Your Purpose is Beauty Episode 13: When Beauty PR Falls Short: Case Study of the Recent Detox Market Bliss Bundle (& other musings)

march 4, 2020 | by: mercedes | filed under: podcast, episodes Your Purpose is Beauty releases new episodes every Monday, and the first Monday of each month is an episode that is exclusive to the L’Amour Patreon community. For $3 per month, you gain access to the private Your Purpose is Beauty Exclusive Episode feed,…

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Your Purpose is Beauty Episode 11: Michelle Ranavat, Ranavat Botanics: Your Royal Ritual

february 17, 2020 | by: mercedes | filed under: podcast, episodes Your Purpose is Beauty brings you eco/organic, luxury, and niche beauty product reviews and critique, as well as intellectual discussion about the beauty and alternative health industries. Hosted by independent beauty journalist and PhD sociologist Mercedes Lyson, this podcast will also explore why people…

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Your Purpose is Beauty Episode 3: Diane Read, Mo Mi + Modern Minerals: Inner Alchemy for Outer Beauty

january 24, 2020 | by: mercedes | filed under: podcast, episodes Your Purpose is Beauty brings you eco/organic, luxury, and niche beauty product reviews and critique, as well as intellectual discussion about the beauty and alternative health industries. Hosted by independent beauty journalist and PhD sociologist Mercedes Lyson, this podcast will also explore why people…

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[ Belated ] April Favorites // Beauty + Lifestyle (and playlist)

may 14, 2017 | by: mercedes | filed under: videos, playlists I know, it’s already mid-May – I filmed this the first week of May, and just wasn’t able to edit right away. I hope you still enjoy! Let me know your current favorites. xoxo, mercedes. Products mentioned – Vibrational Medicine book http://amzn.to/2r9BOxc Intelligent Nutrients…

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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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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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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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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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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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