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Miranda

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I'm dedicated to inspiring you to discover and get creative with budget beauty, and live a fabulous lifestyle without breaking the bank.

Lotion with a Purpose: Lush Charity Pot Review

Over the past few months I’ve been trying out many Lush brand favorites for the first time, thanks to my friend Christine who bought...
REVIEW: The Wet Brush

REVIEW: The Wet Brush

There’s no doubt you've heard of the hair care revolution that is the Wet Brush. But let’s back up a second; let me set...

5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Tattoo

Have you ever considered getting a tattoo? Over the years, tattoos have become more commonplace, and aren't just reserved for an alternative lifestyle. In...

REVIEW: Taya Beauty Buriti Nut Intensive Repair Collection

I think it’s about time I bring you another article for the SPLURGE section! Raise your hand if you’ve got dry, damaged hair. I...

The Real You is Sexy: aerie Stops Retouching Lingerie Models

aerie, the lingerie division of American Eagle, is taking a step in the right direction towards slashing the idealized definition of beauty. The brand, whose...

5 Ways to Change Your Hair Without Cutting It

If you’ve ever been traumatized by a less-than-qualified hairdresser, the thought of going to the salon might give you a bit of anxiety, as...

New at the Drugstore: Twistable Lip Pencil Review Round Up

The Twistable Lip Pencil craze is in full swing, everybody! I wanted to do a roundup post of the ones I have tried so...

7 Secrets to Saving Money on Makeup

If you don’t already know that I love saving money on makeup, then you have probably never visited this blog before now. In which...

Is Your Makeup Expired?

Did you know that makeup expires, just like food? Over a period of time, our makeup accumulates germs and bacteria from our hands, brushes,...

The 7 Reasons You’re Breaking Out You Never Thought Of

We all know the rotation of common reasons for acne: hormones, not washing your face, stress… but sometimes those mystery breakouts happen and we’re...

Navigating the New CoverGirl truBLEND Shade Matching System

Foundation is one of the hardest things for me to buy in the drugstore. That’s why when I find one that works, I pretty...

How to Get Rid of Itchy & Flaky Scalp

I’ve mentioned on this blog how I struggle with itchy and flaky scalp. It's the worst. I’ve had problem patches since I was a...

Sephora Announces 2014 Birthday Gifts from Make Up For Ever

Every year, Sephora celebrates all of their loyal customers by offering a free gift with any purchase during the month of your birthday, if...

7 Vampy & Bold Drugstore Lipstick Picks

This fall, it was all about the oxblood lip. The trend of dark, bold lipstick is following into winter, and I'm all about it!...