Japonesque Safari Chic Bronzer Brush Review

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Not too long ago I had the opportunity to try out the Japonesque Safari Chic Bronzer Brush. It's a cruelty-free brush with a kick! It's got an adorable animal print pattern.   It's really more of a kabuki brush, in my opinion, and I used it to apply Meow Pampered Puss foundation - which seemed appropriate! It's ultra soft, like most [...]

WhimsyBeading Stars

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Recently I ordered some new Whimsy Beading. For those of you who don't know, I love Whimsy Beading Jewelry. So when K had a sale for the 4th of July, I placed an order. I ended up receiving the Nereid, a beautiful mermaid inspired necklace, and the Peacock, inspired by a peacock feather. First is Nereid. Second is Peacock. [...]

Smoky Shroom Tutorial

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This is another look that I put together with the Urban Decay Smoked Palette. I gotta say, I love this palette. The book that came with it has given me a lot of new ideas for how to apply color, which I really appreciate. I'd even call this a nice neutral / everyday look. How to achieve the look: Prep the eye with Too Fac[...]

Flameshock Look

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As I was reminded of World of Warcraft today by a friend who started playing again, I decided to do a Flameshock look. I used Milani, Sugarpill and Urban Decay. How to achieve the look: (though I highly recommend a different mascara, the Laura Mercier was CLUMPY on me) Apply Too Faced Shadow Insurance Lemon Drop. A[...]

Glitter and Neons in Cosmetics - Unsafe Ingredients?

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Quite some time ago, I stumbled across this article on TKB Trading’s site, regarding glitter and cosmetics. The page states: The FDA has determined that glitter is a color additive which is not listed on their list of approved color additives.  This means that a glitter product is not allowed for use in any cosmetic in the USA.   Consumers have expresse[...]

Peacock Inspired Mani

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So I saw this lovely manicure and it inspired me to try a peacock inspired manicure, only I went more golden green than teal green. Here are the products I used.   1. Start with your base coat. I used Cult Nails Get It On Base coat. 2. I applied 2 coats of Essie Dive Bar. 3. I applied 1 coat of Ozotic 507, roughly in a rou[...]

Beauty Addicts Show Off Mascara Review

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Recently I had the opportunity to try out the Beauty Addicts Show Off Mascara. I received it in my Glossybox June. The Website Claims: Intense, dramatic lashes with one easy stroke! This unique formula offers volume, length and curl with Argan Oil to condition and protect. The curved brush hugs the natural eye shape to coat every lash while fanning[...]