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NARS Behave Blush Review & Swatches

Behave NARS Behave Powder Blush ($30.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, light-medium pink with warmer undertones and a matte finish. It had buildable coverage from semi-opaque to opaque (two layers). The texture was smooth to the touch but slightly thinner, and while it didn’t darken too much when applied on bare skin, I would recommend applying it over more matte skin (as opposed to dewy skin or dewy bases!) to avoid the color deepenin...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Sydney, NARS, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, NARS Cosmetics, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Sephora CA Sephora, BeautyFeelUniqueHarvey Nichols, Sephora PL Space NK UK, NARS Behave Blush Review Swatches, NARS Behave Powder Blush


What do you like about skincare sets? What don’t you like?

Tell us what you love and hate about... Skincare Sets I like sets that offer smaller sizes with a few coordinating products, so you can have a good trial of a particular brand or line without splashing out for full-sizes, but they have to be large enough to be used for at least a couple of weeks. Sometimes sets seem like they include products that are more niche/user-dependent, so while it adds value, it doesn’t always add value to me. — Christine ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Weekly Features, Rant And Rave


Bite Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon Swatches (x10)

Bite Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ($24.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a reformulation of the brand’s previous Lip Crayon range that features an assortment of new shades and old favorites. I just received this set of 10 as press samples but expect to receive the remainder of the range soon, but I wanted to get these swatched ASAP instead of waiting for all of them. Bite Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Bite Beauty, Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon


Oh Hey Gorgeous! The Makeup Brand That Tells it Like It Is

Oh Hey Gorgeous! The Makeup Brand That Tells it Like It Is Realher makeup is a beauty brand that -- wait for it -- tells you how fabulous you are with affirmations. Is it gimmick or the real deal? Here's my take. ...read more at Oh Hey Gorgeous! The Makeup Brand That Tells it Like It Is. This is an original post from The Budget Fashionista.
Tags: Fashion, Gift Buying Guide, Realher Makeup, Realher Makeup Review


Pasta with Kale and White Beans

This is one of our favorite meals which we usually eat over the winter months. This time we used a special German heirloom kale variety called ‘Lippische Palme‘. During the winter this kale turns into a dark violet-green color. It looks lovely in the garden, is healthy and tastes great in many meals. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 8 ounces pasta, we used whole wheat penne 1 bunch 14 ounce kale 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 red bell pepper, de-seeded and cut in bite sized pieces 1 medium onion 2 cl...
Tags: Cook, Pasta, Vegans, Kale, Tomato, Pasta & Noodles, Pearl Barley Kale


Clearing House

Perfume PosseClearing House So.  Well.  Okay, I guess I should just get to it.  So.  Back in October my life took a really fast left turn – for awhile it looked like a disaster for me – but as y’all who read this… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseClearing House
Tags: Beauty, Clearing House, Perfume Reviews


Top 7 Women’s Fashion Trends For 2020

People had prepared for the 2020 fashion glam since the past year. As the year began, various women’s fashion trends launched with the year. However, of those trends, here are the top ones we’re loving. 1. The Vintage Jumpsuit April 2016 2020 came with a bomb of the jumpsuit fashion reawakening. Interestingly, this is not the regular body-tight suit; it is the utilitarian suit with a waist belt. Sleeveless styles, halter neck, collared necks or and styles where the sle...
Tags: Fashion, Trends, Chrissy Teigen, Summer Fashion, Priyanka Chopra, Fashion Trend, Fashion Trends, Fall Fashion, Fall Fashion Trends, Winter Fashion, Spring Fashion, Fashion Advice, Trend Alert, Spring Trends, Affordable Fashion, Trends for Fall


Vote now: The 2020 Queerties are officially open

The Queerties are back! It’s time to celebrate the LGBTQ community’s brightest stars and innovators, and this year we’re ushering in a whole new decade of excellence. Voting for the 2020 Queerties is officially open. From lesbian teen comedies to psychedelic dance horror, body-positive music superstars to binary-busting activists, queer representation in media is at an all-time high. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Now you can help your favorites t...
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Queerties, 2020 Queerties


Meher Marfatia: The adventure lies in finding out

ONCE UPON A TIME book launch on Saturday February 8, 2020 at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Four years after Meher Marfatia started an essay series in this paper that explored the forgotten bylanes and people of Bombay, a book will preserve these stories for posterity. Mumbai, as a city, can surprise you. The more you search, the more there is to find. But, it’s also quickly altering. City chronicler, author and Sunday mid-day columnist, Meher Marfatia was aware of the transience of the B...
Tags: Books, Life, House, Mumbai, Bombay, Metro, Kemp, Bandra, Wadala, Haar, Atul Kamble, Sooni Taraporevala, Model House, Kalpana Sharma, Marfatia, Meher Marfatia


Nikita Dragun Basically Looked Like a Mermaid With Her Pearl Makeup at the Grammys

We can always count on Nikita Dragun to step on any red carpet bringing her A game, and for the 2020 Grammy Awards, the beauty guru didn't disappoint. The Dragun Beauty founder hit the red carpet at Sunday night's show wearing a gorgeous Augusto Manzanares dress that featured giant egg-shaped pearls and crystals lining the front, back, and arm areas. And of course, to complete the look, she matched her glam to her dress's extravagant accessories by decorating the left side of her face with small...
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, Paris Hilton, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Red Carpet, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Makeup, Beauty Trends, Nikita Dragun, Dragun, Augusto Manzanares, Steven Tabimba, Dragun Beauty, Kris Jenner Kylie Jenner


Making Sense of Infinite Possibilities

You could say that one reason we can make simple decisions each day with relative ease is that we only have a handful of options to choose from, and that makes it easier to make a reasonably good choice. For instance, if you only have so much food in your home, or so many stores and restaurants within reach, then you may find it easier to decide what to eat each day. You don’t have to consider infinite options. You narrow your focus to what’s most accessible. But what about making bigger l...
Tags: Lifestyle, Careers, Steve, Creating Reality


Bawas Got Talent: One for the community

Bawas Got Talent is a chance for the Parsi community to showcase their skills in the performing arts The Parsi community may be small and dwindling in number but that hasn’t proved to be a deterrent while they try to make a mark in the performing arts. From theatre to music and dance, they have been making their presence felt in the cultural landscape of Mumbai for a long time now. Article by Sanskrita Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times Keeping this in mind, a group of people from the community have...
Tags: Life, India, Theater, Mumbai, Parsi, Shernaz Patel, Burjor Patel, National Centre for Performing Arts NCPA, Shernaz, Sanskrita Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times Keeping, Hoshang Gotla


Karachi’s first elected mayor Jamshed Nusserwanjee remembered

Celebrating the 134th birth anniversary of Jamshed Nusserwanjee (1886-1952), a philanthropist and the first elected mayor of Karachi, speakers at a gathering on Sunday stressed the dire need to understand and acknowledge the contributions of various non-Muslim communities, especially Parsis. The Karachi Theosophical Society, a forum founded in 1896, organised the gathering at the auditorium of the Jamshed Memorial Hall to pay tributes to Nusserwanjee and discuss his work as the city’s first elec...
Tags: Life, Pakistan, South Asia, Clifton, KARACHI, Sindh, Gita, Individuals, Avesta, Hamid Mayet, Jamshed Memorial Hall, Karachi Municipal Corporation, Akhtar Balouch, Theosophical Society, Jamshed Nusserwanjee, Nusserwanjee


Single mom who vaped for only 6 weeks is hospitalized, placed in medically induced coma

A woman who used e-cigarettes for only six weeks was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma — and doctors say vaping is to blame.
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For the Love of Spice!

I'm quite sure most fragrance lovers recall the moment they were first entranced by a specific scent, and by that I mean of the manufactured variety. Sure, there were hundreds of interesting smells around, growing up: How does this big yellow thing they're shoving on my tongue manage to make me make a sour face (of course!) smell, really? How can smoke be good, when you know it's signaling a fi... Read full article: For the Love of Spice! from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes, Love of Spice


Super Bowl 2020: Look out for Chiefs star Travis Kelce’s game-day outfit

Over the past two seasons, the NFL has increasingly become known for its game-day parade of well-dressed players. Like the NBA before it, the league’s superstars have turned the walk into the stadium or off the team plane into their personal runway shows. And come Super Bowl Sunday, one of the league’s boldest fashionistos will...
Tags: Fashion, NFL, Nba, Travis Kelce


How Books Can Help You Improve Your Concentration, Focus, & Memory ?

If you have trouble concentrating, an inability to focus on the task at hand, or you’ve noticed your memory is not what it used to be, the solution could be no further away than your closest paperback. Put simply, the act of reading books has been linked to an improvement in concentration and other cognitive functions, particularly in those advancing in years.  Let’s take a look at the ways books can help you: Reading Stimulates the Brain in Ways Other Activities Don’t M...
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Podcast #579: Jack London’s Literary Code

The literature of Jack London has long been given the short shrift by scholars. They say he wrote some good dog stories for boys, but beyond that didn’t showcase any literary genius or high-level craftsmanship. Well, my guest today begs to differ with this assessment.  His name is Earle Labor. He’s the preeminent Jack London scholar and 91 years young. I’ve had Earle on the podcast two previous times: the first to discuss his landmark Jack London biography, and the second to discuss his own m...
Tags: Books, Podcast, London, California, Life, America, Travel & leisure, Classics, Jack, Squarespace, Martin, Carl Jung, Earle, Jack London, Shreveport Louisiana, Gordon Mills


Natasha Denona Love Glow Cheek Palette Has Me Hoping It’s As Good As the Bloom Blush & Glow Palette

Natasha Denona Love Glow Cheek Palette is a limited edition and stunning new Spring 2020 blush and highlighter palette that’s a following up to the Bloom Blush & Glow Palette that launched last March. If you recall soon after Bloom Blush & Glow’s launch, about two months later, Natasha released the Tan Bronze & Glow Palette which I didn’t purchase but did express how I had wished they did another shade variation of the Bloom Blush & Glow. I am very, very happy to see that the Love Glow Cheek ...
Tags: Beauty, Sephora, Natasha, Natasha Denona, Bloom Blush Glow Palette, Spring Collections 2020, Bloom Blush amp, Natasha Denona Love Glow Cheek Palette


3 Stylish Ways to Stay Safe While You Travel

If you’re a woman who likes to see the world, it’s important to keep yourself and your belongings stay safe while you do it. Fortunately, you don’t have to look like a stereotypical tourist to make sensible choices while visiting a new place. Whether you’re flying across the globe or simply driving to a different city a few hours away, here are three tips for traveling to practice travel safety with the utmost style. Upgrade Your Purse and Wallet One easy way to protect your person...
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Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Infinite XL Concealer More Pigment, More Coverage, Still Cheap as Chips

Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Infinite XL Concealer arrives today with more pigment, more coverage, and it’s still as cheap and affordable as ever. As you may know I’m a fan of the original Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Concealer and of course, the more recent Conceal & Hydrate Concealer formula! I think both are brilliant products with great formulas and a very affordable price tag! When I heard Makeup Revolution was introducing yet another concealer I admit I was exc...
Tags: Beauty, Ulta, Makeup Revolution, Spring Collections 2020, Conceal Define Infinite XL Concealer


Lizzo Wore $8 Falsies to the Grammys - Plus 5 More Celebs Who Used Drugstore Beauty Products

When your favorite stars prepare to walk the red carpet, you can guarantee their talented teams whip out the very best beauty products to get them camera ready. While you might think that means the pros only use the most expensive and exclusive items on the market, that's not always the case - especially when it came to the 2020 Grammys. In fact, many celebrities wore makeup, nail, and hair products that you can pick up at your local drugstore for less than the cost of your lunch. Ahead, you'll...
Tags: Beauty, Kristen Bell, Grammy Awards, Red Carpet, Beauty Products, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Hair, Celebrity Makeup, Beauty Shopping, Beauty Trends, Drugstore Beauty, Award Season


Catrice Orchid Dusk Eyeshadow Palette is It More Natasha Denona Love Palette or Huda Beauty Desert Dusk

Catrice Orchid Dusk Eyeshadow Palette enters the Spring 2020 stratosphere today and it’s a little bit Natasha Denona Love Palette, some Huda Beauty Desert Dusk, and a sprinkle of Huda Beauty Rose Gold. I already own Desert Dusk and Rose Gold and I was kind of meh on Natasha’s new Love Palette because I feel like I have many of the shades in that palette already! I can see myself trying out the Catrice Orchid Dusk Eyeshadow Palette though to see how the formulas compare and if it might be a che...
Tags: Beauty, Natasha, Huda, Rose Gold, Ulta, Catrice, Huda Beauty Desert Dusk, Spring Collections 2020, Huda Beauty Rose


It's Been 10 Years Since These Memorable Oscar Beauty Looks Graced the Red Carpet

It's hard to believe that 2010 was already 10 years ago. And though so many trends have gone in and out of style since then - we've since welcomed back high-waisted jeans and said goodbye to feather clip-in extensions - rosy cheeks and glossy nude lips have stayed current and trendy. No event exemplified that more than the 2010 Academy Awards. Hollywood superstars like Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron, and so many more put their own take on the fresh-faced look for the red carpet, a...
Tags: Hollywood, Makeup, Beauty, Oscars, Hair, Celebrity Beauty, Award Season, Red Carpet Beauty, Oscar Beauty Looks Graced the Red Carpet, Zoe Saldana Jennifer Lopez Charlize Theron


Dolce Gabbana Dolce Shine

The DOLCE COLLECTION by the Italian brand Dolce  Gabbana (under Shiseido license) now includes the newest edition, Dolce Shine, as a floral-woody-musky fragrance nuanced by bright and juicy fruits and delicate salty accords. If we will remember, last year's trend was inspired by the sun and solar notes (read the article Here Comes the Sun: Celebrating Sunshine as a Trend), and Dolce Sh... Read full article: Dolce Gabbana Dolce Shine from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, Dolce Gabbana, Shiseido, Fragrantica Perfumes, Dolce Gabbana Dolce Shine, Dolce Shine, Dolce Sh Read


How the ‘Kardashian effect’ is killing mascara sales

Is it time to bat an eyelash over an endangered beauty staple?
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Planning a Vacation When You Have a Long-Term Health Condition

Everyone deserves a vacation now and again, but if you suffer from a long-term health condition after a horrible accident, you may find it difficult to plan a trip away. Unless you’ve specifically been told by your doctor to avoid traveling, there should be a way for you to enjoy your vacation, so here are a few tips to plan a trip away. Get insured One thing that can put people with long-term conditions off traveling is insurance. After all, health insurance is complex enough at h...
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If You Look Closely, Paris Jackson's Van Gogh Tattoo Kinda Looks Like Nigel Thornberry

Image Source: Getty / Phillip Faraone Paris Jackson added to her already extensive collection of tattoos this weekend with a new piece of ink that pays homage to a famous artist. The 21-year-old took to her Instagram Stories on Sunday night to show off her new tattoo, which is a depiction of Vincent van Gogh drawn by Tony Yoo at Tattoo Mania tattoo parlor in West Hollywood. "Omg I love my new Nigel Thornberry tattoo," Jackson jokingly captioned a photo she posted to her Story this weekend. She ...
Tags: Instagram, Beauty, Tattoos, Jackson, Vincent Van Gogh, Gogh, Jean Michel Basquiat, Paris Jackson, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Beauty Trends, Celebrity Tattoos, Instagram Stories, Nigel Thornberry, Getty Phillip Faraone Paris Jackson, Tony Yoo


Backpacks, Boycotts, Brand Bullying, Backlash, and Backcountry.com

A belated thanks to Candice Kim and Professor Leah Chan Grinvald for sharing their insights and perspectives in our recent webinar on trademark bullying. One topic we discussed is Backcountry.com’s recent to backlash over its trademark enforcement activities concerning the Backcountry mark. The example is a harsh reminder to trademark counsel of the worst case scenario when a trademark enforcement campaign comes under fierce public attack. In response to the boycott and backlash, Backcountry.c...
Tags: Fashion, Advertising, Marketing, Articles, Infringement, Uspto, Las Vegas, Branding, Likelihood Of Confusion, Trademarks, Steve Baird, Kryptek, Strafford, Law Suits, Trademark Bullying, Ttab


Pro hockey player Zach Sullivan comes out as bisexual

View this post on Instagram Time to get this party started! @manchester_storm #StormShelter #HomeOpener #NewTeamNewSeason @victorialschofield A post shared by Zach Sullivan (@zachsully94) on Sep 7, 2019 at 6:33am PDT Pro hockey player Zach Sullivan of the Manchester Storm made a bit of sports history over the weekend when he came out as bisexual. In a statement release on Twitter yesterday, the 2...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Sports, Bisexual, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Manchester Storm, Sullivan, Elite Ice Hockey League, Finnerty, Closet door bustdown, Ryan Finnerty, Instagram Time, Zach Sullivan, Dallas Ehrhardt



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