Chanel Flame & Dawn Rouge Coco Flash Lip Colours Reviews & Swatches

Flame (164) Chanel Flame (164) Rouge Coco Flash Lip Colour ($40.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy plum with warm undertones and a soft sheen with faint pearl. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a smooth, lightly creamy texture that had moderate slip but was more substantial than other shades released in the collection. The product applied evenly, didn’t settle visibly into my lip lines, and lasted well for four hours while...
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Lethal Cosmetics Destiny Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Destiny Lethal Cosmetics Destiny 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($27.00 for 0.34 oz.) includes six new eyeshadows that have joined the brand’s permanent range, so they can also be purchased individually (price varies from $6 to $7 each), or in the pre-made palette form (as shown here). The mattes were a little more powdery with two shades being prone to sheerness and were harder to build up fully, while the shimmers were pigmented, blendab...
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Chanel Soleil Tan Deep Bronze Bronzing Cream Review & Swatches

Soleil Tan Deep Bronze Chanel Soleil Tan Deep Bronze Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream ($50.00 for 1.06 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with subtle, warm red undertones and a natural finish. When applied and blended out, it had a smoothing effect that delivered a skin-like finish that wasn’t flat-matte but wasn’t dewy or particularly luminous once it dried down. The texture was smooth, lightly emollient, and had a gel-like glide on my skin, w...
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In Appreciation of John Varvatos Vintage

John Varvatos Vintage is one of those fragrances that I can’t help sampling every time I walk past the designer aisle. Year after year, I never get bored of this smell. On the surface of it, it’s pretty generic. Many Fragrantica users have reviewed it as a cousin to Polo or Drakkar Noir for its possession of dry, spicy chypre ideas alongside its effervescent herbal bite. Others comment on its ... Read full article: In Appreciation of John Varvatos Vintage from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes ...
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Today’s Outfit: Stardog Loungewear Co-ords

This summer’s hottest trend is definitely co-ords and thankfully, all of our favorite stores took notice! What the heck are co-ords you may be asking? No, co-ords is NOT short for corduroys! (That trend is hopefully not coming back anytime soon!) co-ords – noun [ plural ]short for coordinates: clothes, especially for women, that are made in matching colors or styles so that they can be worn together: This season’s key trend is co-ords: matching two-piece sets in print or plain. htt...
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Cartier's Two Panthers

What could be more enjoyable than to write about perfumes linked to one's favorite animal? Even though I currently prefer the clouded leopard - small, graceful, Asian, capable of climbing trees upside down - the regular African leopard is also very pleasing. As a kid, it was this subspecies that I preferred, and I often pretended to be one. From a zoological point of view, a panther is any la... Read full article: Cartier's Two Panthers from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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Shop designer trends for summer 2021: Polo shirts, shoes and more

The retail revival is in full swing, with new designer boutiques, pop-ups, collectable jewelry and custom togs. Here's a look at the latest chic shops and must-have swag.
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Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Edition Limitée Roland Garros Eau de Parfum

  Do you remember we announced two new creations from Lacoste in January 2021? One of them is the men's fragrance created for the L.12.12 Collection: L.12.12 Eau de Parfum Blanc For Him. Now, the composition of Eau de Parfum Blanc has been used as the inspiration and starting point for a limited edition specially designed to be the official fragrance of the Roland Garros tennis tournament (... Read full article: Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Edition Limitée Roland Garros Eau de Parfum from Fragrantica...
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Top 5 Reasons To Consider Relocating Your Family To Canada

People decide to relocate abroad for all kinds of reasons. However, those who choose to relocate their families to a foreign country usually search for one main thing; enhanced quality of life. For this reason, moving to Toronto or other areas in Canada is a great reason. Suppose you have decided to move your family to this remarkable region. In that case, you should consider furnished apartments, Toronto as a short-term solution that is far more comfortable than pricey hotels until you an...
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20 Father's Day gifts for dads who love to fish

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Ariel Skelley/Getty Images Father's Day 2021 falls on June 20th. Whether he's a deep-sea fisherman or just wants to cast off the dock, dads who fish love a themed gift. From rods and reels to pliers and coolers, there's something he's in dire need of below. Whether it's fly-fishing, deepsea fishing, or just casting off the dock of your nearby river, if Dad fancies himself a fisherman...
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9 of the best skincare products you can get on Amazon for $20 or less

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon It's no surprise that Amazon has a robust selection of skincare products. From serums to tools, Amazon has everything you need to keep skin glowy and fresh, and for a good price. We rounded up 9 top-rated skincare products you can find on Amazon for $20 or less. When you need something in a pinch, you go to Prime. With fast, free shipping Amazon makes it too easy to get what you need when you...
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World's Full Soundtrack Is Finally Coming to Streaming

It’s a good day when you can rock out to the sweet sounds of Envy Adams (Brie Larson) leading the Clash at Demonhead—and it’s only a sign of more to come. Edgar Wright, the director of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, took to social media Friday to announce that the expanded edition of the film’s soundtrack will finally…Read more...
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Customized Shampoo and Conditioner Solutions From Function of Beauty

A lot of skincare brands have talked about personalization based on customer needs. But no one was thinking about this in terms of hair care – at least until Function of Beauty showed up on the scene. The company makes customized shampoo and conditioner based on a quiz that customers take on its website. By answering a few questions about their hair type and hair goals, they can choose products that are tailor made just for them. The product bottles are even personalized with the custom...
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BaubleBar makes affordable, trendy jewelry that holds up over time - here's what we like to shop from the popular accessory startup

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Jacqueline wears Baublebar's bestselling Alidia rings ($48 each) stacked together. Jacqueline Saguin/Insider Baublebar is one of our favorite online destinations for trendy, affordable jewelry. Prices range from $22-$495, and we've found BaubleBar's jewelry to have an impressive shelf life. From custom pieces to collaborations, here's what you'll find when shopping at BaubleBar. Turns...
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Christian Louboutin Loubiworld Miniature Fragrance Gift Set

Launched in 2020, the luxury line of eight fragrances by the Christian Louboutin brand was announced under a collection named LoubiWorld. Now, all seven fragrances arrive in mini flacons, gathered in a very eyecatching and attractive gift set that takes the wearer on a fantastical olfactory journey. The mini flacons of the LoubiWorld fragrances are copies of the baroque full size bottles w... Read full article: Christian Louboutin Loubiworld Miniature Fragrance Gift Set from Fragrantica Pe...
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A Love List for To Liquid Eyeliner, Ranch On Pizza, Pate on Cheez-Its, and Good Sales

Wakey wakey friends! It’s Friday! It’s been a long but short week! Things have been moving along here. Work is busy but busy is always good in my opinion! The week sort of dragged for me even if it was a shorter one. I’m starting to see more clients in office which can be weird and leaves me a little anxious. I know being fully vaccinated I shouldn’t feel that way but it’ll take a while to get used to being around people again! I’m also slowly getting used to being alone again! As you...
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Serving Up NARS Radiant Creamy Liquid Color Correct With a Side of Fries and an Extra Large Chocolate Frosty To Dip Them In

NARS Radiant Creamy Liquid Color Correct is a new color corrector available in four shades and it’s going to fix all my late night sleepy eye issues. The makeup gods have been hearing my prayers this week and have been coming through covering up my puffiness and dark circles. The struggle is real falling asleep lately. I’m fighting the good fight here and trying to understand how to sleep alone again. I should be happy to have a big bed to myself but nope….! I’m serving up clingy, needy girl...
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Ulta Updates Website and Says Nothing to See Here Guys!

Ulta updated their website recently and just said, “Listen guys, nothing to see here! We just decided to plop a drop down menu right here and call it a day! The pandemic has a like, we need a refresh, but let’s not put TOO much work into because we’re tired! It’s been a year! Give us a break ok?” I feels like I’ve been waiting for an Ulta website update and redesign for ages! Christine (Temptalia) once told me she hated the layout of the Ulta website. I don’t actually hate it. In some c...
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Weathering Storms: How Jack Perfumes Are Preparing for the Future

Having never dared to dream that the Jack Perfume brand would survive and thrive long enough to produce more than a couple of scents, the house now boasts four fragrances (Jack Original, Richmond, Covent Garden, and Piccadilly '69), candles, and body washes in their catalogue. The UK fragrance industry is facing turbulent times, however, with both the coronavirus pandemic challenging consumers t... Read full article: Weathering Storms: How Jack Perfumes Are Preparing for the Future from Fragra...
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What was the last product you bought a backup of?

For makeup, it was Urban Decay Perversion 24/7 Eyeliner. For skincare, it was Dr. Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream, — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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HR challenges triggered by the pandemic and ways to overcome them

The world has been taken aback by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the previous year was characterized by shutdowns and lockdowns, this year seems no different. Offices continue to function in the virtual mode. Thanks to technological innovations, businesses have sustained the devastating impacts of the pandemic. However, the pandemic does bring a host of organizational challenges. As a human resources manager, you have new hurdles to overcome and ensure the smooth functioning of the workforce. It ...
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Parsis, a tiny Indian minority, challenge ban on traditional sky burial rite amid Covid-19 pandemic

They have, for centuries, left their dead to be devoured by scavenging birds and decay naturally atop circular raised structures known as dakhma or Tower of Silence. But the pandemic has put a stop to this funeral rite for many Parsis, who now have to cremate Covid-19 victims. Article by Debarshi Dasgupta | The Straits Times The Parsis, a tiny Indian minority of less than 60,000, follow Zoroastrianism, one of the world’s oldest monotheistic religions, which prescribes veneration for natural el...
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Tarte Amazonian Clay 16-Hr Full Coverage Foundation Reformulated, Improved, But Still Not Inclusive

Tarte Amazonian Clay 16-Hr Full Coverage Foundation relaunched at with a new, and improved formula. I have no idea what this means…No really, I don’t. They don’t list the ingredients so I’m not sure what’s improved about it. I feel offended. Ha… I mean, don’t get me wrong I actually like the original Tarte Amazonian Clay 16-Hr Full Coverage Foundation. I haven’t used it in a long time but I do like it. It’s pretty lightweight, provides great coverage, and has a nice consistency. I...
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Grand Tour: A century ago, these Parsis circumpedalled the world

In the 1920s, long before the dawn of fake news, one Chinese man was told that Rabindranath Tagore had composed the Gujarati national anthem of the Parsi community that went: “We are old Zoroastrians”. The culprit was Adi Hakim, one of the “Super Six” khaki-clad Parsi cyclists who had endured brass band music as they set off from Lamington Road’s Gilder Tank ground on October 15, 1923 to fulfil a lofty dream: putting India on the global sports map by pedalling through the war-torn streets, snow-...
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Lipstick Sales Are Up 80% and It Has Nothing To Do with the Lipstick Index

As you know the lipstick index is a measure of how consumers are spending extra Monday. The phrased was coined by Leonard Lauder, Estee Lauder’s chairman of the board of Estee Lauder, and was used to describe increased sales of cosmetics during the recession early in 2000s. It’s a term that can’t be used to measure current makeup sales in our economy since the skincare and self care revolution overturned it in 2020. Lipstick sales are actually up 80%! 80%! IRI, a market researcher that trac...
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Tom Ford Eau de Soleil Blanc Review

Tom Ford Eau de Soleil Blanc is my #sotd, and it’s a quintessentially summery scent that smells like beach… salt, sand, and artificial coconut, kind of like your favourite sunscreen or... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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An Interior Designer’s Top Tips for Home Lighting

With lighting options increasing by the day, it has become much easier for homeowners to achieve effective lighting. That’s the kind of lighting that not only brightens the home and makes doing tasks easier but is also easy on the budget. LED lights have surpassed other lights by yards in effective lighting, and their versatility and variations make them even more attractive as lighting options. We will cover how you can use these and other lights to give your home the touch it deserves. ...
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Super Simple Explanation of the Differences Between a Trust and a Will

When it comes to the end of life proceeds, it’s a hard time for everyone involved. Of course, at the heart of it all, you’ve gone through an emotional time and lost someone you care about, but this can get so much more when you think of all the legal and financial proceedings that follow. Sometimes, it all becomes a bit of a blur and you don’t know what’s going on. One of these occurrences you may come across is trying to figure out the difference between a trust and a will, but to avoi...
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Outfit Formula: Flirting with Asymmetry

Asymmetry can be achieved in many ways. One of the easiest is to wear tops, dresses, toppers, pants and skirts with asymmetrical hemlines.  They make a bold statement, create interesting diagonal lines, and in some cases look more flattering than symmetrical hemlines.  Here are some asymmetrical items to whet your appetite. These outfits are easy to pull together and each feature an item with an asymmetrical hemline. Since we’re approaching Summer in the Northern hemisphere, the looks are geare...
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Experience: I was an imam at Guantánamo Bay

The official military line was that torture did not happen. As an insider, I knew this was a lieI was one of the first Muslim imams in the United States military. Clergy defend the right of US military personnel to practise their religion. This means providing religious support, taking services and advising the commander in religion, ethics and morale.I grew up in New Jersey as a Lutheran and was still a Christian when I graduated from the military academy at West Point, but I met someone who op...
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