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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

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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 March 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!”.

Inspired by my fellow Lipstick Leaguer¹, Phyrra, I’ve decided to put together my own monthly Anti-Haul (sans Youtube/video because I can’t find the time nor do I appreciate the harassment).

I’m talking about things that have launched… Continue reading | 18 Comments

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EauMG’s Favorite Makeup & Beauty Products 2016

For the past few years, I’ve made a list of my favorite beauty items from the year. These aren’t “new” products, even though some of them may be. These are products that are “new to me” products in 2016 that I fell in love with.

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Like 2015, 2016 was a year where my love of color cosmetics was rekindled. I was all about having fun with makeup. I loved wearing burgundy and pink on the eyes. Even if I’m delusional… Continue reading | 27 Comments

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The Lipstick League – Week of 2.1.16

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The Lipstick League – week of 2.1.16

Question of the Week: Quick! Name the last palette you purchased. (Also: how’s it working for you?)

EauMG’s Answer: Honestly, I can’t remember.  I could look back at my Empties post but I’m lazy. I think it was Morphe 35k Palette. This is a huge, oversized eyeshadow palette featuring warm neutrals. The colors are really pretty and look great with my blue eyes. There’s a great mix of shimmer and mattes