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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Outside My Beauty Bubble (Part 3)

In the last entry, I mentioned a brand that I had no access to in the US: BYS Cosmetics. The brand hails from Australia and is mainly available to Southeast Asia, Australia (obviously), parts of Europe and the Middle East, Southern Africa, and in Colombia and (soon) Chile in South America. At this time, there …

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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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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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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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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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