Tag Archives: volume

Watch out boy, she’ll chew you up

Every time I pull Tarte’s Maneater mascara ($23) out of my makeup bag, the Hall & Oates song rolls through my mind. And then it gets stuck there for days. So take that as a warning that this may happen … Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara

Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara ($26) is the best mascara I’ve tried in years. If you like mascaras with a formula that’s not too wet, this will be right up your alley. In just one coat, it makes … Continue reading

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The Best High-End Mascaras

Often, you can get a great drugstore dupe for high-end makeup items, but I’m a firm believer that mascara is worth splurging on. It’s pretty much my favorite beauty product of all time, so I don’t mind spending a little … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara & Subversion Lash Primer

Urban Decay’s newest product, Perversion Mascara ($22), bears the tagline, “Bigger. Blacker. Badder.” I’m all over it. This is the best mascara I’ve found since I discovered this about 5 years ago. I really didn’t think it would live up … Continue reading

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Products to Create Beachy Waves This Summer

Beachy waves are gorgeous, and in summer, they’re pretty much a necessity if your hair is anything but pin-straight. But even the waviest of hair could use some help getting tamed and styled into effortless, tousled waves. These products are … Continue reading

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Pinspiration

I seem to go through phases with Pinterest: either I’m on it constantly, or I totally abandon it for weeks. Right now, I’m pinning things like there’s no tomorrow. There are so many creative, fresh beauty ideas I’m coming across, … Continue reading

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MAC Opulash: Big, Bold Lashes

MAC’s newest mascara, Opulash ($14), promises “big, bouffant lashes with volumization never before seen.” Does it make good onĀ its promises? Although not said outright, Opulash is a clone of cult classic Diorshow mascara, at a much more economical price. Diorshow, … Continue reading

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Bump-Its Aren’t As Tacky as You Might Think

This post is dedicated to my friend Kelly, who introduced me to a product that I swore I would never try: Bump-Its ($19.99 for a 5-pack). I saw the infomercial. I saw the website. I too was skeptical of hair … Continue reading

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