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Summer Beauty Essentials

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Today I have a guest post from model and actress Emma J (who you also see in the photos). Thanks Emma for the post! Be sure to follower her here: www.twitter.com/@emmajactress and also check out her blog here: http://www.my-style-blog.com/ With sizzling temperatures in NY (and my native London) I have found my skin requires a […]

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Makeup Wars Summer Eye Look

For this Makeup Wars, I did a summer eye look using my new Tarte Aqualilies  palette, a gorgeous collection waterproof makeup in neutral shades.  I still need to swatch and review it, so watch for that coming soon. I was headed out for an outdoor beer tasting festival and figured an eye look with some […]

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Makeup Wars, Holiday Party Look With Bare Minerals Star Treatment

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This week we take on holiday party looks!  I tried out my new Bare Minerals Star Treatment Set and a Gold Make Up For Ever Eyeliner for my husband’s holiday work party. The Bare Minerals set has eight perfect shades for shimmery metallic party looks. The color payoff in this palette is also amazing!   Here are […]

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End of the World Beauty

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Is your beauty routine ready for the Mayan Apocalypse? Keep hair up to date thought the end of the world with Vinegar! Prep your eyes and add some pretty camo with the Urban Decay Vice Palette. Everyone will need some Secret Camoflage! Try this one from Laura Mercier. With the earth burning up, a quality […]

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Out On The Town With Mary Kay

A few weeks ago, I posted about Mary Kay fall trends and did a look using Mary Kay makeup for a video. You can see that here: [add link to previous post here]. Tonight I put on my Mary Kay face for dinner out at the casino. My husband snapped this photo of me while […]

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Makeup Wars: Halloween Manicure Epic Fail!

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OK, so I am not a nail polish blogger for a reason. I really am terrible at nail art! But, I figured I would give it a go for the Makeup Wars Halloween Manicure topic. What you see below isn’t pretty. I partly blame myself, but mostly I think the kit I bought is not […]

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Makeup Wars Fall Makeup Look

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This week Makeup Wars looks toward fall. Yes, unfortunately summer is over, but that also means that we can break out the pretty plums and purples for fall. I love those types of shades! For my fall makeup look, I pulled together a look using the Smashbox Master Class Palette and the MAC Azealea Banks […]

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Seventeen Ultimate Guide To Beauty Review

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The Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty is a very visual book with just about everything you need to create great hair, beauty, and makeup looks for school, dates, parties, or just about any other occasion. This rather hefty book is chock full of images and covers everything from makeup to hair to nails and skincare.  […]

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Home Beauty Tips that Won’t Break Your Bank

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Who says you can’t make yourself beautiful with the help of things you can find inside your home? You see, at this age when the prices of almost everything are skyrocketing like crazy, it’s not a smart move to spend thousands of dollars on purchases and services that are meant to keep yourself looking fresh […]

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Makeup Looks for Summer Festivals and Parties

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Summertime has come again and that means fun in the sun. It’s time for parties and summer festivals–whether at the beach, a pool party, or a backyard barbeque. Planning your look for these events is easy with the right tools, proper makeup, and advice. Waterproof Makeup Waterproof makeup is essential for summer events that take […]