The arsenal of makeup brushes… Which ones to buy? Do you really need them? And if you do, what kinds of brushes are worth the money – natural or synthetic? I’ve been asked these questions so many times, that I decided to clear up the confusion once and for all.
Usually the makeup application
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I found out about this product last week, and was anxious to try it. According to the manufacturer, the lotion forms a protective shield by bonding with the outer layer of the skin to keep irritants and pollutants out, and to work together with the skin to enhance it’s natural protective abilities. It’s 93%
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New colors, new textures, new season… Here are a few options to update your makeup collection for the upcoming spring season.
Yves Saint Laurent
From left to right:
Ombres 5 Lumieres Eye Shadow Palette ($56) – with these eye shadows YSL offers a graduated approach to makeup. You can wear each one alone
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“She wore eye makeup and her hair was fuller, like a lion’s mane. She still looked every inch the lady, but she was exciting now”. Jacqueline Susan, Valley of the Dolls
Not so long ago I was involved in a rather strange discussion about makeup and lying. It all started with a true
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Has anybody ever gone to buy something at the cosmetics counter and got caught up in an argument so intense, that other shoppers started to form an amphitheater around you to enjoy the show? I am taking a liberty to assume that for the majority of people reading this post the answer is “no”.
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My latest discovery – blue eyeliner. Not that I haven’t heard of it or never seen it in stores before, just haven’t been brave enough to apply it on my eyes since the sweet age of 16. The idea to try the color again came to me in a very unexpected way: one
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I’ve tried more mascaras in my life than I can count, from luxury to drugstore brands, but I always come back to these three favorites:
Lancôme L’EXTRÊME Instant Extensions Lengthening Mascara ($24.50)
I’m more into volumizing mascaras, because my lashes are pretty long, but very fine. What I like about this lengthening formula, is
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“Darling, the legs aren’t so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.” Marlene Dietrich
I was never a big fan of plastic surgeries, especially when people drastically change their appearances to look “better”. My thoughts are that a person can easily loose his or her personality and a bit
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