Category Archives: Cult Classic

Shu Uemura S Curler

When we find a beauty product or tool that we love, we hope and pray that it will always be just so, that the formula/shade/construction will never change or, worse, be discontinued. Our sheer devotion is just human nature. (Or … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Naked Palette: Where Have You Been All My Life??

The buzz about Urban Decay’s Naked Eyeshadow Palette ($48) has been nearly deafening since it launched last year. I never jumped in on the craze because the palette was unavailable for so long (sold out as soon as it was … Continue reading

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My Picks: MAC To The Beach

MAC’s To The Beach collection hit counters yesterday, and you better believe I was there to get my share of the goods. I headed over after work (around 5 p.m.), and Nordstrom was almost sold out of the whole collection…just … Continue reading

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MAC Softsparkle Eyeliner in Nightsky

It’s the fall of 1997. I’m a sophomore in high school. I’m listening to Smashing Pumpkins, and rocking seriously awesome Hard Candy Glitter Eye, a black liner flecked with chunky silver glitter. I nabbed it on a trip to New … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer, the Queen of Pink and Green, turns 78 today. Her iconic whimsical take on Palm Beach style began in the 1960s and grew into a symbol of status and playfulness. Her prints remain instantly-recognizable today, and her brand … Continue reading

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Recession Beauty: BeneFit To Go set at Sephora

During a recession, it’s nice to know that you can still get great beauty products at low prices. At a time when most of us are scaling back budgets, it can be tough to find ways to maintain your beauty … Continue reading

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Bye Bye, Prescriptives…and a brief memoriam for False Eyelashes mascara

Last night a Prescriptives sales associate informed me that January will be the last month of your department store Px counter; the company is going out of business. (Their website confirms this sad news.) I wasn’t totally surprised, given the … Continue reading

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Make Bathtime Luxurious with Claus Porto Soaps

By now, if you haven’t heard of Claus Porto soaps, you’ve probably seen their iconic, swoon-worthy graphic packaging. The company’s signature trademark is the vibrant, colorful prints and patterns that adorn their packaging and wrapping. Yes, they’re expensive ($18 per … Continue reading

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Look Candlelit All the Time With Smashbox Artificial Light

I started noticing recently that in photographs, my skin looked rather dull now that my summer tan has mostly faded. I wanted the dewy skin look, and I wanted it with minimal effort. I’d never tried to give myself an … Continue reading

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Living Proof’s New No Frizz Shampoo & Conditioner

Living Proof fans, get ready to celebrate! The company has recently debuted a new line of shampoo and conditioner ($24 each). They are both sure to be great added steps to your frizzless prep. Perfect for all hair types, No … Continue reading

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