Beauty

Do “The Double Purple”

I’m 100% on board for coffee and gunmetal eyeliners (they’re workhorses, for sure), but sometimes you want — no, you NEED! — to wear something besides the usual, and that’s when something I like to call “The Double Purple” comes into play. By adding a gorgeous violet gradient to your lower lash lines, you can incorporate a colorful complexity in…

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Bath and Body Works Candles in the UK!

Forget “Hot Girl Summer” it’s about to become “Sweater Weather” and that means it’s time to scent every corner of your home with a flickering candle or two. Now like most people of a basic disposition (I wear it as a badge of honour), I am more than partial to a Bath and Body Works Candle or ten. I kid…

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Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 594

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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Revisiting My Fragrant Youth

Highschool was an odd time wasn’t it? You reach the ripe ol’ age of 13, adulthood beckons (or so you think) and suddenly there’s no telling you nothing; you have your very own bus pass and a scientific calculator. Watch out world, there’s no problem you can’t solve nor place you can’t discover (well as long as it is accessible…

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Saturday Surfing, September 28, 2019

Happy Caturday, my friend. You know that all is well in the world when you walk into a HomeGoods and see a plethora of cat lady mugs 🤗😸☕ on the shelves near the cash registers. (This is an important signal.) One could build an entire collection of kitty-themed mugs based solely on quick jaunts to HomeGoods. (Ha ha ha, is…

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Highs and Lows, Vol. 1

Highs and lows. I got the idea for this post from a moms group meeting I went to this week. At the end of the meeting, everyone went around the table sharing their highs and lows for the week, and I liked the idea so much that I’m “borrowing” it for MBB — except this one has a beauty-related section.…

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