Glaminatrix Gleam, Bonnet, Truffle, Sparks Fly, Temptation Foiled Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Gleam Glaminatrix Gleam Duochrome Eyeshadow ($13.21 for 0.06 oz.) has a medium-dark pink base with multichromatic shimmer that shifted from gold to chartreuse to pink. The finish was more sparkly, and the more loosely-pressed texture made it more prone to light fallout during the initial application, but the formula seemed to have a good amount of slip and binder so that fallout during application wasn’t an issue. The pigmentation was...
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Giorgio Armani Selfless & Forte Lip Power Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Selfless (104) Giorgio Armani Selfless (104) Lip Power Satin Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a light-medium pink with moderate, warm undertones and fine pearl paired with a soft sheen. It had semi-sheer pigmentation that was buildable to semi-opaque coverage. The texture was smooth, balm-like, and had moderate slip initially, but it set to a clingier, slightly tacky feel that was more prone to emphasizing my lip lines/lip texture. It...
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Mediterranean Winter Kale Salad

Kale is one of the best sources of fresh healthy greens over the winter up north. We enjoy many different kale salads throughout the cold months. In fact we grow quite a few different kinds of kale: the green curly kale, purple curly kale, red Russian kale, a local variety called Lippische Palme and of course the lacinato kale, also known as dinosaur kale. This recipe uses the curly variety and the olives, artichokes and tomatoes give it a Mediterranean touch. Mediterranean Winter Kale Sa...
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ILNP Heirloom, Juliette, On the Rocks, Caesar Nail Polishes Reviews & Swatches

Heirloom ILNP Heirloom Ultra Metallic Nail Polish ($10.00 for 0.4 oz.) is a smoky taupe with a slightly lighter, warmer taupe base and fine flakes of holographic sparkle and silver sparkles throughout. The consistency was smooth, fluid, and distributed all of the shimmer/sparkle evenly, so I didn’t have issues getting an even layer with each coat. The sparkles were finer than some of the other Ultra Metallic shades in the range, but i...
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Odisiaque n° 6: A New Perfume by Sous Le Manteau

In the fall of 2021, the Sous Le Manteau collection of sensual fragrances, based on the recipes of ancient aphrodisiacs of the 18th century, was replenished with a new love potion. Its name, Odisiaque n° 6, directly hints at this by its sound, being the compound word "od (overdose) + aphrodisiac." "odisiaque n ° 6 - a musky spicy scent based on an 18th-century love potion. Cinnamon, ginger... Read full article: Odisiaque n° 6: A New Perfume by Sous Le Manteau from Fragrantica Perfumes and Co...
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5 Things You Should Have in Your Go Bag

A Go Bag is the first thing you reach for in an emergency, which means it needs to be thoughtfully packed. What you decide to include in your Go Bag might depend on your family, where you live, and what sort of emergencies you expect to face. If you live somewhere that often gets knocked out by winter storms, your Go Bag will look a little different from someone who is preparing for a hurricane. However, no matter what you’re prepping for, there are a few things you should always have in y...
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Wet n Wild Saved by the Bell Full Collection Now $22

The complete Wet n Wild Saved by the Bell Full Collection has been reduced further at! It’s now $28 plus get an extra 20% off using code 919872 brings it down to $22! Enjoy! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Philosophy Purity Made Simple Facial Cleansing OilWet n Wild Saved By Bell Collection 50% OffWet n Wild Megaslicks Lip Balm Stain for Spring 2014Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle Review & Swatches The post Wet n Wild Saved by the Bell Full Collection Now $22 appe...
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MANDARIN: Two Approaches

It is not quite the holiday season without mandarin oranges, right? Well, to me personally, as it is to many children of the Soviet era, this formerly strictly seasonal fruit has always beena symbol of the winter holidays: Christmas tree all covered in lights, hand-cut paper garlands hanging from the ceiling, mandarins, "Mishka Na Severe" (i.e., the Polar Bear of the North) that would su... Read full article: MANDARIN: Two Approaches from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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2 for $30 Benefit Mascaras at Ulta

Don’t forget the 2 for $30 Benefit Mascaras are still available at! The sale ends soon so grab your favs while you can! Enjoy! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Chubby Blush Sticks Will Take Over the World This SummerStila Loves BP Palette Nordstrom ExclusiveTGIF GiveawayMAC Dazzleglass Creme Review and Swatches The post 2 for $30 Benefit Mascaras at Ulta appeared first on Musings of a Muse.
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Loads of Holiday Gift Sets from Too Faced, It Cosmetics, and More on Sale at Ulta

Hurry over to and take advantage of holiday gift sets! There are a ton of them on sale currently and some would make great last-minute gifts. Don’t forget online orders that are picked up in stores also get an extra 20% Off with code HOLIDAY21. This offer is on select brands so be sure to check my prior post to see if any of these sale items can be added to your cart with an extra 20% off! Here are some items on sale that caught my eye: Select Florence by Mills Gift Sets on Sale La...
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Discounts On MAC Holiday, Too Faced Holiday, and More + 20% Off Already Reduced Prices

Just a heads up a lot of Holiday Collections have gone on sale at and you can also, grab them at an extra 20% the already reduced prices using code HOLIDAY21 if you buy online and pick the items up in stores. Too Faced Holiday On Sale + 20% Off Already Reduced Prices MAC Holiday On Sale + 20% Off Already Reduced Prices Urban Decay Holiday Gift Sets, Palettes, and More 20% Off Already Reduced Prices It Cosmetics Holiday Brush Sets and Gift Sets 20% Already Reduced Prices Clinique Li...
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Peace Out Go Ahead and Wow Me With Your Retinol Face Stick

Peace Out Retinol Face Stick ($34) is a new facial stick that contains a 3% Encapsulated Retinol Blend. As you know I’m a pretty big fan of the Retinol Eye Stick! I could be crazy but I’m convinced that damn thing has made my finer under eyes lines disappear. It’s a firmer under-eye stick that works well under my regular eye cream! I admit I sort of love they went and created a Retinol Face Stick as well. Remember a few years ago when stick everything was a thing in the skincare world? Stick se...
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Between Pasta Noodles and Perfumes

The act of eating is something so commonplace that we often do it in automatic mode, and we don't even notice the true flavor of each food and how each mouthful can become an explosion of flavor, bringing countless sensations to our mouths. What we consider a taste in food is actually a fine-tune created by our brain combining three senses in particular: sight, taste, and smell. This combination... Read full article: Between Pasta Noodles and Perfumes from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Mag...
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Did your beauty purchasing habits change over the past year?

I have been trying to cut back on skincare purchases, even backups, because I have a lot of skincare that I need to test out and get through first, so I think I have been successful there–especially in the last four to five months. — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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How can I get over a breakup that I brought upon myself? | Ask Annalisa Barbieri

You need to talk about your feelings of guilt and insecurity so you can start to forgive yourselfI’m 26 years old, and have been having a really hard time in the past few months due to a breakup I brought upon myself.Last year I started a long-distance relationship with a girl. I loved her, but felt I was constantly struggling with my emotions and honesty due to my insecurity. This caused me to be needy, desperate and always seeking some sort of validation from her, and we had a few breaks becau...
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My Experience With Homeworx Candle Shipping from Ulta

As you know Homeworx Candles are on sale at! The larger 4-Wick Candles are $15 each which is a steal! Sadly, I’ve had the worst experience with candles shipping from Ulta. The last time I ordered four candles from Homeworx and they came cracked and broken. That wasn’t a big deal as I thought I’d call Ulta and they’d send out a new shipment. Nope. Customer Care was awful. I offered to send photos and show them the damage but nope, they had to get a supervisor involved and the super...
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Here’s What I Purchased On Sale at Versed Today

Versed is having a great sale today! I just picked up a few items for myself. You might want to indulge too! One of my absolute favorites I grabbed up was the Fix Emergency Eye Mask! I LOVE THIS STUFF! So hydrating for my dry eyes! I have a tube open currently but at $12.59 you can be sure I grabbed a back up! I also grabbed two new items that I haven’t yet tried. I also purchased two new items I haven’t yet tried. The Shortcut Overnight Facial ($15) is an overnight exfoliating and resur...
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20% off Full-Size Fragrances at Sephora Plus free Same-Day Delivery Here’s What to Buy

Don’t forget you can get 20% off Full-Size Fragrances with Free Same-Day Delivery on your order using codes FRAGRANCE20 and SAMEDAY at! As you know I’m a huge fragrance fan so here’s some recommendations on what to buy! Kilian Paris Travel Spray Sampler Set $24 After Discount Kilian’s full-size bottle prices scaring you? Get this cute set that contains 0.05 oz mists in Good Girl Gone Bad, Straight To Heaven, White Cristal, Love, Don’t Be Shy, Black Phantom “Memento Mori” and Moonl...
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Ulta 20% Off Online and Pick Up In Store Order

Good Morning! Happy Friday! For the next two days enjoy 20% off select brands when you order online at and pick up in-store. Use code HOLIDAY21. The code works on select prestige brands like Tarte, Urban Decay, Clinique, Too Faced, Bare Minerals, Buxom, and more. And don’t forget you can use code 919872 for 20% off your entire order that contains non-prestige items! Enjoy! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Jergens Skin Smoothie for Those Themed Shower DaysSte...
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50% Off Foreo Devices

Hurry on over to today as Foreo Devices are up to 50% Off! Enjoy! Where to buy Skincare You may also enjoy... Some More SalesThe Best Eyeshadow Palettes to Haul at Sephora’s SaleChapstick Hydration Lock ReviewMAC Hayley Williams Review & Swatches The post 50% Off Foreo Devices appeared first on Musings of a Muse.
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Empties from Aerin Beauty, Maybelline Sky High Mascara, Alpha Arbutin Gel

That morning light and a few things I loved. Aerin Beauty lip gloss is so moisturizing and smelled just like waxy roses. This is a line that’s pricy but also offers luxury. Maybelline Sky High... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Entitled or Exposed

I believe that marriage is designed to grow us up. This is covered in greater detail in our new video course – Rekindle and Connect. If you look at married life this way, you’ll see that growth comes from the pressure a relationship with another human creates. Pressure to chart your own course in life and be your […] The post Entitled or Exposed appeared first on Sexy Marriage Radio.
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Pre-empt the Great Resignation with Creative Sourcing

By now, most everyone in human capital and workforce circles has heard the term “Great Resignation.” The general idea is this: as the economy improves and companies are mandating that employees head back to the office, disengaged workers who have stayed put through the pandemic are taking the leap. In fact, according to the 2021 Microsoft Work Trend Index, 41% of employees are planning to leave their current job within a year. Over the next year or two, we can expect the current employer’s marke...
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From blacksmith to baseball coach to an R.E.M. tribute band, senior congressional staffers are putting their nonpolitical talents to work off Capitol Hill

Congressional aides moonlight as musicians and coaches.Courtesy Josh Bell/Jennifer Stillerman Congressional staffers have some pretty interesting side gigs. Whether it's on a sports team or in a band, they've gone beyond the policy and politics world. They told us how they got involved and shared advice for others pursuing side hustles. Senior congressional staffers have jobs that require deep expertise. They work grueling hours on Capitol Hill and are embedded in policy and politics....
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Outfit Formula: Leather Skirts

I recently wrote about creating outfits with leather pants, because leather bottoms are having a fashion moment. Today it’s about leather skirts. Most of the leather is faux leather, which is more affordable than real leather and easier to launder. Some faux leather is sustainably and ethically produced. Solids are the norm. Here are some leather skirt examples: Here are some easy leather skirt outfit ideas across a range of skirt silhouettes. Feel free to change the palettes to those better su...
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Erstes Weihnachten mit Partner:innen & du schämst dich für deine Familie: Was tun?

Die 28-jährige Kris ist seit zweieinhalb Jahren mit ihrem Partner zusammen und hat es bisher erfolgreich vermieden, die Feiertage mit ihrer Familie und ihm zu verbringen. Sie und ihr Freund verbrachten 2019 getrennt voneinander und 2020 miteinander, isoliert von ihren beiden Familien. Dieses Jahr besteht ihre aber Mutter darauf, dass Kris und ihr Partner die Feiertage mit ihr verbringen. Er hat ihre Mutter und ihren Vater bereits kennengelernt und schon bei einigen Gelegenheiten getroffen, ab...
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From lockdown treat to Adele’s fridge: Whispering Angel, the supermarket rosé that took over the world

The singer swears by it, it’s all over Instagram, and it has boosted the worldwide rosé market. What is the £19 bottle’s secret?A bag of Babybels, a bowl of leftover dal – even by civilian standards, there is rarely anything glamorous about the contents of my fridge. So it is with a pleasurable shiver of surprise that every time I have opened my fridge over the past week, a bottle of blush-pink Provençal rosé has been casting a rosy glow over my parmesan rinds and Tupperware. Because this is not...
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: More Book Lists Christianity Today’s 2022 Book Awards, as well as top picks from Kevin DeYoung and Aaron Armstrong. My Top 10 Theology Stories of 2021 I present my latest foolhardy attempt to discern the top theology stories of 2021. Ten (Very Different) Church Trends for 2022 Worship attendance will average 80% of pre-COVID numbers. Neighborhood churches will become a movement… The Great Challenge of Every Marriage Marriage makes u...
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Meet the man who accidentally started an assassin hiring website

He just wanted a catchy website name. Now, Bob Innes hands people over to the police for trying to have their enemies killedIn October 2005, Bob Innes bought the website domain name “” It was the dotcom era and he was a business school student in North Carolina trying to advertise website traffic analysis services: the “hit” was a nod to clicks coming in on a client’s website.“It was simply a play on words,” he says now, when contacted via email for an interview. Continue reading...
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‘Think and Grow Rich’: 7 lessons for real estate agents

Many of the same principles identified Napoleon Hill’s “Think and Grow Rich” are crucial to building a thriving real estate business. Jimmy Burgess breaks down the most powerful traits from the classic self-help book so agents can gift themselves riches of all kinds next year.
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