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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 Urban Decay Giveaway!

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Makeup Wars is looking at our favorites from Urban Decay and giving away 11 fabulous shades and palettes! See the end of the post for more on the giveaway. Here is my current Urban Decay wish list if I made my own four-pan palette. You can get these at Sephora or the Urban Decay website. [...]

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Drugstore Glam Makeup Look

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This is a fun group project. Some beauty bloggers got together to each create a drugstore glam makeup look. Now, I admit that I’m not glam dressed at all! I have on a white T-shirt and jeans, but I love this makeup look for either a casual or a glam look. They key I think [...]

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Serenity + Scott Makeup Look

Serenity + Scott Makeup Look and Swatches

The biggest find for me at The Makeup Show Chicago were items from Serenity + Scott. This relatively new company puts out quality shadows and has some prepacked very attractive palettes.  Fellow blogger Jessika from Polish Insomniac and I went nuts over them and we bought identical palettes! We also had a chance to meet the [...]

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Sponsored Spring and Summer Beauty from MGM Grand

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I love Las Vegas. In fact, I am scheduled to go there next week for a blogging conference. While I’m at it, I’ll hopefully get to spend some time visiting the strip with its huge resorts and casinos, such as the MGM Grand. Something that people tend to not always think about is that the [...]

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Seven Top Double Duty Beauty Products

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  Choosing double duty products can be a great way to save both time and money. I tend to try to seek out these types of things! Here are seven of my favorite double duty items. Seven Top Double Duty Beauty Products Missha M BB cream: This is one of my favorite BB creams. A [...]

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How To Make Cream Blush and Eyeshadow With Vaseline Jelly

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Plenty of people think of Vaseline as something used to protect a baby’s skin, but did you know of all of the beauty uses for it as well? I love to use Vaseline to soften my feet and hands, and I use it to protect my feet from blisters, both when running and when wearing [...]

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Beauty on a Budget, Top 10 Items Under $10

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This Top Ten Tuesday focuses on the best beauty products for under $10.  I grabbed some of my indie and drugstore favorites, did a look, and also wrote up a few details for you. Below is a look I did using most of the  products in the collage. I put an asterisk by those that [...]

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MAC Indulge Fall Collection 2013

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MAC Cosmetics Indulge fall collection has nice mix of the typical shades for fall, with some deep purples, golds and  neutral hues. If you are jumping on the antique gold trend for fall, there are several items in the Indulge collection that will appeal to you. Personally, I am most interested in the purple nail [...]

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Top Ten Cream Cosmetics

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  What are beauty bloggers’ the favorite cream cosmetics? Find out in this Tuesday Top Ten! Here are my top ten cream cosmetics. These are in no particular order. I love them all equally! Smashbox Limitless 15 Hour Wear Cream Eye Shadow: this really does wear and wear. Make Up for Ever Aqua Cream: Absolutely [...]

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