ColourPop Digital Playground Palette Review & Swatches

Digital Playground ColourPop Digital Playground 5-Pan Pressed Powder Palette ($10.00 for 0.15 oz.) includes three matte shades and two shimmers in a coral and fuchsia-themed color story. The shimmers were a little drier than typical for the brand, while the mattes were as expected–a little powdery but pigmented, blendable, and easy enough to work with. Ingredients Dig...
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YSL Red Urge & Fiery Spice Velvet Radical Matte Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Red Urge (306) YSL Red Urge (306) The Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick ($39.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, which applied evenly and comfortably across my lips in a fluid motion. The texture was lightweight, smooth, and more velvety, which gave it a denser (though not thick or heavy) feel when initially applied. It stayed on...
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Sydney Grace Green (Deep) Mystery Bag Review & Swatches (2021)

Green (Deep) (2021) Sydney Grace Green (Deep) (2021) Mystery Bag (2021) ($30.00) includes five new eyeshadows and one new highlighter across all variations of the Deep bags, along with two to three additional products, which may vary between bags (my bag included Comforting Light, a loose pigment that’s part of the permanent range, and Footprints, another new eyeshadow). The pressed eyeshadows and highlighter were excellent–pigmented,...
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How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Anniversary Gift for Your Spouse

As one of the most celebrated special occasions globally, wedding anniversaries are marked by an exchange of greeting and some gift-giving between spouses.  Coined from the Latin word “anniversarius” which means “returning yearly,” wedding anniversaries commemorate another year of love, commitment, and passion. The wedding anniversary tradition has been around for so long across different cultures that from it a list of milestone gifts for every year has been created. But whether ...
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COVID Got You Down? Had Me Down!

Whelp. It’s been a while since you heard from me… almost a month. Sorry about that. I am pretty sure I had Covid. I self-quarantined and did some traditional and homeopathic stuff. Didn’t end up at the hospital but I was miserable for a while. Bad reactions to some over-the-counter medicine on top of that was miserable*2. But I’m back now. I’m easy to fatigue, but I’m back, and feeling better every day. One of the things that struck me when I was at my lowest points was how lonely I was. ...
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I tested the 40 best drugstore mascaras and found only 10 that were actually worth adding to your cart

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Catherine Santino/Insider Drugstore makeup has stepped up its game in recent years - including mascaras. Some of the best-loved mascaras have been available at the drugstore for decades, but new products are constantly emerging. I tested 40 drugstore and affordable mascaras from the top brands to find the best of the best. While there have always been hidden gems in the fluorescent aisles, drugstore ma...
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5 Easy Ways To Invest In Your Health This Fall

How often do you take care of yourself? Focusing on your own health can make sure you are in the best position possible to manage your life and everything that entails. Investing in your health may seem a dramatic statement to make. However, it is an investment you should be making every day. Here are 5 easy ways you can start investing in your health this fall. Regular Activity Exercise is vital. Our bodies are designed to move, and moving as much as possible can he...
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Guide To Planning The Ultimate Destination Wedding in Glasgow

Are you wondering how to plan a wedding? To make planning your wedding a breeze, we have put together the ultimate wedding planning stages. Wedding Planning Stages The stages of the wedding planning checklist are broken down to make sure nothing is missed. 12-18 Months to Go With 18 months to go before you want to get married, there are many things you need to tick off on your wedding planning list. Most couples start planning with a year and a half to go. If you w...
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DaBaby just booked his first gig since homophobic scandal and it’s in the heart of COVID country

After being dropped from the lineups of every major music festival in the country, including Lalloapalooza, the Governors Ball Music Festival, and the iHeartRadio Music Festival, following homophobic remarks he made during a show last month, DaBaby has just landed his first gig. The 29-year-old rapper will headline Boosie Badazz’s third annual “Boosie Bash” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on August 29. View this post on Instagram ...
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In strange reversal, famed gay bar sues woman who claims she was drugged there

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by haely (@haelywhite) Los Angeles gay bar The Abbey has launched a lawsuit against Haely White, a woman who publicly accused a bartender at the venue of drugging her. The story began on July 29 when White visited The Abbey. On August 3, she took to social media to make the accusation that she was “severely drugged by a bartender.” She also encouraged her follo...
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Demi Lovato says they may identify as trans some day

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) “There might be a time where I identify as trans. I don’t know what this looks like for me. There might be a time where I identify as non-binary and gender nonconforming my entire life. Or maybe there’s a period of time when I get older that I identify as a woman, I don’t know what that looks like, but for me, in this mome...
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Fragrantica Talks: Flankers

Miguel Matos and John Biebel talk about flankers of different perfume lines. Why do designers make flankers? MENTIONED PERFUMES:   Dior Homme Cologne 2013 This one has nothing to do with the original. Dior Homme 2020 Without iris, it has no connection to the previous fragrances of the line Impact Pour Un Homme Caron A super classic fougere with very big and beautiful lavender ... Read full article: Fragrantica Talks: Flankers from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
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New From Sarah Baker Perfumes: A Sculptural Miniature of the Greek Keys Fragrance

The UK-based niche house Sarah Baker Perfumes presents their small-batch edition Greek Keys Absolue Miniature in a sculptural torso bottle. The Greek Keys fragrance is one of the top fresh fragrances of the house and offered here in the very high concentration of Extrait Absolue, which means "a little goes a long way." The top's gold chain is finished with a tiny medallion featuring the... Read full article: New From Sarah Baker Perfumes: A Sculptural Miniature of the Greek Keys Fragrance from...
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Meet the witch hunter who tried to end marriage equality and outed Monica Lewinsky

Ken Starr in ‘The Clinton Affair’ Welcome to the Weekend Binge. Every week, we’ll suggest a binge-able title designed to keep you from getting too stir crazy. Check back throughout the weekend for even more gloriously queer entertainment. The Recap: The Clinton Affair Former President Bill Clinton turned 75 this week (August 19), and as such–not to mention our anticipation for American Crime Story: Impeachment–we’ve decided on a jaunt down memory lane to the height of his presidency, and hi...
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Jeff Bezos reportedly had an unlimited soft-serve machine installed at his $175 million Beverly Hills compound

David Ryder/Getty Images; Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Jeff Bezos reportedly installed a soft-serve ice cream machine at his Beverly Hills home. Ice cream company CVT Soft Serve posted on Instagram that Bezos is its first residential client. Bezos appears to be a soft-serve ice cream fan: He stopped by Milk Bar in New York City in 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. How much do you enjoy eating soft-serve ice cream? If your name is Jeff Bezos...
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Mike Richards quits “Jeopardy!” gig after being outed for past bigotry, says he has “work to do”

Nine days after announcing he would replace the late Alex Trebek as permanent host of Jeopardy!, Mike Richards is stepping down from the gig following a bombshell report published by The Ringer that resurfaced old episodes from his podcast in which be made all sorts of misogynist, anti-Semitic, anti-Asian, classist, and fatphobic remarks. “It pains me that these past incidents and comments have cast such a shadow on Jeopardy! as we look to start a new chapter,” Richards, who served as executi...
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Actor Francis Mossman of ‘Spartacus’ and queer series ‘The Horizon’ dead at 33

Via Instagram (@francismossman) Actor Francis “Frankie” Mossman, known for his roles in the Starz series Spartacus: Blood and Sand and the queer web series The Horizon, has died at the age of 33. The out performer died on Saturday at his home in Sydney, according to a GoFundMe page set up by his family to raise funds to transport his remains to his native New Zealand. “Francis was an energetic force and much-loved brother and son,” his family shared. “He was a well-respected member of the act...
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Vatican in freakout mode after discovering litany of priests on Grindr

via Shutterstock Officials within the Vatican hierarchy have gone into panic following a new report that revealed a large number of priests in the United States and internationally using the gay dating app Grindr.  The New York Times now claims that a series of studies performed by the Catholic blog The Pillar have already prompted at least one priest to resign his position: Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill, the former general secretary of the U.S. bishops’ conference. The Times further reports that Cat...
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7 open-shelving design concepts to inspire your decor

Open shelving is more than just a fleeting trend. When done right, it can really imbue a home with some much-needed style and personality while saving space. Here are a few fresh and creative ways to put this concept to good use.
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How a company managed to produce a 'biochar' fuel from sewage without emitting CO2

Ingelia's co-founder says that, by 2022, the company would be able to replace 220,000 tons of coal with its biochar cylinders. Ingelia Spanish company Ingelia developed an industrial process to produce biocarbon fuel It can be made using sewage. The resulting product burns like coal but the actual production is carbon neutral. See more stories on Insider's business page. The European Commision has pledged that the EU will cut greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 205...
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57 highly influential business and leadership books that can boost your management skills

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Some of the most influential business and leadership books include "Dare to Lead," "The Lean Startup," and "Grit." Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business. New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient. Below are 57 of the most influential business books, including memoirs and psychology books. If you ...
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Alan Alda: 3 Ways to Express Your Thoughts So That Everyone Will Understand You

In need of someone to perform surgery in a combat zone, you probably wouldn’t choose Alan Alda, no matter how many times you’ve seen him do it on television. This sounds obvious to those of us who believe that actors don’t know how to do anything at all. But a performer like Alda doesn’t become a cultural icon by accident: his particular skill set has enabled him not just to communicate with millions at a time through film and television, but also to navigate his offscreen  and personal ...
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How to avoid burnout by ignoring your coworkers, according to a psychologist

"Our way of working demands energy and it's unnecessarily draining," said Leons. Maskot/Getty Images Ulrika Leons says our daily habits in and out the office put us at serious risk of burning out. There are some surprising activities that can up your risk of feeling tired, low, and stressed out. Some include reading or watching a movie when we get home to engaging too much with our coworkers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Every now and then, when health care psychol...
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Pat McGrath Huetopian Dream Palette Swatches

My order just arrived yesterday! Here are swatches of the newly-released Pat McGrath Huetopian Dream Mothership PalettePat McGrath Huetopian Dream Mothership Palette ($125.00) — review to come! Pat McGrath Huetopian Dream Gallery Options Products Swatches ...
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What's your criteria for keeping or decluttering a skincare product?

One of the easiest ways to decide whether to keep or declutter is the scent; there are certain scents that I just can’t deal with having on my face all day long, so those get passed along quickly! It’s not often, but if a product seems like it might be causing me to break out, then I’ll set it... — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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Oro Rosa and Classic Paradise: New Perfumes by BOIS 1920

Fragrantica is starting to announce the new fragrances that will be launched during the Pitti Fragranze 2021 niche perfume exhibition in Florence (from September 17th to 19th, 2021). The Florentine perfume company Arnoway srl is ready to present two new perfumes in its BOIS 1920 range - Oro Rosa and Classic Paradise. Our journalists received invitations for the launch event, and we will report a... Read full article: Oro Rosa and Classic Paradise: New Perfumes by BOIS 1920 from Fragrantica Perf...
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A Love List of Being Seen, Travel, Good Ice Cream, and Being Brave

Happy Fri-Yay my beautiful humans! Tell me about your week. Was it good? Productive? Did you stress it out or were things chill? Are you ready for Fall? It arrives in 11 days! Don’t try and fight me on this! You won’t win. As soon as September 1st hits the Fall decor is going LIVE and I’m getting a PSL Macchiato whether you like it or not. I see all you Summer lovers out there collectively groaning in misery. Let’s love list it today! Remember, in life, you should always validate your...
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15 cities that are home to some of the world's best transport solutions

On average, Singapore's commuters spend 84 minutes commuting on public transport each day. Getty Images / Gavin Hellier Traffic jams, air pollution, and faulty infrastructures can make navigating cities a real struggle. By 2050, 68% of the world will live in urban areas, placing strain on cities' transport systems. Oliver Wyman ranked the top 15 cities based on the quality of their public transport systems. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Urban mobility is f...
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Scottish government launches country’s first women’s health plan

Initiative described as ‘first stage of a long-term commitment to reducing health inequalities for women’Commitments to reduce waiting times for diagnosing endometriosis from over eight years to less than 12 months, offer individual care plans after a woman’s first miscarriage and widen access to specialist menopause services form part of the Scottish government’s first women’s health plan, published on Friday.The plan, which was informed by women’s own testimonies, is described as “the first st...
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