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The MAC Dark Desires Collection: Well, Well, Well! These Shadows Are Rocking My Winged Liner World

There should be a YouTube video above this blurb. If you can’t see it, you can click here to watch it on YouTube. Oh, heavens! Look at those naughty names… Spank Me, Beg For It and Think Kink? And those are just the tip of the S&M iceberg, haha. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 346

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 seven years. Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 371

Dear Tabby is written by Tabs the cat, widely considered “the world’s first plus-size kitty supermodel.” Founded in mid 2012, it has quickly become the most popular cat advice column on earth — known for its fresh, feline perspective on lifestyle, fashion and style issues affecting cats and humans. Show More Summary

Leave a Comment for a Chance to Win a $50 Sephora E-GIFT CARD! (Ends Monday)

Aw, don’t make me get out of bed! So sleepy… The only thing that could get me out of bed right now is the thought of going to Sephora. No, really, I’m going to another one of those classes this morning. This one’s Eyebrow & Eye Contour (I think). Show More Summary

Have You Seen the Make Up For Ever Lash Show?

Quick! — I need an excuse to wear a pair of these new false lashes by Make Up For Ever… How about a drag queen-themed baby shower? Is that even a thing?? If it isn’t, I think we need to make it one, because if I can do drag queen karaoke...Show More Summary

Another Look at Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer

Love this so much that I’m talking about it again! — because I will not stop until the whole world knows how awesome Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer is (it’s only $14) and, coincidentally, this is just in time for the VIB sale. Show More Summary

Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo

For me, Aveda is one of those stores that’s like Jupiter’s gravity. It draws me in! There’s one at the Corte Madera mall by my house, and my nose compels me to walk in whenever I’m there, just to smell the shampoos and conditioners. The ladies who work there are always so nice, too. Show More Summary

Outfit of the Day: A Cozy Sweater Dress by LOFT, a J. Crew Excursion Quilted Vest, and a Cray-Cray Morning

It feels good to be wearing, like, real clothes, because before I put on this outfit, I was wearing pajamas…and running down the street, barefoot, chasing a DHL delivery truck and yelling “STOP!” at the top of my lungs. I was also waving...Show More Summary

Tom Ford Holiday 2015 Noir Color Collection

There should be a video embedded in this post. If you can’t see it, you can click here to watch it on YouTube. So, the Tom Ford Holiday 2015 Noir color collection. I mean, really, it’s not like I was going to do a freaking cut crease with these products. Show More Summary

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Turns 10 With a New Birthday Set

Here’s a floral bombshell for ya: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb is 10 years old. Can you believe that…? It came out a decade ago, and I remember that, too. I remember my perfume junkie friends basically losing their sht, LOL! So many scents...Show More Summary

I Actually Named My Trader Joe’s Herb Garden

The plants on my little deck garden that brightened my spring and summer have bid their seasonal adieu. And now when I go back there to get some fresh air with Tabs, there are no more gorgeous greens and bright yellow sunflowers for us to look at (and for him to nibble). Show More Summary

Don’t Be Afraid to Use Multiple Primers to Address Different Issues Around Your Face

One of the beautiful (but sometimes frustrating when you can’t control yourself) truths about makeup is that you can make it as easy or as complicated as you want. Case in point: primer. Most of the time, either because I’m inherently...Show More Summary

Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer: I Love This Stuff!

A bright future. I hope so. I hope we all have a bright future, and despite my infatuation with post-apocalyptic zombie TV shows (and one in particular), I REALLY do think the future looks bright. So…why am I talking about this? Because...Show More Summary

Nails Inc. New Globe Walk SNOW GLOBE Nail Polish

Shake it like a Polaroid picture! Inside a snow globe! Because that’s what this is like. How cute is this?! It’s a little snow globe inside a nail polish bottle, except the snowflakes are golden. This is new $15 Nails Inc. Globe Walk SNOW GLOBE Nail Polish, and it’s available now on the Nails Inc. Show More Summary

Buxom and bareMinerals Holiday 2015 Highlights

If you’re reading this in the newsletter and can’t see the video, you can also click here to watch it on YouTube. Buxom, bareMinerals and the phrase “Bay Area,” which is where both of the aforementioned companies are headquartered (in...Show More Summary

Coming Soon: The New Mustela Maternite Skincare Line for New Moms and Moms-to-Be

My skin feels tight! No…I don’t mean “tight” as in that hella cool/rad/rocking way. I mean tight, as in a balloon that’s about to pop. This is mostly because of what I’ve dubbed “The BG Zone,” aka “The Baby Girl Zone,” aka “My Tum and...Show More Summary

5 Great Gothy Glam Lipsticks for Fall

“Luke, I am your father!” Wha!? Who you talkin’ to? Ain’t no Luke here, buddy. My name is Karen, and this is my cat Tabs. “JOIN THE DARK SIDE, LUKE!” Man, you are cray, but OK. Sure, I’ll join the dark side…of lipstick! BOOM! What!?Show More Summary

An Affable Autumn Moody Monday Makeup Look for a Folksy Fall

I wasn’t sure what to call this look… Moody Monday? Or Folksy Fall? How about Affable Autumn? So I’m leaning toward a combination of all three — an Affable Autumn Moody Monday Makeup Look for a Folksy Fall — because it’s overcast and...Show More Summary

The Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll/Open Thread

Good morning, sweet pea! Welcome to November. Ya know what? I feel like doing another open thread for the Monday Poll this week. I feel like we have a lot to talk about, like what you did for Halloween (did you scare anyone, or did anyone...Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 370

Good morning, sir! Are you awake? I hate to disturb you, but it’s almost noon, and you have a full schedule today. Sir? (One hour later.) Rise and shine, sir! It’s me again! Oh…you’re still sleeping? James Franco keeps calling, sir. You two had a lunch meeting. Show More Summary

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