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Makeup for Beginners, Vol. 2: Foundation

15 Aug

There are thousands upon thousands of makeup foundations out on the market.  Some claiming to “brighten and tighten” the skin.  Some even claim to take 10 years off of your appearance!

Can one product really do all that?  Well, it comes down to the age-old saying, “if it sounds too good to be true, than it probably is.”  Foundation can’t do the same thing that surgery can.  However, that’s not to say it doesn’t serve a purpose.  It can improve your appearance and even help protect your skin.   Continue reading


Makeup for Beginners, Vol. 1: Primer

8 Aug

As a makeup junkie, I tend to get caught up in the cosmetic world.  If you are new to makeup or just want to spruce up your beauty regimen, it’s hard to know where to start.  Beauty blogs are a great resource but may be intimidating to the “average” reader.  That’s where my new series comes in:

We are going to start with the basics!  First up, primer!
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Oxygen WOW! Benefit’s New Foundation

8 May

I waited a long time for this foundation came out, I was one of the first in line to purchase it when it finally came to Ulta!  Was it worth the hype?

Let’s check it out! Continue reading

Ulta Haul, April 2012

11 Apr


New goodies! Ulta is having a 20% off sale until Sunday! Will you be hauling anything?

2 Easy Ways to Achieve Instant Makeup Perfection

2 Mar

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Three Secrets For Model Perfect Skin

17 Feb

Click image to read article.

Speaking of perfect skin, check out the latest from NARS!

What do ya think?  Are you a TM kinda gal?  I have Laura Mercier’s, I use it a lot in the summer time, not so much in the winter.

And FINALLY, it’s here!

I’ll be purchasing when it get to Sephora or Ulta stores (Ulta says it will be in stores March 4th).

Do you have any secrets for flawless skin?

How To Create a Beautiful Bronzed Glow

7 Feb

I love that Benefit has this on their website, very helpful product comparisons.

3 Foundations That I’ve Got My Eye On

4 Feb

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The Benefit looks the most appealing, it’s suppose to be medium-light coverage.  I’ve read mixed reviews on Tarte’s, but I think it might suit my oily skin when I want a full coverage foundation.

Are there any of these that you’re interested in?


Fancy Pansy Purple Eyeshadow

2 Jan

Happy Monday!  The holiday season is officially over.  Bummer.  However, I’m looking forward to the summer time!  I love hot weather!

My craving for summer weather has transitioned over into my make-up… that’s when I came across this lavender gem:

It’s Benefit Velvet Eyeshadow in the color Fancy Pancy.  One of the best eyeshadows I’ve ever used.  Check it out! Continue reading

December Birchbox, 2011

29 Dec

My December Birchbox came late, but it finally arrived yesterday.  There were some shipping errors and yada yada yah… I’m not even really upset that it was late.  But alas, here it is my friends.  Behold the Birchbox and all of it’s glory.

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