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How to Apply Eye Makeup

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As part of our back to basics series, here are some tips on applying eye makeup. Most women know that achieving that natural eye-popping look requires a good deal of patience, experience and knowledge. Whether you are applying cosmetics for a day at the office or for a night on the town, some basic eye […]

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Make Up For Green Eyes

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Want your green eyes to turn heads green with envy? It’s all in the make up. Not your DNA make up, but your new collection of make up for green eyes.  Choosing a palette that brings out your own unique green is all about choosing the right eyeshadow shades, mascara, and eyeliner to make your […]

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The Best Make Up For Hazel Eyes

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Some are blessed with a unique hazel eye color, making it difficult to know what makeup works best. The color can range from green to gray and light brown depending on what you are wearing and is altered by makeup shades, Below are tips on makeup on the best make up for hazel eyes. Buying […]

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The Best Make Up For Blue Eyes

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Your eyes are one of the very first things a person notices about you. If your eyes are blue, you are fortunate to be able to pull off a vast array of amazing color choices when it comes to eye make up. Choosing the best colors for eye make up for blue eyes can help […]

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Flying with Makeup and Cosmetics in Carryon Luggage

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In honor of being trapped in Detroit this week because of problems with a Delta Airlines plane, I bring you this post on traveling  with makeup in your carry on luggage. You can also read the TSA rules here.  When I set out on my trip, I decided to take only carry on luggage to […]

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Fiberwig, The Best Tubing Mascara

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If you like tubing mascaras such as Blinc Kiss Me or Kevyn Aucoin Mascara (links are to previous reviews) you owe it to yourself to try d.j.v. beautenizer Fiberwig Mascara. Fiberwig is a Japanese mascara that is just now available in the United States through Sephora. However, I first came across it by ordering it […]

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MAC Haute and Naughty Mascara

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MAC Haute and Naughty Mascara is a single brush mascara that has two caps. Open it with the lower cap for a wider opening, which will load the brush more and allow for thicker, longer lashes.  Open the top cap, and the opening becomes smaller and the brush is wiped more clean. This allows for […]

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Hello Kitty For Etude House!

This is a must have! Hailing from South Korea, Etude House is one of my favorite, but fairly hard to get cosmetic brands. Well, they now have a line of mini Hello Kitty items and, being a fan of Sanrio and all things cute, I must have them! I am definitely getting a balm, gloss, […]

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New MAC Opulash Mascara

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MAC has a new mascara that, for now, is available exclusively at Nordstrom: MAC Opulash Mascara. However, it will be available in MAC stores down the road a bit (mid-May if I remember right). MAC Opulash is a big brush mascara that does it all: Volumizes, defines, and curls. The brush is almost straight, but […]

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Sephora Atomic Volume Mascara

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I love the brush on Sephora Atomic Volume Mascara. The rubber brush has a bit of a concave curve to it and the bristles are wider apart than are often seen on rubber brushes. The effect is some great length with good definition. Interestingly, this mascara is branded as a volume mascara, but while it […]