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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Beauty
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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 439

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 NINE (!) years. Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 413

There’s nothing like a little morning meditation to clear the kitty cobwebs and focus your powers of feline fabulousness on kitty modeling domination. Tabs wanted to go for his walk at the crack of dawn this morning before the neighborhood...Show More Summary

The Urban Decay Vice Vintage Capsule Collection, and Happy #Caturday!

SHEEEEYT, girl, back in 1996, you wouldn’t have been able to tear me away from my metallic lipsticks. My “going out” color was a purply shade similar to Asphyxia, one of the nine reissued shades in the upcoming Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Vintage Capsule Collection. Show More Summary

The Kit + Hooks Brushbar Holds Your Makeup Essentials Upright at Attention

So I was spelunking through my bag for MAC Costa Riche yesterday when I realized, “Yeah, OK… I’m going to need one more of those Brushbar thingamabobs.” Because once you get a taste of That Organized Life? — man! It’s must be how newborn...Show More Summary

The Urban Decay Naked Illuminated Trio: A Pyrite Oasis at Twilight

Emerging like a bedazzled butterfly from a mirrored chrysalis, a highlight SO sparkly and SO shiny that it borders on metallic has been one of the hottest makeup trends over the past couple of years. If you’re a fiend for mirror-like...Show More Summary

Urban Decay Liquid Moondust Eyeshadow

It occurred to me last night when El Hub and I were driving home from running errands and I was wearing the new Urban Decay Liquid Moondust Eyeshadow in Zap… I totally should start a support group for makeup lovers who walk around all...Show More Summary

The Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Palettes in Blackmail and Junkie for Holiday 2016

“You say ‘lipstick hoarder’ like it’s a bad thing.” I mean, yeah, my shoulders might permanently tilt on my right side because of my penchant for carrying around 8-10 tubes of lipstick to go grab a boba tea from the mall, but at least I’m always prepared…because ya never know. Show More Summary

Can You Name the Neutral Palettes?

Stop it! Homegirl doesn’t want to hear it…and I’m not listening when you say, “Karen! The last thing you need on this earth is another brown eyeshadow.” plugs ears and closes eyes LA-LA-LA-LA-LAAAAA! I emptied out my neutral palette drawer yesterday (for the heck of it), and this is what I found. Show More Summary

The Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Eyeshadow Palette

Meanwhile, eight eyeshadows later… I don’t even know how this happened. OMG! I started with two neutral browns from the new $55 Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette, which is a new holiday palette from UD (you can sign up to find...Show More Summary

On Average, How Many Eyeshadows Do You Use in a Typical Makeup Look?

How many shades do you use on average in a typical look? One? Two? Twelve? Six? Seven? More? I’m desperately trying to power my way through this “just a little liner” phase I still find myself trapped in, and we’ll see if the new Urban Decay Ultimate Naked Basics palette (coming soon…in 18 days!) helps. Show More Summary

Introducing CONNORCLAIRE.COM!

Huzzah! Today is a big day! ???? The secret squirrel project I’ve been talking about is finally open. If you like makeup, kitties and playful patterns as much as I do, have a look around. I put my heart and soul into this project, and I hope you like it. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 438

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 NINE (!) years. Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 412

Tabs loves ???? the ladies… And the ladybugs. ???? They’re all over the place right now because we got some from a lawn and garden store to go to town on the aphids in the official Tabs the Cat Industries LLC employee deck garden, and they’re...Show More Summary

The MAC Taraji P. Henson Collection

Good morning, glory! Happy Caturday. I hope you slept well. ???? So, honey. HUH-KNEE. I haven’t watched Empire in ages (I dunno what happened… I think it just got too redonk for me, and I had to peace-the-heck out), but that show will be forever ingrained in my mind as the magical, mystical place where […] The post, "The MAC Taraji P. Show More Summary

Finding Great Cards for Great Grandparents This Grandparents Day #sponsored

As a participant in the Hallmark at Wallgreens Card for the Ages campaign, I received compensation in exchange for writing this review. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. @walgreens #HallmarkAtWalgreens #CardForThe...Show More Summary

What’s in My Bag…and ConnorClaire.com Clue #4!

Because I’m a voyeur like that and love to see what’s in OPP (Other People’s Purses), here’s what’s currently in my main bag, and here’s also the next connorclaire.com clue… Of course my trusty Kate Spade Grand Street Layton Wristlet is in there. Show More Summary

Righteous Red Kat Von D Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Project Chimps

NOTE: If you ever wear gorgeous matte red Kat Von D Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Project Chimps, please try to rein in your compulsive urge to rub your lips together… Because I wore this limited edition $20 lippie to run some...Show More Summary

My 3 Favorite Lippies Right Now (And ConnorClaire.com Clue #3)

Lips without lipstick are like Bell without Biv. Or Devoe. Or like Tony without the other two Tonies. Or DJ Jazzy Jeff without the Fresh Prince. Or Lisa Lisa without Cult Jam and Full Force… You get picture. ???? I love lipstick, and here...Show More Summary

Paul & Joe Makeup Collection “A”

Believe it or not, I do NOT own a bejeweled pimp cup. Shocker, I know. ???? But if I did, I would raise it high and proudly to Paul & Joe for giving us 20 years of cat lady cosmetics catnip. That’s 20 years of CCL domination, y’all! ToShow More Summary

Layer Glitter on Top of Shiny Liquid Liner for Wicked Wings (Oh, and ConnorClaire.com Clue #2)

Oh, winged liner… If this had been 1988, I would have put you on the mix tape I made by recording songs off the radio. I love you. ???????????? You’re so eternally chic, and you make me feel juuust rock ‘n’ roll enough to hang out with Stephanie...Show More Summary

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