MAC Mars to Your Venus, PDA, Spice It Up Lustreglass Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Mars to Your Venus MAC Mars to Your Venus Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a medium, yellowy peach with strong, warm undertones and a lightly shiny, cream finish. It had sheer to semi-sheer coverage initially, which was buildable to medium. The texture was lightly creamy, smooth, and thin without feeling clingy, but it applied unevenly, settled into my lip lines, and was prone to emphasizing lip texture. It las...
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NABLA Analogue Cutie Palette Review & Swatches

Analogue NABLA Cosmetics Analogue Cutie Palette ($24.00 for 0.32 oz.) is a warm-toned neutral palette with a mix of finishes that ranged from matte to sparkling. If you’re someone who likes working with more cream-powder kind of eyeshadow formulas or doesn’t mind using fingertips to apply shimmers, the palette might be lovely. Most shades were fairly pigmented and easy to work with, but one shade (Noise) needed to be applied with a fi...
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Survey Says... July 7th, 2021

Happy Wednesday! Here's this week's survey, which you can copy and paste and share as a comment. Your skin tone/coloring: Favorite plum lipstick? Favorite coral blush? Shimmer or matte blush? Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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I am living with my ex. Should we have some physical distance between us? | Leading questions

You can’t move frictionlessly from being in a relationship to being close friends, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Something needs to changeI’m living with my ex-partner after mutually deciding to break up a few weeks ago. We rent a two-bed house and have a cat. The issue is my ex wants to stay in this living situation for the next few months and has no urgency to find alternative accommodation. I feel the urgency but don’t know what to do and whether to move back with my parents ...
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I am living with my ex. Should we have some physical distance between us?

You can’t move frictionlessly from being in a relationship to being close friends, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Something needs to changeI’m living with my ex-partner after mutually deciding to break up a few weeks ago. We rent a two-bed house and have a cat. The issue is my ex wants to stay in this living situation for the next few months and has no urgency to find alternative accommodation. I feel the urgency but don’t know what to do and whether to move back with my parents ...
Tags: Relationships, Life and style, Dating, Eleanor, Australian lifestyle, Eleanor Gordon Smith

Review: Luxe Calme Volupte Francesca Bianchi

On June 18, 2021, Netherlands-based indie perfumer Francesca Bianchi released her new fragrance, Luxe Calme Volupte Francesca Bianchi. If you missed our announcement and our news on social media, the name of the fragrance Luxe Calme Volupte is a quote from two works of art at once, namely, from the poem by Charles Baudelaire L'Invitation Au Voyage from the collection Les Fleurs du Mal from 1857,... Read full article: Review: Luxe Calme Volupte Francesca Bianchi from Fragrantica Perfumes and Col...
Tags: Fashion, Netherlands, Les Fleurs, Charles Baudelaire, Fragrantica Perfumes, Francesca Bianchi, Luxe Calme Volupte

5 Bathroom Trends You NEED To Consider In 2021

Renovating your bathroom can be one of the most interesting and fun renovations in your entire home. From selecting the vanity to shower and toilet, there are a lot of components that go into designing and building your bathroom. We’ve scoured the internet and consulted with our experts to provide you with our top 5 bathroom trends in 2021.  1. Space! Space! Space! In such an increasingly crowded world, it’s no wonder designers from everywhere are leaning towards space-c...
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5 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Windows for Your Home

In terms of home improvements, changing window frames is something that can easily be overlooked. Upgrading your windows is a great way to increase the value of your home, depending on the type of frames you choose. However, with so many options available on the market, it can be difficult to make a decision about which window frames are the best for your home. From aluminum and vinyl frames to traditional wood and fibreglass, there are many options available, each with its own pros and co...
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The 15 best - and worst - states in the US for retirement

Tybee Island, Georgia Chris Hondros/Getty Images A study by analyzed the best and worst US states for retirement. Georgia is ranked as the best state to retire in, while Maryland is ranked the worst. The study scored each state on five factors: affordability, wellness, weather, culture, and crime. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most Americans spend over a decade planning for the golden years of retirement, with many relocating to areas with better weather o...
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Macy’s Black Friday In July Beauty Deals Now Live

Macy’s Black Friday in July savings are now live at! Get 50% or more on beauty, accessories, clothing, and more! The site is a bit buggy at the moment so if you get an error just hit refresh and it should load. If you’re a fragrance lover there’s a lot of scents on sale! Here’s some deals I saw: Bare Minerals BarePro Longwear Lipstick $14 Smashbox Always On Cream To Matte Lipstick $16 Juicy Couture Glistening Amber Eau de Parfum $43 Jessica Simpson I Fancy You Eau de Parfum $29 BEC...
Tags: Beauty, Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson, Macy, Bobbi Brown, Ulta, Mario Badescu, Steals and Deals, Foreo Luna Mini, Foreo Luna, Macy s Black, Tarte Amazonian Clay Stick Foundation, Guerlain Shalimar Eau de Parfum Spray, Prada Candy Sugar Pop Eau de Parfum Spray, Mugler ANGEL Eau de Parfum Gift Set, Eau Sucrée Eau de Toilette

Kilian L'Heure Verte Apple Brandy on the Rocks

Kilian is expanding The Liquors perfume line, inspired by the rich and full aromas of alcoholic beverages, for two new releases: L'Heure Verte Apple Brandy on the Rocks. The Liquors embodies the legacy of Kilian Hennessy as the heir to a French family that produces cognac. While the first two perfumes from the collection, Angels' Share and Roses on Ice, interpreted cognac and gin in fragr... Read full article: Kilian L'Heure Verte Apple Brandy on the Rocks from Fragrantica Perfumes and Co...
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Malibu Barbie turns 50 with collabs from Colourpop, FUNBOY floats and more

Blonde hair, tan skin, flirty outfits — did someone say Malibu Barbie? In honor of the glamorous doll's 50th anniversary, the brand has collaborated with a handful of awesome brands to celebrate properly!
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Wine Buying Basics: Which Wines To Buy To Complete Your Social Event

Whether you are planning a casual outdoor social event with your friends, or a formal dinner party for your family, there’s no doubt that you want every detail of the day, or night, to be perfect. While you may have already considered the ideal meals, decor, and other details, if you include wine on your beverage offerings list, you will want to offer the correct type of wine to complement your event’s theme perfectly. So, we have compiled these wine buying basics to simplify picking out t...
Tags: Fashion, Red Wine, Wine, Wine Rack, MADEIRA, White Wine, Food & Snacks, Wine Cellar, Wine Pairings, Sparkling Wine, Anthony Delanoix, Helena Lopes, Wine Cooler, Wine Storage, Matthieu Joannon, Dessert Wine

Enigme Pierre Cardin: Design That Left Us

If you ask me to single out one thing, clear and obvious, that perfumery has lost since the late '90s with the beginning of the boom in niche fragrances, then I would choose bottle design. After a recent article about Versace l'Homme with its gorgeous classic bottle, I wanted to recall some vintage fragrances with recognizable iconic bottles. It didn't take long to look. Designer Pierre Cardin ma... Read full article: Enigme Pierre Cardin: Design That Left Us from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colo...
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25% Off It Cosmetics + $13 Off $50

Get 25% Off sitewide at and today only get $13 off your order of $50 or more! No code needed, free shipping applies to orders of $50 or more. Happy Shopping! Where to buy It Cosmetics You may also enjoy... Beauty Abroad: L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional CollectionPhysicians Formula Super CC Cover Cream for Spring 2014Essence Kiss Care Love Lip Balm Review & SwatchesLorac Mega Pro Palette 3 Review & Swatches The post 25% Off It Cosmetics + $13 Off $50 appear...
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Podcast #721: The Psychology of Effective Weight Loss

When most people think about losing weight, they think about the details of a diet plan — what food to eat, how much of it to eat, and when to eat it. What they don’t spend enough time working on, are the mental and emotional habits that can sabotage their efforts, regardless of the diet plan they adopt. That’s why my guest today, despite being a biochemist, has made mindset the foundation of his approach to losing weight. His name is Dr. Trevor Kashey and he’s the founder of Trevor Kashey...
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Up to 65% Off Tarte Prices As Low as $5 + 20% More Off

Head over to today for their annual Summer sale! Prices start as low as $5! Free Shipping applies to orders of $40 or more! Use code MINE to get 20% off sale prices! A few items that caught my eye: Tarte Tarteist Metallic Shadow $4 (after using code) Rainforest of the Sea Foil Finger Paints $14 (after using code) Double Duty Beauty Glide & Go Buttery Lipstick $10 (after using code) Busy Gal Goals Eye & Cheek Palette $23 (after using code) Busy Gal Gloss $9 (after using cod...
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ILIA Songbird Nightlite Bronzing Powder Review & Swatches

Songbird ILIA Songbird NightLite Bronzing Powder ($34.00 for 0.42 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish-brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation, though it had plenty of pigmentation and wouldn’t be something I’d consider to be that buildable — you definitely have to consciously use a light hand to do so. It had a soft, lightly powdery texture that was finely-milled and blendable on...
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Here’s Why You Should Go On A Cruise For Your Next Family Vacation

When we think about going on vacation, the word relaxation comes to mind. You might picture yourself at the beach on a recliner sipping sangria, just resting the day away in a beautiful location. But, if you are planning a family vacation, you can kiss the ideal image of the word relaxation goodbye. If your regular days include taking care of children and elderlies, any family vacation means doing the same chores but in an exotic location, all the while spending hundreds of dollars just ...
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‘Image is everything’: meet Sheldon Edwards, the England squad’s unofficial barber

The young stars trust just one man with their fades, tapers and curls. He discusses Raheem Sterling’s lucky cut, Jadon Sancho’s sideburns and Phil Foden’s viral blond transformationThe south London barber Sheldon Edwards knows footballers who feel as if they haven’t prepared for a game if they haven’t had a haircut. “[It’s] like they left their boots at home; that’s how important the haircut is.” A good cut, he says, can lift a player’s confidence, on and off the pitch.Take Raheem Sterling. “The...
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How to wear a crop top in your 40s? However the heck you want!

After an emotional conversation with my 12-year old daughter about body image, I decided I needed to set the example of “heck yeah, you can wear anything!” by taking on my nemesis: the crop top. I shared it on Instagram, and so many people (including The Today Show), had some super thoughtful, touching, and inspiring […]
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Do your color preferences for makeup change by season?

Only as much as releases do, so if there are more colorful releases in summer, then what I tend to wear reflects that. As an individual, I find that a season can inspire me, but that can go both ways! I might want a taste of summer when it’s cold and dreary or want to pull out beachy hues during... — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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Dilip Kumar was a Bollywood great who epitomised India’s emotional struggles

The actor, who has died at 98, gave expression to the intense cultural complexities raised as independence met modernity – with respect, depth and subtletyRarely do Narendra Modi and Imran Khan agree, but the death of Indian film great Dilip Kumar united the prime ministers of India and Pakistan in grief as each expressed their admiration and affection for the actor who has died aged 98.Born Muhammed Yusuf Khan in 1922, in Peshawar, close to the border with Afghanistan in what was then British I...
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6 Reasons You Need a Professional Clean Up Company For Water Damage Restoration

Water can cause a lot of damage to a property quite quickly. It will seep into every corner of your home in the blink of an eye, making the situation worse with every passing second. Thus, you need to react in time and begin the restoration process immediately. Hiring water damage restoration contractors is the way to go, and we will explain why below.  Advantages of Hiring Water Damage Pros  Here are the primary reasons to always hire pros when it comes to water damage restoration...
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How Eterneva Supports a Healthy Grieving Process After Loss

What happens to a loved one when they pass on from this life? One successful grief wellness and tech startup is addressing that question by helping loved ones keep their lost ones close. Eterneva uses the ashes from human or pet remains to create meaningful memorial diamonds. Co-Founder and CEO Adelle Archer wanted a way to remember her mentor’s premature passing from cancer. Since she was in the process of building a lab diamond company, she realized the easy fit. Ashes can be used in ...
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‘It’s very moreish!’: readers’ delicious cherry recipes, from frozen margaritas to strudel

Flavoured gin or sweet frangipane? Readers share their favourite ways to put a glut of cherries to good useI rent a cherry tree on a farm in Northiam, East Sussex. Each year we are given a week to harvest the cherries from our tree, so we make a day of it with a picnic nearby. The tree looks small, but last year we harvested 15kg in one day. We make jam, pies, ice-cream and liqueurs; we give away some then freeze the rest after stoning them. This means we have a year-round supply of my favourite...
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My summer of love: ‘I went to Florida for Mickey Mouse – and ended up with the Makeout Man’

While my teenage friends were going wild in Faliraki, I was in a serious relationship. But at 21, I broke up with my boyfriend and flew to Disney World for romantic adventures“So, you want Mickey Mouse to help you get laid?”I knew it was a mistake to attempt small talk with the man at immigration. Or to tell him the real purpose of my visit. Continue reading...
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Cars4Jannah: Creating New Dreams With Old Cars

Have you ever thought to use your old car to fulfill your dream of a better world? Cars4Jannah is pumping cash into Islamic organizations to help fuel their missions across the nation.  “[Cars4Jannah] funnels Muslim money back into the Muslim community through car donations. Instead of donating cars to the Salvation Army, Kars4Kids, or Goodwill, [Cars4Jannah] is here to help your community turn their old cars into cash,” said Hadi Joyowidarbo, Cars4Jannah Program Manager. “Our mission is to h...
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Daytime Routine

How many products are in your daytime routine? Mine has 2, sometimes 3. I’ve found that simple is best when it comes to my skin. Even though a have a roster of products I like to use, at any... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Und so kam ich nach 10 Jahren wieder mit meinem Ex zusammen

Der immense Anstieg von Trennungen nach den Lockdowns und die Neuigkeit, dass Jennifer Lopez und Ben Affleck wieder zusammen sind – ganze 17 Jahre nach der Auflösung ihrer Verlobung im Jahr 2004 – hat bei vielen von uns ein Gefühl von Nostalgie für vergangenen Beziehungen geweckt. Angelina Jolie wurde in letzter Zeit (22 Jahre nach ihrer Scheidung im Jahr 1999) mehrmals in der Wohnung ihres Ex-Mannes Jonny Lee Miller gesichtet. Das führte dazu, dass jetzt über eine mögliche Versöhnung zwische...
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