WWR: Mally Beauty Nude Attitude

The first time I became aware of Mally Beauty was when my cousin and I visited Ulta and we happen to wander by the shelf space that the brand occupied. My cousin told me that her maternal aunt used their products via QVC and that it worked well for her. At that point, I felt …

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The IMATS 2018 Deets

That I forgot to dish on. This one got put on a backburner in the midst of quitting my Pharmacy Technician job, flying back to my birth country, and finding work again as soon as I flew back (I actually was unemployed when I flew out), and my grandpa's health scare. To quote Morton Salt: …

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Makeup I Thought I’d Love Forever # 1

But time proved me wrong and removed those rose-colored glasses. This first of many entries in this series (I really need to keep track of how many of these I've created) features two makeup products that weren't as great as I thought they were. I really thought I'd love the products mentioned in this series …

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One Trick Pony

Or the reality of burnout in a super-saturated industry. I stopped keeping up with the latest-and-greatest releases in makeup. Even skincare. I'm tired and I just don't care anymore. Edit # 2: After some tinkering, here is the GIF that should have been here in the first place: One (if not THE NUMBER ONE) unspoken …

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BAFT: Long-Wear Makeup

One interesting trait that I've noticed as of late is the industrial standard claim of "long-wearing" or "long-wear" makeup. As in, the makeup lasts so long, I don't need to bring my makeup kit for touch ups. It sounds convenient at first - I wouldn't have to worry about checking myself with my compact mirror …

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Choosing Platforms: YouTube vs Blogging

When I wanted to create an online presence to discuss my personal beauty preference(s), blogging was the first thing to come to mind. At the time, many people were flocking to YouTube with the hopes that they'd be the next big beauty channel with subscribers, free PR, and millions of views. From a business standpoint, …

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