Celeb Beauty: What’s in Bella Thorne’s Makeup Bag?

Bella-Thorne Makeup Bag FeatureBella-Thorne makeup bag celebrity beauty tipsBella Thorne is the star of the Disney Channel’s Shake It Up! and a lovely face (one battling recent rumors of lip injections – oh my) on the rise whose name you’ll be hearing a lot more. Here’s what Bella told Seventeen she’s toting around in her (rather disorganized) Betsey Johnson bag, including her choice makeup products:

  • A deck of cards – no, really. She likes Crazy 8s!
  • Giorgio Armani mascara – she says she always uses this because it gives you the “best lashes!”
  • Pink lip gloss – don’t we all carry that around?
  • Her wallet with her Humane Society debit card, ’cause she’s an animal lover
  • A wallet charm that says her character’s name “Cecilia”, but that she hasn’t hooked on yet!
  • An unidentified photo… hmmmm…
  • Her iPhone
  • Mints
  • Lotion to re-moisturize on the plane when she’s travelling to shoot
  • Her favorite gum
  • Her Beats by Dre earbuds (they look like the Tour-in-Ear black pair), but strangely no iPod

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What do you like best about Miss Thorne? Her new Kohls’ campaign, perhaps? Do you think she had lip injections?

Debby Ryan’s Halloween Makeup: Marilyn Monroe

Debby Ryan Jessie Marilyn Monroe Halloween MakeupStar of the Disney Channel’s uber-successful “Jessie”, Debby Ryan is near and dear to my heart as a fellow redhead (as is her Disney cohort Bella Thorne!). She dressed up as a rather funny version of Marilyn Monroe in a Halloween episode of Jessie entitled “Ghost Bummers”, but the Instagram selfie she posted (right) was much more beautiful than funny.

To get the look, an absolute must is a powerful, lasting red lipstick – Lime Crime’s Velvetines Red Velvet liquid lipstick will withstand the most pungent Halloween party punch. (If you’re into more traditional- and cheaper- lipsticks, try Julie Hewett Rouge Noir – it’s a long lasting classic red.)

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Skincare Reviews: Lumene TIME FREEZE Firming Day Cream

lumene-time-freeze-firming-day-cream review -spf-15We’re all looking for inexpensive versions of luxury skincare products that still do the trick to make us look younger and better. That’s one of the things that led me to pick up Lumene Time Freeze Firming Day Cream. I’m not all that saggy yet – but I’ve already got some areas that need serious help.

The product smells great, but it’s on the oily side – I’d only recommend it for really dry skin. It worked a lot better for me after I moved to Phoenix than when I lived in the humid Houston weather.

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Beauty Buzz: Nanotechnology

Beauty Buzz Nanotechnology Woman SyringeGet ready for some science, girls! The latest buzz in beauty and skincare products surrounds nanotechnology, which basically means the manipulation of extremely small particles. The idea is, teeny tiny ingredients can get deeper into the skin, contact more skin layers, and work faster.

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Max Factor Volume Couture Mascara Review

MAX Factor Volume Couture Mascarapackaging: 1/5

I added this category just for this mascara because it made me mad. Don’t get me wrong: the tube is pretty and high-fashionish, shiny black with silver accents and that name-in-lights Max Factor logo. The problem is, they did this thing companies are doing now where they pack the brush outside of the tube, presumably to show off their patent pending iFx brush. Nothing wrong with that – except for that the cheap cardboard casing it comes in makes it difficult to remove the brush without damaging it. I literally bent the brush trying to get it out of the package. Thus, I had to ruin my mascara before I got to use it but after it was unreturnable.

lengthening: 3/5
Eh, it lengthened all right. My lashes didn’t climb to new heights, but they got a decent amount of length.

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