Beauty Products, Tips & Tricks

Bride to Be.

Join me on my journey from Miss, to Mrs! I'll be taking you through the ins and outs of planning, creating, budgeting- and not to mention choosing my own makeup artist to complete this special day!  We've got a year to go, and a LOT to do. Stay tuned to experience the...

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Summer Reading

As much as I love makeup, I also spend a lot of my time reading. There is nothing better than being able to escape into the character's world rather than be in the reality of having to write my college essay. And after spending the past year studying with no time to...

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The Perfect Summer Tote

    We all have that one (or five) perfect summer bag. It's light and pretty- exactly how we all want feel! Take a peak inside Basic Beauty's Perfect Summer Tote to see what we think every woman should be carrying around this season.      ...

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Summer Dress Heaven

Summer is always more fun when you have a place to go, and a dress to wear! My favorite dress and shoe purchases this season will keep me elegant for Summer weddings, and preppy for a 4th of July on Cape Cod.   Pair with L'Oreal's Jennifer's Nude lipstick &...

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Best Self Tanners

Get glowing this summer with any of our favorite self tanning methods. Whether for your face, body, 24 hour stay, or long-lasting.. we've got you covered.   Face  Both of these products are buildable. For long lasting results must use for 2-3 days in a row....

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RMS Obsession

So this is how it all started....I have coveted the number one selling RMS beauty Living Luminizer forever!  I wouldn't allow myself to purchase it due to the fact that I may have 92 other Luminizing products.  But the desire ran deep. Then my best friend Sue came to...

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Summer Essentials

Junior year is finally over, and I am ready for Summer! The sun is out, so I have started to think about what sunscreens, aloes, and hair products I am going to need. After much thought, I figured out what must-haves I want to put in my summer, on-the-go bag.  ...

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GYM MAKEUP

I joined a new gym.  My whole routine has changed.  Just what I needed, a little shake up to the same old habits.  Of course my products needed a little boost too.  This gym is filled with beauties and I needed to feel a little more confident.  So here is what I...

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Dewy Skin Perfection.

We've all come to discover what amazing things a great highlighter can do to the appearance of our faces. If you haven't, check out all the benefits in this post. Now imagine taking your highlight to the next level. The newest trend of "glossing" will leave your skin...

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The No Makeup Look.

Sometimes it can be a little scary leaving the house without any makeup. Whatever the reason, it's nice to have a go-to regimen for a quick, easy, no makeup look that makes you feel comfortable in your own skin. The combo is different for everybody. I have found that...

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Best Hair Dryer

I've been in search of a good hair dryer that doesn't cost a fortune for a long time.  I came upon this one on sale at ULTA Beauty.  T Studio Thermaluxe Pro Series Hair Dryer.  The sales consultant at ULTA was raving about it and said she owned it herself.  For 34.99...

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No Chip Nails

We love it here at YBB when all three of us have the same need and there is one solution. O.P.I Infinite Shine Collection.  This polish stays on like a gel manicure without the time, money or nail damage.  It really works.....Up to 2 weeks with no chipping!  Bring on...

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