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Isabella Sarlija

Isabella Sarlija is a born and raised New Yorker who specializes in beauty and wellness writing. Isabella graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a B.A. in English Literature, where she also minored in Media Studies. You can find her contributions at Coveteur, Buzzfeed, and more. When she’s not scouring the web for the latest beauty trends or wellness rituals, Isabella loves belting out songs on her bedazzled karaoke microphone, dancing with friends to electronic music, and tending to the needs of her plants and two cats, Luna and Katja. Oh, and she can talk about British Romanticism for hours on end. Follow her on Instagram @izzysarj

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This New Exfoliating Toner Eliminated My Blackheads In Record Time

Zero irritation in sight.

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I Have Super Sensitive Skin & This New Retinol Is My New Go-To

Glowing skin without an ounce of redness.

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I Overhauled My Curl Routine & Finally Got Beach Waves With Zero Hot Tools

This new hair collection is something to celebrate.

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This Supermodel Favorite Eye Cream Is The Reason Why I No Longer Need Concealer

Bye-bye, dark circles & dry undereyes.

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I Rescheduled My First Botox Appointment Thanks To This At-Home Radiofrequency Tool

Lifted jowls and sculpted cheekbones, anyone?

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This Buzzy New Brow Thickening Serum *Actually* Works — Here’s Proof

I tried Aveda's New Invati Brow Thickening Serum for four weeks to give me fuller brows that look cohesive. Here's what I've uncovered.

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I Threw Out All My Other Vitamin C Serums After Testing This New Launch

My love letter to Matter Of Fact’s debut brightening formula.

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This New Clean Mascara Gave Me Falsie-Level Lashes & I Am Shook

Make room in your makeup bag.

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This Buzzy New Shampoo & Conditioner Duo Gave Me Sex Hair

Minus the tangles and frizz.

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This New Clean Mascara Helps Me Fake A Lash Lift With One Swipe

Bonus: the packaging is also sustainable.

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I Tried The Face Oil That Claims To Balance Your Microbiome & Leave You Glowing

Four weeks later, here are my results.


Here's How A Psychedelic Trip Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

Spacing out can be so therapeutic.

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This New Sunscreen Helped Fade My Dark Spots In A Flash

But is it worth the $168 price tag?

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I Declare This The Most Moisturizing Lipstick Of All Time

Intense color and a surge of hydration.

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This New Clean Mascara Just Became My Holy Grail For Full Lifted Lashes

Meet, Beautycounter's Think Big All-in-One Mascara.

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This New Blue Tansy Cream Eliminated My Blackheads & Left me Glowing

It’s the ideal moisturizer to close out summer.


The Truth About Vitamin D Deficiency & Sunscreen Might Surprise You

Here's the *real* tea.


This $7 Pantry Staple Is My Secret To A Frizz-Free Head Of Hair

It’s a beauty industry must-have.

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My Honest Review Of Volo Beauty's Volo Go Cordless Dryer

Can you get salon-quality blowout in under 20 minutes?

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What Happened When I Tried Pai's New Inky Black Carbon Star Facial Oil

The intense color isn't the only thing that’s noteworthy.