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Urban Decay The Big One & Bad Blood Vice Hydrating Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

The Big One Urban Decay The Big One Vice Hydrating LipstickUrban Decay The Big One Vice Hydrating Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a medium, coppery orange with moderate, warm undertones and a satin finish. It was richly pigmented with smooth, even color payoff that adhered well to my lips and didn’t emphasize lip texture or imperfections. The consistency felt smooth, lightweight, and like a velvety creamy–had glide but wasn’t that e...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Lipstick, Sephora, Christine, Lip Products, Urban Decay, Temptalia, Tom Ford Beauty Scarlet Rouge, Summer 2021, Becca Rouge


Sunday Firesides: Is It Safer to Be Cautious Than Brave?

The Semai, an indigenous people who inhabit the Malay Peninsula, may represent the most non-violent and conflict-averse society on earth. Anthropologists posit that after enduring a century of predation by Malay raiders and slavers, they developed a sense of “learned helplessness”; because it didn’t seem possible to fight back, they adopted a pattern of fleeing from threats and surrendering to domination.  The Semai continue to instill this approach to life in their children, teaching them t...
Tags: Life, Behavior, Character, Malay Peninsula, Semai, Sunday Firesides


ColourPop Just a Flush Cheek Palette Review & Swatches

Just a Flush ColourPop Just a Flush 4-Pan Cheek Palette ($18.00 for 0.3 oz.) is a lighter-leaning set of shades that includes a cream-to-powder highlighter, powder bronzer, and two powder blushes. The highlighter performed the best for me, while the blushes could have been more blendable/easier to work with, especially over bare skin. In my experience, ColourPop’s powder blush formula has a really smooth, silky consistency that can b...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Ulta, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Bronzers, Highlighters, Makeup Palettes, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Kevyn Aucoin, Wayne Goss, Cheek/Face Palette, Temptalia, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top


Why I Choose Peel and Stick Wallpaper for My Baby’s Nursery

Each year, the United States of America welcomes almost 4 million babies. The world welcomes more than 140 million babies according to the United Nations reports. Are you one of the larger communities that will add to this number soon and looking for the best stick on floral wallpapers for your baby’s nursery? It’s never too soon to start planning out the nursery but now the challenge will come when choosing the theme and decorating ideas for the baby’s nursery.  Choosing nursery wallpa...
Tags: Fashion, Home Decor, Wallpaper, United Nations, United States of America, Home Life, Nursery Wallpaper, Kids Wallpaper, Peel And Stick Wallpaper, Removeable Wallpaper, Wallpaper Trends


Bairstow and Moeen remind us how hard it is to resist a yo-yo trick

Last week we suggested that the adaptability of Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali was a key reason why they had become yo-yos for England. There are two sides to this. Firstly, the fact that the two men can each perform so many ‘roles’ means that Test openings materialise more frequently for them than for other players. Secondly, when they’re in form, the temptation to employ them to plug a gap elsewhere in the side becomes just too great and before you know it, they don’t know who they are a...
Tags: England, Sex, India, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Bairstow, Moeen, Moeen Ali England


Fred Sirieix: ‘I was training to be a chef, but I thought it would kill my soul’

The First Dates star and maître d’ on what his parents taught him about service, the value of hospitality and his pride in his Olympian daughterI was born in food. My dad used to say: “We don’t have much money and we don’t have fancy cars, but we always have good food in the fridge and on the table.” My parents would buy fillet steaks, foie gras, oysters, lobster; they love good quality food. Every day we had a three-course meal: starter, main and dessert and cheese before dessert. Every single ...
Tags: Food, Family, Restaurants, Life and style, Food TV, Limoges, Fred Sirieix


Best & Worst of Dior Forever Couture Luminizers

Dior Forever Couture Luminizer ($48.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new powder highlighter formula with six shades to choose from. I’ve finished testing the shades, so here’s your roundup of the shades rated from best to “worst”! 01. ...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Dior, Round-ups, Sephora, Christine, Luminizer, Temptalia, Reader Reviews Write a Review, Dior Dior P Permanent, Dior Coral Glow 06 Dior Forever Couture Luminizer, Dior Pink Glow 02 Dior Forever Couture Luminizer, Rosewood Glow 05 Dior Dior P Permanent, Coral Glow 06 Dior Dior P Permanent, Dior Golden Glow 04 Dior Forever Couture Luminizer


5 Things You Need To Know Before You Buy Beauty Products Online

Buying beauty products at retail stores consumes a lot of time and energy, especially if that is a busy one. On the other hand, in this world of online stores, shopping from any e-commerce site will not only save your time, but also you get to save a lot during the offer time.  Often online shopping does not turn out as expected. Thus shopping from online stores also requires some necessary skills or tips to implement, especially when you are buying beauty products online. He...
Tags: Fashion, Pinterest, Singapore, Beauty, Skin Care, Nail Polish, Beauty tips, Budget Beauty, Organic Beauty Products, Beauty Treatments, Natural Beauty Products


"A small, dedicated group of white-collar workers, in industries from tech to banking to insurance, say they have found a way to double their pay."

"Work two full-time remote jobs, don’t tell anyone and, for the most part, don’t do too much work, either. Alone in their home offices, they toggle between two laptops. They play 'Tetris' with their calendars, trying to dodge endless meetings. Sometimes they log on to two meetings at once. They use paid time off—in some cases, unlimited—to juggle the occasional big project or ramp up at a new gig. Many say they don’t work more than 40 hours a week for both jobs combined. They don’t apologize fo...
Tags: Law, Labor, Time, Careers, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Ann Althouse, Post-coronavirus Culture


The cofounder of a VC firm explains why the top 15 MBA programmes are the only ones to offer a return on investment

Jay Bhatti is the cofounder of BrandProject and guest lecturer at the Wharton School. Jay Bhatti Jay Bhatti, a VC firm cofounder, said only the top MBA programmes provide the best ROI. He has also been a guest speaker at the Wharton School, teaching entrepreneurship. Bhatti said that students should go "where every other really smart person wants to go." See more stories on Insider's business page. Only MBA students who attend one of the top 15 MBA programmes truly get their return o...
Tags: UK, Mba, Stanford, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, ROI, Harvard, Canada, Silicon Valley, University of Pennsylvania, Financial Times, McGill University, Wharton School, INSEAD


Meet Shou Zi Chew, TikTok's 39-year-old CEO who got his start at Facebook and led a Chinese smartphone giant through one of the biggest tech IPOs in history

Shou Zi Chew in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Kin Cheung/AP Shou Zi Chew is TikTok's CEO and the CFO of its parent company, Bytedance. He's 39 years old, went to Harvard Business School, and interned at Facebook when it was a startup. Here's what else you need to know about the young tech executive. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok, whose massively popular video-sharing platform is used by millions across the world, got a new chief executive in May,...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, News, Finance, China, Singapore, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Harvard, Xiaomi, Chinese communist party


Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: Soul Care Is Slow Care To stay with something takes long-term vision, the grace to stay put in order to get somewhere. A Church Only Explained by the Gospel The gospel must be true. Or else this family wouldn’t exist. When God Uses Someone Else His heart was truly glad that his long-prayed-for desires had finally come to pass, even if God used another preacher. Perfect Courtesy Toward All in the Worst of Times Christians should be t...
Tags: Featured, Life, Links, Worst of Times, Gospel Coalition Canada, Themelios


‘The soundtrack to my life was burping and farting’: how disgusting is your partner?

Living and working in the same space has given many couples an unwanted insight into each other’s dirtiest habits. But should we really find them so gross?“Over lockdown, the soundtrack to my life was email notifications pinging – and people burping and farting,” says Emma, describing the unwavering “bodily expulsions” from her husband and their three children as a constant “21-gun salute”. Before the pandemic, her husband went to the office, her eldest child to school and her two younger ones t...
Tags: Psychology, Family, UK, Relationships, Life and style, Human biology, Emma


Summer in the city: Lauren Oyler on a bike accident in Berlin

The US author and critic recalls a summer of cycling in the German capital in 2018• Read other authors on their memorable urban summersEvery summer when I come to Berlin, someone says, “Wouldn’t you rather be at the beach?” No. I want to drink beer from the Späti (corner shop) and marvel at the sudden appearance of disparate architectures. But increasingly, there are heatwaves.If pressed, even these I can romanticise: everyone is carefree and dirty (even more so than usual) and doesn’t work (eve...
Tags: Europe, Books, Germany, Berlin, US, Life and style, World news, Culture, Cycling, Alexanderplatz, Lauren Oyler


Modesty pouches and masturbation montages: the making of Sex Education

The rude, raucous and revolutionary comedy is back for another term. The stars and creators reveal how it became one of Netflix’s biggest British hitsSex Education is back with a bang. Several, in fact. The Netflix hit’s third series starts with an epic sex montage. There’s sex in a car; in a living room; in a variety of teenage bedrooms. There are casual encounters, committed relationships, sex together, alone, virtually, playing the drums and with a sci-fi theme. It is a symphony of shags, an ...
Tags: Television, Drama, Sex, Relationships, Life and style, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Schools, Gillian Anderson, Sex Education, Girls, Jean, Asa Butterfield, Rubinoos, Otis Milburn


UK dog owners warned about thieves staking out parks and luring puppies

Blue Cross cautions about black market for popular breeds as government reportedly considers new offence of pet abduction‘World turned upside down’ as boy’s therapy dog stolenStalking parks in affluent areas and luring puppies out of gardens with treats are among the methods dog thieves are using, campaigners have said, amid suggestions the government is preparing to clamp down on pet abductions.Criminals mug dog-walkers for their pets and raid boarding kennels in an effort to steal in-demand br...
Tags: UK, Crime, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Life and style, UK News, Blue Cross


‘It became a compulsion’: how fertility forums took over my life

After years trying for a child without success, I sought solace in online message boards. Before long, I was spending hours a day poring over intimate posts, sharing everything with total strangers. Would it help?Leanne was having her fringe cut when she was offered fertility drugs. It was leftover stock from her hairdresser’s treatment and she was giving it to Leanne for free on condition that she dispose of the packaging, as it was labelled with the hairdresser’s name and address. Leanne accep...
Tags: Health, Family, Technology, Internet, Pregnancy, Life and style, Society, Health & wellbeing, NHS, Parents and parenting, Ivf, Fertility problems, Leanne


Blind date: ‘I had to attack my oyster with a knife’

Hal, 28, cyber security manager, meets Izzy, 28, trainee clinical psychologistWhat were you hoping for?To be honest, I had wanted to go to the restaurant for a while, so at the very least, great food. Also, a nice evening with good conversation. Continue reading...
Tags: Relationships, Life and style, Dating, Izzy



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