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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Outside My Beauty Bubble (2)

In the previous entry, I dabbled a bit about coming across counterfeit makeup. I've seen Internet talk about their existence and even saw news reports about them, but to see them in person is a bit of a rarity. You see, in NYC, counterfeits of major makeup brands is rare to see - there's just …

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BBA Spotlight: BH Cosmetics Quick Change – Brush Cleaner

a.k.a. why you shouldn't even spend $20 on the original Vera Mona or try to be cheap with a DIY version with an H&M Hair Donut and a tin can. Today's blog post sheds light on what has essentially become a very handy staple in my personal eyeshadow application: the BH Cosmetics Quick Change - …

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Currently Obsessed: e.l.f. and Laura Mercier (Part 2)

It wasn't long before I ended up at my favorite (wouldn't say local, since there are e.l.f. stores that are much closer to me than the one I like) e.l.f. store - my Planet Fitness was literally less than a 5 minute drive from it. Keeping the e.l.f. lipstick in mind, I made sure to …

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The BBA Makeup Workhorses

Hey, Beautiful Blossoms! I'm glad to be able to sneak in a blog entry today - between working my regular and overtime hours, shuffling between the old apartment and the new house, and trying to get my licensing exam in order, it's nice to be able to talk about something that's completely unrelated to all …

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First Impressions: L’Oreal Truematch Lumi Cushion

Hey Beautiful Blossoms! I gave my self-purchased L'Oreal Truematch Lumi Cushion in N4 (Buff Beige) a run today because I've been itching for a more convenient way to put on face makeup on the go without having to bust out a foundation brush and take a painstaking 10 minutes (this is the fastest I can …

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So I Bought Me an Artis Brush Set.

Like I mentioned in the BBA Insta, some people got bae. I got me. And for Valentine's Day, I decided to treat myself to a 5-piece Artis brush set because I wanted to see what the hype was all about. Price aside, the biggest appeal of any Artis brush is the soft bristle. This thing …

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