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#Tb2015 What is the meaning of beauty?

When I first created this blog I really had no idea what I wanted to write about and I  still struggle with what will be interesting to the reader. At this point all I am certain about is the name of this blog. Jolie is actually my niece's name, which also means beautiful. So when I was trying to figure out what I was trying to convey with this blog and needed a name, I thought "Unique beauty, yes that's it!" In my head I thought that it will be a great way to keep it open to not just the idea of the commercial images of beauty but to beauty of all kinds such as the women that I see everyday on the subway, walking...

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Best Kept Beauty Secrets

For so many years Trader Joe's has been the go to place to find healthy food at great prices and who can deny they have pretty awesome snacks ( blue chips and 5 layered guacamole dip anyone?! ). Here's the thing, Trader Joe's is a one stop shopping destination for all those who are health conscious but for those who are not too concerned with getting the best price for organic goods, this is still for you.    In my addiction to beauty I've discovered through recommendations what this popular food chain brand has to offer and IT IS buzz worthy.  My fave products from Trader Joe's are not only beauty must haves, they can be used for multiple use!...

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BB Beautiful

BB creams have been around for quite some time now and people are still trying to figure out what's the big whoop de doo. I'm fortunate enough to work in an industry where I can try first and buy later if I love it. BB creams, also known as Beauty Balms, are a definite must have in your makeup kit. It serves as an all-in-one providing moisture, sunblock, light coverage and helps to diminish the appearance of blemishes.  BB Creams have been huge in the Asian market since 1985 and was introduced to the Western market in 2012 by brands such as Boscia, Smashbox, Clinique and Estee Lauder. Since its big debut it has become the beauty must have, especially for those women who are...

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Mascara 101

 The eyes are the window to the soul, so we've all heard. Shopping for makeup is big business and shopping for a mascara is even bigger business if you ask me. The obsession with lashes might have started in the 60's when Diana Ross hypnotized her audience with those dark long lashes and even now the obsession continues with celebs like Solange carrying the torch of most wanted lashes. Working in retail, the common question that I've  heard was "what is the best mascara?" and to be quite honest, there is no such thing as the best it is more about preference. This post is for the novices that are just as confused as the thousands of women that are entering 'Beauty Wonderland'. Like Alice, you've fallen down...

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