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

Blog Post Archive

For Lids That Shimmer From Dusk Til Dawn, the NYX Dream Catcher Dusk Til Dawn Eyeshadow Palette

Shocker of all shockers (I’m serious, you may want to sit down for this), I was running late yesterday to go to my parents’ house for Super Bowl Sunday. I know! — me, running late? Can you imagine? Haha, but seriously, I was runningShow More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 309

You might be wondering, “So what the heck is this Monday Poll thing anyway?” Well, it isn’t much of a poll. It’s more just 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. 281

It’s game day, and you know what’s up. Ya know, a lot of people think of cats as dainty, aloof and too sophisticated for the gritty gridiron, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, Tabs loves football, loved all the years...Show More Summary

7 Ways to Win a $50 eGift Card From Sephora! (Ends Monday)

Morning time! Good morning, glory. I hope you got good sleeps. I slept pretty well. Got a tabby up in here, and he’s been extracting extra lurvies from me since I got up. I think he’s a little disheveled from the siding repair over the past few days. Show More Summary

Wavy Hair Don’t Care! (And a Couple of New Hair Products From L’Oreal)

After trying a couple of new products from L’Oreal and letting ye olde mop (also known as my naturally wavy hair) air dry, this was the result… First thing I tried was the new L’Oreal Color Vibrancy Instant Shock Treatment ($7). L’Oreal...Show More Summary

Shower Me With Your Lush: These Luscious Limited Edition Lush Valentine’s Day Products Make Hearts Beat and Bath Time Sweet

I doubt it’s appropriate to be writing about Lush bath products while I’m — sorry, TMI — completely filthy. Haven’t showered, still wearing stretchy pants, hair’s up in a scrunchie (a bright neon orange one!), and there’s a fine film of fuzz on my teeth. Show More Summary

I’m Carisa Janes of Hourglass Cosmetics, and This Is My Makeup Life

The My Makeup Life series asks beauty biz insiders, bloggers, makeup mavens and artists to share their holy grail products, tricks, tips and favorite beauty tools. Is there anyone you would like to see featured in My Makeup Life or questions you think I should ask? Let me know here. Show More Summary

What Was the First MAC Collection You Fell Head Over Heels in Love With?

Three words (and some hearts): ??? Barbie Loves MAC. ??? I affectionally refer to this collection as my gateway collection — the one that started it all, and by “it,” I mean 1) my obsession with MAC and 2) the unofficial start of Makeup and Beauty Blog. Show More Summary

The Crystal Cactus Amethyst Unicorn Sliver Necklace

The only thing it doesn’t do is teleport. According to… Each Amethyst Unicorn Sliver Necklace is cleansed with sage and infused with DNA healing vibrations on a 16? gold-plated chain. Benefits of wearing the Amethyst...Show More Summary

At $6 Each, These NYX Baked Shadows Make Wallets Say, “Sweet!”

OK, so maybe NYX’s new Baked Shadows are neither nutritious nor delicious, but they are a treat, and where else can you get a baked dessert this good for $6? $6… I almost can’t believe that price is real. Almost. Hey, this is NYX. Everything on their makeup menu is super affordable. Show More Summary

How ‘Bout Them Apples? Fresh This Season From theBalm, a New Six-Piece Cream Cheek and Lip Palette

Frrresh fruit! Get your fresh fruit here! Sweeet apples! Crisp and hunky! Don’t be alarmed if you feel like taking a bite out of theBalm’s new cheek and lip cream palette. It’s completely understandable. And not merely because it houses...Show More Summary

Dear Hourglass Cosmetics Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Glosses, You’re My Obsession

Ever go through phases where you become totally obsessed with one makeup line? I’m going through one of those right now with Hourglass. Soooo, along those lines, I’ve been looking for springy shades to wear with the new Ambient Blushes. Show More Summary

If You Could Have a Do-Over for Any Single Makeup Moment in Your Life, What Would It Be?

Oh, this one’s easy. A few re-doable moments come to mind, like the super skinny brows I rocked during Madonna’s Dita years (I walked around with a perpetually surprised look on my face, haha!), but the one at the top of my list is the...Show More Summary

NYX Baked Blushes, and They’re Sweet, Dainty and Only $7 Apiece

I haven’t baked anything in ages, but right now I’m in the mood. (Ooh…maybe a pan of gooey brownies.) Normally, I would blame a sudden urge like this on PMS, but not today. Today the cause is NYX. Their new line of Baked Blushes is just...Show More Summary

Paul & Joe’s Spring 2014 Collection Is Bucking for Best Dressed This Spring

Oh, Paul & Joe… You certainly know how to woo a girl who loves cute packaging. The limited edition 19-piece spring 2014 collection recently sprung on Paul & Joe counters and online, and, as one might expect from the line, everything’s...Show More Summary

Wonder Twin Powers Activate! Shape of…the New Urban Decay Duo Shade Eyeshadows!

So bangin’! No, I’m not referring to the pounding outside my window (this time), which, El Hub informs me, will be ongoing for two weeks. Argh. I predict that by the end of the day I’ll be rocking back and forth in the corner and clutching...Show More Summary

What’s the Craziest Eye Look You’ve Ever Worn?

I like to think of myself as pretty adventurous when it comes to eye makeup…especially when I know I’m only going to be modeling something for Tabs (it’s a different story when I’m out and about). But seriously, I’ll try anything once,...Show More Summary

Latest Drugstore Obsession: $7 Maybelline Make Me Pink ColorSensational Lipcolor

It hasn’t even been three days since the first time I saw it, but I’m already full-on obsessed with Make Me Pink ColorSensational Lipcolor by Maybelline. Um…it’s only $7! I got it last weekend on my lady date with Marisol when we went to Ulta. Show More Summary

Get Chanel Style for $5 With Milani High Speed Fast Dry Nail Lacquer in Sangria Rush

Oh, gosh. For some reason my rambling is, like, extra rambling-y in this video. I just realized that I never quite finished the story about the brothers and the double date with my friend Jen. Sorry about that… I blame it on the construction racket outside. Show More Summary

Olympic-Caliber Curling, Just in Time for Sochi, With New Physicians Formula Organic Wear CC Curl + Care Mascara

New Physicians Formula Organic Wear CC Curl + Care Mascara ($9.95) locks on to lash curls like I lock on to ’80s references! It also bestows a lovely glossy finish, while simultaneously separating and volumizing (is that even a word?) like a champ. Show More Summary

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