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The End Of An Era: My Final Makeup Monsters Order

Don’t worry, makeup mavens: this story has a happy ending. I’ve talked before about how Makeup Monsters is one of my favorite brands of liquid

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Letter From The Editor – Miss Jaye Looks Ahead To Lucky (Year) Number Seven!

Hey there Champagne Dreamers! I can’t believe it’s another year later and it’s time to write another one of these letters from the editor!  I’ve

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SEATTLE REVIEW: ACT’s Production of QUEEN Explores Truth And Compromise Through The Science Of Bees

This is the obligatory spoiler warning.  As this play is in performances in Seattle and most of my readership is Midwest-based, I’m going to talk

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LA Colors Part 6: Shimmer Lives!

CJ Graham as Jason, Miss Jaye, and Thom Matthews as Tommy Jarvis. Days of the Dead, Charlotte 2018 At this point, I hope you realize

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SEATTLE REVIEW: Can Can’s FEMME FATALE Takes What’s Good In The Formula, Elevates It

Time for the obligatory Seattle Spoiler Warning: since most of my readership is in the Midwest, I’m going to be talking about this show in

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DIY Duochrome – Impulse Cosmetics Offers Makeup Mavens A New Way To Shimmer

Have you ever been shopping for lip or eye products and you just can’t find the exact sort of duochrome combination you’re dreaming of? Impulse

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No Oasis In The Sea Of Beige: Is Tarte Really As Bland As They Seem?

I’ve given more than my fair share of shade to tarte for their lack of color selection and their inability to make a palette that

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SEATTLE REVIEW: Lauren Weedman Lives In The Messy Reality Of Heartbreak

Hey Seattle friends: this show is still playing through August 12, so in case you are thinking of going I wanted to give you a

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Give In To The Impulse – Pressed Powder Perfection

This was my second time ordering from Impulse Cosmetics, and as much as I did enjoy their liquid lipsticks (you can get my full thoughts

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Whether You Prefer Golden Or Gaudy, Juvia’s Place Has You Covered!

Let me start by saying that I mean “gaudy” in the best possible way – no one, and I mean no one, does bright saturated

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Celestial Goes Neon With New Aurora Lights Palette & Brush Set

BH Cosmetics is one of those brands that I’ve been wanting to write about for a long time; I actually have quite a few of

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STAR WARS Episode IX Is Honoring Carrie Fisher…And Screwing Over Women In The Process.

Disclaimer – I have written before about some of my dorky passions, among them Dark Shadows and Stephen King’s Carrie.  Star Wars is not among

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This Struggle Wasn’t Real: Ciate London x Chloe Morello Volume 2 Palette

This is why I need a personal assistant to help me with adulting: I love Makeup Struggles on Youtube.  I wrote a post about her

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Crush Or Crash? Testing Out Bobbi Brown Lippies

What can I say?  Bobbi Brown has just never been a brand that called out to me.  Their packaging is sleek and practical, but nothing

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The End Of An Era: My Final Makeup Monsters Order

Don't worry, makeup mavens: this story has ...
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LA Colors Part 6: Shimmer Lives!

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No Oasis In The Sea Of Beige: Is Tarte Really As Bland As They Seem?

I've given more than my fair share ...
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Whether You Prefer Golden Or Gaudy, Juvia’s Place Has You Covered!

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Celestial Goes Neon With New Aurora Lights Palette & Brush Set

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