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Summer Beauty Do’s and Dont’s

The summer sun is out and the sky is clear. Who doesn’t want to leave her house looking perfectly polished? This is especially true during the summer months when fashions are more revealing and more skin is exposed. Here are a few tips about what to do and what not to do in order to […]

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Makeup Swatches: Elizabeth Arden Tinted Moisturizer

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Elizabeth Arden has a set of new Pure Finish Mineral Tinted Moisturizers.  These tinted mineral makeup moisturizers have SPF 15 protection and give medium coverage. Many, if not most, tinted moisturizers  are very sheer, so it is refreshing to come across ones that actually provide some real coverage, and these are more akin to a […]

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If You Buy Only One Summer Face Product, Make It One Of These! Physicians Formula Healthy Wear.

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As far as I am concerned, this is the must buy product of the summer: Physician’s Formula Healthy Wear!  I absolutely love these two items, and I am so happy that I bought them on a whim for review while out running errands! OK, so you know how important sunscreen is, and if you are […]

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Best Affordable Makeup Series: Best Drugstore Eye Shadow

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The Best Drugstore Eye Shadow As part of my continuing series on the best drugstore makeup, today I  look at the best drugstore eye shadow. Plus, I will tell you a few that I don’t really like.  Last time I covered the Best Drugstore Blush. The best drugstore eye shadow is well pigmented for brilliant […]

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Makeup Forever Duo Mat Powder Foundation

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Makeup Forever Powder Foundation is my new favorite! I have been looking for some time for the perfect pressed mineral makeup foundation. Then I branched out into looking at powder foundation in general, without focusing on whether they were classified as “mineral makeup.” That is when I found MAKE UP FOR EVER Duo Mat Powder […]

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Best Affordable Makeup Series: Best Drugstore Blush

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Readers often ask about the best drugstore makeup or affordable cosmetics, and a previous syndicated post on the best drugstore mascara has been rather popular here on the site. So,welcome to the first installment of series on drugstore makeup. Today, I take a look at some of the best drugstore blush items. Plus, I will […]

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Hello Kitty Makeup Kit and Case

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I came across a complete Hello Kitty Makeup Kit and Makeup Case that is rather cure, albeit kind of silly. For even more fun, pair it up with a Hello Kitty Makeup Mirror! The makeup kit is at buy.com, so I don’t know how long it will last Purchase links are below. If you are […]

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Amazing Cosmetics Mineral Makeup Makeover

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I prefer pressed mineral makeup and also like to avoid bismuth, but finding a bismuth free pressed mineral makeup can be difficult! My favorite had been Sephora Brand, but when I went to refill mine, they told me that it was being discontinued!  Awhile later, I was at Ulta and walked around checking the ingredients […]

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Purely Cosmetics Mineral Foundation

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Looking for bismuth free, high quality mineral makeup? Purely Cosmetics is the place to go. I gave several of the foundations a try and found that I got the some of the best coverage and overall look from them that I have ever gotten from a lose powder mineral foundation. The foundations are also actually […]

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Sephora Brand Pressed Mineral Foundation

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Awhile back, I was searching and searching for a pressed mineral foundation that did not contain bismuth.   I was already using Neutrogena’s pressed foundation (read previous review), but wanted something with a  bit more coverage.  I also found Jane Iredale PureMatte Finish Powder, but it is advertised as being sheer. After I had given up, […]