Beauty product review: L’Oreal Infallible Makeup

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So, throughout my teenage years I was plagued with severe cystic acne that has left me with a lot of facial scarring (as in lots of pockmarks and hyperpigmentation). Now in my adult life, while I have fewer breakouts (really, will they ever stop?!), I still have very oily skin and discoloration. Add that to the facial scarring and it makes fiding a foundation that makes everything look even a very daunting task… That is until L’Oreal came out with their Infallible makeup line.

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DIY: Hydrangea Centerpiece and Table Accents

This summer, I have been re-doing the decoration in our little apartment to remind me of nature and my native Island of Puerto Rico. Inspiration comes just by logging into Pinterest and observing all the beautiful decorating ideas people come up with. However, I gravitate towards the simple decor that can be used either year-round or has multiple purposes (i.e. I can easily change it out or modify it according to the season or my mood).

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Consigning 101: Selling

Thrifting and consignment shopping makes up a large part of my wardrobe.  It’s no secret I love to shop. And it’s no secret that I love fashion trends.  But I love to get a great deal even more.  And I live for finding that one fabulous piece that is perfectly on trend and only a few bucks. Plus, can you think of a better way to help the environment then giving those once loved clothes a second home?

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DIY: Burlap, Succulent and Flower Wreath

I have an intense love of home decor and interior design. Even though my husband and I I live in a rented apartment where we really can’t paint the walls, change the carpet or the kitchen layout, we try our best to make it as cozy and elegant looking a place as we can within our means. This involves some DIY’ing and that’s what makes it even more fun!

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Welcome to The Style Chimera!

In the ancient world, Greece to be specific, a chimera was a lion with the head of a goat coming out of its back and a snake for a tail.  In other words, it was a hybrid and a fearsome one at that.  It was also a really cool concept and it should come as no surprise that when the scientific community started exploring genetics, they adopted the term “chimera”.

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