Category Archives: Makeup

Reading Between The Lines

Thank God for DeviantArt. While this image deals with the bad messages fed to teens, it’s all applicable to the type of messages featured on the cover of Cosmo. I now feel inspired to somehow find the time to do … Continue reading

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Day 23, Part Three: Matte Lipstick Done Right

Thanks to Brit, I didnt’ have to suffer through the ordeal of putting powder on my lips. But I did buy a tube of Lancome Color Design Lip Matte, in Corset (yes, I did buy it solely because of the … Continue reading

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Day 22, Part One: Adventures in Mad Matte Lipstick and More

I am tied up with finishing a PhotoShop assignment, but my good friend Brit has a guest post, on some horrible matte lipstick advice. xoxoxo Elena Greetings blogosphere! In case you haven’t figured it out, I’m the “lucky” friend that … Continue reading

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Day 20, Part One: Eyeshadow and eyeliner, school-spirit style

It is the much-promised makeup time! Today, I attempted to re-create the look featured on page 235 of the “Fall’s Sexiest Makeup” spread. Here’s how it looked in the magazine: And here’s how it looked in real life: I had … Continue reading

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Day 19: I fail

Sorry everyone, but a massive freaking dramaturgy project which involves far too much article scanning on JSTOR ha eaten up my day today. HOWEVER, there will be lots of posts tomorrow. I promise. About makeup! And pumpkin facials (do NOT … Continue reading

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Day 18, Part Two: J’adore this expensive lipstick

Remember when I wore some really horrendous long-wearing lipstick? That was one half of the “Seductive, Classic Naturals” look in the “Fall’s Sexiest Makeup” feature. Here’s how the other half, the “Fierce and Fiesty” look appeared in the magazine: And … Continue reading

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Day 16, Part One: LOOK WHAT I HAVE!

My order from Macy’s came through. I got some more Cosmo-worthy makeup to experiment with, and I’ll be doing some more beauty posts over the weekend. I got the hideous zebra bag for free. Yippy Skippy. I will be responding … Continue reading

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