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Black Friday Shopbop Sale Guide
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The Best of the Black Friday Shopbop Sale

It’s official. The Black Friday Shopbop sale is here – 2 days in advance! This sale is one of my favorites of the holiday season, with 20-30% off all full-priced merch (depending on how much you spend), plus 100s of additional items that are already deeply discounted. And the cherry on top? You receive that 20-30% discount on all sale items too. Woohoo!

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Winter Moisturizers & Face Oils: A Guide to Radiant Skin

Moisturizing is a crucial step in any skincare routine, particularly in the fall & winter. (For simplicity’s sake, I am lumping together moisturizers and face oils for this post.) Moisturizers hydrate and plump skin for a more youthful appearance, have anti-aging benefits, can reduce redness and balance skin tone.  By their nature, they also prevent your skin from feeling tight and developing dry patches during the harsh winter months, which can make it practically impossible to apply makeup. (Seriously – have you ever tried to apply makeup over a dry patch? It flakes off, makes everything look worse and, in short, is beyond frustrating!) Another benefit? They seal in all the goodness from your serums and eye creams.

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My Summer Beauty Round-Up

With sweltering August weather in full swing, it’s the perfect time to pare back your beauty regimen. So, I have rounded up my favorite summer beauty products (hair, makeup and a few skincare-ish items) that will keep you looking pretty with minimal effort well into September.

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Nordstrom Sale
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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Fall Edit (Last Chance!)

With fall creeping up on us (I know – crazy!), I must admit that I am a teensy bit excited to trade in my seersucker for something cozier. (Think cashmere sweaters, smart blazers, silk blouses and tartan everything!) Enter the phenomenal Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, a pre-fall sale that offers gorgeous cool weather pieces at a steep discount. It is the perfect excuse to get a head start on your fall wardrobe. But, like Cinderella, there is a clock on it. This is the last weekend to shop the sale before everything reverts to full price. (Eek!)

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