September 2016 Sephora Play! Box: Anything but Ordinary

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It’s almost the end of summer, ugggghhhh… At least I can console myself with another subscription box!  Having been a VIB Rouge insider at Sephora since the program’s inception, I’ve already had most of these products.  But, if you haven’t… Continue Reading

Fiona Stiles Micro-Precision Brow Sculpting Pencil

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I am constantly keeping an eye out for a high-quality dupe of the Anastasia Brow Wiz. Why? I LOVE the Brow Wiz, but it always seems to be out of stock in the shade I need, no matter where I… Continue Reading

April Product Empties!

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Yeah, it’s the middle of May, and yeah, I’m just now getting around to doing this post.  Oops! Make sure you check out the video down below- Jerry put me on the spot at the end and took me by surprise… Continue Reading

NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint: A Fab Choice For Oily Skin!

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Geesh, Mother Nature really needs some medication- I swear she’s bipolar!  I didn’t think I would get this post done because the air raid sirens went off in our area, and we had had hail, which usually results in a… Continue Reading

Mourning the ISU Cyclones’ Sweet 16 Loss :(

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Well, I was going to post this Friday, but I didn’t have time.  Right after my workout and shower, it was already time for tip-off in the ISU vs. Virginia game of the NCAA tournament.  I don’t normally like sports,… Continue Reading

St. Pat’s Eye Makeup + 1st Round NCAA Cyclone Victory!

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Well, today is a GREAT day for beer!  Although, I haven’t had any yet.  Sad but true.  I really have no life.  Guess I need to work on that a bit. Anywho, my beloved alma mater, the Iowa State Cyclones… Continue Reading

The Highly Intimidating “Cut Crease” Eyeshadow

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I did it, I did it, I did it!  I have been SO intimidated by the popular cut crease eyeshadow looks.  I mean, this stuff is downright scary.  So, of course I just HAD to try it! I am kicking… Continue Reading

September Product Empties!

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I can’t believe it’s the end of September already! I want to stay in my flip-flops! Needless to say, it’s a good time to have empty products so I can get new ones for the upcoming colder, drier weather. This… Continue Reading

Sephora VIB Rouge Makeover with Amanda A.

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Previously, I never really took advantage of the benefits of being a VIB Rouge Beauty Insider at Sephora.  But when we started this website, I decided to make time to discover the talents of the artists available to us.  Those… Continue Reading

New Twist on 80’s Blue: Kat Von D Metal Crush in “Paranoid”

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I decided to reminisce about the fun of the 80s, and had a lot of fun with this shadow!  With the exception of three colors, the new Kat Von D Metal Crush shadows are so pigmented and go on very… Continue Reading