Lipstick. A single smear can change your mood, your attitude, your outlook. Which is why when you discover the perfect shade of red or the perfect nude, a detractor would have to pry those tubes out of your cold dead hands. During the hunt to augment my perfect lipstick collection, I tried two shades from the Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture collection, #19 Fuchsia and #9 Rose Stiletto.…

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Pretty Halloween Makeup Tutorials

As a fan of makeup and playing dress up, Halloween is the perfect time to combine two of my loves. This year I decided to compile a list of awesome Halloween makeup tutorials for the DIY costume folks out there. I am a member of this crew by the way! And since we’re all about beauty and the pursuit of pretty around these parts, I focused on finding pretty Halloween makeup tutorials because we like to look good while we’re scaring people on the street.…

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Customized eyes: butter london shadow clutch

It seems that there’s a new crave-worthy beauty product released every day. Well, maybe not every day but quite frequently indeed. Today all eyes are on the new butter LONDON Shadow Clutch that houses six customizable, primer-infused, oil absorbing eye shadows for your beauty-loving pleasure.

The trend toward double duty beauty products continues and butter LONDON steps boldly into the arena with the Shadow Clutch eye shadows.…

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Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and each year, I highlight beauty brands that help raise awareness and support breast health and breast cancer research. The statistics are staggering. Every two minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. Every two minutes. Join me and millions of other women in the fight against this pervasive disease by donating your time, energy, and shopping dollars to organizations that support research, prevention and treatment.…

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Are you an alphabet virgin?

I once was an alphabet virgin. What? I mean I never used a BB or CC or any other alphabet cream before this month. It’s so unlike me, I know! When BB creams first came to market, I remember thinking ‘what is a BB cream and why in the world would I need one?’ Turns out they come in quite handy for a beauty multi-tasker  such as myself so I took the plunge with the Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream in Medium/Deep.…

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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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