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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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The Only Cure for the Mean Reds is a Gorgeous Red Lipstick (and Getting the Hell out of the House)!

February 9, 2018
Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds? Paul Varjak: The mean reds, you mean like the blues? Holly Golightly: No. The blues are because you're getting fat and maybe it's been raining too long, you're just sad that's all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid and you don't...
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Sunday Riley U.F.O. Oil - Why Actives in Oils are Genius for Sensitive Snowflake Skin, Pt 2

February 1, 2018
Welcome to Part 2 of my Special Snowflake edition of Actives and You: how to use them if your skin is super-sensitive. As i said in my last post, oils might be the answer for you, as they were for me! In this post, we'll be looking at Sunday Riley's U.F.O oil, which treats breakouts with Salicylic Acid suspended...
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I FINALLY Touched Up My Roots - So i Did A Sunday Makeup Look! With Lots of Peacock Blue From Tom Ford & Chanel

January 28, 2018
Apparently my plans to loaf in bed and eat chocolate all day were not to be - because when i looked in the mirror this morning, i was just far too appalled to take it laying down anymore. My roots were just unconscionable - they had gone beyond fashionably grown out and had wandered into Nancy Spungen...
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Marilyn Monroe FoTD with a little makeup history; Plus Tom Ford Ruby Rush Review and More

January 25, 2018
Inarguably one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood was the late Marilyn Monroe.  In the 1950's, she represented an ideal of beauty that people aspire to even today; with her seemingly effortless sex-appeal that somehow still maintained an aura of innocence which nobody has been able to emulate since. A...
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Bold Eyes, Glowing Skin, and a Peachy-Nude Lip; Burberry BB Cream, Pat McGrath Shimmer Eye Pencil and More

January 25, 2018
I don't know why i get these perverse urges to do a full-on eye makeup - waterline in dark liner and the whole works - when i'm in the grip of a nasty bug and my eyes are watering almost constantly, but there you have it.  I figure, i have to get up to go to work anyway, so what the Hell. Right?  Plus, it will...
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Favourite Makeup Trends of 2018 - Black Liquid Eyeliner, Orange-red Lips, Gold and Green Eyeshadows! Chanel Les 9 Ombres Palette Review Pt 2

January 23, 2018
If you look around right now, it seems every makeup company is putting out a palette with gold and green eyeshadows - from Cle de Peau to Charlotte Tilbury, from Fenty to Pat McGrath, from Suqqu to Chanel - gold and green eyeshadows are everywhere. And the same goes for black liquid eyeliner - not like it...
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Monday’s Sick Day - Hydrators for the Face, Chanel Les 9 Ombres for the Eyes, and Chicken Soup for the Soul

January 23, 2018
Oh, please - this was me yesterday, trying out the new Chanel Les 9 Ombres Palette (notice how my pink eyeshadow matches my pillowcase?) and Charlotte Tilbury lip. Today, you don't even want to know how i look...but you will. Keep reading. Well, it’s finally hit me – whatever this nasty bug that’s been...
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