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Brenda’s Best Beauty 2017

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I put an embarrassing quantity of my resources into researching and experimenting with beauty products, and it’s time for everyone to benefit! I get zero kickbacks from these recommendations or links. Just having fun! EYES   NYX HD Professional Eyeshadow … Continue reading

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This One’s For The Curls

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It’s been years since my last Curly Hair Post, and I have some new recommendations! I know we curlies are always on the lookout for new products and ideas, because our hair care is no simple task. (I’m a low-maintenance … Continue reading

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The Pretty Police

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I’ve been mulling over the above quote since I saw it on Pinterest a few months ago. (It’s attributed to Erin McKean from Dress A Day – I purposely haven’t looked up the source post to ensure that my thoughts … Continue reading

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Fall Beauty Picks

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Here are some beauty products I’ve been loving lately, and a few picks for fall! For my birthday I considered getting a facial. Then I decided, why not get a Clarisonic instead and have “facials” all the time? Then I … Continue reading

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Makeup Recs – May 2013 Edition

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About a month ago, I asked some friends for new makeup recommendations. I had been using the same stuff for a long time and wasn’t impressed with it anymore. I also did a little research on beauty blogs. Here are … Continue reading

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I’m Not Josie Grossie Anymore

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It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before; and, generally speaking, if there has been neither ill health nor anxiety, it is a time of life at which scarcely any charm is … Continue reading

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Best Base Coat

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I’m waiting anxiously for a call from the vet about my cat, so I’ll distract myself with a post about my latest miracle beauty discovery: Orly Bonder. I love nail polish. Over the past year or two, I’ve had decreasing … Continue reading

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Curly Girl

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I only get my hair cut about once a quarter, so I like to make it worth my while. I paid a visit to the salon on Tuesday sporting longish hair. Since the words “Just a trim, please” are never … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

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My oily skin is giving me fits this summer. I don’t even remember it being this oily when I was a teenager, although admittedly that was a long time ago. When I complained to some online friends about needing an anti-moisturizer, … Continue reading

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MORE Beauty Search

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  A couple of months ago, while watching The Talk on the elliptical, I heard about an essay/photo contest sponsored by MORE Magazine. When they mentioned that it was only for women over 30, I decided it was worth checking … Continue reading

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