IPSY Glam Bag for October: Review, Pics, Swatches!

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    This month’s IPSY bag theme is Candy Glam. What does that mean? Your guess is as good as mine and I don’t think IPSY knows the answer either. None of the products are similar to candy or even colorful. Whatevs I like what’s in the bag and that’s what matters. Ipsy is a monthly […]

Top 10 Colored Eyeliners–That Aren’t Black or Brown!

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  This subject is close to my heart, or er…my eyes! As an over 40 woman, I don’t wear a lot of bright eye shadows; neutral are my thang. That doesn’t mean however, that I have to look boring or sacrifice embracing the trends. I’ve found the the best way to spice my makeup wardrobe […]

Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Collection: Corals to Crush Over!

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  My first experience with the Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Collection was amazing so when I got my last Nordstrom Note ($20 off), I used it toward more Charlotte Tilbury products. I purchased another Cheek to Chic Swish and Pop Blush, this time in the shade Ecstasy ($40). The texture is incredibly soft and finely milled, […]

Butter LONDON Brick Lane Fall 2014 Collection!

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    The Butter LONDON Brick Lane Collection screams FALL! It has rich reds, royal purples, a pretty pumpkin and lots more! I know I’m a bit reporting on this collection (it hit shelves in July) but I’m kind of glad I did because I took advantage of the 2-for-1 sale at Ulta Beauty last […]

Lip Balm Smack Down: Too Faced La Creme Lip Balms vs. Fresh Sugar Lip Treatments

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Now that fall is approaching, I need to start thinking how I’m going to avoid those chapped lips that plague me every fall and winter. To prevent  dry, cracked lips, I turn to a lip balm vs. a lipstick in the cold weather. For those of you that prefer a lip balm to a lipstick […]

Top 10 Makeup Brushes!

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We’ve talked about  good brushes vs. the crap that comes with most makeup many times on this blog. Yes, even high-end brands sometimes fall short in the quality of their brushes. You can spend a small fortune on high quality, custom designed brushes and many bloggers and makeup fanatics do just that. I  prefer to […]

Introducing the Charlotte Tibury Makeup Collection!

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    Charlotte Tilbury has worked in the British beauty and fashion industry as a celebrity makeup artist for over 20 years. She has a reputation for transforming ordinary beauties into supermodel stunners. She has her own line of cosmetics that will make it’s US debut next month! The line has a range of ‘Treat & […]

Makeup Wars $30 Face of the Day Challenge!

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This week our makeup warriors are presented with the challenge of creating a full face of makeup for only $30. Drugstore makeup has really evolved in the past few years so that is where I concentrated my shopping efforts. With only $30 to spend, I did have to skip face and  eye shadow primer, but […]