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What are your deal-breakers when it comes to foundation?

What are your deal-breakers when it comes to foundation?

The obvious one is that they have to have a close-enough shade match or else it’s hard to wear, but I often mix two shades together, so I am not adverse to that. I’m not a huge fan of really flat, matte and full coverage foundations and tend to reach for more medium, buildable coverage with a...

— Christine

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Best Products of the Week | February 8th through February 14th

Best Products of the Week | February 8th through February 14th

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:
  • Look you loved this week?:
  • Any new or old favorites discovered?:
  • Any product you're...

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What are your deal-breakers when it comes to lipstick?

What are your deal-breakers when it comes to lipstick?

Barring being at a conference or having to talk all day (and not being able to touch-up), I would not wear a formula that was drying often, if at all. I would rather re-apply than have something that lasts eight hours but dries my lips out over time. No matter how lovely a formula is, I find it...

— Christine

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What are your deal-breakers when it comes to lipgloss?

What are your deal-breakers when it comes to lipgloss?

Milky gloss is usually too prone to settling/streaking, and I definitely find I tend to reach for sparkly/shimmery glosses over other finishes. I don’t mind a little bit of settling–the kind where the shininess of the gloss and/or sparkles is enough to camouflage it. I don’t mind some...

— Christine

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How do cream (or liquid) eyeshadows fit into your routine?

How do cream (or liquid) eyeshadows fit into your routine?

On a regular basis, they don’t find their way into my looks. I really enjoy them, but I still will reach for powder eyeshadow instead, which makes some sense as I tend to use five hundred shades at once and that’s easier to do with powders.

— Christine

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How often do you follow tutorials or recreate a makeup look you’ve seen?

How often do you follow tutorials or recreate a makeup look you’ve seen?

I’m often testing new products, and if I’m not, then I’m putting together a color combo that I have in my head or to re-use some products I really liked, so I really don’t end up recreating or following tutorials myself.

— Christine

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What makes a luxury purchase “worth it” to you?

What makes a luxury purchase “worth it” to you?

It has to perform well for the purpose I want it for, so it doesn’t necessarily have to be super pigmented or extra long-wearing, but it has work well. It’s extremely rare that I buy a product for its packaging, so as long as packaging is functional, I’m good.

— Christine

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