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Why This Founder Started Smoking Her Perfume
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NOLA-based massage therapist, Kathleen Currie, turned her love of aromatherapy into a range of holistic beauty and natural perfumes. It started with the original Smoke Perfume, which ha...
I Don’t Need No Man, I Need Tequila And A Tan
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Photo source: Lushlee.com Everyone has a mantra that guides their life. Whether it’s “don’t judge a book by its cover,” “treat others how you want to be treated,” or “mo’ money mo’ prob...
I Want To Go Cruelty-Free, But Where Do I Start?
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Photo found on Etsy If you saw our article last week on what “cruelty-free” means within the beauty industry, you’re probably just as pissed as we are. And if you’re anything like me, y...
From Bootylicious To Browlicious – Beauty Trends
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STARTED IN THE 20’S NOW WE HERE! I’ve spent hours trolling Instas, taking an in-depth look at runway coverage, and compiling my research to form the following conclusions about the hotte...
What Does "Cruelty Free" Actually Mean?
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Photo Source: @bangwpp via Tumblr In a perfect world, pizza would make me lose weight, sneaking wine into a thermos for work would be socially acceptable, and I wouldn't need 3 coffees...
From Bootylicious To Browlicious – Beauty Trends
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Revisiting Facebook photos from my teenage years requires a glass of wine and half a Xanax. Seriously, whoever says walking down memory lane is enjoyable probably didn’t have social medi...
From Bootylicious To Browlicious – Beauty Trends
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Let’s hop into the beauty time machine right where we left off – the 50’s. This seminal decade, slain by glamorous baes such as Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, and Audrey Hepburn, is known ...
Niu Body: The Brand We're Going Coconuts For
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After obsessing over their playful packaging, we knew we had to reach out to the brand that makes clean beauty sexy. We are so excited to share this exclusive interview with Connie Lo a...
Mirra Spotlight: Meet Our Newest Beauty Editor, S
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Ladies and gentlemen… allow me to introduce myself. I’m Sylvie Sherman, your newest beauty bff. You may hate me, you may love me, but I don’t really care because I am ready to speak my ...
Calling All Beauty Beginners: How To Jumpstart Yo
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Photo by Eylül Aslan Let’s face it: The beauty industry has a few barriers to entry. Products are expensive. What looks effortlessly chic on your best friend may turn you into an acne-r...
Ashley Sievert On Keeping A Minimalist Beauty Rou
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What inspired you to become a makeup artist and own your business? When I was in high school, I would sit in front of the mirror and try to replicate looks I had seen using products I’...
How This Influencer Deals With The Sexism Around
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Skincare blogger, Sharmili (@sharmtoaster) was one of the first Instagram accounts we fell in love with when we started Mirra.  Maybe it was her "millenial pink feed," or maybe it was h...