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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Jelly

Today's mood is me being irrationally jelly. Of people in the mall who walk around with Sephora bags. No doubt they are happy with scoring something from the store. Or maybe they finally got the chance to get a gift for someone else. There will always be that air of mystery surrounding those black-and-white striped …

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Breather.

Hello, Beautiful Blossoms. Yes, it's me. And no, the site is not dead. It's just that so much has happened these past few months that it would be much simpler to list them in bullet points: New place but no steady Internet. Fender bender that's costing me quite the pretty penny. New job has me …

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