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ColourPop x NBA Dallas Mavericks Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Dallas Mavericks ColourPop Dallas Mavericks 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette ($14.00 for 0.32 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette in collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks based on the team’s colorways. The quality was decent, but the matte eyeshadows were on the powdery side, so I found an eyeshadow primer was necessary overall and that doing eyes first would be preferable due to some fallout. Ingredients ...
Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Beauty, Paris, Sydney, Marc Jacobs, Christine, Ulta, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Wayne Goss, Natasha Denona Chromatic


ColourPop x Nightmare Before Christmas Lux Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Jack Skellington ColourPop Jack Skellington Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, ruby red with strong, cool blue undertones and a satin finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied evenly and comfortably across my lips without tugging. The texture was lightly creamy, smooth, and lightweight without being overly emollient, so it stayed in place well. There was a touch of product in my deeper lip lines but not enoug...
Tags: Beauty, Lipstick, Dc, Sarah, Christine, Laura Mercier, Ulta, Lip Products, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Estee Lauder LA Noir, Smashbox Harley Quinn, Sally ColourPop Sally Lux Lipstick, Sally LE Limited Edition


ColourPop Spoon Super Shock Cheek Review & Swatches

Spoon ColourPop Spoon Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter) ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) has a warmer, peachy-gold base with silvery-beige shimmer and faint sparkle throughout that gives it a soft, luminous lit-from-within glow. It had more opaque coverage when applied with a fingertip and sheerer, more buildable coverage when applied with a stippling brush, as marketed. The consistency was emollient to the touch, but the product came away in very ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Ulta, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Becca Moonstone, Temptalia, NARS Tribulation LE, Estee Lauder Courreges LE, ColourPop Spoon Super Shock Cheek


Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 118

Sundays are for readers! Each week, on Sunday, I like to see what the community has been enjoying. “Most Loved” are products that readers specifically loved but didn’t add to their wish list ( ). “Most Wanted” are products that readers specifically added to their wish lists ( ). This is populated based on the last seven days of activity! You’ll find the icons to interact with products throughout the site, like on Glossovers. You’ll also find recently submitted makeup looks and color stories ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Weekly Features, Community Faves, ColourPop Limited Edition, Nars Orgasm Quad Dupe, Sarah View Story Urban Decay Born to Run Dupe, Sarah View


ColourPop Trio of Terror Jelly Much Shadow Trio Review & Swatches

Trio of Terror ColourPop Trio of Terror Jelly Much Shadow Trio ($28.00 for 0.51 oz.) is a new, limited edition trio of cream eyeshadows. They are also available individually for $10 each. All three shades were pigmented, blendable, and pretty easy to use, as they are fluid and cream-like initially but don’t dry down too quickly (nor too slowly), and once they’re on, they are very long-wearing. Note: readers have reported issues with t...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Pat McGrath, Ulta, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, Eye Products, Cream Eyeshadow, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Temptalia, BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top, Pat McGrath Synthetica


Fragrantica Talks: Vanilla Perfumes!

Vanilla is one of the most popular notes in perfumery, it is added almost in every perfume, but there is also a big family of vanilla-centered perfumes. We talk about some of our favorite vanillas including some new releases. ARTICLES: Vanille Farfelue: Jeffrey Dame Goes CraZy!, by Beth Carsten Vanilla Planifolia and Rosa Damascena from Atelier des Fleurs by Chloe, by Elena Knezevic Vanilla... Read full article: Fragrantica Talks: Vanilla Perfumes! from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes ...
Tags: Fashion, Chloe, Jeffrey Dame, Rosa Damascena, Beth Carsten Vanilla Planifolia, Elena Knezevic Vanilla Read


21 Manly Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Sunday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in January 2011. Altoids have been freshening bad breath since the turn of the 19th century. But while they are touted as “Curiously Strong Mints,” perhaps the real curiosity is not the allure of the mints themselves, but the popularity of turning the tin in which they’re package...
Tags: Featured, Life, Skills, Moscow, Field, Nick Ames, Huck Finn, Thomas Moran, Manly Know-How, Manly Ways to Reuse, Rolling Sky, Nick Brenn, Edmund Scientific, Dshouppe, Pinhole Camera Photograph, Chris Keeney


Perfumed Horoscope: October 31 - November 6

  This week includes some rough talk, coming clean with some type of obsession, and an awakened need for freedom raging inside. A message of conflict coming from the underworld (Mercury-Pluto square) leads to revolutionizing (Uranus…) our purpose (…opposite Sun). The old Underworld nowadays has become the Beyondworld or Hinterworld - anything that seeks control is set off this week. All ... Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope: October 31 - November 6 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes M...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mercury Pluto


I went to Subway for the first time and I struggled to see why its sales are plummeting

I went to Subway for the first time. Grace Dean/Insider My friends were shocked I'd never been to Subway before, so I decided to try it out. Subway's sales are falling and it's been hit by a lawsuit over its tuna. But my sandwich was delicious, and the store I went to was bustling with customers. Subway has hit the headlines recently, from its menu revamp to a lawsuit over its controversial tuna. A Subway tuna sandwich. Jörg Carstensen/Getty Images Sources: Insid...
Tags: Food, UK, Review, Subway, Life, US, Trends, Tesco, Features, Fast Food, Sandwiches, Newcastle, Sainsbury, Retail, Justin Sullivan, Vegan Food


Huda Beauty Medium GloWish Bronzer Review & Swatches

Medium Huda Beauty Medium GloWish Soft Radiance Bronzing Powder ($31.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a medium brown with warmer, more orange-leaning undertones and a “natural” matte finish. It wasn’t flat and wasn’t overtly shimmery, which made it very flattering on bare skin or on top of foundation without mattifying too heavily. The texture was smooth to the touch, finely-milled without being powdery, but it wasn’t too firmly-pressed that it be...
Tags: US, Beauty, Sephora, Christine, Cheek Products, Bronzers, Huda Beauty, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Estee Lauder Saffron Sun LE, Huda Beauty Medium GloWish Bronzer Review Swatches


Are you more comfortable with a bolder or subtler lip color?

It depends on how bold is bold, but I am as comfortable in a bright red lip as I am in something closer to my natural lip color. I am not QUITE as comfortable in less traditional colors like green or blue, but I am comfortable enough to go out in them! — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Weekly Features, Temptalia Asks You


This sounds like the message he ran on, but not much like what his Party has been up to lately.

My plans are not about left versus right — or moderate versus progressive — or anything else that pits Americans against one another. They are about competitiveness, expanding opportunity, and leading the world.— President Biden (@POTUS) October 30, 2021 It seems to me that Biden got elected by offering to be not much more than the absence of Trump, but his Party seems to behave as if the people elected Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren (and won both houses of Congress with a comfortable mar...
Tags: Fashion, Law, Congress, Elizabeth Warren, Party, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Jill, Jill Biden, Ann Althouse, Partisanship, Purpleness, Mattarellas


Halloween: A Costume and a Fragrance

Dressing up for Halloween involves a lot of preparation - makeup, clothes, hats, and tons of accessories that usually involve research, and many small shopping sprees. But for some of us, it's also fun to go yet a further step and add a fragrance to that list of must-haves to make a costume complete.  And whether or not you're actually going out for tricks and treats or for Halloween parties, i... Read full article: Halloween: A Costume and a Fragrance from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes M...
Tags: Fashion


I went to a concert for the first time since the pandemic started as live entertainment makes its comeback

Foo Fighters concert Taylor Rains/Insider I saw a concert for the first time since the pandemic, and the large crowds proved live entertainment is back. Live entertainment was hit hard by the pandemic, with companies reporting billions in losses in 2020. COVID precautions have helped concerts and theater recover, breathing life into live shows. Live entertainment has officially returned since the start of the pandemic, and people are eager to see performers on stage once again.In March 202...
Tags: New York, Entertainment, Life, Boston, Foo Fighters, US, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Broadway, Dave Grohl, Manhattan, Miami, Aeg, Live Nation, David Guetta


The real life Forrest Gump: why did Rob Pope run across the US five times?

Forrest Gump’s wisdom has inspired many of us, but Rob Pope took that a step further, dressing as his hero for the run of his life. But why? And what did he learn?On 15 September 2016, Rob Pope, a chipper veterinarian from Liverpool, sat down in the chair of Fluke’s Barbers in Mobile, Alabama, and readied himself for a haircut. “So what would you like?” the barber asked him. Pope held up a photo of Forrest Gump. It had taken years of planning for Pope to embark on this trip to America, to make i...
Tags: Fitness, Film, US, America, Life and style, US news, Culture, Liverpool, Running, Pope, Nadine, Mobile Alabama, Cathy, Forrest Gump, Rob Pope


5 tips to become a long-term thinker and avoid being discouraged by short-term setbacks

Deciding what you want to be good at in life can help you become a long-term thinker. Portra/Getty Images Dorie Clark is a consultant who teaches education at Duke University and Columbia University. She says in order to excel at one thing in the long term, you have to accept you'll be bad at other things. Playing the long game also means building relationships, Clark says, by focusing on friendships instead of asking for favors. Dorie Clark is a consultant and keynote speaker who te...
Tags: Google, Work, Careers, Trends, Strategy, New York Times, Long-term Thinking, Columbia University, Peter Diamandis, Nordic, Don, Clark, Work Advice, Duke University, Dorie, Steven Kotler


Sniffing out a bargain: how dog-friendly are Britain’s shops?

With more retailers welcoming pets, our reporter ventures out with her puppy Calisto to see if we really are a nation of animal loversIt’s a Saturday morning and I’m crammed into a small changing room, attempting to try on a new pair of trousers. It’s always a struggle with the multiple layers of autumnal clothing, and I’m even more flustered than usual. Because also crammed into the tiny space is a large dog, giving me a quizzical look and clearly wondering if this is the start of a new game. S...
Tags: UK, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Life and style, UK News, Retail industry, Britain, Cambridge, Shops and shopping, Kennel Club, Pet Food Manufacturers ' Association


Baby it’s you: my fight to overcome infertility

After years of trying, Martha Hayes chose to have a child using an egg donor. It raised many painful questions. But when Maggie finally arrived it turned out she’d brought all her love with herIt’s 7pm on a weeknight when my husband Chris and I open our laptops, pour two glasses of wine and start browsing through profiles of women in their 20s. Attractive, interesting, available women. It’s the spring of 2020, we’ve been living in Los Angeles for a year (having relocated from London for work) an...
Tags: Health, Family, London, Los Angeles, Life and style, Society, Nasa, Parents and parenting, Fertility problems, Maggie, Chris, Martha Hayes


Sunday with Gyles Brandreth: ‘Busy people are happy people is my mantra’

Church, diaries and beans on toast for the former MP and radio personalitySunday morning? For 53 years, I’ve been promising my wife that I won’t work on Sundays. I’m yet to achieve this regularly. ‘Busy people are happy people’ is a mantra my prep school headteacher instilled in me as a 10-year-old. Many weeks I’m still up early and off to a tour date.And on days off? I wake up at 7am and drink a cup of tea in my dressing gown. By 8am we’ve arrived at our local church in Barnes, St Mary’s. It’s ...
Tags: Life and style, Culture, Jane Austen, Gyles Brandreth, Sunday with…, Barnes St Mary


I don’t want my first polyamorous relationship to end | Ask Philippa

You could talk about it – and tell the other two that you won’t have secrets that make one of them feel not greatThe question For 18 months I’ve been in a relationship with two other men. They’d been a couple for five years already. We made it work and moved in together. We are all in our early 30s. I have never had a relationship longer than a few weeks before this.The attraction was equally sparkling for both of them at the start but, as time went by, I developed more of a sexual connection wi...
Tags: Sex, Relationships, Life and style, Philippa


Dior Sauvage Strength Comparison

Despite its similarity to competitor scents on the market, Dior’s Sauvage managed to express just enough individuality, and heaps of olfactory satisfaction, to carve out a position as a contemporary classic. Just like the best scents of our time, I’d imagine you’d be hard-pressed to find someone out there who doesn’t feel a sense of familiarity in Sauvage, having smelt it here, there, an... Read full article: Dior Sauvage Strength Comparison from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
Tags: Fashion, Sauvage, Fragrantica Perfumes, Dior Sauvage Strength Comparison



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