MAC A La Plage & Cannes Do! Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

A La Plage MAC A La Plage Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a soft, peachy-pink with moderate, warm undertones and fine, gold and pink pearl throughout. It had a Lustre finish, which is designed to have sheerer coverage; I found it had semi-sheer coverage that built up to medium or slightly higher. The consistency was lightweight, thin without feeling clingy, and there was a bit of product that sank into my deeper lip lines, which ...
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Hirji S. Adenwalla: Man who made more than 15K people smile is no more

The man with a  missionary zeal who helped over 15,000 people smile, by doing cleft surgery has passed away, said a hospital official. Thiruvananthapuram: The man with a missionary zeal who helped over 15,000 people smile, by doing cleft surgery has passed away, said a hospital official. Ninety-year-old Hirji S. Adenwalla, a Parsi, was the director at the Charles Pinto Cleft Centre at Thrissur’s Jubilee Mission Hospital. He has been working with the hospital at Thrissur — the cultural capital of...
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MAC Totally Taupeless Radiant Matte Bronzing Face Powder Review & Swatches

Totally Taupeless MAC Totally Taupeless Radiant Matte Bronzing Face Powder ($32.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a medium brown with moderate, warm undertones and a satin finish. As the powder was buffed and blended onto my skin, the satin finish became more prominent. It had semi-opaque, buildable coverage, though it was marketed as being “sheer-to-medium buildable coverage.” The texture was silky and finely-milled without being powdery, bu...
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New Eau de Yuzu by Nicolai Parfumeur Createur

French perfume house Nicolai Parfumeur Createur has announced the launch of the new fresh fragrance (Eau Fraîche) Eau de Yuzu. At the bеginning of this year, we already welcomed the fresh and romantic fruity floral Angelys Pear and the new candle Bleu Lilas.     Eau de Yuzu is a marvelous stroll in sophisticated Japanese gardens. A woody chord with a background of patchouli, guaiac and veti... Read full article: New Eau de Yuzu by Nicolai Parfumeur Createur from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colo...
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5 Things To Consider Before Choosing a Tutor for your Child

Almost every kid will go through periods in which they struggle with school. Whether it is an overall issue or problems with a specific subject, tutoring is always a good option to help, even if you’re homeschooling. But choosing the perfect tutor is not an easy task. It means that a stranger will be entering your home and be in direct contact with your child, so you have to be careful. While there are online directories that vet candidates, they may be more expensive. If you have decided ...
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My Strengths (According to Reader Feedback)

Earlier this week I invited my blog readers and customers to share what they considered to be my strengths, and now I’ll share the results with you. First, I appreciate the feedback. There were many different answers and perspectives, so I looked for patterns to condense the key ideas into a meaningful list. The subheadings show the main groupings that I was able to identify. In some cases this was a little tricky while in others it was easy to identify clusters because the words and phras...
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5 Reasons Why You Deserve a Mommy Makeover

“Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” – Donna Ball, At Home on Ladybug Farm There is no doubt that being pregnant, carrying your precious babies the full 40 weeks, delivering them, and then feeding them for the first months of their lives takes ...
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Real women are recreating sexy Sports Illustrated Swimsuit covers

Oh, we’re still doing beach bods this year?
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Shorter, More Concise, More Updated Pluralsight Courses by Jason Alba

Earlier this year I was asked to update a couple of my Pluralsight courses. I shaved about 20 to 30 minutes from each of these: Effective Email Communication (1 hr 1 m) Informational Interviews (1 hr 1 m) DID YOU KNOW? Every time you watch a Jason Alba course on Pluralsight you can self-report (in JibberJobber) and get additional premium JibberJobber days added to your account!  The effective email communication course is an hour of my tips and ideas on writing better, more concise (see a theme?...
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2 Ways To Get Thicker Hair in 2020

Extensions are worth every penny. Sometimes. Other times, extensions look like very visibly clipped a handful of costume party ponytails to your scraggly thin base of limp locks, and we’re all just expected to play along with the ‘illusion’. News bulletin: no-one is buying it. Extensions can cover a lifetime of hair abuse if done well. But that’s a pretty big IF. Women of an aging disposition who invest large amounts of capital into hair extensions are often left wondering why they bothere...
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Fashion News Roundup: May 2020

A new activewear line, two household names in fashion file for bankruptcy, and more news from the fashion trenches this month. Adidas and Allbirds are teaming up to design a sneaker with the “lowest ever carbon footprint.” Research shows that consumers are following Generation Z’s — young people aged 18 to 24 — lead in a move towards sustainable fashion. Gucci has announced it will be going from 5 to 2 fashion shows each year. Nordstrom is permanently closing its Jeffrey stores after 30 years i...
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The HERO Cologne: Symrise's Tribute to Caregivers

The cologne HERO, created cooperatively by several perfumers from all around the world, was born from the idea to create an olfactive tribute to caregivers, who are still fighting COVID-19 in many countries.  With the aim to say "thank you" to medical staff everywhere, who tirelessly have been taking care of the many patients since the beginning of the COVID 19 epidemic, seventeen Symrise perfum... Read full article: The HERO Cologne: Symrise's Tribute to Caregivers from Fragrantica Perfumes a...
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COVID 19 and Doongarwadi: A Statement by BPP

Statement for Doongerwadi and Covid 19 Sometime in mid-March when the Covid 19 deaths started in Mumbai, the issue of consignment of our dead at Doongerwadi has been at the forefront of the various issues the BPP Trustees have been mulling over. As the community is aware our method of consignment of the dead at Doongerwadi involves various rituals particularly the sachkaar, sagdid and gehsarna. This involves giving the body a final ritual bath, putting a used sadra on the deceased and ritually t...
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Renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla passes away at 89

He was admitted to a private hospital in Ahmedabad last week after he complained of breathing difficulty. Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla succumbed to lung infection on Friday in a hospital at Ahmedabad. He was 89. Published in the Last week, the famous astrologer was put on ventilator at a private hospital in Ahmedabad after he complained of breathing difficulty. After the news of his passing emerged, several media reports suggested that he had died due to coronavirus. His astrologer-son, ...
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How to cover our heads as Zoroastrians

Some people have asked why we cover our heads as Zoroastrians. I was perturbed to hear a Parsi grandmother telling her grandkids that it was a symbolic act of submission and humility, thus appropriating our religion to Jewish and Hindu ideas. Our religion professes active practice over passive symbolism. The main reason for head coverings is to avoid hair from falling in a ritually clean area, as it is dead matter or naso. There has been a recent trend of covering the head with rectangular dupat...
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Neu auf Netflix: Auf diese Serien & Filme kannst du dich im Juni freuen

Mittlerweile haben wir so viele Monate in der Selbst-Isolation verbracht, dass wir kaum noch wissen, welcher Wochentag gerade ist – geschweige denn welches Datum wir schreiben. Und die vielen Feiertage machen die Sache auch nicht gerade leichter... (nichts gegen lange Wochenenden, natürlich!) Aber eines wissen wir ganz sicher: Der Sommer vor der Tür!Stück für Stück werden immer mehr Lockerungen vorgenommen und so haben an vielen Orten auch bereits die Freibäder wieder auf. Wenn du willst, kannst...
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Covid-19: Mumbai’s Parsi community enraged over denial of ancient traditional funeral rites

Parsi victims of Covid-19 are being denied their ancient traditional funeral rites and forcibly cremated, leaving families traumatized and a community enraged against its leaders. Over the past month, more than half-a-dozen such cases were reported in Mumbai and a few more in Vadodara and Ahmedabad. Some of the distressed relatives of the deceased have narrated their tragic experiences on social media, leading to outrage and protests within the community. Article by Nauzer Bharucha | Times Of In...
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Have an Iranshah Query ? Ask NOSHIR

This is a first of a three part series by The IranShah Initiative The first part is titled “Education With Vision 2020” The IranShah Initiative provides a Precious Avenue to build a Priceless Life through the medium of Education With Vision 2020. If understood with right knowledge and practised with innate wisdom, the precepts and practices of our ancient yet ageless and ever so refreshing religion can be a positive force in every Zoroastrian’s life.However, the first step to leading a positive...
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Cardio for the Man Who Hates Cardio: The Benefits of Rucking

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Friday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in October 2017. I hate cardio. Like some men who feel similarly, my hatred for cardio goes back to my sports playing days where running and sprinting were used by coaches as a form of tough love, i.e., punishment. Mess up a play? Go run a lap. No, make that three. Didn’t go har...
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Man Seeks Restitution For Daughter’s Loss Of Virginity… With Footnotes!

Is there a forum non conveniens motion for the 'courts of heaven'?
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Sleeves For a Summer Wedding – Can it be Done?

If you’ve been dreaming of your wedding since you were a little girl, you’ve probably got the main parts of the vision worked out–the flowers, the venue, the gown. What most of us don’t really think of is the time of year. So, if you’ve always imagined yourself walking down the aisle in a gown with sleeves but you just booked your summer wedding, panic may be setting in. Can you wear sleeves for a summer wedding, or will it simply be too hot? We’ve got great news–it can be done and we’ll show yo...
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10 Great Gifts for Fans of ‘The Mandalorian’

“Star Wars” fans simply can’t get enough of that galaxy far, far away. So, whenever there’s an addition to the “Star Wars” universe, they all have their fingers crossed that it’ll be worthy of the series. Luckily, most felt “The Mandalorian” lived up to the hope — and the hype. The series takes place after […]
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Reversa 3-in-1 Mild Gel Cleanser

If you’re into products that exfoliate the skin, you need to check out Reversa, the Canadian brand that specializes in glycolic products for the face and the body. I’ve got a few of their... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Shalimar Philtre de Parfum - Guerlain's New Spell

The famous French house Guerlain will unveil a new Shalimar flanker named Philtre de Parfum on September 1st, 2020. It is announced as a version that highlights the inimitable sensuality of this perfume myth.  When the summer of 2020 is over, a new chapter in the legendary history of Shalimar will be opened. Guerlain promises a true love potion which highlights its most intoxicating accents of t... Read full article: Shalimar Philtre de Parfum - Guerlain's New Spell from Fragrantica Perfumes a...
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Benefit Maybe Baby Is Back and I’m Excited

Benefit Maybe Baby Eau de Toilette is back in stock and I’m a happy girl! Thanks to Meg on Instagram who told me this today as I didn’t even notice. Now if Stila would bring back Creme Bouquet we could all be living our best smelling lives in quarantine! I also would not be averse to seeing B Spot return! I’d buy buckets of it thanks so much! Benefit Maybe Baby started out life as Bathina which was a Benefit’s chic little bath and body collection. If you really want to take it back there wa...
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What is a Rabbit Vibrator, and How to Use It?

The XXI century brought transparency in terms of sex. People are becoming more open when it comes to this once tabooed topic. On Instagram, you can find hundreds of sex bloggers who not only give recommendations about sex but share their personal experience without a second thought. Nevertheless, some women still feel they are forbidden to reach orgasms through masturbation. The research conducted by Shere Hite in 2011 showed that 18% of the surveyed women have never masturbated. The interesting...
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What finish do you prefer in your bronzer?

I like something that’s more semi-matte to satin–a little bit of a sheen/glow but not overtly shimmery. — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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I’ve known that Kenzo Flower is the best in the market since it came out, and it’s an absolute classic.  I just felt that I had to try both Amour and Flower to see the difference in them... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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What to Do if Your Small Business Can’t Switch to Remote Work

Companies around the world have had to make swift operating changes, and many have been required to ask their employees to work-from-home. However, businesses that cannot allow staff to telecommute must make hard choices and significant policy changes. If your business cannot switch fully to remote work, there are still ways you can handle this difficult pandemic. Please continue reading to learn what options you have if your business is not able to operate remotely. Expand Sick Leave One thi...
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