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My Favorite Anastasia Lip Combo


Anastasia Beverly Hills in quickly gaining a reputation as being more than just eyebrows. The liquid lipsticks and lip glosses have an avid following on Instagram. What pushes this brand to the top is the exceptional quality of its products that fulfill the promise of long-lasting and moisturizing wear.

I (went a little crazy) and bought a couple of liquid lipsticks and an entire set of glosses. I purchased the lipstick at Macy’s and the Lustrous Lip Gloss Set online.

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Review: Translucent Powders

016Translucent Powders have been on the rise lately. With the new trend of baking (thank you Drag Queen culture), having a good translucent powder in your collection is a must. It is ideal for setting make-up, especially if you tend to use more cream based products or have oily skin (like me!). Here are a few drugstore translucent powder that I’ve tried over the years:

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Tips & Tricks: The Color Theory and Making it Work for your Eyes


15-year-old Me stands in front of a mirror inspecting the day’s outfit. It is my favorite, a red cotton collared shirt with sleeves that go past the wrist and a pair of true blue jeans. Which eye shadow should I match with this look? I wonder. Blue or red? Well, red’s too loud for school, so I’ll just go with blue.

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Tips & Tricks: Quickly remove long-wearing lipstick


Long-wearing lipstick can be great, but it can also be incredibly drying. If you’d like to remove it but the right product is out of reach, lip balm is a great alternative.

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Tips & Tricks: To tone or Not to Tone?

The debate about toners has beauty gurus taking two opposite ends of the spectrum. Some feel this is a necessary step, others don’t see any purpose of it. If you’re thinking about whether you need to start using a toner, first consider your cleansing ritual.

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Tips & Tricks: Eye shadow primers for oily skin

If you’ve got oily skin, odds are you’ve also got oily eye lids. I definitely do. I first noticed this when good quality eye shadows just weren’t blending on my lids. I applied my trusty primer potion and though it did help the shadow stay on my lids perfectly, blending the shades together was very difficult. It clumped where my brush hit it first and wouldn’t move anywhere else. Then I decided to try an experiment and was surprised to find out that it worked perfectly!

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