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Makeup Wars Favorite Palettes

LORAC Pro Palettes

Today Makeup Wars looks at our favorite palettes. I am a palette addict. I have tons of them, and trying for all my favorites is pretty hard. So I decided to focus on four and they are all from the same brand: LORAC. Then I have a few honorable mentions because I just can’t help […]

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The Thirty Dollar Face

Thirty Dollar Challenge Makeup Look

Way back, Makeup Wars did the $20 Face Challenge. Now we are back with a bit of inflation built in, doing the $30 Face Challenge! I went shopping at Meijer for my products. I find that Meijer usually has a good selection of super affordable brands such as NYC and Wet and Wild, plus they […]

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Makeup Wars Best Illuminizers

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Makeup Wars this week looks at our favorite illuninizers. I have several that I totally adore. Here they are. (1) Prescriptives Magic Powder I have been using Prescriptives Magic for many, many years.  This powder reflects back light and blurs the appearance of fine lines. It feels like it has water in it when you […]

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Makeup Wars DIY Edition, How to Make Your Own Nail Polish

DIY Glitter Nail Polish

This week’s Makeup Wars is one I am pretty excited about. It is all do it yourself, aka DIY, beauty items! I had been meaning to write about my experiments with making nail polish, and this presented a great opportunity to do so. There are several ways you can make your own polish, ranging from super […]

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Makeup Wars: Lip Rescues

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This week, Makeup Wars looks at our favorite lip rescues and treatments.  I’m a lip product addict, mainly of balms. I have lip balm on my bed, lip balm in my pocket, lip balm in my purse, lip balm on the counter, and lip balm on the side table. That last location is bad since […]

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Makeup Wars: Favorite Indie Brands

Darling Girl Eye Shadow

There are numerous indie cosmetic and beauty brands. This week, Makeup Wars looks at our favorites. I have three favorites that I am sharing for this makeup wars. You can see more at the links that I give here for them. First is Darling Girl (link is to my previous review). Which is my favorite for […]

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Makeup Wars Holiday Wishlist

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This week, Makeup Wars looks at our holiday wish lists. Here are seven items I am coveting. MARC JACOBS Lovemarc Collection: A collection of the Marc Jacobs lipsticks. OLE HENRIKSEN, Ole La La Glow From Head To Toe Blockbuster Set: I love Sheer Transformation, so this would be a great way to try more related […]

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Makeup Wars Favorite Brands: Dior

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Makeup Wars is looking at our favorite brands. I chose Dior for a couple of reasons. First, they are consistently high quality. I can buy just about any Dior color cosmetic product and trust that it will be top notch. Second, they have lovely packaging. Dior palettes are always gorgeous. Third, they put out some […]

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Makeup Wars, Favorite Fall Manicure

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My favorite fall manicure is an oldie. This is OPI Lincoln Park After Dark Suede. I  don’t think you can still get this particular polish in Suede, but you can still get the same look without it. I will tell you how. Lincoln Park After Dark is one of my all time favorite OPI shades. […]

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Makeup Wars: Favorite Cruelty Free Cosmetics

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  This week Makeup Wars looks at cruelty free cosmetics. These items are not tested on animals, nor are they sold in countries that do animal testing. Here are my three favorite cruelty free brands across three price points, affordable, medium, and medium-high. (1) NYX NYX is my favorite affordable cruelty free brand. The products […]

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