Groupon Sponsored - UK Only Vidal Sassoon Ultralite Countour Straightener Giveaway

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I almost forgot! I have an awesome giveaway for my UK readers! Groupon UK is graciously sponsoring a giveaway for you of a Vidal Sassoon Ultralite Contour Straightener. To Enter: 1. You must live in the UK 2. Leave a comment on this post. Say hi, tell me what country you're from, or anything else. 3. Make sure that you leave a valid email address in th[...]

Valentine's Day Collections

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Even though I'm short on time, I wanted to mention that there are several cool Valentine's Day collections out. Shiro Cosmetics released a new collection, My Nerdy Valentine. Eye Shadows /love - shimmery off white with bright golden sparkles /hug - soft velvety brown with strong gold shimmer /kiss - medium soft pink with a velvet finish Blushes[...]

Teal Blue Opal

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I played with Tarina Tarantino Sparklicity Pure Opal again. This time I reached for a lot of teal and blue to compliment it. I used a bunch of Inglot shades that I will have swatched for you sometime soon. Eyes: Too Faced Shadow Insurance Inglot 350 light grey beige - upper crease/browbone Inglot 338 blue-teal [...]

theBalm Shady Lady Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Comparison

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I did this comparison quite a while ago, not too long after I got my new camera. I got the bright idea of swatching both of theBalm Shady Lady palettes 1 and 2 together. I've labeled all the colors 1 and 2 to go along with the swatches. Volume 1 - My favorite from this one is Jet-setting Jennifer. I also really like Risque Renee, Easy Wheezie,[...]

Eurydice and Poppies

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This is a look from one day last week. It feels decadent and like velvet to me. Kiss My Sass Purple Poppy was a perfect lid color. Drama Queen made for a great highlight shade, though I need to try this as a lid shade, too. The NARS Eurydice duo worked well in the crease to contour without being too harsh, which is why I opted not to use black. [...]

Candy Cult Nails

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I played around with lots of Cult Nail polishes on Saturday. I finally got to try out Cult Nails Get It On base coat and Wicked Fast top coat! I love the base coat! I tried to do another gradient, but it wasn't as successful as my last. Still, it was fun :) I need to learn how to blend the edges of the polish better. So for my accent finger, I did t[...]

Favorite Childhood Stories and Faerie Tales

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I was thinking the other night about my favorite childhood stories. I think my favorite story that my Dad told me as a child was Little Red Riding Hood. Though, twisted as I am, I couldn't help but feel sorry for the wolf! This may explain why I love supernatural fiction that includes werewolves and vampires. I was very excited when the movie Red Riding H[...]