha Brooks-Tatum on the in-process transformation of the “green beauty” movement from activist/grassroots to mainstream/luxury on her website, Savoir Faire Beauty. Shanesha and I connected through…

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March Favorites and playlists

april 2, 2017 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, playlists This favorites video is a bit light on products and heavier on lifestyle, reading suggestions, and music. Obviously a reflection of my paradigm shift/re-orientation! I hope you enjoy, hop over to YouTube to check it out. Oh and also, unrelated to this video but…

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