Contouring Made Easy with NARS

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I’m Aleut (Eskimo), and I’ve always hated my wide jaw, and my nose is kind of flat and weird.  Ever since I was a teen, I always did some sort of contouring with makeup.  I’ve always been artistic, even had… 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

February Makeup Faves!

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With tonight being the last home basketball game for my beloved alma mater, the Iowa State Cyclones, I almost forgot to post about my favorites for February! After an exciting and bittersweet win over OSU (the seniors’ last home game… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

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Always one to go against the grain, I stayed away from a dark lip and smoky eyes for New Year’s.  I opted for a bright look, although I did do like many others and included glitter- just couldn’t resist! I started with… Continue Reading

Vampy Plum for Fall

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I was going through my makeup, trying to find something “Fall-ish,” and found my Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in 1999, a plum shimmer. I decided to choose my colors around this pencil because I forgot I even had… 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

Fabulous Fall Color from Dior MUA Troycie

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Woo hoo!  Troycie had the day off, so she created this fabulous, colorful look to share with us: She prepped with Dior One Essential, Capture Totale Le Serum, Doux Gommage Express, and Capture Totale Crème Multi-Perfection. For her eyes, Troycie… Continue Reading

Nobody Noticed My Green Lipstick!

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So, I did a look previously with Kat Von D’s Studded Kiss Lipstick in “Plan 9” (found here) but didn’t wear it out in public.  Jerry has been trying to talk me into being more adventurous, and after wearing blue in… Continue Reading

Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow in “Doce”

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Unfortunately, one of the negatives of having a beauty blog is finding time to write about products before buying more, and getting behind!  So, I only allowed myself to purchase two of the new Kat Von D Metal Crush shadows, and wait… Continue Reading