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Good Molecules: Niacinamide Brightening Toner

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Beautylish Lucky Bag 2020: Unboxing and Thoughts

, Beautylish Lucky Bag 2020: Unboxing and Thoughts Hi all! My name is Alexanna and I pop up on Natalie’s blog every once in a while with my thoughts and product reviews. If this is your first time meeting me, welcome! I’m so glad you’re here! If you want to get caught up (completely unnecessary, […]

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5 Secrets You Will Learn In Be Your Own Makeup Artist

5 Secrets You Will Learn In Be Your Own Makeup Artist In case you’re new here (or you’ve been living under a rock) I published a book! It’s called Be Your Own Makeup Artist: Unleash Your Inner Beauty and it’s all about taking back control of your makeup game. I believe EVERYONE deserves to know […]

Too Much Makeup | Ask Setareh | Natalie Setareh Makeup Artist

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When Is It “Too Much” Makeup?

When Is It “Too Much” Makeup? Dear Natalie, When I put on makeup, I always feel like it’s “too much” and end up being either uncomfortable or take it off. When I see my pictures later on, the makeup was barely noticeable. So, when is “too much” makeup actually too much? Thanks, Petra Dear Petra, […]

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The Bold. Beautiful. Beer. Workshop: A Look Back on a Unique Event

The Bold. Beautiful. Beer. Workshop: A Look Back on a Unique Event As you know, I am a makeup artist and makeup coach, always looking for ways to help anyone who wants to learn how to wear makeup and wear makeup well. I launched my first makeup workshop in September 2016. The Makeup Reset: Back […]

Beautiful Woman Getting Makeup Artist Services

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Four Things a Makeup Artist Can (And Can’t) Do For You

Four Things a Makeup Artist Can (And Can’t) Do For You This is a topic that’s really been on my mind a lot lately. As a makeup artist, I always want to make a serious effort to show in my photos and videos what makeup can do for you. However, I noticed that I wasn’t […]

Woman Eating Food

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Are Karity Cosmetics’ Lippies Really Pizza Proof?

Are Karity Cosmetics’ Lippies Really Pizza Proof? This is a guest post by my friend, Alexanna. She has been kind enough to pop on my blog pretty routinely over the years with her unbiased thoughts on all things makeup! I always appreciate her insight and her honest feedback on products she’s tried because let’s face it […]

MAC Cosmetics Foundation

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Finding a Foundation That Matches Your Skin Tone

Finding a Foundation That Matches Your Skin Tone Hey everyone! I recently did an Anchor podcast on finding a foundation that matches your skin tone, and I wanted to also share that information right here on the blog in case you missed it or wanted something to go back to and reference as you’re out […]

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Inside the Brand: ColourPop

Inside the Brand: ColourPop First, the introduction. Who is Alexanna? I first met Alexanna my freshman year of college at CU. Even though she wasn’t in my sorority, she was at our sorority house and our events so much that she became like a sister to me (plus, she didn’t have to pay! smart lady). We roomied […]

Birchbox Unboxing Natalie Setareh

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Box #6: A {Bonus} Birchbox Unboxing!

Box #6: A {Bonus} Birchbox Unboxing! I won’t lie, this Birchbox definately fit “me” a little better than the first one, not that I didn’t like the first one (see here). The products in this box were more in line with my beauty needs and wants 🙂 Check out my second unboxing below and remember, […]

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