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Nails, Reviews

Review: NYC Matte Me Crazy! Mattifying Topcoat

I admittedly am not a pro at nails. My hands aren’t really steady enough to do the awesome nail art that I’ve seen on some people – let’s go ahead and blame that on my caffeine intake – so I’m usually a one-color-on-all-fingers girl. The past year or so though I’ve been wanting to branch out a little, so I’ve bought some colors that aren’t pink/red(!) and I’ve tried some different finishes. One of the more interesting ones  ...

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Guides, How to Makeup

How to Makeup: Eyeliner

Part six of the How to Makeup series. Eyeliner: What is it? A powder, liquid, cream or pencil product used to enhance (or completely change!) the outline of the eye. Why might I want to use this stuff? Eyeliner is the picture frame for the eyes. It can be as subtle as making your lashes look fuller, adding a bit of drama with a colored liner, or going all out with a sixties cat eye. A simple google images search for ‘eyeliner’ should give you an idea of what a huge impact  ...

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Misc

Taking requests

Just a quickie update everyone- It’s only been a pretty short time since I started blogging, so it’s a huge frickin’ deal to me to see that I already have some followers and people that comment! So I thought now would be as good a time as any to point out that I would love to start doing some ‘reader-requested’ posts. Is there anything particular you’d like to see a review of, specific tutorials, questions you want answered, etc? If so, you should leave a  ...

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Face, Reviews

Review: Le Blush Creme de Chanel in No. 66 – Fantastic

After I saw the swatches of the new Le Blush Creme de Chanel over on The Non-Blonde, I just knew that I had to run out and buy Fantastic – this particular color was an unfilled position in my blush lineup, and Chanel’s take on it is absolutely gorgeous. This blush comes in a familiar Chanel box in the minimalist Chanel compact accompanied by a velvet pouch. Like most creme blushes, it doesn’t come with a compact brush, which is just as well since I usually think those are  ...

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