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Hourglass Panoramic Lip Liner & Extreme Sheen Lip Gloss Review – Raven & Muse

Hourglass Liner & Gloss

One of my favorite cosmetics brands, Hourglass, has launched new colors in their lip products, Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss and Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner. 

Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner 

I’m a fan of lip liners, even when they aren’t in vogue. I’m a dedicated lip liner user and I’ve tried so many brands over the years.

This liner is one that you sharpen. The other end features a high-quality blending brush. The outside of the liner represents the shade of… Continue reading | 6 Comments

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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Ann-Margret

Ann-Margret 1967

Ann-Margret said it best in her autobiography, that she had to go from “Little Miss Lollipop to Sexpot-Banshee”. It’s true. Ann-Margret had to play the girl next door and then quickly change into sex kitten. She’s an icon of the 1960’s. Actually one of my favorite “camp” icons because she had to play all of those stereotypical female roles. This pic above was taken in 1967, during her Vegas days. Fun fact – the same hairdresser that made Lucille Ball a redhead made Ann-Margret a redhead too… Continue reading | 6 Comments

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Hard Candy Mouthing Off Lip Shine Review

Hard Candy Mouthing Off Lip Shine

Weekly Cheap Secret:

I remember when Hard Candy was sold at department stores and Sephora. I liked the line and I owned a few of the lip glosses, eyeshadows, blushes. Hard Candy disappeared and then came back…to Wal-Mart. I wonder what terrible thing Hard Candy did in its previous life to be reincarnated and carried exclusively by Wal-Mart. Oh, well.

I’m reviewing Hard Candy Mouthing Off Sheer Lip Shine in Prom Queen.

The packaging and

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Milani Lip Flash Lip Gloss Pencil Review in Photo Flash

Milani Lip Flash in Photo Flash

Weekly Cheap Secret:

This fall Milani  launched Lip Flash, a full coverage shimmer lip gloss pencil. I love lipstick and lip gloss pencils! They seem to come and go. When they are on the market, I buy them up while I can. I love the precision that they offer.  Milani Lip Flash offers an extra glossy finish with lots of shimmer and coverage. This line has 8 shades. I’m reviewing and wearing the shade, Photo Flash.

Do you… Continue reading | 5 Comments