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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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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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Get Glowing with Glossybox

Do I have too many beauty products?  In my humble opinion, no.  Although I often find myself mumbling to myself "We're gonna need a bigger boat" when trying to find the space for new arrivals.  But if you're looking to curb spending too much dough on beauty goods, subscription services are the most bang for… Continue reading Get Glowing with Glossybox

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In the Rotation: Faves by NYX

Years ago, I was walking though the makeup aisle with a friend who moonlighted as a drag queen.  He suddenly stopped in his tracks and started excitedly grabbing what seemed like a hundred lipsticks off of the shelves.  A stream of consciousness flowed from his lips gushing about his love of the brand NYX.  I… Continue reading In the Rotation: Faves by NYX

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June Ipsy: Volume Up

It’s time again to rip open that shiny pink envelope and take a peek inside.  It may be the first of July but I recently received my June Ipsy glam bag.  Ipsy (check Ipsy out here) wants you to be seen and be heard with this June’s theme Volume Up.  All the goodies are stashed… Continue reading June Ipsy: Volume Up