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30 Great Black Friday 2014 Beauty Sales

The best shopping day of the year is here – and 2014’s Black Friday is looking super sweet for beauty addicts. Here are the sweet sales we’ve spotted for this year, listed alphabetically by brand/store so you can look for your fave: Continue reading “30 Great Black Friday 2014 Beauty Sales” »

KISS InstaWave Curler Review

KISS InstaWave Review: Beautiful Curls Made Easy

Want curls? You don’t need that old fashioned clamp-and-burn iron. You just need your extra time and your

Oh yeah, baby, the KISS. Just like cars, curling has gone from manual to automatic with the revolutionary KISS InstaWave, a tangle-free curler that instantly creates beautiful, long-lasting curls without being awesome at it. Which is great, since as we’ve discussed, I’m not handy with my hair.  Continue reading “KISS InstaWave Review: Beautiful Curls Made Easy” »

Kenzo winter flowers review feature

Fragrance Friday: Kenzo Winter Flowers Review

Kenzo winter flowers reviewI fell in love with the hugely popular original FlowerByKENZO – and now I’m falling all over again for Kenzo’s limited edition holiday version, Winter Flowers. It’s the perfect fragrance to warm up with this season.

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Old Hollywood Makeup Part 1 Video Dottie Hinson A League of Their Own

Old Hollywood Makeup Part 1: Eye Makeup [VIDEO]

Ready for some Old Hollywood makeup? I’ve been into the style ever since I dressed as Marilyn Monroe for Halloween (admittedly I did not pull it off as well as Debby Ryan did Marilyn).

Cailin as Dottie Hinson A League of Their Own Halloween Makeup and Old Hollywood Redhead HairThis year, I went as Dottie Hinson (the spitfire girl ballplayer played by Geena Davis from A League of Their Own) since I was determined to stay a redhead for Halloween.  Dottie’s makeup is Old Hollywood, but a little rougher and dirtier since she likes to play in the clay. I kicked her simpler look up a notch cause, well, I’m not playing baseball outside.

Here’s the video with my usual touch of humor and complete lack of class:

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Kevyn Aucoin celebrity makeup artist in Sex and the City

Kevyn Aucoin Doing Carrie’s Makeup in Sex & The City

Kevyn Aucoin in Sex and the CityAs my close friends know, I’ve been basically obsessed with Sex and the City since episode 1. I can quote every episode almost word for word. So you can imagine my surprise when while rewatching an episode called “The Real Me” yesterday (on Bravo!, or E!, or some channel that ends in an exclamation point and loves to rerun SATC) in which Carrie Bradshaw models in a fashion show, I saw something I’d never noticed before: the late, great Kevyn Aucoin! Continue reading “Kevyn Aucoin Doing Carrie’s Makeup in Sex & The City” »

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