Some things I've learned...

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I've recently read several beauty books. By far, my favorite is Jemma Kidd Make-up Masterclass: Beauty Bible of Professional Techniques and Wearable Looks. I've also read and loved Making Faces by Kevyn Aucion, Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual, Face Forward by Kevyn Aucion, Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me by Paula Begoun and Eco-Beautiful by Lina Hanso[...]

By Candlelight

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I threw together a pretty quick look today since I wanted to run out and do errands. I did a retinol treatment on my skin last night, Alpha Hydrox Retinol ResQ, which I followed up with Oil of Olay's Regenerist Night Treatment. (I got this as an Xmas Gift last year at work and had forgotten about it and never opened it). My face was a bit red this morning, b[...]

Recent Sales & Coupon Codes!

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Meow Cosmetics - 14% off Coupon: IHeartMeow Evil Shades - Free Shipping all weekend WhimsyBeading - 30% off Sale: LOVESHOES Sobe Botanicals - 20% off Coupon: PoodlesBlushToo Suds n' Sass - 15% off Coupon: PhyrraSpotlight Black Rose Minerals - 15% off Coupon: rosenoire

New Morgana Cryptoria Lipsticks & a Coven!

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Morgana Cryptoria has released several new awesome lipsticks! They also have a club, called the Coven, which gives you all kinds of perks, including purchasing the lipsticks for $9 each. Since the price will be increasing to $12 each, the club sounds like a really good deal to me! Coven Membership is $25. Image courtesy of Morgana Cryptoria. The colors t[...]

Paint Pots, Fluidlines & Other Gels

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So I have a thing for paint pots, even if I haven't been using them much lately. I decided to swatch the majority of my paint pots, fluidlines, and other gel products for you to check out. I first started with MAC Paint Pots, picking up Bare Study and Blackground. I used to use Bare Study as a base for my eye shadow looks until I realized how much it muted t[...]

Distorted Through the Clash of Strings and Laudanum

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Have I mentioned that I love Urban Decay's Eye Shadow Pencils enough yet? Seriously, I do. They are awesome. Love them! And yeah, they last a long time on me. This picture was taken 10 hours after application. Now, that's probably partially from TFSI, but still, the colors look so vibrant! Love! Eyes: Too Faced Sha[...]

WhimsyBeading Sale

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WhimsyBeading, the lovely people who've made my beaded necklaces and earrings, are having a 30% off sale with the code: LOVESHOES The sale runs from today until Sunday at Midnight. This includes custom orders.