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Hi! I’m Christa and I’m a professional makeup artist. I'm passionate about helping women embrace, and enhance, their natural beauty. I believe makeup should not be a mask we hide behind. It’s a fun and empowering tool to accentuate our true beauty.

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I think one of the things that makes gift giving the most special is that personalized touch. That gift that really spoke to you about that person or those gifts that are handmade with love and care. Christmas is such a commercialized holiday and can be stressful financially on those trying to find the perfect […]

Impress Everyone on Your Holiday List with This DIY Gift

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I will admit, my makeup and skincare routine gets very simplified during the summer. I spend a lot of time at the cottage and it’s a time of year that I actually use products out of a makeup bag vs pulling from my full collection on a daily basis. For skincare, I tend to just […]

Skincare Products to Transition Into Fall

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I only use all natural, aluminum free, deodorants. I stopped using the harmful antiperspirants years ago and haven’t looked back since. Trust me, once you get over the adjustment period, you’ll be just fine! While I absolutely adore my regular stick and pot natural deodorants I’ve longed for a dry spray version. Actually, my 10 year […]

Finally! An All Natural Dry Spray Deodorant is Here!

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PR Samples/Affiliate Links Forget gifting! The holidays are just a great time to stock up on skincare. Why not get a deal on a specially priced gift set? I do actually gift skincare fairly often, since it is a little more forgiving to select than cosmetics, but more often than not it’s all about me […]

Holiday Gift Guide – Skincare Gifts

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PR Samples/Affiliate Links The Body Shop remains one of the best places to find Holiday Gifts for almost everyone on your list. They really have an incredible selection of gifting options at a wide range of price points. Whether you’re looking for something for your sister, teachers, a co-worker, or you husband, you can find […]

My Favorite Holiday Gifts from The Body Shop

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PR Samples/Affiliate Links I am beginning to explore a, new to me, brand called Institut Esthederm Paris. You may be familiar with their sister brand Bioderma. I have so many skincare favorites from Bioderma so I’m excited to explore the more higher end skincare range from Institut Esthederm Paris. The products are conveniently grouped according […]

Currently Testing: Institut Esthederm Paris

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Hi! I’m Christa and I’m a professional makeup artist. I'm passionate about helping women embrace, and enhance, their natural beauty. I believe makeup should not be a mask we hide behind. It’s a fun and empowering tool to accentuate our true beauty.

Hello!

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