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NOTD: Essie – “Carry on”

One of my favorite nail polish colors for Autumn and Winter has got to be Essie’s “Carry on”. Although I love dark colored nails all year long, I think we all know that they are especially popular during those colder and cozier months of the year.…

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NYX Matte lipsticks

NYX Matte lipsticks are my latest obsession! Although they are have been around for a while, I just discovered them a few weeks ago.  I originally bought “Shocking pink” and “Perfect red” and liked them so much that I had to get more. Here are some swatches and my thoughts:…

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Clinique rinse-off foaming cleanser

I always look for new ways to remove my makeup with as little irritation to the skin as possible (I gave up makeup removing wipes a long time ago, only use them in case of an emergency-they irritate my skin too much). Couple of weeks ago I bought this foaming cleanser from Clinique and it’s definitely a keeper!…

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Simple eye and hot pink lips

Saturday morning, and I’ve already cleaned the house, walked the dog, did few loads of laundry and can catch up on the magazine reading (I’ve been hoarding them for months, been so busy I hadn’t had time to read them) and maybe even find some time to watch few Harry Potter movies (I’m an absolute Harry Potter geek, if you didn’t know already). Feels so good to finally relax after a tough week. While I work on a new post,…

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Smashbox Photoready BB Cream

Here’s a product that I’ve been dying to try: Smashbox Camera Ready BB cream. It comes in five different shades: fair, light, light-medium, medium and dark. I went with shade “light”, which was a bit darker than I would expect but since my face is lighter than the rest of my body, it works for me. Price? $39.00. What I like: it leaves the skin feeling very nice and smooth, evens out the skin tone; it’s moisturizing; it has spf…

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