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Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Stained Gloss Review

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Stained Gloss

To be honest, I’m not a huge lip gloss fan. I like my lip color the way I like most things: rich, long lasting, and mess free. Unlike most glosses, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Stained Gloss leaves lips with a saturated pigment for up to three hours, and it’s moisturizing but not sticky. Best of all, this upscale cult favorite lip tar is on major sale right now in an unlikely place. Advertisements…

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The Best Smokey Eye Palette Under $20

Topshop Smokey Eye Palette

It’s a scientific fact that people appear more attractive to others when the outer edges of their eyes are darkened. Basically, the smokey eye has proven to be the sexiest look eye makeup can muster. So if you’re wondering what holiday beauty look to try next, this is it. Smokey eye palettes tend to be expensive because they typically require a minimum of four colors, BUT there is one that is not only easy to use, it’s costs less than…

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Benefit Cosmetics ka-BROW! Cream-Gel Eyebrow Color Vs Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel

Benefit Cosmetics ka-BROW! Cream-Gel Eyebrow Color Vs Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel

Happy Makeup Monday! We need to talk about brows, now. Having long been a former Anastasia Diprow user turned Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel convert, I knew I needed to try the new key-BROW! Cream-Gel Eyebrow Color. I had recently referred a friend to Gimme Brow, and the olive skinned big brow loving beauty reported back that the only drawback was that the gel was not as bold as she would like. Truly the only downside is that…

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5 Best Winter Beauty Buys For Your Sephora Coupon

Sephora is now running their VIB Rouge promotion, which gives VIB Rouge members 20% off everything with code 20ROUGE. This means the promo code for VIB members will be released any day now (VIB sign up is fast and free and well worth the perks). The timing couldn’t be more perfect since it’s time to winterize our beauty bags. Read on to shop my picks for the 5 best winter beauty buys for your Sephora coupon!…

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The Best Temporary Haircolor + A Giveaway

SEAFOAM Blue Ombre Mermaid Hair

If you’ve ever contemplated a drastic hair color change, read on because I have found the best temporary hair color. Whether you’re changing your look for an event or trying out a dramatic hue before fully committing, you need to try HairChalk! Before going permanently turquoise, I tried nearly every temporary brand only to find that the color either faded immediately and was hard to apply, or it was not truly temporary and stained my strands the wrong color. So…

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Boot Making Class In Brooklyn

I recently decided to spend a good chunk of my vacation time fulfilling a longtime dream to learn how to make boots by hand, old school cobbler-style. A few years back I found a boot making class in Brooklyn, How To Make Boots From Your Garage, that teaches the method I wanted to learn: the lasting method. I had been dragging my feet waiting for the right time to spring for a week-long course where I’d make a pair of boots…

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Spring Cleansing With Jus By Julie

After the deviled eggs and chocolate eggs, my body needed a break post Easter. However, my usual three to five day spring juice cleanse would have to wait since I am still the source of my son’s milk. There couldn’t have been a better time to try Jus by Julie’s one day cleanse. Not only is this juice cleanse safe, it is also feasible for a nursing mama and anyone else who gets straight up hangry. I typically do a…

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Marc Jacobs Contour & Glow

Marc Jacobs Beauty Contour and Glow Brush Collection

Replacing your makeup brushes is the beauty equivalent of getting a teeth cleaning. You know you need to do it but you put it off, even though you know you’ll feel amazing and so fresh afterward. The holiday season is the best time to replace your brushes, as beauty brands tend to release some of their most luxe tools at a discount. If new brushes are at the top of your wish list or you know a beauty buff in…

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The Best Everyday Lipstick Color

Having been a bold lip or barely there gloss kind of girl, I’ve never been interested in neutral lipstick colors. Part of this stemmed from my belief that most “everyday” colors simply didn’t flatter my deep brown skin tone. I was thrilled to receive Marc Jacobs Le Marc Lip Creme Lipstick c/o Marc Jacobs Beauty, until I saw the color: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. It was everything I thought looked bad on my brown-ness: a neutral slightly mauve rose tone.…

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