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Beauty Blogger Meetup at Spa Touch LLC

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This past Saturday we had an intimate Beauty Blogger meetup with Brittany (Clumps of Mascara), Nidia (Beauty Lit from Within), Su (Nail Veils) and Cat (Beauty by Cat) at Spa Touch LLC (Facebook, Instagram). We discussed social media and the changes with Facebook, makeup products like setting powders, and Nidia and I were treated to IBX nail treatment[...]

Orchid Series - Coral Orchid

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Orchids are my favorite flowers. I'm starting an Orchid Series and to kick off the series I'm beginning with Coral Orchids. From what I can tell they're called Vanda Orchids. Orchids have such diversity! That's why I thought they'd make a great series. A note, I did use MAC eyeshadows today. All of my MAC products were purchased BEFORE MAC started t[...]

Makeup Wars - Battle of the Taupes

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I know some of you love taupes! All the Taupes! I'm in a new group called Makeup Wars and for our inaugural war, we're doing a Battle of the Taupes! I raided my makeup collection for some of the colors that I thought fell into the category of taupe. I am not an expert on taupes, mind you, but I have come to appreciate them. Wikipedia defines ta[...]

Sophisticated Smoky Eye Look

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I did a step by step picture tutorial today! See how to get this Sophisticated Smoky Eye Look at FutureDerm. I wanted to share the look with you. I used grey as the primary color for this look because I feel it works really well with my eye color. Eyes: Too Faced Shadow Insurance Makeup Geek Stealth - crease, outer [...]

Nyx Black Label Hot Pink vs. MAC Candy Yum-Yum - Dupes?

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I've said before that I felt like Nyx Black Label Lipstick in Hot Pink was a very close dupe for MAC Candy Yum-Yum. I wanted to show you the two colors side by side today with pictures taken from my new camera. To me, the colors are very close. The finish is different, as Candy Yum-Yum is matte and Hot Pink is more of a creamy, shiny finish. Hot Pink looks l[...]

Wet n' Wild Pink Lipsticks

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I looked high and low at the Walgreens and Ulta surrounding my home, trying to find the new Wet n' Wild lipsticks. I couldn't find any, so I finally gave up and ordered them from ebay. The three colors I chose were Don't Blink Pink, Pinkerbell and Dollhouse Pink. I purchased these for $3 each and got combined shipping on the three items together. It wasn'[...]