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Tinted Love – Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43

If you run into someone who appears not to need a tint, it’s likely they’re wearing a really good one and just won’t tell you. Hashtag they wish! Everyone can benefit from a good tint either to better compliment their natural skin tone or for a hint of color. It only takes a handful of favorites in rotation to evoke a how you doin? and not a who dat? So I reach for Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43. #CouldThisNameBeAnyLonger?

To address the elephant in the powder room, how random is 43? In contrast to other products comprising the BB and CC craze in today’s marketplace, Shiseido has created a straight up tinted moisturizer with an SPF. While it screams ‘back to basics,’ there is nothing ordinary about it. And, with so many favorites out there, let me count the reasons Shiseido makes my list. #TheList

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Everywhere Eye Go – Embryolisse Radiant Eye

I’m posting this from Costa Rica where I have come to center myself. Just kidding. Here for the tan. With a two hour time difference, a 180 degree climate change, late nights in local restaurants, and monkeys howling outside the bedroom window all night, mornings are rough. The new Embryolisse Radiant Eye goes on before I make it to the coffeemaker. #EyeKidYouNot

I learned about Embryolisse from my fab friend and beauty partner in crime, Sharon. She is stunning, jets off frequently to Paris, and navigates the French pharmacies like a pro. I’ve only been to Paris once. We were robbed while dozing in first class on the train in from Amsterdam, so my recollection of the trip, was, you know… #DontAsk

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Down With Down Under – Lucas’ Papaw Ointment

Writing my two most recent posts reminded me of one of my most random beauty purchases. Ever. Nicole Richie did a Twitter chat with Birchbox a while back and when asked for her #1 travel must-have, she answered with Lucas’ Papaw Ointment. Never heard of it. Clearly, I needed it. I am that insane. #StarsTheyreJustLikeUs

A quick search brought up zero shopping results so on eBay Bart went. As with anything you purchase from abroad, it arrived a month after forgetting you even bought it. So, when the small package from Australia arrived… #Surprise!

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