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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 462

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

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 436

Tabs hopped up on the bed this morning shortly after dawn, as he usually does, mugging for lurvies. He has this very specific routine where he first walks around the top of the bed behind the pillows, then goes down between me and El...Show More Summary

Saturday Surfing, Feb. 11, 2017

I may or may not have just opened all of these minis from the SpaceNK Spring Beauty Edit gift-with-purchase set and liberally applied them to various places on my body, my face and in my hair. ???? SpaceNK’s new GWP comes with some sweet samples, yo! — including dry shampoos from Oribe and R+Co, as […] The post, "Saturday Surfing, Feb. Show More Summary

Boop-Oop-a-Doop! It’s MAC Betty Boop Lipstick

Boop-oop-a-doop! OK…that’s all I know about Betty Boop, LOL! ???? I just never went through a Betty Boop phase, but I did envy her skinny brows somethin’ fierce in the ’90s. That, and her signature red pout was/is perfection. It inspired...Show More Summary

My Makeup Inspiration for February and March 2017: Boldness, Brightness and Colorful Lids

I have finally — FINALLY — caught up on my magazine reading, yay! It’s the little things, ya know? Anyway, among other things, this means that I found some new sources of makeup inspiration, like this blue beauty up at the top… Hoh! — I don’t even know where to start. Show More Summary

5 Things I’ve Been Loving Lately: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer in Radiant Light, Old-School Shampooing, and the Golden Girls Have a Café

1. Meet me at Rue La Rue Café As you may or may not know, I am moderately — OK, intensely — obsessed with The Golden Girls. There are lots of reasons. Like, I dig their naughty humor (even though it went over my head when I was younger),...Show More Summary

Clearly…These New H2O+ Lip Gels Are Like the CUTEST THINGS EVER

LOOK! They’re clear. I don’t know why, but this amuses me to no end. ???? Here to fight the good fight against dry lips, the new $12 H2O+ Lip Gels are…clear. For the most part. And hella hydrating. They’re light on lips (in more ways than...Show More Summary

The Six New Armani Lip Maestro Notorious Liquid Lipsticks

To the Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro Notorious liquid lipsticks, thanks for reminding me that I still need to get myself a Notorious RBG t-shirt. These cuties are new for spring 2017 and — gasp! — they’re $38 each, which is pretty expensive, but I sure do think they’re lovely. Show More Summary

#MBBTurns10: The Time I Kicked It in a Closet With Sarah Jessica Parker

What was it like to interview Sarah Jessica Parker? Well…it was sweaty. LOL! Let me back up a minute. It was during her press tour in 2008 after she launched Covet, her third perfume, and I only had six minutes to ask her every thought-provoking question in the world. Show More Summary

What I Wore Wednesday, Vol. 2: Blue, Taupe and Gold Eyes

I contend that Wednesday is the best day of the week to wear blue eye makeup, because you’re halfway through the week. You made it halfway, which calls for something of a mini celebration. You’re saying to the universe, “You can’t stop...Show More Summary

10 Things That Go Through Your Head When You Do Smoky Eyes for the First Time

Do I really need eight eyeshadows for this look? Well, if YouTube says so, then I guess it must be true. Here goes… Am I doing something wrong?? I thought I’d look like a Kardashian, but I just look like I got into a reality TV show brawl. Show More Summary

#MBBTurns10: Remembering a Close Encounter With the One of the Greatest Cat Ladies of All Time

I’m feeling emo and nostalgic today because the blog is turning 10 soon. TEN. I can’t believe it. On February 20th. This is the longest project, or whatever it is, I’ve ever done in my life, and it’s been life-changing in many ways.Show More Summary

A Dashing Duo: Benefit They’re Real Shadow Blender in Easy Smokin’, and the Awkward Double Date With the Vanilla Ice Mullet Brothers

So, what do I know about double dates? Well, I know that they’re awkward…(but more on this in a sec), and I know that I thought about them a lot today because of the new $24 Benefit They’re Real Duo Shadow Blender in Easy Smokin’ (one...Show More Summary

Tom Ford Spring 2017: The Shade and Illuminate Cheeks Cream Blushes in Scintillate and Sublimate

I like to wear shades (as in sunglasses). Connor Claire also likes to throw shade, which is cute now, but it may not be in 12 years. Now, neither of these types forms of shade have anything to do with the two new Shade and Illuminate...Show More Summary

A Dashing Duo: Benefit They’re Real Duo Shadow Blender in Sexy Smokin’, and the Unwritten Rule of Middle School Dancing (Circa 1989)

Middle school dances were the worst. I don’t know why anybody thought they were fun. Well…I know that there were some kids who probably had fun, like the kids in the popular clique who planned the dances. I bet they had a good time, but I never did. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 461

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

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 435

It’s almost time for the Super Bowl! — and the Puppy and Kitten Bowls, of course. Tabs flew out to Houston early yesterday morning because he’s one of the officials in the Kitten Bowl this year. Yeah, they needed someone who played the game and understands how to work in front of a camera. Show More Summary

Do “Best of Beauty” Lists in Magazines Influence Your Makeup Decisions?

You know the lists I’m talking about — the best-of products for hair, makeup, skin, etc. The roundups. They pop up a lot around the end of the year, and sometimes also between the seasons. Allure does them every year, and they’re pretty extensive. Show More Summary

Tips for Dry Winter Skin

Never in my wildest youthful dreams did I ever think I’d have to worry about dry skin, but now I do. Like, daily. Sometimes, hourly it seems. In fact, I think I’ll put on some moisturizer right now. BRB! ???? Here are some things that have been helping me deal with my dry winter skin. Show More Summary

5 Things I’ve Been Loving Lately

1. Lip print errrthang It started with a sweater I got ages ago at Nordstrom by a brand called Halogen that I, um…haven’t worn since I got pregnant with Connor last year. A photo posted by Karen | Makeup and Beauty Blog (@karenmbb) on...Show More Summary

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