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Best Face Makeup Brushes for Foundation, Concealer, Powder

Best Face Makeup Brushes for Foundation, Concealer, Powder

There are certain types of brushes that I tend to rely heavily on a specific brush and have less options, and this post reflects that.  I'm not sure if it's merely because I love them so much and don't love others nearly as much, but these were the ones I use often and stood out to me when I went...

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Best Makeup Brushes for Cream Eyeshadows

Best Makeup Brushes for Cream Eyeshadows

When it comes to applying cream eyeshadow, synthetic brushes are my go-to as creams as natural hair brushes can soak up liquid and creams too much and produce either sheer or streaky results (and creams tend to necessitate washing often, and synthetics can take the extra washing easily).  I find a...

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Best Brushes | Holiday 2016 Gift Guide

Best Brushes | Holiday 2016 Gift Guide

It's that time of the year again:  holiday gift guides aplenty!  This year, I've broken out my gift guides into best of selections for blush, eyeshadow, highlighter, lipstick, lipgloss, palettes, and brushes.  These guides feature permanent formulas so that they can be useful anytime during the...

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IT Cosmetics Velvet Luxe Brushes (304, 307, 314, 320, 322) Reviews & Photos

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Top 10: Luminous Blushes (Cool-Toned Edition)

Top 10: Luminous Blushes (Cool-Toned Edition)

For those who prefer their cheek colors on the cooler side, today's edition features cool-toned options for blushes with a more luminous sheen (see yesterday's warm-toned picks).

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Top 5: Plum Blushes for Fall 2015

Top 5: Plum Blushes for Fall 2015

Plum is one of my favorite cheek colors to wear (right after coral!), because they can run cool or warm in tone, so they work with a lot of looks. It's also a great shade to pair with the deeper lip colors that we often see in fall and winter. What are your favorites?

  1. Urban Decay Rapture -- a...

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Sneak Peek: IT Cosmetics The Romantics Naturally Pretty Vol. 2 Eyeshadow Palette Photos & Swatches

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Sneak Peek: IT Cosmetics The Romantics Naturally Pretty Vol. 2 Eyeshadow Palette Photos & Swatches

IT Cosmetics The Romantics Naturally Pretty Vol. 2 Eyeshadow Palette ($43.50 for 0.46 oz.) includes fourteen matte eyeshadows, plus a shimmery eyeshadow designed to layer with the matte eyeshadows to give you the ability of matte...

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IT Cosmetics Matte Sweet Apple Vitality Cheek Flush

IT Cosmetics Matte Sweet Apple Vitality Cheek Flush ($24.00 for 0.136 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with subtle, cooler undertones and a matte finish. MAC Hipness (LE, $21.00) is lighter, warmer. NYX Dusty Rose (P, $5.00) is lighter, warmer. NARS Amour (P, $30.00) is darker,...

IT Cosmetics Matte Sweet Apple Vitality Cheek Flush ($24.00 for 0.136 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with subtle, cooler undertones and a matte finish. ...

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The Spring 2015 Report Card

The Spring 2015 Report Card

There are so many products releasing each month that it can be hard to keep track of what was worth considering that I wanted to try putting together a quarterly overview that looks at the last three months of reviews with a best-of-the-quarter compilation. I've tried to group by formula when it...

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