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Melissa’s Top MUAs

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion Writer While many of us have been spending quarantine streaming Netflix, I have been binging makeup tutorials. Even though I may not be wearing much makeup these days, I still crave new content. If you love make up too, here is my guide to some of the

Why These Summer Hair Accessories Are Our Quarantine Heroes

By: Sarah Federico, Beauty and Lifestyle Writer We did some loose calculations – and between us – it’s been approximately 80.7 days since we’ve had our locks blessed by our favorite stylists. It goes without saying that This. Is. Too. Long. Since we won’t be altering our summer 2020 strands for at least a few

5 Magical Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion WriterWith Mother’s day approaching, we’re open to anything that will help Mom forget about quarantine life. This year you can replace the magic of a family celebration with magical-themed beauty products. The options below will take little effort on your part since they can fit any budget

Building the Perfect Brow: Microblading with Jessica Zarif

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion Writer It was my passion for eyebrows that led me to the esthetics program, and through the doors of Federico Beauty Institute. That was ten years ago, since then brow trends have shifted frequently and dramatically. However, one thing has stayed the same, the quest for that

The Shag Haircut: Face Framing, French Boho and Totally Wearable

By: Sarah Federico, Beauty and Lifestyle Writer Mixing retro with modern is Instagram’s hottest hair trend. When someone says the word shag, you might first envision a dated look reminiscent of Farrah Fawcett’s once-iconic cut. But Instagram’s latest rage isn’t that. Instead, this inherently rebellious style has become more than a shape. It’s become relevant;

Reading the Label: the Ingredients to Know to Defeat Hyperpigmentation

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion WriterDo you find yourself using a filter to get an even complexion? Hyperpigmentation is a top skincare issue that plagues clear complexions. If you are having a hard time dropping that Valencia filter to achieve an even tone, it may not be due to your skin type