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Merry Christmas! Now Let’s Be Truly Beautiful.

Merry Christmas Adorable SnowmenSassy Dove spends most of the year suggesting ways to make yourself more beautiful. Well, it’s our first Christmas as a website and that means we’re going to do something special: suggesting ways you can make your inside and the world around you more beautiful.

Making the world more beautiful is easier than you think. If you’re lacking the funds to give back this Christmas, you can still do good. Volunteer at a local homeless shelter, soup kitchen or food bank. Animal sanctuaries always need help. There are even ways to give back from your computer – creative websites, like FreeRice.com which lets you solve vocabulary questions to donate rice to the less fortunate or TabForaCause.org which lets you raise charity money by surfing the web, allow us to participate in the spirit of the season from home.

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A Peek Inside My Makeup Bag

MAC Wonder Woman makeup bagMerry Christmas Eve! With all of the products I try, it’s a very good sign if one ends up in my everyday routine. I thought you girls might be interested in an early Christmas present: knowing which products make it to my daily makeup bag (which is a MAC Wonder Woman bag, by the way!). Don’t you feel special? Here’s a rundown:

Celebrity Makeup: Who’s Your Beauty Double?

Scarlett Johansson Red Hair Red LipsDon’t hit me, but I often get told I look like Scarlett Johansson. No, really. I started out blonde in life and when her movie The Island came out, I literally got a call from my ex-boyfriend proclaiming she was my double. (Other motives? Who knows…)

For years since then I’ve been a redhead – then blammo, The Avengers hits the box office, she’s a redhead too and the comments start up again. I’m certainly not complaining, since by the looks of ScaJo I’ll definitely take it as a compliment, but I definitely don’t think I’m on her level. However, though our features may be similar, we have totally different makeup styles.
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Studio Gear Cosmetics Holiday Smoky Eye Palette Giveaway Winner!

studio-gear-smoky-eye-holiday-paletteGood morning ladies, and thanks to everyone who participated in our Studio Gear Cosmetics Holiday Smoky Eye Palette Giveaway! You guys are all awesome, and I’m sure every single one of you is a winner in some way. Kumbaya and all that rot.

However, out of all you fake politically correct obligatory-soccer-trophy winners, there’s one REAL winner. Her name is…*drumroll*

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Studio Gear Cosmetics Holiday Smokey Eye Palette Giveaway!


studio-gear-smoky-eye-holiday-paletteIt’s the season for giving – and have I got a great gift for you! Today we are hosting a special holiday-friendly giveaway for Studio Gear Cosmetics Holiday Smokey Eye Palette (retail $40), a super fab eyeshadow palette with convenient instructions right inside the lid on how to create a beautiful smoky eye look yourself.

Founded by makeup industry vets with the concept that every woman deserves high-quality cosmetics at a reasonable price, Studio Gear features a full line of professional makeup brushes (I love their brushes), revolutionary complexion formulas, and a wide selection of color products for eyes, cheeks, and lips. Since 1996, Studio Gear has been used on set at hundreds of photoshoots, in the beauty departments of Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Dillard’s, and ULTA, and in MY makeup bag!
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