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Milani Coral Bora Bora Color Perfect Lipstick Review

Milani Coral Bora-Bora swatch

Weekly Cheap Secret:

After chatting with BotO‘s Dee, I decided to bust out some of my favorite Milani and orange lipsticks to swatch. I love orange lipsticks, even before they became a fad ­čśë And I love Milani lip products. Unfortunately, I haven’t found any local vendors that carry the line since I moved. I hate this. It really is a great line. Here’s my review and swatch of Milani Color Perfect Lipstick in Coral Bora-Bora.… Continue┬áreading | 4 Comments

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More 1950’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Elaine Stewart

Get the makeup look of Elaine Stewart

Isn’t this just the “classic” makeup look? I see this picture of the breathtaking Elaine Stewart and I get the urge to wear red lipstick daily (not that I don’t already have that urge). Here’s what I did to get this elegant 1950’s makeup look:

FACE: With my Elizabeth Arden Foundation Brush, I applied Lanc├┤me Absolue Makeup in Ecru 10. Under the eyes to cover up dark circles, I applied Covergirl Simply

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Marina Vlady

actress Marina Vlady
I will never grow bored of a red lip. It’s instant “polished” in a tube. Marina’s look is so effortless French ­čÖé .It’s all about the lips. A quick swipe of red lipstick took a very basic makeup look and made Marina glam. Here’s the colors I used to create a┬ásimilar┬á60’s era (I think) Marina look:

FACE: Skin is even and slightly dewy. I applied with a cosmetic sponge, Lanc├┤me Absolue Makeup in Ecru 10. Use a “dewy” finish foundation. Under the… Continue┬áreading