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The Lipstick League – Week of 10/30/17 – HG Mascara

Cathy Dahmen

The Lipstick League – Week of 10.30.17

Question of the Week: What does your ideal mascara do, and which one comes close to delivering it?

EauMG’s Answer: My lashes are pitiful. I have thick, very short, very straight lashes. Basically, I want a mascara that can do it all. But, mascaras are like people. They can’t do it all. I realize this. That’s why my history with mascara has been full of compromises. Saying that, there are some formulas that I like. In general, I don’t prefer

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L’Oreal Telescopic Lash Explosion Mascara Review

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I have a way for falling for gimmicks but with age I am getting better. I purchased L’Oreal Telescopic Lash Explosion mascara just out of sheer old curiosity. It sure looks a lot like Givenchy Phenomenon Mascara which retails for $28. This L’Oreal one goes for about $9. L’Oreal Telescopic Lash Explosion’s claim to fame is that it gets every lash. This sure sounds like a miracle that is too good to be true but I read others’ reviews and just had to try it… Continue┬áreading

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L’Oreal Wear Infinite Eyeshadow Duo in Forest

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This L’Oreal Wear Infinit├ę Eyeshadow in Forest is an OK compact. The colors are sheer but very buildable. I purchased this because I have been searching for a truly matte shade of green. These are greens with absolutely no shimmer. That being said, these are a little chalky but they do work. You can see them swiped on my hand below (ignore my shimmer, it appears to just ooze out of my pours). One is a light sage green and the… Continue┬áreading | 2 Comments

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Coral Lips As Seen In A 50’s Screenland Magazine: Ann Blyth

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I love a coral lip. I can’t get enough of it. I believe that anybody can wear orangey shades. They’re fun. To get this classic look which is perfect for spring/summer, I’m using L’Oreal products.

First even out the complexion with a foundation powder such as Bare Naturale Powdered Mineral Foundation in your shade. Apply concealer if needed. Brows are combed and filled in to perfection. Apply The Brow Shaping Duet pencils in your shade. Eyes are neutral but with a tinge of green. Apply the lightest shade… Continue┬áreading | 3 Comments