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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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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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What Big Eyes You Have...Friday FoTD! NARS, UD, Tom Ford, Perfume, and More

January 19, 2018
It's come around again, my little Kumquats - Friday!  I like Fridays, because it marks the beginning of the three day stretch when i become inspired to do something with my makeup other than my usual cat-eye and bright red or pink lip. Today, i got pretty complicated - for me, anyway.  I kind of went with fall...
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Pat Mcgrath Makeup! Permagel Ultra Glide Eyeliner review - and FoTD with Pink Ultraness Lippie

January 18, 2018
As you may know, i'm a bit of a Pat McGrath junkie. She's on the Cutting Edge of cosmetics, a Makeup Artist's makeup company. Not for the shy, shrinking violet, her products are exciting and fresh.  Although her selection of makeup is pretty limited at the moment - for instance she doesn't have a foundation,...
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What's In My Bag? And Easy FoTD for Liver Function Test Day!

January 16, 2018
Today is "What's In My Bag" day for the blogging challenge - which i never would have dared to agree to, say, five years ago - when i never cleaned out my purse - and half the contents would have been dried out Gummi Bears and 8 month-old receipts, a lipstick i haven't worn since 1997, about $50 in pennies, all...
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My Favourite Fashion Era - The Roaring 20's; A Tribute to Coco Chanel

January 15, 2018
There is perhaps no more exciting - or important - era in the history of fashion than the 1920's. Jazz music was in its inception, and the world was changing. For women, it marked a time of liberation; suddenly, we were allowed the freedom of wearing trousers, and skirts that were daringly short. It was the era...
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