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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

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I Want These Boots…

My justification for these Packable Tour Boots in Military Red (they’re $150, OMG!) by Hunter is that El Niño is coming/almost here, and I’m not about to mess with El Niño, man. If The Niño is going to unleash his wrath on my feet and the surrounding area, I need to be prepared. Show More Summary

Have You Hit Pan Lately?

This happened this morning to my pan of Rimmel Natural Bronzer in Sun Bronze (which is a total unsung hero, by the way), and all I have to say is VICTORY! It felt glorious, in case you were wondering. Have you hit pan lately? Inquiring minds want to know. Show More Summary

Pregnancy Update, 28 Weeks!

I just posted a baby bump post on the blog the other day, but I haven’t done a YouTube update in a while, so here we are at 28 weeks! Baby Girl, otherwise known as My Little Ninja because she kicks all day long, is doing fine. Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict, Karen P.S. Show More Summary

Answers to Your Burning MAC Velvetease Lip Pencil Questions

Got some questions about the MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils the other day… Do they retract? From Tatiana: “They twist up, but do they retract as well? Or is it just a one way mechanism? I love the NARS pencils, but the caps always fall off in my bag and make a mess. Show More Summary

With Long-Wearing Matte Liquid Lipsticks, My Lips Are NOT a Winter Wonderland

Man, oh, man! Long-wearing matte liquid lipsticks look sooo good, but they can also be sooo drying. I don’t know what I was thinking yesterday by swatching the 15 new MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolours in friggin’ winter. Well…almostShow More Summary

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Video Review & Swatches

Swatching all of these new MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour lipsticks yesterday was an adventure because they’re CRAZY pigmented. They’re liquid mattes, which means they can be a little drying (purr usual), or SUPER drying when it comes...Show More Summary

Alleged Minimal Makeup

I say “alleged minimal makeup” here because, let’s get real, this is more like maximum makeup, but being an obsessive makeup lover I actually wear more makeup than this on a regular basis with primers and color correctors and blending...Show More Summary

Bump Watch: 28 Weeks

So. Very. Pregnant. That’s how I feel all day long now, all the time. So awkward and pregnant. Baby Girl is 28 weeks along now! Yup, my li’l sidekick and I have been together for seven months, which to me is kind of unreal because, 1),...Show More Summary

Make Your Own Commodity Fragrance Cocktail

I haven’t had a cocktail since my birthday trip to New Orleans last June. Mind you, I think I had enough of them at the time to last me through quite a few months. (I only have to make it to early/mid March.) I’m not a big drinker to...Show More Summary

The MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils: Video Review & Swatches

Just a quick video review and swatches of the new MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils. They’re available now online ($20 each, 12 shades) and coming to stores and counters December 17 into the permanent line. The MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils Anything...Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 352

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. 376

Season’s greetings, my darlings! It’s the most wonderful time of year, and I’m not just saying that because I get to wear my favorite holiday outfits. It’s also a time to treat the loved ones in your life — specifically your favorite cat lady — with a little something special. Show More Summary

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

Rise and shine, pal o’ mine! What an eventful week… I know I’ve been kind of incomunicado, but I wanted to spend some holiday time with my in-laws, and then yesterday was my first day using my new gestational diabetes gizmo/blood testing thingamabob. Show More Summary

With the Tocca Crema da Mano Hand Cream Collezioni, Variety Is the Spice of Life

I’m a bonafide hand cream addict. Raise your parched paw if you’re one too. With the $32 Tocca holiday Crema de Mano Collezioni, you can moisturize your mitts with a different scented hand cream every workday of the week, because itShow More Summary

A Night at the Opera

Greetings from a currently very uncomfortable pregnant lady, yay! How’s it going, my friend? I hope you’re having a chill (as in easy) December week. I’ve been a little distracted lately, but in a good way, because my in-laws drove down...Show More Summary

There’s Something Big Hidden Among These Laura Mercier Sephora Exclusive Holiday Sets

Can you spot the belly bump hidden in the picture above of Laura Mercier Holiday sets at Sephora? The Blush & Glow Radiant Face Trio ($58), Daring By Day Eye & Cheek Colour Palette ($48) and the Daring By Night Eye & Cheek Colour Palette ($48) are Sephora exclusives, by the way. Show More Summary

Shout-Out to the Leachco Snoogle, aka BFF to Sleep-Deprived Pregnant (or Just Plain Tired) Ladies Everywhere

There’s a good reason why you’re looking at a picture of me wearing pizza pajamas while pretending to sleep on my bed hugging this crazy-@ss pillow, and it is because the Leachco Snoogle is the best friend to sleep-deprived ladies everywhere (pregnant or otherwise), I kid you not. Show More Summary

MAC Faerie Whispers Collection: First Look

What do fairy (or faerie) whispers sound like? I think it’s safe to assume they aren’t incredibly loud. Because of the whispering. Obvs… And I imagine they’re also high pitched and chipper, kind of like a piccolo. A well-played piccolo, because a badly played piccolo is… NUH-UH. Show More Summary

The Special Edition Hello Kitty 5? Sensor Mirror by simplehuman

You’re never too old for Hello Kitty. The evidence: this OMG-inducing Hello Kitty 5-inch Sensor makeup mirror by simplehuman. How adorable is this special edition mirror?! Straight-up, though, it’s $150, which…I KNOW. But it’s a technological marvel. Show More Summary

What Do You Know About Buxom Bold & Sexy Gel Lipstick? Inquiring Minds Want to Know…

Bold & Sexy… Sounds like Buxom named their latest lipstick after Tabs. Yeah, “bold” and “sexy” are two words that in no way describe me at the moment. It’s more like tired and bloated (LOL!) from hauling Baby Girl around, my li’l basketball,...Show More Summary

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