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Category: Skincare

Friday FoTD - Makeup for When I Feel Like Microwaved Death

April 27, 2018
Hey, everyone! Well, I’ve been sick the past couple of days; some kind of bug coupled with my usual semi-crippling Crimson Wave-induced pain (i.e. Endometriosis). So when I got up this morning to get ready for work, I still wasn’t at 100%, and it showed. I pretty much have a formula at this point for when I...
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Beauty for Babes Over 40 - Pt 1, Makeup for Your Face

March 28, 2018
Be Warned - EPICALLY VERBOSE POST Ok, first of all, i use the term "Lady" in relation to myself very liberally - i swear like a sailor when i drink, and i haven't read Emily Post. But, you get my meaning. I AM, however, a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn - so maybe that counts for something. ANYWAY, the main point of...
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How I Deal With My With Autoimmune Butterfly Rash Skin Reaction - What Helps, What Hurts

March 22, 2018
Having an autoimmune disease poses a plethora of problems, both physically and emotionally; but aside from the fatigue, aches and pains that make you feel like you've been hit by a bus, and weird medication and dietary adjustments, there's the Hell it can wreak on your skin that just adds insult to injury.  With...
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Revisiting Tatcha's Eye Serum (after changing medication - no hives!)

March 20, 2018
Some time ago, i tested out Tatcha's Deep Hydration Firming Eye Serum. I had high hopes for this product, because the heavy-hitting ingredients are things that my skin usually loves; camellia sinensis leaf, silk extract, and my HG skin saver, the Gollum Root - i.e. Panax Ginseng extract, which features heavily in...
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Two K-Beauty Toners I Love For Stressed Out Skin - and a Moisturizer, Too

February 26, 2018
Happy Monday, Kumquats! I know, i've been quite lax in my postings of late - i haven't been feeling my best, so i've been quietly testing out a couple new products while my skin and I are trying to get back into shape.  The one good thing about testing out products when i'm ill and struggling with autoimmune...
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