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Irresistible Me Hair Extensions Review

Irresistible Me Hair Extensions

The last time I wore extensions was when a Hilton was more popular than a Kardashian. So yeah, that was a long time ago. After my “fire engine red/candy color” club kid hair days, I went for a more angular bob that I was very happy with. But, I easily get bored. When I do something for too long, I have to do the complete opposite. This is why I’ve grown out my hair (that and finding a new hairdresser in a new city gives… Continue reading | 3 Comments

makeup

Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Platinum Blonde Review & FOTD

Hourglass Brow Pencil

Hourglass has expanded their Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil range by adding six new shades: Platinum Blonde, Warm Blonde, Auburn, Warm Brunette, Ash and Natural Black.

The Claims: Hourglass claims that this is a buildable formula that combines powder, pencil and wax “to create the look of naturally full, defined brows in one easy step”. It has a triangular shape to “sculpt with broad strokes using the flat edge of the pencil as well as fill in with fine lines using the pointed tip”.

I’ve tried Platinum

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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Britt Ekland

Britt Ekland

Oh, Britt Ekland, actress, Bond Girl, singer, and ex-wife of a Stray Cat. I like a women that can tell a story and you know that Britt has stories. I’m not sure about the exact date of this photograph of Britt. I’m going to guess late 60’s, early 70’s. I love this look for summer. You can see her freckles and I love the peach blush and lip color. Here’s what I did to get a similar look to Britt Ekland’s here:

FACE: I’ve already mentioned that you… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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1920’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Greta Nissen

Greta Nissen 1925

I love this 1925 cover of actress Greta Nissen. It’s such a “doll” look. Adorable. Greta was one of those talented Hollywood actresses whose career was ruined by talkies. (She had a strong Norwegian accent that Hollywood didn’t want). Here’s what I did to achieve a similar 1920’s inspired look:

FACE: I applied Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation in Beige Claire and blended with my fingers. Under my eyes, I applied Covergirl Simply Ageless Concealer in Corrector and blended with my fingers… Continue reading | 6 Comments

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More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Alice Faye

1930's Fashion Get the makeup Look of Alice Faye

Alice is sporting quite the look here with those interesting bangs. I may not like the hair but I do like a classic, matte red lipstick look. Here’s what I did to create a 1930’s inspired Alice Faye makeup look…sans the goofy poofy hair:

FACE: I applied Shiseido Stick Foundation in 020 with my fingers. With my Bobbi Brown Concealer Brush, I applied e.l.f