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Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 125

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, Esther Geller, Christine View, Red Haring MAC, Julie View Story Ragnarok


Kaleidos Cloud Lab Lip Clay Swatches

Kaleidos Cloud Lab Lip Clay ($12.00 each) is a liquid lipstick with a cream-to-powder formula that is available in 16 shades, which are all swatched here. Cloud Lab Lip Clays Gallery Options Products Swatches ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Kaleidos, Kaleidos Cloud Lab Lip Clay


Kaleidos Space Age Highlighter Swatches

Kaleidos Space Age Highlighter ($14.00 each) for is a powder-based highlighter, and it’s now available in eight shades (one just released after I purchased, lol!). Here are swatches of the seven I do have! Kaleidos Space Age Highlighters Gallery Options Products ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Kaleidos


Kaleidos Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

Kaleidos has several different palettes available, including four Futurism palettes (each with six shades), one nine-pan palette, and one 15-pan palette, which I have swatched here for your perusal! Kaleidos Eyeshadow Palettes Gallery Options Products Swatches...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Kaleidos


FRAGRANTICA Editors' Best Perfumes of 2021

Fragrantica Team wishes you a Joyful and Blissful Holiday Season, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2021 was full of surprises to me. Just like I didn’t expect that I’d be living in the ‘most locked down’ city in the world (six separate lockdowns in total over 9 months), I did not expect I’d find so much love for greener, background, artificial garden type scents. I’m usually a sw... Read full article: FRAGRANTICA Editors' Best Perfumes of 2021 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazi...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Team


Kylian Mbappé as the new face of Dior Sauvage

Dior (LVMH) has just named the 22-year-old Kylian Mbappé as the new face for its men’s fashion and perfumes. Notably, Mbappé was the star striker when France won the 2018 World Cup. He currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain. He is the new face of the popular masculine fragrance line Dior Sauvage, taking over from actor Johnny Depp. According to Dior, Sauvage Eau de Parfum depicts an olfacto... Read full article: Kylian Mbappé as the new face of Dior Sauvage from Fragrantica Perfumes and Cologn...
Tags: Fashion, France, Johnny Depp, Lvmh, Kylian Mbappe, Fragrantica Perfumes, Mbappe, Dior Sauvage, Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum, Paris Saint Germain He


Kratom and Coffee: Better Together or Not?

Kratom tea or powder have been increasingly becoming popular as a beverage of choice for its stimulating and mood-boosting effect. It is thought to provide a sense of positivity and happiness aside from increasing alertness and energy. Thus, many have tried to switch to kratom from other herbal teas, although most people would consider the bitter taste of kratom to be a caveat. Drinking tea is not a new habit for most people, but it is still something that is not regularly practiced by mos...
Tags: Coffee, Fashion, Kratom, Home Life, Food & Snacks, Kratom News, Kratom Strains


How to Build a Fireplace Fire Without Smoking Yourself Out of Your House

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 December 2014. During the winter, there’s nothing like building a cozy fire in your fireplace — a warm, crackling oasis you can sit beside in your man chair while you read thick, leather-bound books and ponder manful thoughts. There’s just one problem: whenever you fire up th...
Tags: Europe, Video, Featured, Homeownership, Life, Lifestyle


How to Be an Unwavering Christian Woman of God

As a woman juggling multiple responsibilities, you inevitably feel burdened by realistic and unrealistic expectations. Being a strong woman of God equates ensuring that each role you play gives glory to your Creator. The results are rewarding when you strive for perfection with a spiritual factor motivating you always. You may be battling with brokenness within but, setting your mind on goals that go beyond mere earthly pleasures keeps your focus intact. When you encounter daily challen...
Tags: Fashion, Catholic, Christ


Natasha Denona Mini Biba Palette + Rose Cheek Duo Coming Soon!

Release Date + About the Launch Inspired by our best-selling, everyday essential, 15-pan Biba Eyeshadow Palette. Extending the concept of an all-neutral palette, this shade extension features 5 brand new nude & brown shades with neutral rosy undertones. It is perfect to create a variety of looks for every occasion – from daytime looks to evening smokey eyes. 12/20 o...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Izzy, Natasha Denona, Spring 2022, Year: 2022 Launches, Launch Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette


Clionadh Ohm Highlighter Review & Swatches

Ohm Clionadh Ohm Powder Highlighter ($12.50 for 0.21 oz.) has a transparent base with iridescent pearl that reflected brighter, light-medium pink with subtle cool undertones paired with a smooth, metallic sheen. The consistency was soft, a little powdery in the pan but did not appear powdery on my skin. The coverage was mostly opaque, though it was easy to sheer out if preferred, but seemed higher coverage than marketed (“buildable”)...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Laura Geller, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Clionadh, Becca Pink Pyrite LE, Ohm Clionadh Ohm Powder Highlighter


Are there any products you purchased this year that you regret buying?

I just want to say most Melt Collections come close, because I still get the “value” out of purchasing that I expected (to swatch and to review), but Melt is so inconsistent. — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Weekly Features, Temptalia Asks You


Giorgio Armani Flirt, Brave, Attitude Lip Power Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Flirt (504) Giorgio Armani Flirt (504) Lip Power Satin Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a muted, medium reddish-plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage that adhered evenly to my lips and was comfortable to apply. The texture was smooth, lightly creamy, and lightweight when initially applied, though the formula set slightly to something a touch tacky and a little clingy compa...
Tags: US, Beauty, Lipstick, Dallas, Christine, Giorgio Armani, Pat McGrath, Chanel Rouge, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Giorgio Armani Rose Nomad, Summer 2021, HarrodsHarvey Nichols UK House of Fraser UK, MAC Maison Rouge, Giorgio Armani Flirt


Perfumed Horoscope: December 20 - December 26

  This week we are looking back to 2021 and starting to wave it goodbye. We are amazing at finding creative solutions for what doesn’t make us happy (The aquarian trait of Discontent). Personally, I have moved my teaching from paper and lecture to a more indigenous, shamanic format, with singing, drumming, dancing, and some form of healthy tribalism. If I project that on the readers here, sy... Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope: December 20 - December 26 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colo...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes


I’m heartbroken to miss Christmas with my family – but want to inspire girls with this huge challenge

While my husband and two children celebrate Christmas without me, I will be rowing 3,000 miles across the AtlanticFor the past few weeks, I’ve been getting ready for Christmas. As well as putting the tree up ridiculously early, I’ve made the cake, bought the presents and assembled the stockings. Even though my children no longer believe in Santa, the crinkle of my dad’s old golf socks stuffed full of presents on Christmas morning still makes their faces light up.But this year, for the first time...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Science, Christmas, Sport, Life and style, Atlantic, Health & wellbeing, Santa, Rowing, Vincent, Fred, Mothership, Ines


Marc Jacobs Daisy Skies Collection: Daisy Skies, Daisy Love Skies and Daisy Eau So Fresh Skies

  Following the success of their seasonal, thematic Daisy lines, Marc Jacobs, under the license of Coty, presents a new collection inspired by clear blue skies announcing the Spring of 2022. The newest Daisy Skies fragrance line reflects the perfume composition and its theme with a light blue colored glass flacon and the flowers on the cap in transparent blue and yellow, bringing a bit of sun... Read full article: Marc Jacobs Daisy Skies Collection: Daisy Skies, Daisy Love Skies and Daisy Eau ...
Tags: Fashion, Marc Jacobs, Fragrantica Perfumes


Diana Marfatia In Conversation: Mazda Multimedia

Ms Diana Marfatia, has touched the lives of several thousand Zoroastrian youth over the past three and a half decades as Coordinator and Mentor of HPY. In addition, her work as Principal of well reputed and sought after schools is well known. (Currently, she is the Principal of Bai Avabai Petit Girls’ High School) She has also spent a lifetime in the service of the community and society at large, as Trustee/ Committee Member of various social organisations namely ZOSTA, Ahura Support, The BJPCI...
Tags: Interview, Life, MAZDA Multimedia, Diana Marfatia, Bai Avabai Petit Girls ' High School, Trustee Committee, Sarosh K Daruwalla


Smashbox Unbridled, Bing, Bawse Be Legendary Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Unbridled Smashbox Unbridled Be Legendary Prime and Plush Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a vivid, medium orange with moderate, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied fairly evenly to my lips and didn’t emphasize my lip lines, though it had a touch more slip than ideal. The consistency was smooth, lightly creamy that was lightly hydrating to wear. It lasted well for four and a half hour...
Tags: Beauty, Lipstick, Christine, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, Chanel Rouge, Smashbox, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Lake CI, Tom Ford Beauty Taylor, Tom Ford Beauty Connor, Lake Ci 15850 Red 21 Lake Ci 45380 Red 27 Lake Ci, Sephora CA Sephora FR Smashbox UK, Smashbox Harley Quinn


Give Me Glow Take Me to the Tropics Pressed Highlighter Review & Swatches

Take Me to the Tropics Give Me Glow Take Me to the Tropics Pressed Highlighter ($17.25 for 0.28 oz.) is a medium-dark bronze with moderate, warm undertones and a bright, metallic finish. The undertone was more golden without being too red or too orange, though when applied and blended out on my skin, it looked more orange than I ever anticipated. The texture was smooth to the touch, almost cream-like with moderate density and a good ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Laura Mercier, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Temptalia, BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition, Give Me Glow, Tropics P Permanent


Lisa Eldridge Liquid Lurex Eyeshadow Swatches

Lisa Eldridge Liquid Lurex Eyeshadow is a new liquid eyeshadow formula available in five shades. They are more metallic and high-shine when applied at high coverage and have a more sparkling effect when applied sheer. Here are swatches! Lisa Eldridge Liquid Lurex Eyeshadows Gallery Options Products ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Lisa Eldridge, Lisa Eldridge Liquid Lurex Eyeshadow, Anjelica Bianca Diana Lauren Liza


Fenty Beauty Liquid Killawatt + Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush Swatches

Fenty Beauty Liquid Killawatt Fluid Freestyle Highlighters just debuted with a range of five shades. They come in squeezy-tubes with three shades having more visible sparkle and two with a finer pearl throughout. Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush just launched three new shades to their popular liquid blush formula! They are all some form of pink. New Cheek Products for December Gallery Options ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Fenty Beauty, Rare Beauty, Fenty Beauty Liquid Killawatt, Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush


ColourPop Blotted Lip Swatches (x8)

ColourPop Blotted Lips have been reformulated and launched this past week with eight shades. The best way I can describe these is that they’re like a tinted, matte lip balm. Here are swatches! ColourPop Blotted Lip Gallery Options Products Swatches ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Colourpop


Giorgio Armani Tempting & Fatale Lip Power Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Tempting (404) Giorgio Armani Tempting (404) Lip Power Satin Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a deep red with warmer undertones and a satin sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that applied evenly for the most part, though it didn’t adhere quite as strongly to the inner area of my lip. The consistency felt smooth, lightweight, and emollient without being too slippery and then “set” slightly to a lightly tacky, less emol...
Tags: Mac, US, Beauty, Lipstick, Christine, Giorgio Armani, Louise, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Lisa Eldridge, Fatale, Smashbox Hideout, Jaclyn Cosmetics Isla, Tom Ford Beauty Clint LE, Summer 2021


Starting up with Rs 1 Cr from their father, these sisters grew Theobroma into a Rs 121 Cr business

Mumbai-based patisserie Theobroma aims to double its Rs 121 crore revenue in the coming year. Here is how the brand has grown since it was launched in 2004. Article By Sindhu Kashyaap | YourStory At the age of 24, Kainaz Messman Harchandrai never expected that would be bed-ridden by a freak accident. An alumna of The Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Mumbai, and Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development (OCLD), Delhi, Kainaz was a pastry chef at Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur. “I simply lov...
Tags: Life, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Udaipur, Theobroma, Food And Beverage, Oberoi Udaivilas, Kainaz, Kainaz Messman Harchandrai, Tina Messman Wykes, Sindhu Kashyaap, Institute of Hotel Management IHM Mumbai, Delhi Kainaz, Lavelle Road, Theobrama


Housework falls to mothers again after Covid lockdown respite

Greater equality between men and women in domestic chores during last year’s lockdowns was short-livedCouples without children managed to sustain a more even share of housework after the onset of the pandemic than those with children, according to a new study examining the social impacts of the crisis.The immediate impact of the lockdown in March last year did cause a rebalancing of the domestic chores between men and women. It led some to hope that one of the quirks of Covid’s arrival might be ...
Tags: Europe, Family, Gender, Relationships, Women, Life and style, UK News, World news, Men, Home Schooling, Gender Pay Gap, Inequality


Self-Esteem and Lunch Room Tables

True self-esteem comes from within, not from the acceptance of others. When your sense of worth comes from within, you free yourself from comparisons with others and will enjoy a greater sense of... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Getting Ahead, Staying Positive


You Need to Delay Gratification

In this article Harrison explains how long-term enjoyment of life requires that we delay gratification until a later time. The most successful people in the world show the ability to delay... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Television, Careers, Success, Selling, Goal Setting, Procrastination, Rewards, Warren Buffett, Stock Market, Career Advice, Harrison, Getting Ahead, Job Search Guru, Psychotherapists, Careers And Jobs



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