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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Cubicle Makeup.

Or the frustration of wearing eyeshadows with them not being noticed.  At one point or another, you've heard about it or noticed that every brand's got that one palette with safe colors.  Cubicle makeup. Sometimes called "professional setting makeup, "office makeup," "work-safe," or something along that line. There's always a new term used to describe the …

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Day 3 of 30: Frustration Outlet

Heylo, Beautiful Blossoms. I felt well enough to make an entry from this year's flu (very, very contagious) which had me tossing and turning in bed because my joints were achy - something that I've never had happen to me in all my years of having the flu. I also needed to let out some …

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Day 2 of 30: Decisions, Decisions…

While I'm waiting for the Urban Decay Primer Potion to dry a bit, I managed to find my Vice 4. And I learned that I am rather shitty when it comes to keeping my palette brushes clean: I haven't washed the double ended brush that came in the Vice 4. But that's minor compared to …

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30 Days with my Vice 4

During another period of boredom / mind off to the great beyond at work, I surfed the Internet for what's new in makeup. And then I find myself remembering the eyeshadow palettes that I already have (enough to cover nearly every color available).  And rather than get frustrated with seeing pics of eyeshadows being showcased …

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What Went Wrong: WnW Reserve Your Cabana

What's up, Beautiful Blossoms? My chronic depression did not win today so here I am with a blog entry! And it's been a while since I posted a product disappointment to me, so I figured I'd post one - and it's about a hyped product to boot! And yep, another new series: What Went Wrong. …

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Arm Swatches: Good for Pigmentation.

That's it. That's all they're good for. They're not an accurate representation of what the product is going to look like on its designated body part. So when people do those arm swatches of lip products? Yeah, they look nice and swanky, but you won't really know if they'll end up in every crack or …

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Hobbies are Expensive.

And makeup is no exception. Right now, makeup is a hobby to me. And holy shit, it's burned quite a hole in my finances. But it's not something I regret at all - I'd do it all again if I could. Except I'd probably skip the contouring shit because my contouring products are barely touched, …

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TRE: Complaints About Makeup Holiday Sets.

It is September and if you've been keeping up with the latest and the greatest in the beauty scene, brands have begun to roll out their holiday sets. Some of them are interesting to the makeup newbie, but there are a lot of complaints coming from the seasoned beauty buyers regarding the quality of these …

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Happy Birthday… to me.

I sang those words once, in front of my cheating ex and in tears. The clock had just gone past midnight. I can still remember that night a year ago. I fully believed that my life was over. Yet, here I am. Still able to wish myself a happy birthday, my first one without him.  …

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