Green Shimmer Eye: A Refinery 29 Inspired Look

If you follow my Facebook Page, you may have seen a preview of this look. I saw the look on Refinery 29. I loved the green ombre look, and I was sure I could recreate it with a Too Faced shadow that I already own. Refinery 29 used MAC Club, and I used Too Faced Label Whore. Both have a warm brown matte base, but have a lot of dark green shimmer/frost in the shadow…

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Makeup Wars! The Battle of the Taupe Shadows: Wet ‘N Wild Nutty For the Win!

I’m really, really excited about today’s post! This is the first of what I hope will be many Makeup Wars posts! What exactly does that mean? A few weeks ago I was putting on a new shadow. I had picked it up randomly at Walmart, and I was really impressed with the color, how well it blended, etc. (More on that shadow in a bit.) And yes, I fully admit that while I was putting…

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Cover Girl Queen Vivid Impact Liners

Have you seen these new Queen Vivid Impact eye liners yet at a store near you? I’ve yet to find a store near me that carries the Queen line, but if you have one you should head there now. These things are amazing! These liners are very pigmented, they apply very smoothly (more like a gel than a pencil), and you can still smudge them easily with your finger tip or the special blending tip.…

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Sensai Gentle Make-up Remover for Eye and Lip: The Eye Makeup Remover to Rule Them All

I mentioned it briefly in my hospital bag post, and shortly thereafter a full sized version of the Sensai Gentle Make-up Remover showed up on my door step to try out. It arrived pretty early in the morning, and let me tell you that I was gleeful. Really. I skipped up to my vanity (well, as much as a 9 month pregnant person can skip, this was a month ago) and started plotting. I was…

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Do You Need An Eye Cream? Dr. Cynthia Bailey Weighs In

Do you need to use an eye cream? Is this an “absolutely necessary” skin care product, or is it marketing hype? I asked a dermatologist for her real opinion about eye creams, and she spilled her secrets! Dr. Cynthia Bailey is a dermatologist in Sebastopol, California. She was trained at UCSD (yes, this is very good) and was an attending there for a while before relocating to Sebastopol. I love that rather than hiding indoors…

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