How would a new brand or product to capture your attention?

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How would a new brand or product to capture your attention?

If it’s a newer brand but more corporate-backed, then it doesn’t have such a long journey to get on my radar, presuming they offer something interesting or different or have given me some reason to expect readers to care. For a newer, more mom ‘n’ pop kind of brand, I have to see some...

— Christine

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How to Apply Eyeshadow – The Ultimate Guide!

How to Apply Eyeshadow – The Ultimate Guide!

Back to the basics: learn how to apply eyeshadow from someone who's obsessed with it! Whether you're an eye makeup beginner or a makeup pro, we'll help you further your eyeshadow exploration--at least a little bit!

This is an expansion of our step-by-step smokey eye tutorial, which is more focused...

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Best of Giorgio Armani Matte Nature Lip Maestros

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Best of Giorgio Armani Matte Nature Lip Maestros

For the fall, the Giorgio Armani Matte Nature Collection added 10 shades of to the Lip Maestro range, though one has been sold out so I've only been able to review nine of the new shades--but all of those reviews are up for your reading pleasure now, so this is your roundup of those shades ranked...

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How to Make Lipstick Last Longer in 3 Steps!

How to Make Lipstick Last Longer in 3 Steps!

We all want to know how to make our lipstick last longer, so here's what I've found works best for getting longer wear out of your lipsticks (and glosses, to some extent) without always having to opt for a matte, liquid lipstick.  The key to making your lipstick last the longest it can is to apply...

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Best Products of the Week | September 14th through September 20th

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Best Products of the Week | September 14th through September 20th

Happy Saturday! I always enjoy seeing what makes up the week's top ten highest-reviewed products, so I hope you find it somewhat interesting as well! :)

What was your week in review like?

  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Favorite look from the week:
  • Your most used product this week:
  • Any beauty discoveries...

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MAC x Pony Park Collection Swatches

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MAC x Pony Park Collection Swatches

MAC x Pony Park Collection is the newest launch from MAC, which features an eight-pan eyeshadow palette, two highlighters, one shade of plumping lipgloss (not included below, couldn't withstand the pain from this product type - I am allergic to a lot of lip plumpers), shimmery Fix+ (not included...

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Benefit Cookie Box o’ Powder Highlighter

Benefit Cookie Box o’ Powder Highlighter ($30.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light, peachy gold with strong, warm yellow-orange undertones and a luminous sheen. It had rich color payoff in a single layer, though a lighter hand could be used to build up coverage more gradually if...

Benefit Cookie Box o’ Powder Highlighter ($30.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light, peachy gold with strong, warm yellow-orange undertones and a luminous...

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Do you enjoy the increase in brands and products in the beauty space?

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Do you enjoy the increase in brands and products in the beauty space?

Overall, yes, I think so. Is it overwhelming sometimes? Yes. Does it feel like some products are released with little care/thought driving them? Yes. I do, however, feel like more brands are more accessible than ever before, which gives us a great range of types of products, shades, price points,...

— Christine

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