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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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 1)

And one that I'm now certain that I will chuck out: NYX Lip Lingerie (because they made a Lingerie line for lids and I made the mistake of using it as a liquid lip). Welp, Beautiful Blossoms, I did say in an earlier post today that I was going to blog after work! Sure, it …

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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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Active on Insta. Blogging… Not So Much.

Intagramming is hella easy. You just gather the stuff you like, snap a pic with a phone or tablet or an iPod, and voila: easy peasy lemon squeasy result. My Insta feed has featured a shit ton of haul pics. It's no secret that I'm a makeup addict (and I don't say that with pride, …

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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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IMATS NYC 2017

What's up, Beautiful Blossoms? I hope you're all alive and reasonably well in spite of all the craziness that's happening all over the planet. But I'm not gonna make this into a political rant (because there's just an oversaturation oozing from pretty much every major media outlet in existence) because even I'm tired of it. …

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Me and Instagram Cateyes.

Or, to be fair, it's more drag makeup cateyes than Instagram cateyes. Anyway, I finally convinced myself to practice cateye makeup after telling myself (and buying a couple of e.l.f. eyeliners for practice) that I need to do it to get better with the cateye. Because I have shitty hand-eye coordination and, if you noticed …

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Day 4: I Quit This Challenge.

Yep. I am officially throwing in the towel on my self-imposed challenge. The more I tried to get myself to be enthusiastic about cracking open my Vice 4 palette, the more frustrated I became with using it. And no brush I owned in my arsenal could transfer the damn eyeshadow from pan to palette the …

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