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Makeup Wars: The Best Waterproof Makeup

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This week, Makeup Wars looks at the best waterproof makeup. I don’t wear a lot of waterproof items, but I do have a few favorites that I particularly like to get out for hot and humid weather. Sweating off your makeup is no fun, so these items are great for avoiding that!   Here are […]

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Urban Decay Glinda and Theodora Palettes

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When I ran the Disney Marathon and Half Marathon a few weeks ago, the new Disney Movie the Great and Powerful OZ was being heavily advertised. I had no idea that Urban Decay was also involved with new palettes inspired  by Glinda and Theodora. I just ordered them, so I will have swatches and a […]

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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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Laura Mercier Smoky Effects Pencil Set Review

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The Laura Mercer Smoky Effects Kohl Eye Pencil Set is a great holiday gift, or perfect as a set of pencils for yourself.  The set includes 8 mini eye liner pencils in popular shades. The mini Kohl pencils are soft and apply nicely. They also are rather cute! Below are swatches of the eight pencils […]

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Three Great Eye Makeup Tips for Any Photo Shoot

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Want to look fabulous for a photo shoot?  Focus on the eyes to stand out from the average portrait! Seek eyes that  look natural, but still defined: Use a wet angled eye shadow brush like MAC’s 266 dipped in dark brown eyeshadow (Darkhorse by Urban Decay, in the Naked Palette, has a nice deep shimmer […]

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Get The Look: Affordable Dramatic Purple Eye Look

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  Get this dramatic purple eye and berry lip with the following products. L’Oreal HIP Cream Eyeliner in Eggplant: a high pigment rich purple cream liner. Line above and below the eye and line the waterline. L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow in Iced Latte, Perpetual Purple, and Smoldering Plum. These high pigment, long wearing shadows are […]

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Urban Decay Ocho Loco Eye Pencil Swatches Holiday 2012

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Wow, holiday collections are already showing up! Urban Decay just released a gift box set of 8 24/7 eyeliner pencils. I was really interested in the new shades in the set, so I ordered one right away for swatches and a review The Ocho Loco limited edition 24/7 eye pencil set from Urban Decay includes […]

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Urban Decay Ocho Loco Eye Pencil Set

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I just ordered this! The Ocho Loco limited edition 24/7 eye pencil set from Urban Decay has four exclusive shades, plus four favorites and, at $59 for the set, it is a bargain over buying them separately.   I have a few Urban Decay pencils that I adore and they tend tend to be among […]

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Top Eyeliner Tips and Tricks

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The thought of eyeliner can evoke a lot of visual responses. There is Cleopatra with her lavish, smoky eyes drawn out in thick black ink. Then there are the images of the Hollywood starlets from the Golden era, with their thick eyelids and luscious lashes. With such glamorous expectations to live up to, it’s no […]

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CoverGirl Smoky Shadow Blast and Liquiline Blast Swatches

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I’m a sucker for unique packaging, especially if it looks like it will simplify my makeup application. So, I couldn’t resist grabbing a new CoverGirl Smoky Shadow Blast and a matching CoverGirl Liquiline Blast Eyeliner to try and reveiw. CoverGirl Smoky Shadow Blast is a thick two ended shadow pencil and, looking at other reviews, […]

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