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The Beauty Buzz Team



There’s always something exciting showing up on What’s Up? Media’s doorstep—from the latest hair and skin care products to the best cosmetics on the market. Here, we present items tried and tested by staff and readers alike so you know What’s Up? in the world of beauty and beyond.

Does your salon/spa have a product to review? Send us an email at bnewell@whatsupmag.com.



 

Cathy Belcher

Name: Cathy Belcher
Age: 64
Location: Edgewater
Favorite brands: Maybelline, L'Oréal, and Revlon
Desert island item: Mascara
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Ashtyn Williams

Name: Ashtyn Williams
Age: 24
Location: Pasadena
Favorite brands: Redken
Desert island item: Foundation
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Valerie Smith

Name: Valerie Smith
Age: 46
Location: Severna Park
Favorite brands: Dermalogica, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, and Essie
Desert island item: Sunscreen!





 

Gina Roter

Name: Gina Roter
Age: 59
Location: Severna Park
Favorite brands: Trish McEvoy, Clinique, and Neutrogena
Desert island item: Mascara
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Charlene Marcum

Name: Charlene Marcum
Age: 60
Location: Easton
Favorite brands: Lancôme and Tatcha
Desert island item: Mascara
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Name: Nina Rodgers
Age: 35
Location: Crofton
Favorite brands: Bare Minerals, IT Cosmetics, and Clinique
Desert Island item: Carmex lip balm
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Kristen Porter

Name: Kristen Porter
Age: 50
Location: Annapolis
Favorite brands: MAC Cosmetics and L'Oréal
Desert island item: Lip gloss
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Lee Norwood

Name: Lee Norwood
Age: 46
Location: Severna Park
Favorite brands: Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Laura Mercier, and Maybelline
Desert island item: Mascara
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Lorna "B" Leone

Name: Lorna “B” Leone
Age: 67
Location: Stevensville
Favorite brands: Anastasia and Chanel
Desert island item: Sunscreen
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Lisa Gotto

Name: Lisa Gotto
Age: 53
Location: Annapolis
Favorite brands: Laura Mercier, Jan Marino, Olay, Arbonne
Desert island item: Make Up For Ever's Pro Finish Multi-Use Powder Foundation
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