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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Ulta Adventures: Bliss Fuzz Off Hair Remover

This cat. He works at a rival kitty modeling agency. His name is Jim, and he’s my cat employer’s current number one arch enemy. According to Tabs, “Mrow! Fft! Fft!” (“Don’t trust Jim!”) Jim is currently featured on the promotional material for the new Fuzz Off Body Hair Removal Spray Foam by Bliss ($32). Show More Summary

Dior Diorskin Nude Tan Tie Dye Edition Blush Harmony 001 Pink Sunrise Is Pretty Like a Postcard

Have you ever seen a real life pink sunrise? Like, with your very own eyes and not in the movies or anything? Aren’t they glorious? We get them out here sometimes in the fall, and whenever we get a really good one, where it’s like aShow More Summary

Paul & Joe Nail Polish in Bitter Lime: This Bitter Got Better

OK, yeah…I admit it. It took me a little while to get on board with Paul & Joe Nail Polish in Bitter Lime ($16). I don’t know why, but it reminds me of funky ’70s kitchen decor. I vaguely recall our fridge and countertops at home being this color back in the day. Show More Summary

Soap & Glory The Righteous Butter: Same Butter, Better Price

You’re doin’ it right, Soap & Glory! In an era when so many beauty brands are charging more for less product, Soap & Glory bucked the trend by actually reducing a price. Yup, that’s right! They’re making it more affordable to get your body butter on. Show More Summary

Dior Diorskin Nude Tan Tie Dye Edition Blush Harmony in 002 Coral Sunset Will Help Cheeks and Sunsets Make Beautiful Music Together

Do you need to fall in love with a $57 blush? If you’re like me, probably not. But just in case you do, and you’re looking for a new blush with which to have a summer love affair, Dior 002 Coral Sunset is a heartbreaker. It’s all that...Show More Summary

MAC Matte Lipstick in Whirl: Take ’90s Lips for a Whirl With This MAC Matte

5 Things you can do TODAY to transport yourself to the ’90s Listen to your favorite Salt-N-Pepa CD (or, alternately, cassette tape) on repeat, and sing/rap the lyrics to Whatta Man aloud, because you know them back and forth, and inside out, and upside down. Show More Summary

Outfit of the Day: A Strappy Flare Dress, and Playing With Prints

As Tabs likes to say, “Mrow, meow-row-wow.” Translation: stripes are always a good thing. Yes, my hair is still dark in these pics because I took them before I left for the salon yesterday; hence the chocolate brown. This striped “strappy” flare dress is yet another find from LOFT that I’m absolutely loving. Show More Summary

Restocking Old MAC Faves: MAC Groundwork and Soft Ochre Paints Pots, and Select Cover-Up

Oh! These cuties — oldies but goodies — came home with me last Sunday after a trip to the mall with El Hub. It was part of Operation Get My Sht Together, otherwise known as The Great Office Purge of 2015. My mission: to stop by the MAC counter and make some long-overdue replacements. Show More Summary

New Hair!

Ah… Fresh roots! And fresh color. Just what I needed before my birthday. Back from the salon, and my hair’s a few shades lighter. My friend/stylist extraordinaire Alis at Fox + Stone salon in Corte Madera lightened up my dark chocolate brown base and made it warmer, and then painted in some lighter pieces. Show More Summary

Eye Shadow x 9: MAC Amber Times Nine Eye Shadow Palette

Gah! Why? Why, makeup gods, WHY?! I don’t understand… The Eye Shadow x 9: MAC Amber Times Nine eyeshadow palette, one of four $40 MAC Times Nine palettes available now in the permanent collection and released with the Eyes on MAC collection, is soooooo my style. Show More Summary

Nails of the Day: Good Vibes and Great Karma With Salon Perfect Purple Pop

A purple mani by Salon Perfect Purple Pop to go with the purple shades on my new favorite workout shirt. The only thing that would make me love this shirt more is if there was another line underneath “Good Vibes Make Great Karma” that said #truth. Show More Summary

Ulta Adventures: Trina Sun Daze Makeup Bags

I need to go on vacay so I have a really good reason to stuff these juicy makeup bags to the brim. These fruity cuties are by Trina, and I spotted ’em the other day at Ulta. They are… The Trina Sun Daze Floral Wristlet ($20) Trina Sun...Show More Summary

MAC The Matte Lip Collection: Many of These Lipsticks Are Stars, But They Don’t Shine Like Them

Many of the matte lipsticks in the new MAC The Matte Lip collection are new, but daaaaaang! — some of the shades sure do look like they jumped out of my hot tub time machine circa 1994. Like dark brown Antique Velvet? I’m pretty sure...Show More Summary

With The Blushed Nudes Palette by Maybelline, Imitation Naked 3 Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

On the drive to the NKOTB/TLC/Nelly concert in San Jose last week, my friend and fellow makeup lover Marisol asked if I would mind us making a pit stop at a Walmart down there to see if they had Maybelline’s new $10 The Blushed Nudes Palette. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 373

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. 347

My darlings, Ever since I won my first Oscar, Best Lead Feline in a Meow-tion Picture, for my performance in The Cat’s Speech, the tabloids have been saying that I’ve quit high fashion kitty modeling. Well, I’m here to set the record straight. Show More Summary

Comment to Win a $50 eGift Card From MAC! (Ends Monday)

Rise and shine, pal o’ mine! Are you feeling Furiosa? OK, so Mad Max: Fury Road was a riotously good action movie, and Charlize Theron’s Furiosa kicks so much butt, but now that I sit and think about the movie…a lot of it is blurring together. Show More Summary

Curves Make The Body Shop Matte Kajals in White and Black Comfy in Your Claws

Never underestimate the power of muscle memory. I’m so used to lining my eyes with regular pencil liners that I was afraid I’d poke my eye out with the Black Matte and White Matte Kajals from The Body Shop ($15 each). See that long, pointy tip in the pic? Coo’, right? BUT SO SCARY. Show More Summary

Ulta Haul! Products From L’Oreal, Bliss and Rita Hazan

“Girlfriend, good luck getting out of there with just one thing.” I say this to myself all the time when I visit Ulta…because I’m usually going to get just one thing. On my last trip it was Rita Hazan’s Root Concealer in Dark Brown/Black,...Show More Summary

Tarte The Sculptor Contouring Face Slenderizer: For Contouring You Can’t Miss

This too shall pass… That’s what I mumble under my breath now whenever I see a new contouring product. Because there are just so many of them! It’s not that I’m anti-contouring, though. I’m not. I actually love the look when it’s done...Show More Summary

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