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Blog Post Archive

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 484

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 10 (!) years. (It’s like...Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 458

Today was a busy day at the offices of Tabs the Cat Industries LLC, despite it being the weekend. Quite a few people showed up to work, including me and the intern, whose responsibility it was to follow the CFO (Chief Feline Officer)...Show More Summary

Saturday Surfing: July 15th, 2017

My new favorite thing to do when I’m on the couch watching American Ninja Warrior (which, by the way, I’m weirdly obsessed with): texting the SF MOMA for art. Yes, this is a thing! Apparently, the SF MOMA has sooooo much art in their...Show More Summary

MAC Lipstick Dreams…

Also known as “the best dreams, ever.” Just a lot of pretty lipsticks I wanted to photograph together. ???? Hope you’re having a great afternoon. Are you doing anything fun involving lipstick tonight? Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict, Karen Continue reading "MAC Lipstick Dreams…" on Makeup and Beauty Blog.

The Models Own Barely There Eyeshadow Palette Is a Perfect Way to Dip Your Toe Into the World of Neutral Shadows

This week in the comments on the Monday Poll, we were talking about advice we’d give to makeup newbies, and Kerrie cleverly mentioned a tip about how when you start your makeup journey, it makes a lot of sense to stock your makeup bag with things that aren’t too expensive. Show More Summary

Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Deodorant Is the Beyoncé of Antiperspirants

Is it weird to get excited about deodorant? Wait — never mind. Ya know what? I don’t even care, because Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Deodorant is the Beyoncé of underarm products. A superstar among all the #basicbtch options for your ‘pits. It has notes of jasmine, orchid, lily and sandalwood, and I think it smells amazing. Show More Summary

Milk Makeup Eye Pigment Cream Eyeshadow Dries With a Quickness!

One might conclude that I’m smiling in this pic because…hello, pigment! Hello, glitter! Hello, shine! So many fun things, right? But I’m actually smiling here because when I snapped this pic, I was about to remove this eye makeup. Because,...Show More Summary

Models Own Sculpt & Glow Can Highlight My Cheekbones Any Time

I wonder what Models Own was aiming for when they designed these Sculpt & Glow Highlighting Powder pans…because sometimes when I look at them I see the cross section of a tree trunk’s rings. Or a bullseye. Or a nipple (says the woman who just KonMari’d her nursing bras to Goodwill!!!). British makeup brand Models Own is available in the U.S. Show More Summary

Dear Models Own Colour Chrome Eyeshadow Palette, Where Did Ya Go?

Clearly, “someone,” a.k.a. yours truly :), needs to do some deep breathing in child’s pose, because “someone” spent the last five minutes obsessing over the name of this British makeup brand: Models Own. Models Own. Hmm… What does it...Show More Summary

These Too Faced Chocolate Brow-nie Cocoa Powder Brow Pencils Smell Just as Good as They Look

I hope you’ll be able to forgive Ryan Gosling after he announces in Us Weekly that he’s leaving his baby mama (a.k.a. Eva Mendes) for me, because after he gets a whiff of my eyebrows, he’s going to realize that he can’t live without K-Dawg. Show More Summary

Missing in Action: Lost Lashes!

You know when you’re freaking out but trying not to freak out, but then trying not to freak out makes you freak out even more? I’m doing that right now. It’s because of these missing lashes! A big chunk of lashes are missing from myShow More Summary

Blackie’s Pasture in Tiburon, California

So, this morning I drove down to Southern Marin for a dental appointment, and sigh… What I can I say? I feel like I’ve gone to the dentist every other day this summer. Heck, though, I’m thankful for modern dentistry, because I can only...Show More Summary

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palette

You can pretty much get the gist of this Chanel palette’s raison d’être from its name, Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palette. To put it another way, is this the type of glow that refers to the women of GLOW, the GorgeousShow More Summary

R+Co Sail Soft Wave Spray Sets a Course for Good Hair Days

Did I wake up with my hair looking like this? HELL NO, GIRL! This is all R+Co’s doing. I’ve been using a styling product in their line called Sail Soft Wave Spray ($29). It’s the one in the blue bottle with the sailboats on it (kinda looks like a Monet painting). Basically, it’s beach wave witchery, and I loooove it. Show More Summary

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick: It’s a Sticky Situation

OH, MY GOSH. These new Too Faced Melted Latex high-shine lipsticks are fascinating. They are SO shiny and SO opaque, and when you wear ’em, it looks like you’re wearing patent leather on your pout. The new line of cool, artsy, edgy lipsticks...Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 483

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 10 (!) years. (It’s like...Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 457

Two toothsome morsels made this morning’s MBB perimeter patrol more interesting than usual. A pair of petite plumed hooligans were hanging around the office, and they kept Loss Prevention Officer Tabs busy. They were sneaky little ragamuffins, popping in and out of hiding places and fluttering from one perch to the next. Show More Summary

Saturday Surfing: July 8th, 2017

Babe, if you’re one of those lucky people able to sleep in Saturday mornings, I’m majorly jealous. I get up at 5:30 during the week, and I really, REALLY wanted sleep in till at least 7:30 this morning, but alas, my body had other plans… I’ve been up since 6, GAH! Oh, well. Show More Summary

#FragranceFriday: Pinrose Fragrances in Lil’ Dipper, Sun Saint, Pillowtalk Poet, Secret Genius, Wild Child and Tambourine Dreamer

You know, ultimately, it’s all about the scent. When it comes to perfumes. I know this. But I can’t help it. The visuals have a big say in the matter. They go a long way toward determining whether I’m going to like a fragrance. I just...Show More Summary

You Had Me at Aloha, Cargo! The Cargo Limited Edition Summer Eyeshadow Palette

I do this thing sometimes (sometimes? ALL THE TIME!) when I come back from a trip, where I think back to where I was and what I was doing the day before, or the week before, at that exact time, like, what I was doing in Hawaii exactly...Show More Summary

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