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To Infinity, and Beyond!

Lots of people are asking me how I keep making all the scarves that I have.  I’m so obsessed with this accessory this season and I’ve probably got a dozen sitting behind me write now as I work. I was going to write up this long tutorial, but I figured why bother?  I found one […]

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An Introduction to OCM

This post is about my experience trying OCM for 5 days, and what worked, and didn’t work for me. As many of the posts detailing what the Oil Cleansing Method (OCM) is state, this whole idea is based on the basic chemistry concept that like dissolves like, and that soap and water is not enough […]

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Heartsy Hints

Now that we’ve all had some time to check out Heartsy and it’s ‘ins and outs’, I’ve discovered a few things that I’m passing on to you. ☆ Check out Tomorrow’s Deals.  If you’re a VIP member, you can shop these the day before. If not, don’t worry, I’ve never seen them sell out. ☆ […]

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Are You Im-Pressed?

How to press a premade mineral shadow. First gather all your supplies.  You’ll need everything I mention in the first part of my post (except maybe the sifter) and the jar of purchased mineral shadow you want to press.  I’m going to be pressing one of Aromaleigh’s Opulent Lustres in Lychee. Make sure your work […]

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High Brow

I have brow anxiety.  Even if I leave the house without makeup, I cannot leave without doing my eyebrows first.  My hair is really dark, but my natural brows not so much and thin, so I think my face just looks naked without them! It was hard for me to settle on a method, trying […]

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An Unscientific Method

The Hypothesis One night after having a particularly exasperating conversation with Jess about a particularly awful experience with a ‘pro’ behind a cosmetics counter, we put in motion a devious plan.  Disguised as make up ‘novices’ we planned to test just how much these pros know about not only the products they sell, but about […]

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Lightbulb Beauty Tip #3

Recently while trying out an Etsy shop I was disappointed to discover that they are still selling straight mica (although creatively blended into unique colors) without a base.  Straight mica is not a very good eyeshadow, it’s all the same finish (shiny) and doesn’t adhere or last well.  I wanted to wear the colors, so […]

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Lightbulb Beauty Tip #2

Lots of people ask me what I use to line my lips when I’m wearing one of my favorite ‘alt’ colored lipsticks.  Reds and pinks are always easy to match.  But black?  Purple?  Grey? Well, black used to be fairly easy.  You could sit and try a few different black eyeliners until you found one […]

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Lightbulb Beauty Tip #1

I had an incredible light bulb moment this morning.  I have a very pale complexion.  When I’m ‘heathly’ looking I’m still a little on the pale side of a MAC 15, but with a hint of peachy/yellow (Meow Inquisitive Chartreux).  For the longest time I skipped blush all together, but I’m realizing that it really […]

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How do YOU apply mineral foundation?

I must get at least a dozen questions a week asking me how to apply mineral foundation. I’ll be the first to admit up until this year I didn’t even USE it, so I don’t think I’m an expert, but I know a lot of you out there are!  So how about YOU guys answering […]

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