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MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencil Swatches & Review

By on April 18, 2014
in MAC, Makeup, Summer 2014 with 0 Comments

MAC Patent Polish Lip Pencil

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In general, I’m a pretty casual person. As much as I savor the opportunity to get dressed up, my work-from-home life means I spend the majority of my time in yoga pants. When we go out in the evening, it’s usually low-key so my everyday makeup routine is pretty minimal; see my 5-Minute Face.

Which is why these new MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils are perfect for my lifestyle. They combine the lightweight coverage and ease of application of a lip gloss with the creaminess and subtle sheen of a MAC Lustre Lipstick (my fave formulation). Since its arrival a couple weeks ago, Patentpolish has taken up permanent residence in my bag.
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Urban Beauty United Brushes And Tools Are Coming To The USA

By on March 21, 2014
in Makeup with 2 Comments
Urban Beauty United Tools - Minnie Me's Tweezers and Blender Baby Sponge

Urban Beauty United Tools – Minnie Me’s Tweezers and Blender Baby Sponge

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Every time I visit Sephora or ULTA, I find myself perusing the brush and tool aisle, trying to rationalize why I need a specific brush, to go along with my 30+ brushes at home, or yet another pair of tweezers. I swear, they’re like the missing socks of beauty. Mine constantly disappear.

9 times out of 10, I leave tool-land empty-handed because I can’t justify the price when nail polish falls much higher on my hierarchy of needs. Enter, Urban Beauty United, a new-to-the-US line of affordable brushes and tools that include your everyday basics plus some standout items.

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Top 10 Radiant Orchid Beauty Products for Spring 2014

Radiant Orchid Makeup and Beauty Products

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Every year when Pantone announces the Color of the Year, I get excited to see all the new beauty products and accessories start rolling out. Obviously, this green lover hit the mother lode when Emerald was selected last year.

For 2014, the color is Radiant Orchid, a warm, pink-y purple. Even though we’re barely into 2014, there are a number of great makeup options to help you adopt the trend. Now, warm purples aren’t usually my jam so I loved the challenge of finding ten wearable items, in the it color of 2014, for the latest edition of Top Ten Tuesday.
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Top Ten Tuesday – My Favorite Red Lipsticks

Top 10 Best Red Lipsticks

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Even though I’m known for my general distaste for red nail polish, I adore a red lip. It takes a lot of effort to create a perfect red pout but it’s so worth it. When done right, it can light up your whole face.

Since my eyes are not perfectly almond nor round, they’re somewhere in between, I tend to play up my rather voluminous lips when it comes to my makeup routine. And nothing makes me feel more glamorous than a strong, red lip. So in this edition of Top Ten Tuesday I bring you my Favorite Red Lipsticks

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Guest Post – A Spring Eye Makeup Tutorial by Brooke from Blushing Noir

By on January 23, 2014
in Chanel, Makeup with 8 Comments

Chanel Spring 2014 Eye Makeup Tutorial 1

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Even though I’ve been friends with Brooke from Blushing Noir for a while now, I didn’t actually meet her until last October when we went #Nailgating at the Browns vs Steelers game and I instantly fell in like with her sassy, spunky personality. Though she’s a terrible enabler and I fear the day we hit the Saks beauty department together. Actually, my wallet does.

One of the things I admire about Brooke as a beauty girl is her eye shadow blending skill. Like the black and gold eye she created for the game was GORGEOUS. So when I asked her to contribute a guest post, I requested she show me a new spring eye look and she hit it out of the park. Check it!
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