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Drug Store Beauty Must Haves For Under $10

Greetings, savvy fashionistas! After a long, fun summer spent with the sun wreaking havoc on my skin and hair, I thought I would share some of my favorite affordable drugstore beauty products that keep me looking fresh on a budget. Of course, this wouldn’t be a DCGF post if I didn’t share my favorite cosmetic […]

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Get Hooked on These Two Types of Lipsticks

Fashionistas, when I was a lot younger, I used to be a big makeup fanatic. But then for a big chunk of time, I cut most makeup out of my routine besides foundation. I found that not wearing a lot of makeup help cut down on my morning routine, and I somehow (where?!) found myself more […]


The Busy Gal’s Guide to Dressing: Part 2

If you caught my post last Monday, you know that one of my hobbies to master my morning routine so I can maximize my beauty sleep! I gave you some of my fashion tips that keep this budget gal looking fresh on the fly when it comes to the latest and greatest in fashion. Well, […]

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The DCGF’s Cold Weather Budget Beauty Essentials

As much as I want to avoid it, dear readers, I think the time has come to recognize that the cold weather is here to stay. The brisk winds in the DMV do a number on our hair skin and nails and so today, I am sharing my favorite budget beauty essentials to help salvage […]


The DCGF’s Summer Getaway Essentials

Dear readers, I am in the utmost vacation state of mind today. I am leaving for my very first trip to Miami, Florida on Thursday evening and I simply cannot wait! Have you been there before? I already looked up the nearest Goodwill from my hotel. I’m heading down with a group of friends to […]

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My summer beauty essentials

A new season means going through the makeup bag to reevaluate what you need to be lugging around, and what you don’t. So let’s take a look at what I’m actually lugging around, shall we? Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture: Thank you to my inspiration for this post! After a few days in the warm sun, I realized […]

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Beauty Bargain: Burt’s Bees Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream

Now for something completely different! I don’t talk about beauty products a whole lot, mostly because I usually run out the door so fast that my “natural” look is just one of convenience. But I found something worth telling you about, fashionistas. And it’s perfect for these last few weeks of winter when our skin […]

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