Barcelos Beauty Category

Winter Morning + Evening Skincare Routine

Winter has finally come to San Jose, which means that the rainy season has come and the average temperature has consistently dipped into the 50s and below. With that change in the weather comes a change in my skincare routine. But before we begin, here’s a few caveats. Everyone’s skin is different and mine is […]

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Liz’s Hot Takes: GlossiWEAR

Hits (few), misses (many), and some helpful suggestions for merch I’d actually buy.

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Yet Another Glossier Post: Seattle Haul + Current Favorites

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these Glossier fangirl sort of posts, so I figured I’d update you on my favorites and share my experience at the Seattle pop-up.

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Spring Makeup Shakeup

Spring Makeup Shakeup

Corals? For spring? Groundbreaking. This roundup of peach and coral eye, lip, and cheek products are how I’m shaking up my makeup for spring.

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Beauty Empties: November-December 2018

Makeup and skincare empties, November and December 2018

You don’t know how you really feel about something until you finish it up and are faced with the decision of replacing it or moving on.

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Five Favorite Fall Lipsticks

Since fall is well and truly upon us — there’s finally a nip in the San Jose air, the pumpkin spice beer is flowing, and it’s darker and darker every night — I thought I’d share five of my favorite lip products that make me feel extra autumnal.

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Beauty Box Battle: August 2018 + July 2018 Update

Yeah yeah, I know it’s already September. Between writer’s block and travel, I didn’t find the time to knock this out until now.

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Beauty Boxes Made Me Buy It

Either by trying similar things repeatedly or finding a cheaper alternative to a product I’ve tried, these are things I wouldn’t be using now if I hadn’t tried them in a subscription first.

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My Travel Makeup Bag

This summer has seen me on the road more than usual. By the end of this month, I’ll have taken planes, trains, and automobiles to get around California. I’ve been trying to curb my overpacking excesses and I think I’ve finally nailed my travel makeup and toiletries.

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Beauty Box Battle: July 2018 + June 2018 Update

I spent more weekends away than I did at home this July, and that had an impact on how last month’s beauty box haul ranked.

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