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Ways to Help the Black Lives Matter Movement

(via Reclaim the Block (whole list available here) / Esquire as featured on Yahoo! Life) Take the time to sit down and think of instances where ignorance / prejudice kept you from doing better towards the black community - donating / retweeting / reposting can only go so far, but self-awareness and self-improvement go the …

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BBA Musings Round 2: Post-Coronavirus

But do people really make a point to stare at how well the makeup was applied at the part of the face that's essentially covered most of the time

The Ugly Truth of Dramageddon 2020

If you're in the beauty community or YouTube scene, at some point you must have heard a sliver of the ongoing meltdown involing Tati Westbrook, Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star, and James Charles, colloquially known as Dramageddon. Because of the fact that there has been more than one instance of Dramageddon, I've added the year to …

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BBA Musings # 1: Dermaplaning / Shaving

My brows have a blunt way of reminding me of my self-neglect by simply growing. It didn't matter what direction they pointed to - just that they grew. And grew. To the point where I didn't recognize myself when I stared at the mirror, when I could afford more than a quick glance at my …

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It’s THAT Time of the Year

Where Tarte and Too Faced try to outbid each other as to who can pop out the most makeup product(s) for the holiday gift giving craze (with Urban Decay coming in fast from left field), there's a big push to post the best holiday look (and inadvertently creating a sense of anxiety to meet or …

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BAFT / TRE : Reading Really IS Fundamental

Today's entry was prompted by a quick glance at this little bugger below: I picked this up during the good ol' days when e.l.f. standalone stores still existed (Pepperidge Farm remembers). This particular foundation was designed for people with oily skin (and I wasn't too fond of the other type of foundation that was available. …

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