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The Best Face Powders

Finding the best face powder can be a bit tricky. There are plenty of good ones, but there are also plenty that are so full of talc and fillers that they look chalky or pasty, especially in the cheaper brands. The below article, syndicated from Total Beauty, has their reader’s favorites. I’m actually not a […]

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The Best Hand Creams

I am almost as addicted to hand cream as I am to lip balm. I also am always searching for the best hand cream. The article below, syndicated from Total Beauty includes a couple of my old standbys in Kiehl’s, Eucerine, and Aveeno hand creams and then also includes a number of top hand creams […]

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Contest! Enter to Win CoverGirl Cosmetics and a Macy’s Gift Card

There are a couple of good holiday sweepstakes going on. The featured contest below is syndicated from Total Beauty. Click on through to their site to enter. Another nice contest is being run by Nordstrom. Here is the information and  link:  Create a holiday wish list and you could win a $2,000 shopping spree from […]

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The Best Dry Shampoo (And The Worst)

Dry shampoo is something that I lack experience with, yet I have been asked on several occasions what the best dry shampoo is.  So,  I decided to run this article syndicated from Total Beauty on the best and worst dry shampoos. If you are curious about a dry shampoo or want to find the top […]

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The Best Leave In Hair Conditioners

I am quite a fan of leave in conditioners. The best conditioners tend to detangle well,  protect the hair from heat styling, and leave your hair feeling soft and looking smooth and silky. My personal favorite is Schwarzkoph Bonacure Moisture Kick Spray Conditioner (link is to previous review). I use that one regularly and have […]

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The Worst Drugstore Makeup

I have been working for awhile on a series about the best drugstore makeup. So far, I have written on the Best Drugstore Eye Shadow and Best Drugstore Blush. In the works are features on lip products, foundation, powder, overall brand etc. Also popular has been the syndicated posts on the Best Drugstore Mascara and […]

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Find The Best Deep Conditioner For Your Hair

I am a big deep conditioner fan. If you have color treated hair or dry hair, deep conditioning once a week or so can make all the difference in getting smooth silky hair. The article below, syndicated from Total Beauty, provides some great information on the best deep conditioners based on their reader’s rankings. A […]

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DIY Beauty Products and Recipes

I love do it yourself beauty. At some point I plan to launch a line a lip balms and scrubs over on Girl Gloss, but that is a bit in the future. I also had quite a bit of fun with the Bramble and Berry Mineral Makeup Kit (link is to previous review). Making your […]

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The Best Makeup Brushes and Tools

I particularly like this article, syndicated from Total Beauty, on the best makeup brushes and beauty tools. It has a good selection of good makeup brushes and other makeup tools and includes the smashbox eyeliner brush, which is hands down my favorite. I love the angle on it.  It also includes the Shu Uemura Eyelash […]

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The Best and Worst of Chanel

This is an interesting article syndicated from Total Beauty. I have loved everything I ever tried from Chanel, including Chanel Sublimage, the first item listed as the worst Chanel product in the article—actually it appears to be the only item on the worst list.  I agree however, that it is awfully expensive for what it […]