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Influenster and Becca Velvet Blurring Primer

The cooler temperatures are rolling in.  My kitchen is being filled with the scents of apples, pumpkin and, of course, nachos.  I've already baked an apple spice cake, pumpkin cheesecake and banana bread.  I'm in autumn spices heaven.  Will I overdose on pumpkin spice?  Yes.  Yes I will.  And I will do it with a… Continue reading Influenster and Becca Velvet Blurring Primer

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Noir Knockout: Isabella Rossellini

I am starting a new series within my blog called "Circling the Lens".  This series will focus on actors, musicians and artists in the entertainment industry who have made impact with makeup as an art form.  This post is dedicated to the one and only Isabella Rossellini. "If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone… Continue reading Noir Knockout: Isabella Rossellini

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August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only

Wait.  What?  Did you see that?  The calendar.  It's the middle of August.  Yes, that's right.  It's almost September.  To all of you lovers autumn out there, I am with you!  It's already time to start pulling out the fall-scented candles and break out the pumpkin-everything recipes.  You will wake up one day in the… Continue reading August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only

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Drugstore Makeup Mini Haul

"I just want to go over to the makeup section for a second.  I don't really need anything but I just want to check something out."  Fast forward twenty minutes later and it feels like two minutes have gone by.  It's the section of the store where time seems to stand still.  And one of… Continue reading Drugstore Makeup Mini Haul

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National Lipstick Day!

A year or two ago I was ranting and raving in a fit of confusion over National Broccoli.  I had seen an exuberant instagram post that had a picture of dancing broccoli, hash tagged #nationalbroccoliday. National Broccoli Day?!  Why???  I was confused as to why there was a day that I had never heard of… Continue reading National Lipstick Day!

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Over Easy, I Love Ipsy

I swear that it feels like I blinked my eyes and July has almost come to an end.  Where did the summer go?  Only one month to go before September.  Here in the northeastern part of the United States, we haven't seen the brutal heat that my friends in the western region of the country… Continue reading Over Easy, I Love Ipsy

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Gimme My Boxycharm!

Yippee Skippee!  It's Boxycharm time again!  I once again became a secret stalker, scouring social media to sneak a peek at each of the spoilers as they emerged from week to week.  This month's Cutie Pie box was another spectacular curated mix of products.  It feels like Christmas in July!  This box is valued at… Continue reading Gimme My Boxycharm!