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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

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The New NUDESTIX Love Me Nudes (Natural Edition) Lip + Cheek Kit

Seeing as how I’ve been wearing this nude pencil (Ally) on my lips almost daily since 14 Days of Ravishing Red ended, the time has come to give it a proper shout-out. Meet Ally, one of six shades in the new NUDESTIX Love Me Nudes: The Natural Edition lip and cheek kit, which itself is one of two $59 LE Love Me Nudes kits. Show More Summary

BROWS/LASHES/LIPS: What Are Your Current Fave Products?

Here are mine… Brows Hourglass Arch Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel (seriously, THE BEST!). Lashes I’ve been rotating among a few old-school loves lately — starting with MAC In Extra Dimension Waterproof, either on its own, or as a first base...Show More Summary

Trader Joe’s Rose Oil Ultra Moisturizing Hand Cream

No, girl, seriously, if Trader Joe’s sold this in life-size buckets or barrels, I would strip down and just dunk myself into them from toes to chin, and I’d do it every day — perhaps even multiple times a day — because this new hand cream (AHHH!) feels soooo good. I got it at the store last Saturday. Show More Summary

Maybelline’s Spectacular SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick

Drugstore, baby. $10, baby. Actually, $5 if you do the BOGO 50% off at Ulta right now. WHAT?! I know. Yeah, these are SO GOOD. Maybelline calls them their “un-nudes,” because one woman’s nude is another woman’s nightmare. Not everybody can wear beige nude lipstick, but these are a different spin on standard nudes. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 512

So…what is the Monday Poll? Well, it isn’t exactly a poll. It’s more of a constantly evolving (devolving?), somewhat random list of questions I’ve been putting out to readers every Monday morning for the past 11 (!) years. (It’s like...Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 489

It’s true what they say. When the cat’s away, the OTHER cats will play. Things have been totally different here on the circle lately because two of the local feline hooligans recently moved, so Tabs has been living it up. Now he has the place almost all to himself. I mean, there are still a couple of other neighborhood cats. Show More Summary

Saturday Surfing, February 17th, 2018

Happy Caturday, sweets! Please excuse me while I slam this cup of coffee that my body desperately needs… Ah… Now can we talk about shoes for a second? Yes, “OF COURSE WE CAN” is the only acceptable answer here. You know this, right?Show More Summary

5 Things I’ve Been Loving Lately: Palette Challenges, Astrology Mugs, Salad, Pillows and Music!

1. Personal palette challenges I’m the first to admit it — I get stuck in makeup ruts sometimes. I’ll get comfy and do the same look over and over and over again. And over again. And again. (cough soft bronze glam cough) But I’ve been...Show More Summary

Frivolous Friday Chit Chat: Growing Out Gray Hair, J. Lo Makin’ Me Want to Go to Pilates Every Day, and Blending Boot Camp

Good morning, friend. Happy Friday… I’m doing my best to smile and keep a positive cattitude right now, because I don’t want to evoke any more disappointment or sadness or frustration or pain at a time when the news is 24/7 heartbreaking. If you’ve turned on the news once in the past two days, you know what I’m talking about. Show More Summary

8 Things to Know About New MAC Studio Waterweight Powder/Pressed

Let’s break it down, babe. Starting with… What is it? Well, I’m glad you asked! ???? It’s a new line of $36 medium-buildable pressed powder available now in the permanent line. It has a split pan with two shades, one warmer than the other,...Show More Summary

The MAC Jeremy Scott Lip X 9 Future Emotions Is Made for Mixing

Seriously, this packaging is amazing! All of the details are completely there. THIS IS A LIP PALETTE, PEOPLE. But it totally looks like a mix tape. I can see it sitting on the floor of my little red Honda Civic back in the day. (Side note: it would have been filled with songs that I recorded off the radio on KMEL.) This is NOT a MAC mix tape, obvs. Show More Summary

The MAC Jeremy Scott Eyeshadow X 29 Lo-Fi Palette: 3 Jazzy Ways to Work It

The beatbox-lookin’ MAC Jeremy Scott collection centerpiece Eye Shadow X 29: Lo-Fi palette contains 29 (!) powder eyeshadows, and LOTS of them are colorful. It’s like someone poured a bag of Skittles into it. First things first, swatched on my arms…this palette looks like a HOT mess. Show More Summary

14 Days of Ravishing Red! — Day 13 (Actually Day 14): Reddish Fuchsia Lips With Bite Beauty Kimchi and Cayenne Lipsticks

I realized JUST RIGHT NOW that I accidentally repeated “Day 7” of this series twice, which is what I get for staying up late to watch Altered Carbon on Netflix. Note to self: go to bed earlier, K-Dawg! Lack of sleep depletes your math...Show More Summary

3 Things to Know About the New MAC Jeremy Scott Cheek X3: Acoustica Palette

Ya know, I’m looking at this palette from the new MAC Jeremey Scott collection, and it’s dawning on me that…I don’t think I have a legit CD player in my house anymore. There’s one in my Mazda…and I think I might have an external USB one somewhere for my computer…but that’s it. Show More Summary

14 Days of Ravishing Red! — Day 12: Satiny Bluish Red Lips With Bite Beauty 078 and Caudalie Innocence

Are you ready for 14 Days of Ravishing Red? Stay tuned as we explore ravishing red ???? lipsticks, lip liners and glosses every day on our way to ???? Valentine’s. Namaste… You wanna do some red lip yoga? — because there are sooo many ways to work a red lip using just a tinted lip balm and red lip liner. Show More Summary

Benefit BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara

If I could go to Mars, but I could only bring one tube of mascara with me… LOL! It’s a variation on the “deserted island” theme. Anyway, would I bring new Benefit BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara? Hmm… Maybe? Perhaps for the poetic irony,...Show More Summary

3 Things to Know About New MAC Studio Waterweight Concealer

1. Gosh, this is a comfy concealer! MAC Studio Waterweight is MAC’s new lightweight medium-coverage matte finish liquid concealer (which you can build up to full). It has a thin, watery formula of the type that has become over the past...Show More Summary

14 Days of Ravishing Red! — Day 11: Red Wine and Witchcraft With Tom Ford Dahlia

Are you ready for 14 Days of Ravishing Red? Stay tuned as we explore ravishing red ???? lipsticks, lip liners and glosses every day on our way to ???? Valentine’s. Potently powerful Tom Ford Black Dahlia Lipstick is deep, dark, moody and perhaps...Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 511

So…what is the Monday Poll? Well, it isn’t exactly a poll. It’s more of a constantly evolving (devolving?), somewhat random list of questions I’ve been putting out to readers every Monday morning for the past 11 (!) years. (It’s like...Show More Summary

14 Days of Ravishing Red! — Day 10: Stained Brick Red Raspberry Lips With Bite Beauty 082 and Caudalie French Kiss in Addiction

Are you ready for 14 Days of Ravishing Red? Stay tuned as we explore ravishing red ???? lipsticks, lip liners and glosses every day on our way to ???? Valentine’s. Hope you had a fab Sunday Funday, girl (and guys). I had to run a bunch ofShow More Summary

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