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My Thoughts On The C-Word

My Thoughts On The C-Word: Be The Red Lipstick There’s no ignoring the elephant in the room, the big c-word. You’ve probably already received numerous emails about how the c-word has impacted their businesses and lives — and if you’re reading this, you can probably assume how this has impacted mine too. However, that’s not […]

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Cultivate What Matters: PowerSheets – Did They Really Work?

Cultivate What Matters: PowerSheets – Did They Really Work? Rarely does something impact my life the way Cultivate What Matters’ PowerSheets has and ::spoiler alert:: I am totally in love. I am not getting paid to say that, trust me. In this post, I want to share a little bit more about how PowerSheets helped […]

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My Year In Review: A Makeup Artist Life For Me

My Year In Review: A Makeup Artist Life For Me I cannot believe it’s already the end of the year! I am writing a year in review post for you guys, and I also recorded it as a podcast episode in case it’s easier for you to listen on the go. You can click the […]

3 Amazing Makeup Artists I Follow Online and Why I Love Them

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3 Amazing Makeup Artists To Follow Online

3 Amazing Makeup Artists I Follow Online and Why I Love Them The beauty industry is growing so quickly, and even though I’m very confident in my skills as a makeup artist, I still look to the experts sometimes for inspiration and advice. They’re the people who have their finger on the latest trends, new […]

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#NoBuy 2018: Why I’m Not Buying Any Makeup This Year

#NoBuy 2018: Why I’m Not Buying Any Makeup This Year In my last guest post (here), I mention how I hope to make 2018 a “No Buy” year for unnecessary cosmetic purchases. After buying the 2017 Beautylish Lucky Bag (check out my review here), I realized (not that I have’t realized it before) that I spend too […]

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My Incredible Birth Story

My Incredible Birth Story Baby girl is sleeping peacefully by my side as I make her newborn appointments, get her situated with insurance, wash her first “big” load of laundry, and catch up on household bills and emails. It’s amazing how life feels like it stops but it doesn’t really. I want to take a […]


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6 Ways To Beach Like A Brazilian

6 Ways To Beach Like A Brazilian A lot of times, especially when the weather is cold, I find myself reminiscing on my time living and studying in Brazil. Although most of my time was spent in São Paulo (I’m a Paulistana at heart, after all), my weekends and holidays ferias were spent at various […]

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The In-Visible Scars of Acne

  About a week ago, I tossed and turned all night because I felt compelled to share my journey and struggle with acne. Although I do not struggle with acne to the extent I did in my youth, my pregnancy has discolored my skin and all my old acne scars have become visible, which has […]

Balancing Femininity and Makeup in Male-Dominated Professions

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Balancing Femininity & Makeup In Male-Dominated Professions: A Personal Perspective

Balancing Femininity and Makeup In Male-Dominated Professions: A Personal PerspectiveFirst, the Introduction. Who is Mary? Well, Mary does a great job of outlining how we met below — but the reason why I wanted Mary to be a guest blogger is because a) she’s an amazing writer b) I wanted to force her out of […]

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Setareh Beauty: Year In Review

Setareh Beauty: Year In Review 2015 was an awesome year for Setareh Beauty. For starters, it was my inaugural year! From doing makeup and hair for gorgeous beach weddings, to high-brow military balls, from personalized makeup lessons to makeup bag ransacks…and much, much more, Setareh Beauty accomplished a lot in 2015. I also completed an […]

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