I’m a concealer snob. I like expensive concealers. They’re usually really well pigmented, blend well, and last all day. So, the fact that I’ve recently found two drugstore concealers that I can recommend and will keep using… that’s pretty amazing! The other concealer is Maybelline Dream Concealer, which is great because it’s a stick, but I don’t think it holds up super great under my eyes. I use it only on my face for blemishes.…

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I have to admit, that I splurged on a pressed powder compact about 6 months ago from Chanel, and I love it so much that I’ve now bought a second, identical compact. Even though I’m not anywhere close to being done with the first. Let me back up a moment and explain. I hate to reapply and touch up anything. You may have noticed that it is a bit of an ongoing theme in this…

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Confidence in a Compact, Confidence in a Cream and Heavenly Skin Skin Smoothing Complexion Brush #704 A couple of weeks ago on Instagram I posted a picture of a new IT Cosmetics Foundation, and you can see me talking about it in the picture comments with a friend. What is this new foundation? It’s interesting. I think really, it’s a solid BB Cream. Or a solid foundation with a serum in it. Or some such…

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I get asked a lot about my favorite makeup products, often from friends that are much lower maintenance than I am. I am high maintenance. I know this about myself, and I fully admit it. My husband jokes that I am not a 15 Minute Beauty girl, more like a 2 Hour Beauty girl. The problem has only gotten worse as I’ve gotten older, likely as I try to feel better about my (slightly) older…

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There have been a lot of discussions lately amongst my friends regarding their favorite drugstore foundations. I wasn’t surprised that this was of interest, drugstore foundations have come a long way in the last ten to fifteen years and are pretty amazing now. What did surprise me was how often my friends try new products and still come back to the same foundations over and over. There’s a reason these products stand out! For Makeup…

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