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January 2016

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Best Makeup of 2015 | Drugstore

This probably isn’t going to be what you’re expecting from a “Best Drugstore Makeup of 2015” post. I’m sure you’re here to see the best product in each category of makeup, but unfortunately I don’t have a best for many of them. It’s not that I didn’t try foundations, eyeshadows, mascaras, blushes, etc. I …

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Best Makeup of 2015 | High-End

It’s time to review all the reviews from the past year to see which products stood out as favorites. The items included here in my “Best Makeup of 2015” list weren’t necessarily new in 2015, but they were new to me! In 2015 I concentrated most on foundations and eyeshadow palettes so the favorites from those categories had a lot of competition. …

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Collective Clothing Haul

It’s sweater weather here in New England so I’ve been in the stores looking for some new sweaters and jackets to update my wardrobe this season. Here are some pieces I bought recently or received as gifts. Instead of a full lookbook with complete new outfits, this is more of a …

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2015 Foundation Friday Year-End Wrap-Up

In 2015 I started a new series called “Foundation Friday for Over 50” to find a ‘holy grail’ foundation for mature skin. Over the course of the year I tested and reviewed 16 foundations and did manage to fine ONE holy grail!! Here’s my year-end wrap-up of how each foundation stands with a brief synopsis …