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The Lipstick League – Week of 8/12/2013

Ava Gardner

The Lipstick League – Week of 8/12/2013

Question of the Week – How did you arrive at your current eyebrow shape? Were you born with those brows, did you get them professionally shaped or did you shape them yourself? And are you happy with them?

EauMG’s AnswerIt’s real talk time. I’ve always had a unibrow (Armenian, yo) and I know it sounds bad, like something (borderline child abuse) on “Toddler and Tiaras” but I’ve been waxing my brows since I was 10 years old as mean kids called me “werewolf girl”. Now being someone that has been waxing and shaping my brows since I was 10, I’m very thankful. I could have really messed them up along the way (have you seen the style of eyebrows that Southern women like???). But, I didn’t. I love my brow shape and I’m happy that I never went too thin with them. Thank you grandma for telling me to never go thinner than Brooke Shields. By the way, she was the one that shaped my brows from 10 until I was about 20. I have only had my brows done professionally a few times and hated what they did. They always wanted to go too thin and if I kept going to them they would have destroyed my brows. I tend to my own brows. My brow icons and who I would model my shape after were Brooke Shields, Ava Gardner and Angelina Jolie. Despite the childhood taunting, my husband says that one of the things he was first attracted to with me was my “Persian Brooke Shields” brows. 

Nouveau Cheap – Wet n Wild just released three new eyeshadow trios and a line of textured nail polishes. Have you seen them yet? If not, take a peek!

Pink Sith – says the Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer is like therapy in a bottle for her troubled skin. Plus, bonus sad walking away music from The Incredible Hulk!

Prime Beauty – has the 411 on the new butter LONDON Rock Your Colour Bespoke Colour Cosmetics Collection and it’s bright and beautiful!

Vampy Varnish – has swatched and reviewed the new Too Faced Lip Injection Color Bomb! Moisture Plumping Lip Tints for fall 2013!

we heart this – are giving away two amber delights; Win BPAL’s amber perfume oil and hair gloss!

Clumps of Mascara – Okay, so it isn’t exactly beauty related but if you’re living the gluten-free and dairy-free life or just want a fresh and delicious salad, check out the recipe for this one.

EauMG – is high on perfume this week (it’s OK, she’s in Washington state). Here’s EauMG’s guide to marijuana perfumes. These unusual perfumes contain a cannabis accord or are inspired by the substance. Don’t walk on the grass. Wear it.

Gouldylox Reviews – Curious if the Marc Jacobs line is worth the hype? I’ve got pictures, swatches and details!

Lipglossiping – feels the mercury rising with this spicy little number from Glitter Gal Cosmetics. Guaranteed to get you hot under the collar!

My Beauty Bunny – is excited to be spreading the cruelty free message in the pages of People Style Watch Magazine! Check out my newsstand glee and the shout out to my favorite vegan hair care brand, DermOrganic.

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Nouveau Cheap – Kimberly over at Libby’s Pink Vanity reviewed the Forever 21 Creamy Splatter Eyeshadows which, by the name alone, captured my attention!

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2 thoughts on “The Lipstick League – Week of 8/12/2013

    1. When it comes to brows and you feel like giving up, then give up. If you push through no telling what you’ll end up with!

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