Feel Like a Movie Star on New Year’s Eve in These Glamorous Pieces

Feel Like a Movie Star on New Year’s Eve in These Glamorous Pieces Party time! New Year’s Eve is on the horizon, which means it’s time to find yourself something amazing to wear. That’s assuming your plan is to stay up and ring in the new decade among friends, or at least friendly strangers. Whether you’re all about the sparkle-and-shine factor or would prefer a more toned-down approach, there’s a way to do NYE outfits right. Here are a few ideas to put a festive spin on your first outfit of 202...
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Perfume Re-Creation Part 1 - Rebranding: Adapt or Die

Perfumer wearers in the US have recently lamented the bankruptcy declaration of yet another in a series of department stores, this time Barneys, its flagship store originally on West 17th Street in New York City. The company was bought out by Authentic Brands Group, and it’s not yet known what will happen to the Barneys brand. For those of us living in Boston and the greater New England area, Ba... Read full article: Perfume Re-Creation Part 1 - Rebranding: Adapt or Die from Fragrantica Perfume...
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Solinotes Cotton Blossom and Ylang Ylang Blossom

Solinotes is always a brand I am excited about, for its simple but effective compositions at the most incredible prices. The quality of their offerings is just outstanding and I am always very confused as to how they manage to create these fragrances, sometimes smelling so luxurious, for such an affordable price tag. After Tonka, a softly sweet perfume that is the perfect tonka bean single note ... Read full article: Solinotes Cotton Blossom and Ylang Ylang Blossom from Fragrantica Perfumes and...
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Meet Kyle Farmery, the bedazzler behind Lizzo’s crystal Patron bottle

All it took for Kyle Farmery to go from fashion-school dropout to New York’s bling king was 7,000 rhinestones, eight hours and an Instagram post.
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6 homophobes who were busted on Grindr

What is it with homophobes and Grindr? This week, an antigay preacher from Missouri was busted trying to buy sex off Grindr… and paying for it with an Arby’s gift card. 57-year-old Barry Cole Poyner of Kirksville, Missouri is, er, was an elder at the Kirksville Church of Christ, as well as a professor of communications at Truman State University, before news of his gay sex scandal went national. He was slapped with a class B misdemeanor count of patronizing prostitution after cops received a ti...
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Clinique Melon Pop, Sweet Pop, Wow Pop Pop Lip Colours Reviews & Swatches

Melon Pop Clinique Melon Pop Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick ($19.50 for 0.13 oz.) is a soft, light coral with strong,w arm undertones and luminous sheen. It had nearly opaque color payoff in one layer, which adhered evenly and smoothly to my lips. The texture was lightly emollient, creamy without being heavy or overly slippery, and was easy to apply. It didn’t smooth out my lip lines as much as some shades in the formula did, bu...
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Barneys: Extra 20% Off Sale — Final 6 Days of Liquidation

Barneys has been in the process of liquidating its inventory, and they’ve announced that these are the final days of liquidation (13 days from today, so 12/26 if they’re including today by my count). Designer brands are 30% to 50% off, plus the extra 20% off while beauty has a softer discount with the majority of products being 15% off plus the extra 20% off. Now that they’re offering an extra 20% off sale items, it brings the total discount on most beauty products to 32%.  There are a few bran...
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About that time Jim Hutton turned down Freddie Mercury…

So it wasn’t love at first sight. A newly uncovered portion of a 1994 interview reveals hat Jim Hutton, the longtime boyfriend of Freddie Mercury, actually met him several times before he agreed to a date with the lead singer of Queen. “We first met accidentally in a club. He offered to buy me a drink and I told him to sling his hook, basically. I didn’t know who he was,” Hutton told Channel 4 in the UK. “He was a total, absolute stranger.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gp...
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Kenzo - Flower by Kenzo Poppy Bouquet

Kenzo Parfums (LVMH) introduces a new fragrance from the Flower by Kenzo collection, which is set to launch on the franchise's 20th anniversary in early 2020. The new edition is called Poppy Bouquet, created by Firmenich perfumer Alberto Morillas (who also created the original Flower perfume.) Flower by Kenzo Poppy Bouquet is announced as a true floral explosion overflowing with joy and opti... Read full article: Kenzo - Flower by Kenzo Poppy Bouquet from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Mag...
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Sephora Sale on Sale 2019 – Extra 20% Off! Early Access for Rouges & VIBs

This year’s sale on sale at Sephora has kicked off today for Rouges and VIBs before it’ll be open to everyone else on 12/26.  Rouges and VIBs can take an extra 20% off sale items with code EARLYBIRD now through 12/25. Below, you’ll find highlights from Sephora’s sale section. The prices below are with the extra 20% off taken already! Anastasia Mini Loose Highlighter Set for $24 (was $48) Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighters for $16.80 (were $41) Bobbi Brown Luxe Illuminating P...
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Has researching products before purchasing actually led to better purchases for you?

In general (not just in beauty), absolutely! Even reviews that aren’t super informative or the most in-depth/best reviews can still be more helpful than not in making a purchase. — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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'I felt compelled to hug strangers’: a day at the gathering of my ancestral clan

When Megan Nolan received her invitation, she wasn’t convinced of the importance of a shared name. Could 20 Nolans change her mind?In June this year I received an email inviting me to Carlow, Ireland, to receive an award from the Nolan clan. The award was in recognition of my writing career, a little gesture of thanks for promoting the Nolan name in the world. I was dimly aware of Irish clans, largely from gift shops near tourism hotspots, where you can sometimes buy a horribly expensive sweater...
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Gay guy ‘cannot be more amused’ after his homophobic brother catches him in the act

Revenge is a dish best served X-rated? A gay dude says he’s delighted that his virulently homophobic older brother walked in on him in flagrante delicto with another guy. Related: Rapper Lil Boosie recalls walking in on two men having sex in prison in viral video In a recent Reddit post, the 21-year-old writes that he came out to his family and friends two years ago, but his 28-year-old brother is still “deeply homophobic.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1")...
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Our first Christmas as empty nesters

The kids have left home, and we’re not really coping, so this seems like the perfect chance to lure them backMy husband and I don’t think we have the condition until, one day last month, hundreds of miles from home, we find ourselves outside our younger son’s university accommodation at 11.30 on a Sunday morning. I am clutching supplies in a little brown paper bag. Our son knows we’re in town, but isn’t expecting this rude awakening. It’s a surprise.“Do you think we should have called first?” I ...
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Jasmine Masters stars in the most popular GIF of 2019

Who needs the RuPaul’s Drag Race crown when you have the top GIF of 2019? Jasmine Masters, who competed on the show’s seventh season and fourth All Stars season, went viral this year with her iconic “And I oop!” phrase, and now GIPHY has recognized her legendary status. Related: Jasmine Masters talks massive smack about her ‘Drag Race’ holiday special co-stars Ancient Greeks after accidentally looking at Medusa — ???KANSAS DAY QUAD??? (@quaddiequad) March 17, 2019 ...
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Extra 20% Off Sale Items at Sephora

If you’e a VIB or a Rouge Member get 20% off sale items at today through December 25th using code EARLYBIRD. Beauty Insiders, VIB, and Rouge Members get 20% off in store and online at starting December 26th with code SAVEBIG through January 1st. Enjoy! Where to buy Sephora You may also enjoy... Juice Beauty Friends and Family SaleStill Time To Take 20% Off Your Sephora Order! Go On Do Another Order!Sephora Rouge Sale on Sale 20% Off Sephora 20% Off After Hol...
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Is Sophia Hutchins actually Caitlyn Jenner’s girlfriend or not? Here’s the truth…

Sophia Hutchins and Caitlyn Jenner. Contrary to popular belief, Hutchins is not Caitlyn Jenner’s girlfriend. The two are business partners, they’re not in a romantic relationship. Many people know Sophia Hutchins as Caitlyn Jenner’s girlfriend, but the relationship between Jenner and the young trans woman is much more complex than just a romantic relationship. In fact, far from being Caitlyn Jenner’s girlfriend, the two are more like business partners. While Hutchins attended Pepperdine Unive...
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Wolford And Vetements Launch Collaboration Inspired By Russian Criminal Tattoo Art

Austrian hosiery manufacturer Wolford is teaming up with Vetements to launch a capsule collection. Comprising a pair of tights and a maxi knitted dress, the collection aims to redefine some of the wardrobe essentials every woman should have. More: Vetements, Wolford The idea? To redefine classic pieces from every woman’s wardrobe through two must-haves: a black dress and a faux-tattoo effect... Source
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Different Treatments To Consider As We Get Older

As we get older, we may be more tempted to try out different treatments in order to enhance our appearance. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the different options… Smile lift A... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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I Might Be Some Sort of Pedophile

I want to start this post by saying I am primarily attracted to women my age (23), but throughout my teenage and young adult life I have felt small amounts what might have been sexual attraction towards some teenagers (when I was a young adult) and towards some girls (mainly over the last couple weeks). I have never acted on these thoughts and usually use brushed them off. I work one part time job at a library and another at a museum, and in both jobs I am around/interact with a lot of children ...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Usa, Sex, Depression, Anxiety, Therapy, Self-esteem, Teen Issues, Personality, Abuse, Intrusive Thoughts, Pedophilia, Phobia, OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Ilhan Omar meets Tan Dhesi: ‘We helped to break a glass ceiling'

The Democratic congresswoman and the Labour MP swap stories of challenging presidents and PMs, Bollywood, and formative childhoodsThe wall outside Ilhan Omar’s office is not like that of other members of Congress. In Washington DC, a blank corridor of congressional offices gives way, outside the door to the office of the Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, to a collage of cards, notes and handwritten posters offering variations on the slogan “We stand with Ilhan”. The 37-year-old, who was b...
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How Brooklyn's Dyker Heights became America's most festive neighborhood

Eight miles from Manhattan’s tourist mainstays, a neighborhood’s over-the-top Christmas displays have drawn visitors from around the worldIf you’re a big fan of the American winter holiday season, you’ve probably heard of Dyker Heights. The neighborhood in Brooklyn has been featured on travel shows and influencer Instagram accounts from around the world for its charmingly over-the-top display of Christmas lights and decorations.One yard has over 60 inflatable figures around the house. Another ha...
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: Don’t Measure Small-Town Ministry Simply by Its Size At the heart of every successful ministry, in communities of every conceivable size, is love: love for Christ and for the places where he has called us. The Importance of Ecclesiology in Church Planting Church planter, study the church. Your ecclesiology matters greatly for your church. Read the Bible with TGC in 2020 The Gospel Coalition is partnering with Crossway to launch an initiat...
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The Best Fragrances of 2019

Best Perfume for Women 2019 Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum Intense Guerlain (female) ~ 2019   Very sweet and extremely powdery, but sophisticated. Sugar is not all that people want to smell in a perfume.    2 Coco Mademoiselle Intense Chanel (female) ~ 2018 3 Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Parfum Chanel (female) ~ 2019 4 Pure Musc For Her Narciso Rodriguez (female) ~ 2019 5 Nomade Chlo�... Read full article: The Best Fragrances of 2019 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
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