Product Spotlight: MAC Glow Play Blush in Grand

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30 seconds to blush FOR THE LOVE OF CHICKEN STRIPS (this is indicative of my colorful language these days, since Connor’s been repeating everything she hears), I’ve been pushing my luck hard in the mornings to get what I need to get done before heading to the bakery for work. […]

Covergirl Clean Fresh Skin Milk

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Good stuff! I just found your new favorite base for no-makeup makeup days. 🙂 And guess what? It’s less than 10 bucks! (Technically, $9.99.) Say, “Oh, hai,” to Covergirl Clean Fresh Skin Milk, which for the official makeup record is a foundation, but performs like a sheer tinted moisturizing rock […]

MAC Loud and Clear, Glow Play Blush Collection Swatches on NC42 Skin

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The MAC Loud and Clear Collection and Glow Play Blushes, both available now at select MAC locations and the MAC website Man, I couldn’t this on my arm and face fast enough. First of all, NEUTRALS. Second, MAC. Seriously, too good. Technically, you are looking at two LE MAC collections. […]

Covergirl Clean Fresh Tinted Oil Lip Oil Review

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Lightweight and lovely new lip oils by Covergirl Has anyone, throughout the history of makeup-kind, ever sat around thinking to themselves, “You know what I *really* wish I could have? — flaky, thirsty-as-all-hell chapped lips. That would be so great.” As a person of the parched pout persuasion, I can […]

The MAC 240S: My Preferred Brush for Precise Face Powder Placement

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The MAC 240 S! I use it every day. Generally, I try to wear the bare minimum amount of face powder I can get away with because when I pile it on, I think it makes me look older. *Le sigh* But even though I don’t wear a ton, I […]

Product Spotlight: Pixi Eye Reflection Shadow Palette in Natural Beauty

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I’m lovin’ this eye palette by Pixi. I came to realize the Pixi Natural Beauty palette was money — MO-NAAAY (a.k.a. awesome) – at Costco last weekend when I caught a glimpse of my eye makeup in the store’s harsh overhead lighting and was, like, “Dang! Did Sir John just […]

MAC Lunar Illusions Collection in Action With Swatches on NC42 Skin

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The new MAC Lunar Illusions collection, available now OK, I totally get it. MAC-aholics are always questing to find “The Newest Newness,” but every now and zen (hint, hint), a MAC collection comes along that puts the classics in the spotlight. And ya know what? I’m not mad at it. […]

Channel Your Inner Paddington Bear, and Stay Dry During a Deluge in the Eddie Bauer Charly Jacket

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Autumnal camouflage Question for you: who wore this yellow coat better — me or Paddington Bear? 🤣 OK, so, the fact that I‘d be able to channel Paddington’s vibe wasn’t the only reason I got this bright yellow waterproof raincoat from Eddie Bauer! (It was one of the main reasons, […]

Product Spotlight: Hawaii Edition

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A few things (aloha and TGIF, BTW): 1. Running in 85-degree weather with 67% humidity is like hauling your limbs slow-motion through corn chowder. Wait — now that I think about it, merely existing in humid weather is like that. I am SWEAT-TAY in Hawaii, man. 2. If you’re staying […]