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Worlds coolest curls

The. Coolest. Curling Technique. Ever. Do I ramble in this video? Yeah, I do. Don’t judge. I have a serious condition where my brain completely passes out and the rest of me is still AWAKE ….standing there…looking like a deer in headlights. There are at least 3 occasions when this happens: 1. When I am introducing someone. I don’t care if I have known you since I was a fetus. My brain will go completely blank. I have introduction anxiety in the worst way. I completely forget everything I know. Seriously though, I KNOW YOUR NAME. 2. When someone asks me a question I know I am supposed to lie about (i.e. Does yellow look good on me? Should I have...

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Aging

Back when we did the survey a few weeks ago I noticed that a lot of what was brought up was aging. I totally get that because as women age we go through so many changes and it makes sense to me that our beauty routines should change as well. We want to look our best and be our healthiest. That’s a good thing and I love finding new ways of doing that! Although, there is something I wanted to talk about because it’s something I encounter a lot and something I have to remind myself (and my mom) sometimes as well. Age and beauty are not mutually exclusive. In fact, I believe in most ways they go hand in...

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The Unabridged Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Treatment

I’ve always had frustration with shows and magazines when they say they’re going to tell me EXACTLY how to get a look and then they pull out whatever makeup line was sponsoring them and give me a few quick tips all chopped up into a fun little music-filled minute-in-a-half blurb and expect me to feel like I could totally recreate the look now. I mean, I think I get why they do this. I’m guessing all of their market research and their sponsor’s market research tells them our tiny human attention spans can only handle 2 minutes TOPS. And if you complicate the process with all the nitty gritty details we are going to get overwhelmed and we DEFINITELY won’t...

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Beginners Start Here.

When it comes to something like makeup it can be easy to get overwhelmed. You miss a few months of magazines and all of the sudden everyone you know is obsessed with DD cream you end up having this conversation: “what’s DD cream!?” “it’s like CC cream only better!” “Wait, what’s CC cream!?” “More or less the same thing as BB cream only with color corrector.” At which point you’d like to ask what BB cream is but you can tell by her tone she’s getting all judgy. So you nod and decide that you don’t even care about these new alphabetical makeup creations anyway. You’re perfectly happy with what you’ve been using since high school….sort of. I know it happens....

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Speeding up your spiff session

I feel like every summer I start cutting corners in my makeup routine. I don’t know if I’m busier or lazier or just wanting to be outside instead of in but on days like these I need a set of strategies (above and beyond moving fast and staying on task) so I can have my cake and eat it too. 1. Separate and conquer: Searching through a makeup bag can eat up an awful lot of time for nothin’ So my advice is to first, go through and take out every piece that you don’t use daily and stash it elsewhere in a “special occasion” makeup bag. Keep what’s left in plain sight so you can grab what you need...

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