October 2016 Ipsy Glam Bag: Black Magic!

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Happy October, everyone!  Although I’m not excited about the fall weather, Halloween is my favorite holiday, and this month’s Ipsy Glam Bag did not disappoint! The theme for October is “Black Magic,” and the bag itself is actually super-duper awesome,… Continue Reading

August 2016 Sephora Play! Box

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It’s box time again!  I always look forward to beauty subscriptions, because often there’s some really great surprises.  This month’s Sephora box was pretty decent due to some skincare products I’m looking forward to trying out. This month’s box contained:… Continue Reading

How To: Easy Winged Eyeliner in 3 Steps!

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Do you love the look of winged eyeliner, but can’t do it for crap?  If you’re anything like me, you adore the look, but it has taken me SO long to just be able to figure out how to get… Continue Reading

Tarte’s Clay Paint Liner Makes Eyeliner Application a Breeze!

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I love using a gel eyeliner with a brush.  But, the only problem is that they seem to dry out so easily because the pot allows for repeated exposure to air.  It just seems so wasteful to spend a good… Continue Reading

Winged Eyeliner Made Easy with bareMinerals Lash Domination Ink Liner!

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Why, oh, why must winged eyeliner remain so popular?  It’s a timeless, classic look that has seemingly always been a “thing.”  The only problem is that it can be a bitch to get it right! Luckily, there are some fantastic… Continue Reading

OMG, Blue Again!

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Happy Tuesday!!! In case you haven’t noticed from my (many) previous posts about blue eyeshadow, I love the stuff.  Always have, always will.  I also happen to think blue lipstick can be fun, too.  After trying out Kat Von D’s… 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

R.I.P. Lemmy

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As my aunt Sue said, “Lemmy WAS rock-and-roll.”  Even if you are not a fan of Motorhead, there is no denying the major role Lemmy Kilmister played in the genre.  While Lemmy was seen as a deviant, I have always… Continue Reading

New Jeffree Star Holiday Swatches from Nick V. Hernandez!!

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Woo hoo!!!!!  The new Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipsticks limited edition holiday shades are arriving at their new homes and getting to know their proud new owners!!!! Sadly, I have been too busy to order mine- I know, I know… I’m a total disgrace to the lipstick… 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