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I’m So Fancy with Roux Fanci-Full Hair Temporary Color

Roux Fanci-Full Hair Review

2015 has been a boring hair year for me. I’m growing it out. This means I’m heat styling less, dying and bleaching less and conditioning it like crazy. Earlier this year, I was so bored and wanted to chop it off again. I talked myself out of it, but I ended up adding some highlights or “baby lights” as they call them now. To my surprise, highlights are a lot of work. I like brass-free, ash shades but no matter what, my hair would eventually turn some… Continue reading | 12 Comments

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1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Toby Wing

Get the makeup look of Toby Wing

I love this promo pic of 1930’s actress and showgirl, Toby Wing. The colors are wonderful. Her outfit is very J.Crew, don’t you think? Here’s what I did to get this Toby inspired look:

FACE: Like all Old Hollywood babes, the complexion is perfection. With my Elizabeth Arden Foundation Brush, I applied Lancôme Absolue Foundation in Ecru 10. To conceal under eye darkness, I applied with my Bobbi Brown Concealer Brush, Covergirl Ageless Concealer in Corrector. To set foundation… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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More 1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Diana Dors

So, it’s New Year’s Eve. I wanted to do an over the top disco inspired look, but this pick of Diana Dors is festive enough. And I’m staying home. That’s never stopped me before, but I’m just not feeling like it today. Don’t you think Diana looks blonder than usual in this pic? It’s verging on silver to match her top! Anyways, I do love this look. This is a look that does work well with lighter complexions and those with light brown, blonde, and even grey hair. Here’s what I… Continue reading | 10 Comments