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Smoky Eyes: Kat Von D Memento Mori Look

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Smoky Eyes: Kat Von D Memento Mori Look

Smoky Eyes:  Kat Von D Memento Mori Look

Is it really Thursday?  Already?  I can't believe it's July 1st!  I only have about a month left of summer (aka no school) -- time flies so fast sometimes.

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Birthday Makeup: Ice Cream Swirl Cake

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Birthday Makeup: Ice Cream Swirl Cake

Birthday Makeup:  Ice Cream Swirl Cake

It's probably just me, but the colors in this look remind me of birthdays and ice cream.  I gotta tell you - I miss all those birthday parties I had (and went to) when I was really young (like 3-10!), those were always fun.  My favorite kind of birthday...

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Make Up For Ever Look: #21 Turquoise Aqua Cream

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Make Up For Ever Look: #21 Turquoise Aqua Cream

Make Up For Ever Look: #21 Turquoise Aqua Cream

You know what's frustrating? When you do your makeup, think it's rockin', and then you see it in close-up photos and can't figure out why it didn't translate!  But anyway, it's all part of the journey--the learning, that is--so why not share it...

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MAC To the Beach Look: Humid, Shimmermoss, and “Sweet & Punchy”

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MAC To the Beach Look: Humid, Shimmermoss, and “Sweet & Punchy”

MAC To the Beach Look: Humid, Shimmermoss, and "Sweet & Punchy"

If you've been collecting MAC for years, you and I both know that we own near-dupes of coming attractions, no matter how pretty the newest, shiniest thing may look. Since MAC To the Beach is out in the UK already, I thought I'd try a...

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Bright Makeup: Let’s Go to the Tropics with Yellow, Green, & Blue

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Bright Makeup: Let’s Go to the Tropics with Yellow, Green, & Blue

Bright Makeup: Let's Go to the Tropics with Yellow, Green, & Blue

I was getting a little tired of pink and purple, so I had to go with something totally different but still fun! Happy Friday all! :)

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Bright Makeup: Lotsa Teals

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Bright Makeup: Lotsa Teals

Bright Makeup: Lotsa Teals

Here's a quick look I did using two of the new Benefit eyeshadows, plus one of Urban Decay's new Stardust eyeshadows (to be reviewed in full later). Really loving the way Dolce & Gabbana Nude Blush looks, though. Pain in the behind to photograph a swatch of it, but boy...

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Spring Makeup: Gold, Green, & Teal with Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette

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Spring Makeup: Gold, Green, & Teal with Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette

Spring Makeup: Gold, Green, & Teal with Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette

I love the lips for this look.  It's my new favorite lip combo, and as soon as I slipped on Le Metier de Beaute Apricot Creme, I completely remember why I shelled out $36 for it.  In fact, I think I'm going to place...

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Spring Makeup: The Fresh Bloom of Spring with Purple, Green, & Blue

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Spring Makeup: The Fresh Bloom of Spring with Purple, Green, & Blue

Spring Makeup: The Fresh Bloom of Spring with Purple, Green, & Blue

One of the most important things to do when doing a look with distinct colors is to be careful not to over-blend, which is really easy, because most of us put our noses to the mirror when we're checking to make sure we did a good...

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