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Dec 02 2010

Mattesse Elite Liquid Liner

At The Makeup Show NYC in May (seems so long ago now, as we’re in December!), I purchased a liquid eyeliner from Mattesse Elite, a brand of cosmetics sold at Ricky’s NYC. For me, Mattesse Elite Liquid Liner is comparable to MAC LiquidlastLiner, which is one of the best for me in terms of wear. Although I …

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Jul 21 2010

Duri Spring/Summer 2010: Paparazzi Collection

Ever since stumbling across Duri at a NYC drug store, I have kept tabs on what’s new and where to find it. I was ecstatic to find I could purchase Duri online, and decided to pick up four of their spring/summer offering, thePaparazzi Collection. Tabloid Rumors: Tabloid Rumors is a nice steel grey – those …

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Jul 09 2010

Random polishes from recent BB Couture collections

When I was sick a couple months ago, I went on a mini retail therapy spree online as I was stuck in the house! I ordered a few new BB Coutures from some of the recent collections – Lady Bug, the latest Men’s collection and Vampy Varnish. Caterpillar: Caterpillar is a gorgeous grassy green with …

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Jun 28 2010

Lord & Berry: Or…a Flirt? palette

I am not usually drawn to wear the same pre-made palette or eye shadows multiple times in a row, unless it’s one of the Inglot 10-shadow Freedom System palettes that I created myself. But there is one palette, that I picked up at The Makeup Show NYC, that I keep going back to. My Lord …

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Jun 21 2010

Nubar 2010 and Cucumber Non-Acetone Nourishing Nail Polish Remover

PART ONE! Happy birthday, Nubar!! Per the Nubar website: “Nubar celebrates ten years of creating safe and innovative nail lacquers free of DBP (phthalate), formaldehyde, and toluene with Nubar 2010. This fantastic shade consists of flakes of reflective glitter in a polychromatic base, and displays its many shades when worn alone as a sheer polish …

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Jun 20 2010

A meme!

I haven’t done a tag in a long time (although I HAVE been tagged and I’m sorry I didn’t carry on my end of the deal 🙁 But I decided to steal this meme from Amused Polish’s site because it’s a lazy Sunday morning and I am not quite ready to face the laundry room… …

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Jun 19 2010

An Amused swap!

Hello everyone! I hope you are enjoying your weekend so far! It’s HOT here in Southern NJ, but I’ve got a pool-side get together tonight with my cousins. I’ve got my bubble gum vodka and 7up, I’m ready to cool down 🙂 Anyway! I wanted to share with you something that made my day!!! Theresia …

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Jun 17 2010

Maybelline Express Finish at Dollar Tree: Part 1!

So those Sally Hansens I showed you the other day weren’t the extent of my Dollar Tree finds! I actually hit pay dirt in older Maybelline Express Finish polishes! When this line was popular, I was in high school/early college, and I worked at Kmart. Between my employee discount and our sales, I ended up …

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Jun 16 2010

My cuticles aren't such crap anymore!

I got some very thoughtful advice from everyone when I posted this. And today I’m sharing with you the results of my cuticle care efforts! The first thing I did with all the new cuticle care information I had was run out and buy CND Cuticle Eraser. It was the one constant among the commenters! …

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Jun 15 2010

Dollar Tree Finds: Sally Hansen!

First off, I wanted to say, CONGRATS to HALIFAX! She won the Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar in Memento! Thank you for reading and I hope you enjoy your Lip Tar! To all of you who entered, THANK YOU! I had a pic of The Hat drawing of her name but I don’t know where …

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