Clinique Mighty Mimosa Chubby Stick Review, Photos, Swatches

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This was a bit of an impulse buy, and I don’t impulse buy very often. I’m more of a fanatic researcher. But as soon as I swatched this color I knew it would be a great everyday lippie and had a place on my vanity or in my purse. These are $17 (only a dollar more than a MAC lipstick) for .1 oz. of product (the same amount of product as a MAC lipstick). Anyways, read on because I’m not kidding when I tell you Mighty Mimosa is the kind of neutral pink you can wear for months straight.

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A Perfect Pair: Revlon Juicy Papaya & Bobbi Brown Citrus

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I’ve talked about Revlon’s Juicy Papaya Lip Butter before; in fact, I reviewed it here. It’s a light coral that I wear all summer (and all year) round. It’s a pretty everyday shade for me. But when I want to take it up a notch from everyday, I add Bobbi Brown’s High Shimmer Lipgloss in Citrus. Citrus is coral too, but packed with glitter in all different colors. It’s not gritty and not overly sticky. Plus, it has a nice subtle mint “flavor” to it. Not everyone is a glittery gloss girl, but this will definitely be love for those who are, especially if you’re a coral fiend like me!

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Best of the Blogs 04

Hi everyone! I want to first apologize for the slightly irregular posting – I currently try to post every weekend but I ran out of time to last weekend. So I’ll be posting twice this weekend. Happy Saturday! Here are some really awesome blog posts I’ve read in the past month. They range from the best of plum lips to homemade pumpkin spice syrup!

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NARS Himalia Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

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9 times of out 10 I’m wearing neutral eyeshadow. I look to straight up sparkly neutrals before I look to bright colors. So it’s safe to say that I have a lot of neutral eyeshadow. Among my sparkling neutral eyeshadows, Himalia stands out. It’s just SO PRETTY. You’ll understand why I couldn’t leave the store without it when you see these pictures.

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Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

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Do some of your best friends live rather far from you? Several of mine do! And since they’re away at boarding school, I try to send them some baked goods every once in a while. Recently, one of my best friends texted me the link to Kevin & Amanda’s brown butter snickerdoodle donut muffins with brown butter buttercream frosting (phew, that’s a mouthful!). I immediately knew I had to make them for her and others! And so I did. But I did a wee bit of tweaking.

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EOTD: Mauve Shimmer Feat. Naked 3

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Hello everyone! I hope you’re having a great start to the school year (Or, if you’re not in school, a great start to september)! I’ll be posting around once a week now because of schoolwork but please continue to check back. Today I have an EOTD for you with Urban Decay’s Naked 3, a beautiful rose toned palette. Click below to see more pictures and how I created this look!

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NARS Cassiopeia Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

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When these eyeshadows first appeared in NARS’ promo pics, I was not that interested. I don’t know what it was about them, but they didn’t draw me in. But I ended up buying more than one of them (a rarity for me with new products), so something happened. That something was Sephora (isn’t it always? Beauty bloggers back me up here!). I was meandering Sephora, like I tend to do, and randomly swiped my finger across a pan of Cassiopeia. And that was that!

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MAC All That Glitters Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

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All That Glitters is without a doubt one of MAC’s most famous and popular eyeshadows. And for good reason! It’s gorgeous and easy to wear. As you can tell by the pan showing, this is a well-loved eyeshadow that I reach for on a very regular basis.

Price & Amount: $16 for .05 oz. in the pot, or $10 for the same amount in a pro palette refill pan.

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