Tag: eye shadow

Jul 28 2009

Drugstore Finds: Rite Aid

Since my 5 & 10 finds and adventure  in Jim Thorpe, PA the weekend before last, I’ve been thinking a lot about the experience of buying makeup at the drug store. Not everyone wants to spend a lot of dough on things like nail polish, eye shadow or lip gloss. Hello! We’re in a recession! …

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Jul 24 2009

The makeup gift that keeps on giving

Women who love makeup have got to be the easiest people to buy presents for. It didn’t surprise me that for Christmas, my mom gave me this awesome multiple piece bareMinerals set that came in a keepsake box. It had a little bit of everything – brushes, Mineral Veil, eye colors, liner, blush and lip …

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Jul 13 2009

MAC Cosmetics Fall 2009

MAC cosmetics has launched their Fall 2009 line, Colour Craft. I’m a fan of MAC’s LipGlass, Lipstick and eyeshadows so I went to check it out. I was particularly impressed with Marblelized LipGlass in Pretty Pattern (I took a pic but it didn’t show up well…it’s also a bit browner than the example on the web site). …

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Feb 23 2009

Happy Mardi Gras, beauty lovers!

A bit of New Orleans flare for your Fat Tuesday morning 🙂 Started off the eyes with Urban Decay Primer Potion. Eyeshadows used: Urban Decay in Vert and Uzi (the highlighting brow color), L’Oreal H.I.P. Bright Shadow Duo in Flamboyant (purple and shimmery yellow). Eyeliners: Wet N’ Wild Mega Liner in Turquoise, Urban Decay 24/7 …

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Feb 20 2009

Tackling liquid eyeliner

Eyeliner, along with mascara, is the finishing touch on your eye makeup. But yet, application of eyeliner and finding the right mascara are two of the toughest parts of doing eye makeup! (Mascara formulations seem endless…but this is a post about eyeliner. Mascara another time :)) There are so many different forms of eyeliner – …

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