Makeup Gift Guide $20 and Under

Long time, so see yall! I’ve been really busy with school, but I’m back with another gift guide to make up for the lack of posting! Plus, as a bonus, there will be a THIRD gift guide with home goods posted tomorrow. This way, you guys will have a full list of gift shopping this […]

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Skincare Gift Guide $20 and Under

Welcome to November ladies and gents! So glad to have you all here for another year’s worth of gift guides at TCM. Today’s gift guide will be for my favorite skincare picks that are $20 and under because we want our coins to stretch this year am I right? And while there may be some […]

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Product Review: Glossier You

Happy Halloween, everyone! I’m super excited to share my costume with you all over on my Instagram (@thechicmachine) later today (and I’m 6 followers from 700 so help a gal out!) but before I do that, I want to talk a little bit about Glossier’s new fragrance, Glossier You. Now, you guys know I strive […]

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Clarisonic & My Fall Routine (Sponsored)

Clarisonic & My Fall Routine (Sponsored)

Fall has finally reached Atlanta (sorta)! It’s really cold in the mornings and at night, occasionally dipping into the 40s which I am NOT here for. But it’s also in the 70s during midday! Honestly, this Georgia weather is insane. With the change in weather has come a change in skincare routine. I’m starting to move […]

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How To Remove Glitter Makeup In 4 Steps

Hey all! Welcome back to another wonderful how-to from yours truly, the glitter queen! I love a good glitter look, and I especially love loose glitter because it gives off the greatest sparkles! However, taking it off at the end of the night can be the biggest pain in the neck. However, after multiple trial […]

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September Empties + How I Pick My Favorites

I’m currently on a beauty no buy, so I’ve started blowing through a lot of my skincare products! In September, along with my Pixi Glow Tonic, I finished my Missha All Around Safe Block Essence Sun, the Glossier Priming Moisturizer (which I mini reviewed inside of my PM Rich Review), and my Julep Night Shift […]

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Product Review: Pixi Glow Tonic

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today I’ve got a quick product review lined up for you! This product was recommended to me many times by other Glossier reps, comment threads, and Reddit forums, and a few months ago I finally decided to give Pixi Glow Tonic a chance. Glow Tonic is a 5% Glycolic Acid which claims […]

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Product Review: Glossier Body Hero

Heyyyy everyone! I feel like it’s been so long since I did an honest to god product review, but Glossier has got me on lock with these monthly launches! This month’s launch they started Phase 3 of their line, which is body products. The Body Hero campaign was beautiful, showcasing women of different colors and […]

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Fenty Beauty First Impressions

I know today seems like any other Tuesday, but in fact, Robyn Rihanna Fenty has blessed the makeup world with her very own makeup line, Fenty Beauty. Now before I get into my first impressions, I want to address a few things. First, I’m not a die-hard Rihanna fan. That said, I find her aesthetic […]

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October Thoughts

October Thoughts

Welcome to October world, only 30 days left until Halloween! Yes, I’m one of those people! I love Halloween and October in general because that’s when it really starts to feel like fall. I am hesitant to call it fall though because even though it’s a breezy 68 degrees today, Georgia weather will change on you […]

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