Beauty

How 2020 Has Shaped My Beauty Spending Habits

2020 has been a wild ride thus far hasn’t it? I often feel like in the space of six, short months we have packed in a lifetime of experience, lessons and sleepless nights. Like most, financially – due to currently being in a phase of lockdown – I have all but been forced to be more considered with my day-to-day…

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5 Things I’ve Been Loving Lately

1. The purples in the new Urban Decay Ultraviolet Palette! I shall embark upon wearing each and every one of the purples in this $49 palette, which is out now with 12 powder eyeshadows, as smoky liners along my upper lash line, coupled with one of the matte neutrals on my lids. 😁 2. Maxi dresses Stay cool and fashionable!…

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Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 633

So…what is the Monday Poll? Excellent question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll, like with little clicky buttons. It’s just a list of five more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past quadrillion years (since 2007). I love reading your answers, and it helps me get my week…

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Saturday Surfing, June 27th, 2020

Happy Saturday, my friend! If you need me, I’ll be here in my corner greedily scarfing down lychees before anyone else gets their paws on ’em. Kidding! I’m always happy to share. 🙂 You’ll have to peel your own, though. If Cookie Monster gets to be the monster of all cookies, I would like to be the monster of all…

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Do You Read Makeup Books?

Because it’s so easy to fire up a video makeup tutorial, sometimes I forget about good ol’-fashioned makeup books. I have quite a few and look through them often (but not as much as I used to before YouTube was a thing). A couple that I think are super helpful are by makeup artist Robert Jones. Makeup Makeovers in 5,…

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