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Skin Basics 101*

It always surprised me when people didn’t know what their skin type was when I asked in retail.  I mean, it’s your face.  Don’t you know what’s happening on your face?  There are really only four different skin types:  oily, … Continue reading

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Back from hiatus!

Who knew that taking six classes, two weeks of finals, working and managing a blog for work was time consuming?  Well, me.  But I’m back, and I’m actually working on creating a video series for this website, so stay tuned. … Continue reading

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Yeah, and no makeup just looks sloppy.

“The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.” – Calvin Klein

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Your Daily Look AND My Droopy Eyes

Today for the daily look:  playing with lips.  Don’t be afraid of color. Although I will say this:  dark colors like red, burgundy, or brown on the lips can make your teeth look yellow, and generally they make you look … Continue reading

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Eww eww eww eww vomit.

Someone stole my little sister’s makeup brushes from work.  I told her she should post a sign in the back room after a week saying something along the lines of: “Whoever stole my brushes, I just wanted to let you … Continue reading

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RWE was SO right.

“I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Don’t Ever Trust Makeup Salespeople …

Tea Time With Lin | Weekend Goodies + Gena’s Salads … Because they’re trying to sell you stuff.  As my roommate learned at the Yves Saint Laurent event at Nordstrom.  $700 in skin care?  Not worth it.  Check out: reading

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