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Empties – December 2016: My Final Thoughts on Stuff I’ve Finished

Something I’ve been meaning to do ever since starting this blog is give my final thoughts about products once I finish using them up.  I started the blog in May 2016, and I’ve been saving my empties ever since.  Originally, I planned to do this every few months, but I’ve been procrastinating…so this is going to be a long post.…

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Makeup and Skincare Christmas Gift Ideas for the Beauty Obsessed on your List

Faced with buying a Christmas gift for someone obsessed with beauty/skincare/makeup, etc?  Worry not!  There are so many wonderful options available that you can get for someone that will be universally loved by people of all skin types.  Here are some great makeup and skincare Christmas gift ideas for the beauty obsessed on your list. These fabulous gifts are all…

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Black Friday Beauty Deals 2016

One of the busiest shopping days of the year is upon us again…Black Friday!  OK lovelies, time to scope out some Black Friday beauty deals. Sephora Deals Sephora has some good beauty deals for Black Friday.  Most are value sets, such as the Bite Beauty Lipstick Vault which contains every single shade the brand has in their entire range.  But…

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Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Review

This stick foundation has completely converted me to stick foundation.  I love it so much.  Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation stick looks like real skin with a very natural finish.  It’s creamy and blendable without being greasy.  It layers well over various types of skincare products.  It comes in a really excellent range of shades.  It hasn’t caused any kind of…

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Yves Saint Laurent Vernis a Levres Glossy Stain Review

Yves Saint Laurent Vernis a Levres Glossy Stain is a fantastic lip product.  I have been thoroughly impressed by all the shades I own.  Especially 15 Rose Vinyl, which I actually wore for my wedding last year and I only had to reapply it after photos and after eating.  Even when it wears off, it leaves a nice stain so your…

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Eyeshadow Palette Review

I first found out about the tarte Rainforest of the Sea collection before it was released at Sephora.  When I was looking through all the new products and I saw this eyeshadow palette, I knew right away that I just had to have it.  It is the perfect range of shades for the type of makeup I do on myself…

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NARS Lipstick Review

NARS Lipstick is one of my favourite lip products out there.  It isn’t the most natural or eco friendly of formulas or brands (although they are cruelty free), but boy do they make good lipstick.  My favourite shades are the sheer ones, I’m less fond of super opaque lip colours.  I also really like the packaging.  NARS products all have…

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Review

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush is one of the best blushes I have ever had the pleasure of using.  All the colours are extremely beautiful, and I wish I owned them all.  The two that I do have are Radiant Magenta and Incandescent Electra.  Radiant Magenta is a bright pinky purple, and Incandescent Electra is a bright coral shade.  Incandescent Electra…

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tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder Review

For my first official blog post, I wanted to review one of my longtime favourite makeup products: tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Setting Powder. This is one of the few powder makeup products I have ever found that does not cause me to break out.  It also has decent lasting power.  It is a wonderfully smooth, fine-milled, pressed mineral…

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