All skin types have their pros and cons. I happen to have combination skin, which means I get a lovely mix of very oily areas and very dry areas. I’ve tried multiple exfoliators, but nothing seemed to work on my resilient skin. In the February Boxycharm, everyone received a Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion exfoliator. I’m going to be honest here. If I hadn’t received this in my subscription box, there is no way I would have ever bought it on my own. Why? Well it’s simple: this baby retails at $79! It’s very much on the higher end of skincare, and I just…

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If you work an office job, chances are you’re probably spending a majority of your eight-hour workday in front of computer. Even on your lunch break I’ll bet you take at least a glance at your phone. Point is, we spend a lot of time staring at blue screens whether large or small. I’m completely guilty of it. Even though I’ve only been working a full-time office job for a little less than two years, I can already feel the negative impact it has been having on my health. I’m a graphic designer for a marketing agency, and that means my eyes…

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The day I receive my Boxycharm is my favorite day of the month! I love getting surprised with new beauty goodies, and the Boxycharm team really knocked it out of the park with this month’s box. S0 without further ado, let’s get into what I got! Royal & Langnickel Omnia Eye Kit ($29.98) – This beautiful gold and rose gold brush set makes a great addition to my brush collection. The gold is an eyeshadow brush and the rose gold is a smudge brush. The bristles on both are very soft and apply product well. They seem to be great quality! Makeup Geek…

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You can never go wrong with a good, long-lasting nail polish. The only negative thing about them is that they are so hard to come by! My friend gifted me this OPI “I Believe in Manicures” gel polish and she raved about how long it lasted, so naturally I couldn’t wait to try it. As I write this on a gloomy Wednesday afternoon, I am currently wearing this nail polish. In fact, I’ve been wearing it since Sunday and there is no chipping in sight! It even lasted through a scrubbing battle between me and a stack of dishes. Ok…it was…

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Normally I take a pass on foundation in my everyday makeup routine, but I do like to have them on hand for special occasions when I know I’m going to be on camera. My dream foundation is light, “breathable,” doesn’t settle into my creases, and – most importantly – matches my skin tone. Wet n Wild is notorious for being an affordable cruelty-free drugstore brand. They have a wide range of makeup products including tools, false eyelashes, and nail polish, so this is definitely a “one-stop-shop” brand. The Photo Focus foundation is one of their newest releases, and the bottle…

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