The Trend Villain: Volume 1

Ugh. You know?! Sometimes a product comes out that I want to love so bad and no matter how hard I try… I just can’t even deal! Too Faced Melted Lipsticks are those things I wanted to love. However, after several attempts to make the colors I chose to sample this week work, I am […]

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NARSissism For My Birthday

I am a VIB Rouge at Sephora. I am not proud to admit the fact I have this status like most people who reach it. When the cashier looked up and said “Oh, look you have reached Rouge status!” I cringed. Those words confirmed my addiction to makeup and Sephora. I’ve always maintained the ever […]

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The Volcano and The Lip Stain

You know that feeling when you lose your favorite something? It could be a lipstick, a makeup brush, your favorite accessory or anything you feel you cannot look put together without? In my case my favorite Sephora Cream Lip Stain in #04 went missing. First, let me explain, it took me months of stalking the […]

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Eye Won

So, I won a contest on Instagram. MAKE was holding a contest for the hashtag #MAKEloves. They wanted IG’ers to post pics of unexpected moments that inspire them. I posted 2 pics: The first pic was when my son put on an impromptu show of various songs he had taught himself on the guitar one […]

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MAKE Your Face

I’m one of the millions of adults on the planet suffering from chronic insomnia. I almost never sleep. Most of the time I am up until the sun peeks through my windows like a creep. I fill those wee morning hours by stalking all social media platforms. I scroll through my Twitter feed for a […]

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Wait, You Don’t Prime?

If you’re one of those people in the world who refuses wear an eye primer, you’re doing it all wrong. I’m here to school you. If you spend time in the morning/evening doing your makeup and perfecting that damned winged eyeliner only to have your eyeshadow crease and eyeliner melt off your face like that […]

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Oh, Faux She Didn’t!

I once purchased a mascara at Wal-Mart a few years back that was bright purple and it had fibers that were already mixed into the mascara. I got home and ran to the bathroom to try it out. I swiped one coat on each eye and thought to myself “Self, this sure is a pretty […]

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A Tale of Two Faces

I’ve always felt as though I needed to wear makeup because my skin was horrendous, my eyes looked like two black holes and it (makeup) was the only thing that gave me an ounce of confidence. Smearing foundation and concealer on my face was the only way for me to be happy. Ten sweeps of […]

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