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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The NARS Under Cover Summer 2016 Collection Dual-Intensity Blushes

As part of the NARS Summer 2016 Under Cover collection, NARS released two Dual-Intensity Blushes — Sexual Content and Liberation ($45 each) — and they are, in a word, gorgeous! I love how NARS collections are always wearable but never boring. Show More Summary

NARS Finally Makes Liquid Lipsticks…and Nails It!! Introducing the NARS Lip Covers From the Under Cover Summer 2016 Collection

I am about the new NARS Under Cover summer 2016 collection and the brand’s first foray into the liquid lipstick market. Their new Lip Covers are incredible! They’re vibrant and long-lasting like a liquid lipstick, but with none of the dryness and discomfort, so basically exactly what you’d expect from NARS. Show More Summary

Bookstore Babe

So, where do two book-loving parents take a little explorer on her very first “out-in-the-world” excursion? A bookstore, of course! Now that Connor Claire has passed the six-week mark, she’s eager to get out there and start exploring the outside world, beginning with literature. Show More Summary

Unsung Makeup Heroes: Maybelline Baby Lips Dr. Rescue Medicated Balm

The long-running Unsung Heroes series here on Makeup and Beauty Blog features some of our all-time favorite permanent collection products. I’ve got dry lips. Like, Sonoran Desert dry. Many have tried to figure out why, I assure you, and many have failed. Show More Summary

The 5 Lip Liners You Need in Your Makeup Stash

To be honest, I’m not the biggest fan of lip liners… I don’t use them on most days because it feels like an unnecessary step, but that being said, there are a few shades that I DO wear every so often and think are absolute necessities. Show More Summary

OCC Spring/Summer 2016 Magnetic Fields Collection Lip Tars: Florals With a Psychedelic Twist

This is not news to anyone, but Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics is crazy. To be specific: crazy cool, crazy passionate, and crazy aspirational. OCC is one of the most notable brands pushing the limits of color and expression all while being 100% vegan and cruelty-free. And you’ve probably heard of or seen the Lip Tars. Show More Summary

Mona Lisa Smile

Connor Claire is seven weeks old now, and she’s doing more and more cute baby things as the days go by. Now when she wakes up and sees me, she smiles, and it melts my heart into a pile of warm, sticky goo. She also coos and gurgles and...Show More Summary

Here’s My “Light Bright” Busy Mom Makeup — How Do You Get Ready in a Flash?

I’m pretty sure it’s no secret that I’m a working mom. I’ve mentioned this aspect of who I am in several posts because it is a CONSTANT struggle that I’m forced to confront on a daily basis. I would do anything to be home full time,Show More Summary

Estee Lauder Pure Color Sculpting Gloss Has Me Changing My Tune About Lip Gloss

As a kid of the ’90s/early ’00s, me and lip gloss have a long history. One of my favorites was Bonne Bell Lip Lites Lip Gloss. I can’t remember the exact shade I used to beg my mom to get me, but I do remember the tacky, pasty feeling...Show More Summary

Unsung Makeup Heroes: Sephora Radiant Luminizing Drops

The long-running Unsung Heroes series here on Makeup and Beauty Blog features some of our all-time favorite permanent collection products. Like Jen, a lot of the beauty products I end up buying are things I’ve heard good things about...Show More Summary

The Best in Beauty From the Boot, Vol. 7: KIKO Milano

The grass is always greener on the other side, isn’t it? Well, it’s actually not always greener on the other side, but I think it’s human nature to want what we don’t have and take for granted what we do have. Look at me for example: I always lust after makeup products I don’t have […] The post, "The Best in Beauty From the Boot, Vol. Show More Summary

The 5 Lip Colors I’ll Be Wearing This Spring

Once springtime rolls around, I get this crazy bug where all I want to do is change up my lip color. Not gonna lie, things get pretty boring for my lips once the weather gets gloomy… So, now that the windows are open and the sandals are out, so are my spring lip colors. Show More Summary

Blur the Line Between Drugstore and High End with Maybelline’s Master Contour Kits

I seriously love me some Maybelline. The first palettes I gravitated to as a tween makeup lover were Maybelline, and, as an adult makeup lover, the brand continues to be, by far, the most purchased affordable makeup in my collection....Show More Summary

Unsung Makeup Heroes: Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder SPF 15

The long-running Unsung Heroes series here on Makeup and Beauty Blog features some of our all-time favorite permanent collection products. Have you ever seen the Gisele Bündchen ad for the Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder?...Show More Summary

Tabs and His Protégé

Everyone in our family takes turns watching Connor Claire, even her big brother Tabs! Although, to be honest, sometimes he’s not too thrilled when I ask him to babysit… I guess he’s got places to go and people to see? Whatevs. Because...Show More Summary

3 of My Favorite Affordable Unsung Makeup Heroes

The long-running Unsung Heroes series here on Makeup and Beauty Blog features some of our all-time favorite permanent collection products. When I was looking through all of my makeup, trying to decide what I should write about for aShow More Summary

My Foundation Routine (A Collaboration With Marcella)

When it comes to applying my foundation, I’ve had a bit of trial and error over the years. When I first started wearing foundation, I just used my fingers. That was back when the heaviest base I’d wear was a super sheer tinted moisturizer, so anything more than my hands seemed like overkill. Show More Summary

My Foundation Routine (A Collaboration With Adia)

Hey, everyone! Today I’m collaborating with the lovely Adia to show you how I wear my foundation (she’ll be sharing her post later tonight), and also try out a new brush I haven’t gotten a chance to work with yet, the Heavenly Luxe Complexion Master, No. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 419

You might be wondering, “So what in tarnation is this Monday Poll thing anyway!?” 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 eight (!) years. Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 394

Dear Diary, A cat’s gotta do what a cat’s gotta do. As you know, I’m a lifeling Golden State Warriors fan, and when your team needs you, even if you’re a senior tabby and you’re only at the game because you’re supposed to be performing...Show More Summary

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