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Sunday Link Love, Volume #087

Happy Sunday!

This whole weekend I’ve been totally jealous of everything attending The Makeup Show in Los Angeles, and I’m really kicking myself for not going!  This is something I do every year–the grass is always greener, eh?  Nonetheless, instead of wallowing in my jealousy, I’ve been trying to go through my backlog of photos so I can then get through a backlog of reviews.  I swear, one day I will be caught up!

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No, I don’t think so. I think like anything that is built as a system, you may find it works better or ends up simplifying things, just because the brand has (hopefully) already determined how the components will work together. It takes a little more expertise to mix and match, I’d say, to ensure you’re getting the right stuff in each product without one canceling out the other or overpowering!  However, you could make sure you’re using exactly the right products for your hair type/concerns and nothing you don’t!

— Christine

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #124

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul:  Lynnderella nail polishes – I think around 30 or so!
  • Weekend plans: Building some furniture, recording a few videos, taking photos!
  • What time do you usually go to bed?:   I try to be in bed by 11PM or earlier, then I read for 20-30 minutes!

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This week’s Mellan photo…


Bummed you can’t hear the washing machine that Mellan was getting excited over, but consider this “Attentive Mellan.”

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