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Little baby Frink the Frug (Frenchie pug)
Frink the Frug

March 6th-13th

So here’s a pic of Frink the Frug when he was a little frugly baby. What a mutant! Only a face that his adopted mother could love! His ears never could decide what to do: bat eared like a Frenchie’s or floppy like a pug’s. Grown-up Frink’s ears are either like the pic above about 40% of the time and the rest of the time down like a pug’s, often reminding me… Continue┬áreading | 3 Comments

makeup instruction, vintage

More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Barbra Streisand

Barbra has always known how to rock the eye makeup. This is why she is one of the my top 3 icons She has inspired my makeup over a lifetime. I’ve been in a 60’s fashion mood lately and when I came across this pic of Barbra Streisand, I was inspired…again. This makeup looks amazing on warm skin tones. Here’s what I did to get this retro 60’s inspired makeup look:

FACE: I evened out the complexion with Shiseido Stick Foundation in o20. I then blended… Continue┬áreading | 10 Comments

makeup instruction, vintage

More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Eleanor Powell

style icon Eleanor Powell

I had to do this look because the colors seem so Christmasy. I don’t have anything in forest green velvet, boy, am I missing out. But, I can get this classic and classy makeup look of Eleanor Powell with a few things I have in my makeup arsenal.

FACE: This look is really about a flawless complexion. Isn’t it amazing what photo rouging can do for the complexion? ­čÖé With my

fragrance

Estee Lauder Pure White Linen Perfume Review

The Mainstream Monday: Sniffing A Popular Fragrance

I actually really like the original White Linen. I remember smelling it as a 5th grader and thinking it was a genius of a creation. It was bold without being White Diamonds, fresh without with being CK1, and most of all I could talk my grandmother into buying it for me if there was a GWP. I did succeed and I did get the tiniest bottle there was. I’m sure it was an odd choice for a

makeup

Estee Lauder Sensuous Gold 2009 Color Story Collection

Estee Lauder has attempted to make “warm tones of sun-baked nudes and rose, lit with glimmers of gold look flattering on every skin tone.” It is a collection of “rose golds” with “glimmers”(AKA big pieces of shimmer flakes). It is a pretty, neutral collection and I imagine that it will really work for many people. It’s sexy in a Victoria’s Secret supermodel way, I mean just look at bronzed up Hilary Rhoda, the model above. I say that it will not work on all skin tones. But, if you have warm… Continue┬áreading