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MAC 167SH Brush, Review

13 Aug

Makeup trends come and go, but a good brush always has a place in your collection.

I picked up this little guy (no seriously, it’s little) on a whim.  I knew I didn’t need another powder brush, but the limited edition siren was going off in my head.  I didn’t want to miss out on something that could potentially be wonderful!  So, did they little guy disappoint? Continue reading

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Friday Favorites: Bobbi Brown Eyeshadow in Ivory

10 Aug

You did it, you got through the week!  Have you guys been watching the Olympics?  Seriously, Olympians are amazing.  I watched pole vaulting for the first time and let me tell you:  Mind. Blown.

Something else that blows my mind?  This eyeshadow from Bobbi Brown!

That’s why it’s today’s Friday Favorite!  Why?  Well, just keep readin, why don’t ya?  
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Blushing with Bobbi Brown

30 Jul

Me:  “I got this really pretty blush from Bobbi Brown!”

Significant other:  “… he makes makeup?”

Me:  *rolls eyes*  Yes, the lead singer of New Edition is into the high-end cosmetics business.  That makes perfect sense.

Silly boyfriend talk aside, the makeup artist Bobbi (with an i) Brown makes some amazing products.  This blush is no exception.

A bright matte pink that isn’t powdery and wears all day?  That’s crazy talk! Continue reading

Friday Favorite: Zum Soap

27 Jul

You did it, you made it to the end of the week!  *high five*  

Today’s Friday Favorite is what’s been keeping my body squeaky clean for the past month!  Bonus?  It’s au naturel!
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Happy Feet with Lush

26 Jul

I’m pretty rough on my feet.  I shove them in high heels every day and just tell them to deal with it.  You can imagine my delight when I came across this cute little set at Lush with products all geared toward my poor feetsies.

I decided to give them some pampering (before I shove them back into a stiletto).

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How To Make Your Own Hand Lotion

10 Jul

I used to be obsessed with the $30 L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream until I discovered, I can make my own hand cream at home!

But wait, won’t that require lots of time and weird ingredients that I have to go to a hippie store to find?

Nope.  This hand cream requires ingredients that you can find at your local drugstore.  And the best part?  It’s fabulous.

3 simple ingredients, 1 effective moisturizer.  Check it out! 
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Makeup Geek Eyeshadow, Color Expansion Kit

7 Jun

As a product junkie, I’ve tried just about every eyeshadow out on the market.  Also, I can find at least one thing wrong with every single product that I try.  While some eyeshadows may be duds all together, some may be the best thing EVER but the price tag is sky-high.  Will there ever be THE perfect eyeshadow?  Great quality WITH an affordable price?

I stand (er, sit and type) here before you today to share, ladies and gents, the best eyeshadow that I’ve ever used.

What’s so great about it?  Read on, my friends… Continue reading

Get Comfortable with Wet ‘n’ Wild

14 Feb

Hey!  Do you want to see my current obsession?

The best part about it?  It costs 5 bucks!   Continue reading

Battle of the MAC Concealers

8 Feb

There are billions upon jillions concealers out on the market, it’s hard to know which ones are going to work the best for you.  MAC has a legendary reputation in the make up world and it’s assumed that they make quality products.  Today, the topic is their concealers in:

BATTLE OF THE MAC CONCEALERS

Who will win?  Continue reading

Two Favorite Pink MAC Lipsticks

31 Jan

MAC Lipstick and I go way back… I remember my first one.  It was Russian Red and I got it to wear to my senior prom.  It was one of the first “expensive” (aka, non-drugstore) cosmetics purchases that I had ever made.  I remember thinking how iconic the packaging looked, with its simplistic black tube.  I even made sure to apply only when other people around so they would have the opportunity to ask about my new fancy lipstick.

Not much has changed since then, I still love my MAC lipsticks and still choose the colors that I buy very carefully.  Check out my two favorite (carefully chosen) pinks!

Which ones are they?   Continue reading

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