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

New Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Eye Pencils are to Die For!

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Okay, I knew these new eyeliners were out, but to be honest, I wasn’t really that excited about them.  If you’ve kept up with this blog, you know I’m not really a fan of pencil liners that have to be… Continue Reading

Blue Winged Eyes with NARS

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Ever since we started shopping at Sephora regularly, I’ve been more daring with my makeup.  When I started blogging, I started taking even more risks.  I’m glad, because I’ve discovered some looks that I really like!  I’ve even found that… 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

Sephora Play! Box: February 2016

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  Sephora has done it again!!  Although there are no full-size items like there were in Ipsy and Beauty Box 5 this month, there is a retail travel size of Bumble and bumble’s Pret-a-powder, that sells for $12 on Sephora’s… Continue Reading

Can’t Get Enough of that Eighties Blue Eyeshadow!

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I admit it, blue eyeshadow is one of my guilty pleasures- I just can’t get enough of it!  Yes, I grew up in the eighties, and yes, I LOVED it!  Much to the dismay of those who must be seen… Continue Reading

White Eyeliner for 2016!

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For a fresh new look for 2016, why not try a white eyeliner?  I’ve always kept a white liner on hand for use on my lower water line because it makes your eyes look insanely huge.  But after seeing a… 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

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