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Anti-Haul June 2017

A lot of people do “Anti-Hauls” on Youtube. If you aren’t familiar with these, these are videos where people talk about what they aren’t buying. With so many launches, I love the premise of this. It gives us a reason to talk about what’s new without actually participating in this makeup economy of “BUT THIS LIMITED EDITION THING!”. Here’s my version, sans video. Here’s my additional comments¹. 

There sure were a lot of eyeshadow palettes launched in June. The beauty industry sure wants to convince us that our lids should be rusty hued or the colors of parrot feathers… Continue reading | 4 Comments

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 6.26.17 – Nice Package

Raquel Welch

The Lipstick League – Week of 6.26.17

Question of the Week: Have you ever bought a beauty product solely for the packaging?

EauMG’s Answer: Haha, yes. I wish I could narrow this list down but I’ve done it many times. This is why cosmetic companies keep doing all these annoying limited edition collections…people like me. I’ve been suckered into the MAC x Raquel Welch collection (one of the first I really remember buying all out because of a celeb). I was disappointed by TokyoMilk’s

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 6/12/17 – Latest Impulse Buy

Jaleh Sam

The Lipstick League – week of 6.12.17

Question of the Week: What was your last beauty-related impulse purchase and how did it work out for you?

EauMG’s Answer: So, I bought two Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Glosses that were 50%. ABL makes my favorite glosses, so I was really happy with my purchase. I bought “Purple Rain” which is a full-coverage metallic purple that makes me gasp and “Runway Red”,  a glimmering disco red. 

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber feels like sharing is caring… Continue reading

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Anti-Haul May 2017

A lot of people do “Anti-Hauls” on Youtube. If you aren’t familiar with these, these are videos where people talk about what they aren’t buying. With so many launches, I love the premise of this. It gives us a reason to talk about what’s new without actually participating in this makeup economy of “BUT THIS LIMITED EDITION THING!”. Here’s my version, sans video. Here’s my additional comments¹. 

In May, Maybelline launched a ton of things. I don’t really need any of them but I’m curious about the Fit Me Powder (if I ever run out of loose powder). Ulta started… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Anti-Haul April 2017

A lot of people do “Anti-Hauls” on Youtube. If you aren’t familiar with these, these are videos where people talk about what they aren’t buying. With so many launches, I love the premise of this. It gives us a reason to talk about what’s new without actually participating in this makeup economy of “BUT THIS LIMITED EDITION THING!”. Here’s my version, sans video. Here’s my additional comments¹. 

It’s prime “Summer Collection” time so I have a lot of new things to discuss. Too many new things to discuss!

Here’s some things that have launched or will be launching soon… Continue reading | 8 Comments