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Barbara commented on the post, MAC Pleasure Bomb Dupes & Comparisons 1 week, 3 days ago

I’d make a submission, but since I haven’t tested out Pleasure Bomb in person to see the comparison, I feel like I should just throw out a possible dupe here: Urban Decay Catfight. It has a satin finish, but it […]

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Barbara commented on the post, MAC Playland Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches 1 week, 3 days ago

Wow, I need to check out Happy Go-Lucky, Red Balloon, and Toying Around. They look so pretty. This might be the first MAC collection I’m looking forward to!

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Barbara commented on the post, Sneak Peek: NARS Lipglosses Photos & Swatches 2 weeks ago

I look forward to the in-depth reviews for 19. Wonder, 20. Eternal Red, and 25. Stella. I love how they look on you!

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Wow this looks so promising and I love the modern packaging. I might get this after testing it myself and after your review.

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Barbara commented on the post, Giorgio Armani Maestro Mediterranea Collection 1 month ago

The orange blush and the liquid bronzer definitely caught my eye.

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I agree with your assessment on this palette’s price hike within the brand. It’s one thing if I were paying $80 for Chanel or Armani because I am also buying into the image and connotations (and hopefully the […]

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I’ve been eyeing Guerlain Attrape-Coeur for a while, but Snow Peach seems like the perfect dupe, especially given the price. I might actually run out to buy today. Thanks!

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Primers, loose powders/pigments, and blush. Primers just add to the “weight” of makeup and make my face even greasier than usual, loose powders are a MAJOR hassle for me, and blush would be overkill for my […]

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Barbara commented on the post, Round-up: MAC Mineralize Glass Collection for Spring 2014 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Great roundup! It’s a bit surprising to me that any makeup company would release such similar shades in the same LE collection (regarding the lip glasses).

I normally stay away from fuchsia shades but Good […]

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Oooh I’ll definitely have to consider getting a color from this line (when Sephora restocks it, it’s selling out fast!). I love how it looks and I’m a sucker for bright mattes.

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Barbara commented on the post, What type of lipstick finishes work best on you? 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I love velvety mattes because they seem to flatter me and the shape of my lips best. My skin tends to be oily so adding anything glossy can be overkill.

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I’ve been really impressed with the pale shades not appearing streaky or chalky in action, especially with a color like Frivolous Pink.

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Barbara commented on the post, OCC Pool Boy & Kimber Lip Tars Reviews, Photos, Swatches 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Yeah, I definitely need Kimber.

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Barbara commented on the post, Hit List: Best Liquid Foundation 2 months, 3 weeks ago

My favorites are Armani Face Maestro, Shiseido Sun Protection Liquid Foundation (blue bottle), Chanel Perfection Lumiere, and, when my skin is not being finicky, Guerlain Lingerie de Peau.

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Barbara commented on the post, Zoya Chantal, Rue, Taylor Nail Lacquers Reviews, Photos, Swatches 2 months, 3 weeks ago

I got Rue when Zoya had their 3 free promotion and it’s such a lovely “nude-ish” color. I’m glad you got the same positive experience. I was afraid it was going to look too much like a wedding polish color to wear […]

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Wow, the finish alone of this lipstick is so lovely

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Oh no, another possible orange to add to my growing collection! I’ll wait for reviews before I run out to purchase it.

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In the palette, the eyeshadows Pure Glow and Grace and the blush Awakening look so gorgeous. It’s just too bad I’m not into the rest of the shades in the palette. The packaging looks great too.

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Barbara commented on the post, Sneak Peak: NARS Spring 2014 Collection Photos & Swatches 3 months, 1 week ago

That lip pencil is calling out to me. What a gorgeous orange.

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That duochrome is making me really upset that the current state of my fingernails are a disaster area. It is BEAUTIFUL

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