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How to: Make a Sock Bun Donut

July 31, 2012

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Complete Sock Bun Series. Part 1. How to make a Sock Donut. This post! Keep reading. Part 2. Perfect Sock Bun. Click Here for tutorial. Part 3. Perfectly Messy Sock Bun. Click Here for tutorial. Part 1. How To Make A Sock Bun Donut Have you heard of the “sock bun?” Here’s me with my […]

MoltoBene Clay Esthe Pack : Best Hair Conditioner

July 30, 2012

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Hello Beautiful! I shared this photo on Instagram a couple of weeks ago and some of you asked me what it was. Well, I’m here to share with you today that this is THE best conditioner… ever. A few years ago, I shared with my hair stylist that my hair was super dry and tangled […]

Maybelline BB Cream {Dream Fresh}

July 26, 2012

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Happy Thursday! Maybelline has finally jumped on the BB Cream bandwagon. While it’s not what I might expect from a traditional Korean/Japanese BB Cream in terms of coverage, hydration, and skincare benefits… Maybelline has made a good 1st effort. I’ll jump right in and show you swatches and share my thoughts on how Maybelline’s BB […]

At Home Gel Nail Polish: Tutorial + Tips

July 17, 2012

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Happy Tuesday! With so much talk about gel nail polish, I decided to check it out for myself. In today’s post, I’ll provide a step by step tutorial, some best practices, and the pros and cons on gel nail polish. Step by Step: Prepare your nails. Cut, file down to desired length, and clean/push back […]

L’Oreal BB Cream: Magic Skin Beautifier

July 9, 2012

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Looks like L’Oreal is as obsessed with BB Creams as I am! They’ve got 2 BB Creams out in the market~ Youth Code BB Cream (review here) and Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream. I was also surprised to learn that these two BB Creams are very different from each other! Please keep reading to see […]

My Week in Photos~

July 6, 2012

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Happy Friday!~ I hope everyone had a great 4th of July week.  I’ve chosen a few (beauty related) photos to share with you from Instagram. If you want to see what I’m up when I’m not testing out beauty products, follow me on Instagram @prettygossip. **By the way, if you get my email notifications, you’ll […]

Eyelash Extensions: Before and After Photos

July 1, 2012

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Even on my most natural days, I curl my lashes. Why? I have very straight Asian lashes that point down, and they literally tickle the skin under my eyes. I wish I had naturally long and voluminous lashes, but no such luck… so, I decided to give lash extensions a try (… again). Before and […]