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March 2013

BB Creams

BB Creams ~ Just for the Young?

It’s hard to have missed the arrival of BB Creams over the last couple years… it seems every cosmetics company has come out with one lately. I had tried a drugstore brand (L’Oreal Youth Code) last year and did not like it at all. It provided little to no coverage, …

OOTD Orange Sweater

OOTD ~ Holy Sweater!

It’s finally spring here in New England, and though I wouldn’t call 50 degrees “warm”, it is warm enough to wear a holy sweater and show skin through the holes rather than layering on a turtleneck! Sweater: Chloe K from bp @ Nordstrom. Yes, it’s another hi-low top, but I …

Almay EM Remover

Product Comparison ~ Eye Makeup Remover

I’ve been experimenting with eye makeup removers lately, trying to find one that a.) sweeps away mascara and water-resistant eyeliner without too much rubbing, b.) doesn’t leave an oily residue, c.) doesn’t sting or irritate my eyes, and d.) doesn’t cost too much. I tried 3 brands and here are …

Yellow Necklace

OOTD

    I’m not sure why I look so orange and waxy in this picture, but it’s about the outfit anyway, so just ignore the wierd face! Necklace: Loft Outlet   Top: Xhilaration from Target   Jeggings: Jolt from bp Nordstrom   Boots: Steve Madden “Troopa” Please follow and like …

OOTD VS Skirt copy

OOTD ~ Short Skirt with Tall Boots

My life is so casual that it’s hard to wear a skirt without looking dressed-up, but I love casual skirt dressing! The solution is to make your footwear the anchor of the outfit. Your boots or shoes set the tone and dress an outfit up or down accordingly. I had …

Powders

Best Powder Foundations

I recently tried 7 powder foundations from the drugstore and the department store. To watch the Video of all 7 reviewed, click here: Best & Worst: Testing Powder Foundations for Mature, Aging Skin If you just want to see the top 3, read on: The best drugstore powder was NYX …