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Truthfully, I’m not a mascara person. I am, however, very much a lover of lashes. Extensions are fantastic — albeit pricey and time-consuming. Spurred by one too many pennies paid and hours spent under a lash artist’s lamp, I’ve taken the DIY route, affixing faux lash clusters over my natural fringe.
A few years ago, at a press event, esteemed makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury proclaimed that she sleeps in her makeup. I’ve been puzzled by this statement since; Tilbury’s skin, eternally aglow, does not fit the image of someone who sleeps in their foundation every night. (Perhaps it’s her famous Magic Cream?)
The other day, my six-year-old cousin (and also my mini-me) said, “I can’t wait to grow up so I can wear heels.” Throughout life, sky-high pumps were one of my biggest wants as well — until I discovered that blisters and cramped toes were a part of the package deal. But what if I told you it didn’t have to be that way. What if there was a heel that looked fabulous while feeling as comfortable as a sneaker? Well, there is.
The eye area is a part of the face that, according to most experts, should always get an extra dose of TLC. It’s naturally thinner, produces less collagen, and contains smaller blood vessels. As a result, it’s more susceptible to a variety of skincare issues, and they’ll show up more quickly here too. Putting together a daily skincare routine is highly personal. It requires identifying what does and doesn’t trigger skin reactions, how it will fit into the rest of your schedule, and the amount of money you want to spend on products, to name just a few factors.