Review | Black Opal Cream Foundation Stick

A Smooth, Skin-like Finish The foundation goes on smooth and creamy.  It feels slightly velvet-like on first contact with my skin.   Then, activated but the warmth of my body, it becomes a silky cream.  It provides medium coverage for a skin perfecting look right from the start.

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Update + How I Got Flawless, Beautiful Skin

Last winter, I’d begun having serious issues with my skin and I was in a frenzy to fix it.  While my birth control played a major part, I was already having a few issues before starting on it.  After getting rid of the Mirena IUD only 3 months after insertion,  I decided to take control once and for all.  I had pretty awesome skin once upon a time and I knew it could be possible…

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Beauty | Covergirl XL Nail Gel Review

When the Covergirl XL Nail Gel was first revealed,  I knew right away which colors I wanted to nab first:  Bodacious Berry–a deep, succulent blackberry and Ample Apple–a juicy, tempting red.   As pretty as they are, they do have their plus and minuses though.  Keep reading to get the skinny. Luscious Opaque Colors What you see in the photos above is one coat of polish, ladies.  That’s right.  Just one coat of the Covergirl XL…

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NARS Virtual Domination Cheek Palette

In my previous post on my haul of goodies, I talked about how I loved the NARS blushes. I also had a few points of contention which prompted me to write a complete review. So as promised, here is my review of the NARS Virtual Domination Cheek Palette: First things first, the packaging is that of pure quality. It’s beautiful with a sleek design and considerable weight. There is nothing cheap about how this palette…

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Hair Recipe for Dry or Sun-Damaged Hair

By Jenell of Kinky Curly Coily Me Whatever your hair-dehydrating demon—hard water, sun overexposure, your trusty flat iron—nature’s sweetener can help. “Honey is a natural humectant, which means it attracts and locks in moisture.  To Use: Massage approximately 1/2 cup honey into clean, damp hair, let sit for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water. You can also add 1 to 2 Tbsp olive oil to loosen the honey for easier application. For extremely sun-damaged…

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