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Things You Should Know About Alcohol Based Makeup

Or, a beginner’s guide to the world of alcohol-based makeup! I remember back to my very first alcohol activated paint makeup palette. I was still in makeup school. And very much a beginner, learning the basics of makeup artistry. My first alcohol palette was a REEL Creations Palette. It was one of the only alcohol …

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2020 Beauty Advent Calendars Selling Like Hotcakes!

Well, it’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s November. And what does that mean for the consumer goddess within us all? It’s time to race out (or onto your computer) and nab your beloved 2020 Beauty Advent Calendar for your favorite brand before they are all gone into thin air. Yes, quicker than I …

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The Dark Side of the Beauty Industry

How One Makeup Artist Transformed Her Beauty Career. The Result – Empowering Other Women. Makeup artist and beauty blogger turned psychology student Kayla Matisi discusses just how rewarding it feels to empower women. Combining her former profession in the beauty industry with her new endeavors in psychology gives her a unique perspective to help women …

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The Ugly Truth About Makeup Brushes

Initially, I decided to share my knowledge of and love for makeup brushes with entirely different intentions. It was going to be a quaint yet informative love letter to some of my favorite makeup brushes. But once I began researching, I started to learn horrible things about how some of my most prized professional possessions …

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Ladies, Do You Have Your Zoom Face On?

In the very early months of the pandemic this year, friends of ours began to arrange Zoom nights. Particularly to celebrate birthdays virtually, and just generally feel connected. At least more connected than through the cold-hearted and impersonal text messaging we have all become accustomed to in recent years. To my horror, in the time …