Urban Decay Fall is here!

If you don’t have your favorite makeup companies on your Facebook, you need to leave this blog and go find their fan pages and add them! Because of Facebook, I got to see previews of Urban Decay’s fall line-up. I love that UD has come out with a cream eyeliner called Ink for Eyes, and …

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Flower power

I’ve gotten acrylic nails on and off for more than 10 years. As a writer and editor, sometimes my hands take center stage as I’m taking notes in front of a source or when I’m shaking hands and meeting with various people whether in the office or on the road. The one thing I really enjoy about …

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A "Natural Muse"

I love color! I’ll wear purples with blues, yellows with coppers and just about any other color combo I can make work with my fair skin tone. But when it comes to my on-the-business-trip career look, I play it safe (on the road, like I said. While in the office today I’ll be sporting MAC …

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Happy birthday America!

I celebrated with flags on my nails… and patriotism on my eyes! Urban Decay: Radium liquid liner on lashline, Kiddie Pool eyeshadow on inside corner, Uzi eyeshadow in the middle of lid and up to brows, and Deluxe eyeshadow Heat in the outside corners. I used Benefit Bad Gal Mascara and highlighted upper lids with …

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More for your money!

I read on a blog that if you cut open Urban Decay’s Primer Potion bottle, you will find tons more product than what you get out with the wand while the bottle is still intact. As my most recent bottle came to an end, I asked my boyfriend to get me some kind of cutting …

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Sometimes, FAIL!

I tooled around on Urban Decay’s site yesterday because the company’s FB page said that they’re debuting fall items this week, and of course I wanted to check that out! Looks like they’re going to introduce cream eyeliners (Pyrotechnics is the one I’m eyeing!), as well as three new lipstick shades (Naked is the one …

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Just another Gen X'r, paying tribute to MJ

My friend Jemal and I had a debate a few years back about which Michael Jackson song the best dance song. I found “Don’t Stop (Til You Get Enough),” which was one of my favorite dance songs, on my iPod and turned up the volume on the car radio as we drove. I probably “Woooo-ed” …

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Polka pedi!

I have OPI’s Banana Bandana and I wasn’t sure how I felt about it as a nail color, so last night I did it as a pedi, and added blue and hot pink polka dots. I think I’d do this on my digits, too!

It’s been awhile!

I haven’t posted in a couple weeks, but mostly because I have had a busy June! Work travel, birthdays, graduations, lack of available computer etc. etc! Up until a couple weeks ago, I also had two jobs. I have my career, but I also worked part time at a beauty retail shop. I decided to …

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Something for after sun

My favorite place to be is on the beach. Or as we say in Jersey, down the shore. I love the feel of the hot sand under my feet (and the giddy way I feel running towards the water to lessen the burn on my soles), the sound of the waves crashing, scrambling to move …

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