Bloglikes - LifeStyle https://www.bloglikes.com/c/life-style en-US Mon, 29 Nov 2021 05:47:41 +0000 Sat, 06 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 FeedWriter Byredo Metal Boots in the Snow Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches https://www.temptalia.com/byredo-metal-boots-in-the-snow-eyeshadow-palette-review-swatches/ Metal Boots in the Snow

Byredo Metal Boots in the Snow 5 Colours Eyeshadow Palette ($70.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, limited edition murky, earth-toned color story for the holiday season. The pigmentation of all five shades lived up to the marketing–which was opaque for the regular eyeshadows as one shade was a glitter top coat–and were blendable with decent wear.

I found the eyeshadow formula to feel a little firmer in the pan than is typical in other mainstream eyeshadow formulas, but it didn’t end up being stiff or difficult to blend out but you may find you have to use a denser brush or a firmer pressure than you’re used to.

Ingredients Metal Boots in the Snow LE Limited Edition . $70.00. 3 0 A- A- 9 Product 10 Pigmentation 9 Texture 8.5 Longevity 5 Application 92% Total Quick Shop: Saks Frimas

Frimas has a transparent base chocked full of fine, silver micro-glitter. The formula had light tackiness to it, and the glitter had to be pressed into place as it didn’t spread/diffuse at all, so you’d have to pick up more to expand the initial placement. This was great for ensuring little fallout/migration during application and during eight-hour wear, though full disclosure, I did not wear it on my eyes as I am not comfortable with the particle size in this quantity near my eyes at this time.

Top Dupes View Swatches View All Dupes View Swatches Frimas LE Limited Edition . 1 1 A- A- 9 Product 10 Pigmentation 9 Texture 8 Longevity 5 Application 91% Total Quick Shop: Saks doDisplay('div-gpt-ad-Leaderboard_4_728x90_300x250_320x50'); We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks! SephoraBeautylishUltaNordstrom More Strap

Strap is a deep, muted olive green with a satiny sheen with faint flecks of gold micro-sparkle throughout. The texture was slightly firmer in the pan, but there was enough slip and adhesion that those finer sparkles translated well to the lid and didn’t result in immediate fallout. The eyeshadow had full color payoff that lasted well for eight hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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Byredo's eyeshadow formula is supposed to be "easy to blend," "long-lasting," and have "rich colour pay-off." They have a generally firmer feel than most eyeshadows have on the market, so using a firmer, moderately dense brush and moderate pressure are necessary to pick up product evenly when using a brush. The brand does indicate that they're "especially" blendable when using fingertips, though the narrow pans may not suit everyone's fingertips. I did not find using fingertips was necessary to achieve coverage or blendability overall.

Some of the brand's eyeshadow palettes include a glittery "top-coat," and these have a transparent base chocked full of fine glitter particles (which, by the ingredient list, appear to be Bio-glitter rather than plastic, or PET, glitter, but there's no callout about it when it seems like it would be a selling feature). The texture of these top coats is lightly tacky, and they work best with a fingertip and then patted exactly where one wants, as they don't really spread out at all.

The eyeshadows were typically pigmented, smooth to the touch, and blendable, with some of the low-sheen shades "melting" on the lid a bit for a very seamless finish. They wore around eight hours before fading visibly.

Browse all of our Byredo Eyeshadow swatches.

Strap LE Limited Edition . 2 0 A- A- 9 Product 10 Pigmentation 9 Texture 8.5 Longevity 5 Application 92% Total Quick Shop: Saks Boucle

Boucle is a deep, blackened blue with subtle, cool undertones (a “warmer” blue, if you will) paired with a pearly sheen. It had opaque color coverage that adhered well to bare skin and blended out well, but the texture was slightly firmer than is typical of shimmer eyeshadows (at this point) so it needed a slightly heavier handed approach to pick up product evenly–not too difficult or anything, and no impact to blendability. It wore well for eight hours before fading visibly on me.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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Byredo's eyeshadow formula is supposed to be "easy to blend," "long-lasting," and have "rich colour pay-off." They have a generally firmer feel than most eyeshadows have on the market, so using a firmer, moderately dense brush and moderate pressure are necessary to pick up product evenly when using a brush. The brand does indicate that they're "especially" blendable when using fingertips, though the narrow pans may not suit everyone's fingertips. I did not find using fingertips was necessary to achieve coverage or blendability overall.

Some of the brand's eyeshadow palettes include a glittery "top-coat," and these have a transparent base chocked full of fine glitter particles (which, by the ingredient list, appear to be Bio-glitter rather than plastic, or PET, glitter, but there's no callout about it when it seems like it would be a selling feature). The texture of these top coats is lightly tacky, and they work best with a fingertip and then patted exactly where one wants, as they don't really spread out at all.

The eyeshadows were typically pigmented, smooth to the touch, and blendable, with some of the low-sheen shades "melting" on the lid a bit for a very seamless finish. They wore around eight hours before fading visibly.

Browse all of our Byredo Eyeshadow swatches.

Boucle LE Limited Edition . 3 0 A- A- 9 Product 10 Pigmentation 9 Texture 8.5 Longevity 5 Application 92% Total Quick Shop: Saks doDisplay('div-gpt-ad-Leaderboard_5_728x90_300x250_320x50'); We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks! SephoraBeautylishUltaNordstrom More Ground Frost

Ground Frost is a medium, olive green with a warmer, reddish base and lighter, truer olive green pearl with faint micro-sparkle. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which adhered well to bare skin with a smooth, even laydown of color that diffused nicely along the edges. The texture was soft, smooth, and lightly creamy without being too firmly-pressed into the pan. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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Byredo's eyeshadow formula is supposed to be "easy to blend," "long-lasting," and have "rich colour pay-off." They have a generally firmer feel than most eyeshadows have on the market, so using a firmer, moderately dense brush and moderate pressure are necessary to pick up product evenly when using a brush. The brand does indicate that they're "especially" blendable when using fingertips, though the narrow pans may not suit everyone's fingertips. I did not find using fingertips was necessary to achieve coverage or blendability overall.

Some of the brand's eyeshadow palettes include a glittery "top-coat," and these have a transparent base chocked full of fine glitter particles (which, by the ingredient list, appear to be Bio-glitter rather than plastic, or PET, glitter, but there's no callout about it when it seems like it would be a selling feature). The texture of these top coats is lightly tacky, and they work best with a fingertip and then patted exactly where one wants, as they don't really spread out at all.

The eyeshadows were typically pigmented, smooth to the touch, and blendable, with some of the low-sheen shades "melting" on the lid a bit for a very seamless finish. They wore around eight hours before fading visibly.

Browse all of our Byredo Eyeshadow swatches.

Ground Frost LE Limited Edition . 1 0 A- A- 9 Product 10 Pigmentation 9 Texture 8.5 Longevity 5 Application 92% Total Quick Shop: Saks Verglas

Verglas is an ultra-light, silvery taupe with neutral-to-cool undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. The consistency was soft, smooth, and blendable with a lightly creamy feel that was was a touch thicker and less-firmly pressed in the pan compared to the other shimmery shades in the palette. It had rich color payoff that lasted well for eight hours before showing signs of fading.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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Byredo's eyeshadow formula is supposed to be "easy to blend," "long-lasting," and have "rich colour pay-off." They have a generally firmer feel than most eyeshadows have on the market, so using a firmer, moderately dense brush and moderate pressure are necessary to pick up product evenly when using a brush. The brand does indicate that they're "especially" blendable when using fingertips, though the narrow pans may not suit everyone's fingertips. I did not find using fingertips was necessary to achieve coverage or blendability overall.

Some of the brand's eyeshadow palettes include a glittery "top-coat," and these have a transparent base chocked full of fine glitter particles (which, by the ingredient list, appear to be Bio-glitter rather than plastic, or PET, glitter, but there's no callout about it when it seems like it would be a selling feature). The texture of these top coats is lightly tacky, and they work best with a fingertip and then patted exactly where one wants, as they don't really spread out at all.

The eyeshadows were typically pigmented, smooth to the touch, and blendable, with some of the low-sheen shades "melting" on the lid a bit for a very seamless finish. They wore around eight hours before fading visibly.

Browse all of our Byredo Eyeshadow swatches.

Verglas LE Limited Edition . 3 0 A A 9.5 Product 10 Pigmentation 9.5 Texture 8.5 Longevity 5 Application 94% Total Quick Shop: Saks

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Charlotte Tilbury Nude/Brown Super Nudes Duo Liner Review & Swatches https://www.temptalia.com/charlotte-tilbury-nude-brown-super-nudes-duo-liner-review-swatches/ Nude/Brown

Charlotte Tilbury Nude/Brown Super Nudes Duo Liner ($30.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a dual-ended eyeliner with a light peachy-beige on one end and a deep brown on the other. The lighter shade was less pigmented and tended to apply unevenly, while the deep brown side had rich coverage and adhered much better.

Ingredients Look Using this Product NARS Climax Eyeshadow Look
Read How-To View all Photos Read How-To View all Photos Nude/Brown P Permanent . $30.00. 1 0 B- B- 8 Product 9 Pigmentation 8 Texture 7 Longevity 4.5 Application 81% Total Quick Shop: Sephora, Nordstrom, Beautylish, Selfridges Where to Buy Affiliate Links BeautylishBergdorf GoodmanCharlotte TilburyNET-A-PORTERNordstrom More Retailers Selfridges (US)SephoraViolet Grey Int'l Retailers Charlotte Tilbury (UK)Cult BeautyFeelUniqueHarrodsHarvey Nichols (UK)John Lewis (UK)SelfridgesSephora (CA)Sephora (CA) doDisplay('div-gpt-ad-Leaderboard_1_970x250_728x90_320x50'); We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks! SephoraBeautylishUltaNordstrom More Nude

Nude is a light-medium peach with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had medium, somewhat buildable coverage with a smooth, more velvety texture that glided on comfortably. The issue I had was it did not apply that evenly to my waterline or my lash line, and it did not seem to stay on well for waterline wear, which I know is where a lot of people like to use a lighter eyeliner like this hue. It lasted for five hours on my waterline and eight hours on my lower lash line.

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HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, ISODODECANE, SYNTHETIC WAX, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, SILICA, POLYBUTENE, HYDROGENATED POLYDICYCLOPENTADIENE, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAX, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, SYNTHETIC BEESWAX, ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-t-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)].

Disclaimer : Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Nude PiP Permanent in Palette . 0 0 C- C- 7 Product 8 Pigmentation 7 Texture 6 Longevity 4 Application 71% Total Quick Shop: Sephora, Nordstrom, Beautylish, Selfridges Where to Buy Affiliate Links BeautylishBergdorf GoodmanCharlotte TilburyNET-A-PORTERNordstrom More Retailers Selfridges (US)SephoraViolet Grey Int'l Retailers Charlotte Tilbury (UK)Cult BeautyFeelUniqueHarrodsHarvey Nichols (UK)John Lewis (UK)SelfridgesSephora (CA)Sephora (CA) doDisplay('div-gpt-ad-Leaderboard_2_728x90_300x250_320x50'); We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks! SephoraBeautylishUltaNordstrom More group Explore Temptalia Best of Holiday 2021

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Brown

Brown is a rich, blackened-brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, lightly creamy consistency that applied fluidly across my lower waterline and lash line without skipping or tugging. It stayed on well for six and a half hours on my water line and eight and a half hours on my lower lash line.

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HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, ISODODECANE, SYNTHETIC WAX, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, POLYBUTENE, SILICA, HYDROGENATED POLYDICYCLOPENTADIENE, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAX, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, SYNTHETIC BEESWAX, ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-t-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, MICA, [+/- IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)].

Disclaimer : Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Look Using this Product NARS Climax Eyeshadow Look
Read How-To View all Photos Read How-To View all Photos Brown PiP Permanent in Palette . 0 0 A- A- 9 Product 10 Pigmentation 9 Texture 8 Longevity 5 Application 91% Total Quick Shop: Sephora, Nordstrom, Beautylish, Selfridges Where to Buy Affiliate Links BeautylishBergdorf GoodmanCharlotte TilburyNET-A-PORTERNordstrom More Retailers Selfridges (US)SephoraViolet Grey Int'l Retailers Charlotte Tilbury (UK)Cult BeautyFeelUniqueHarrodsHarvey Nichols (UK)John Lewis (UK)SelfridgesSephora (CA)Sephora (CA) doDisplay('div-gpt-ad-Leaderboard_3_728x90_300x250_320x50'); We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks! SephoraBeautylishUltaNordstrom More

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Makeup by Mario Cam & Annie Ultra Suede Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches https://www.temptalia.com/makeup-by-mario-cam-annie-ultra-suede-lipsticks-reviews-swatches/ Cam

Makeup by Mario Cam Ultra Suede Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a light, peachy orange with moderate, warm undertones and a soft matte finish. It had medium color payoff that could be built up to mostly opaque coverage, but there was some translucency and a tendency for the color to go on unevenly, streak along the edges, and settle into my lip lines noticeably.

The consistency was lightweight, thin, and firmer in the tube, which made it less comfortable to apply. It lasted for three hours with the settling getting worse over time, though it was neither drying nor hydrating.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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$24.00/0.14 oz. - $171.43 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "comfortable matte" finish that offers "full-coverage" that is "non-drying" and has "smoothing gels and texturizing powder" that delivers a "smooth matte, soft-focus appearance." It's a silicone-heavy formula that's thin, very lightweight, and has a "soft matte" finish that is mostly matte but not quite as flat initially as a true matte lipstick would be.

I find this type of formula to be a more common release from a multitude of brands, and they don't often have a lot of differentiation. It has been my experience, unfortunately, with most of these formulas that they tend to emphasize lip texture and imperfections--particularly catching around flakes, even minor dryness--and separate into lip lines as they wear down. The lighter shades tend to be the worst-applying and worst-performing, while more mid-tone and deeper shades can apply more smoothly and be more flattering on.

I noticed that the red and berry hues in the range seemed to be stiffer in the tube than most of the other shades in the line-up, and this resulted in the base of the lipstick breaking off from the twist-up mechanism (the following shades broke: Alicia, Kiana, Kristen, Amanda).

The pigmentation varied from more semi-opaque to opaque coverage with lighter shades having sheerer coverage relative to deeper shades. The initial consistency was firmer in the tube, though not to the point of tugging painfully, but I found that this tends to deliver less pigmentation and does tend to be a better application when I build up with shorter, overlapping strokes overall.

The formula was non-drying and very lightweight, so it felt like I had nothing on, but they only wore between two and five hours with a few shades exceeding that range (like a red).

Browse all of our Makeup by Mario Ultra Suede Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, DIMETHICONE, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYETHYLENE, MICA, SILICA, TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TRIISOSTEARATE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, KAOLIN, SYNTHETIC WAX, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX [CERA CARNAUBA], STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-t-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL, [MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): IRON OXIDES (CI 77492, CI 77491), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 6 (CI 15850)]

Disclaimer : Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Cam P Permanent . $24.00. 0 0 C+ C+ 7.5 Product 8.5 Pigmentation 7.5 Texture 7 Longevity 4 Application 77% Total Quick Shop: Sephora Annie

Makeup by Mario Annie Ultra Suede Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a dusty, medium-dark coral with warmer, more orange-leaning undertones and a soft matte finish. The consistency felt very lightweight and thinner on, though not clingy, but the tube itself was a little firm, so it took more pressure to apply it evenly on my lips.

It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that wore decently for four hours but settled noticeably into my lip lines after three hours of wear. The formula felt neither drying nor hydrating.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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$24.00/0.14 oz. - $171.43 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "comfortable matte" finish that offers "full-coverage" that is "non-drying" and has "smoothing gels and texturizing powder" that delivers a "smooth matte, soft-focus appearance." It's a silicone-heavy formula that's thin, very lightweight, and has a "soft matte" finish that is mostly matte but not quite as flat initially as a true matte lipstick would be.

I find this type of formula to be a more common release from a multitude of brands, and they don't often have a lot of differentiation. It has been my experience, unfortunately, with most of these formulas that they tend to emphasize lip texture and imperfections--particularly catching around flakes, even minor dryness--and separate into lip lines as they wear down. The lighter shades tend to be the worst-applying and worst-performing, while more mid-tone and deeper shades can apply more smoothly and be more flattering on.

I noticed that the red and berry hues in the range seemed to be stiffer in the tube than most of the other shades in the line-up, and this resulted in the base of the lipstick breaking off from the twist-up mechanism (the following shades broke: Alicia, Kiana, Kristen, Amanda).

The pigmentation varied from more semi-opaque to opaque coverage with lighter shades having sheerer coverage relative to deeper shades. The initial consistency was firmer in the tube, though not to the point of tugging painfully, but I found that this tends to deliver less pigmentation and does tend to be a better application when I build up with shorter, overlapping strokes overall.

The formula was non-drying and very lightweight, so it felt like I had nothing on, but they only wore between two and five hours with a few shades exceeding that range (like a red).

Browse all of our Makeup by Mario Ultra Suede Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, DIMETHICONE, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYETHYLENE, SILICA, TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TRIISOSTEARATE, DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, KAOLIN, SYNTHETIC WAX, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, MICA, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX [CERA CARNAUBA], STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-t-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL, [MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)]

Disclaimer : Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Annie P Permanent . $24.00. 2 0 B B 8 Product 10 Pigmentation 8 Texture 8 Longevity 4.5 Application 86% Total Quick Shop: Sephora

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Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 122 https://www.temptalia.com/community-favorites-looks-color-stories-vol-122/ 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 from readers (and myself, if it applies). You can browse more makeup looks / color stories or submit your own / color story.

If you’re not part our amazing community, consider registering for an account.  This will allow you to take full advantage of all of the features available on the site!

Most Loved Posh Pit MAC Permanent. $22.00 Mystic Oak LORAC Unknown. $15.00 Sidecar ColourPop Permanent. $8.00 Winter Rose LORAC Unknown. $15.00 Rudolph ColourPop Limited Edition. $7.00 Most Wanted Sidecar ColourPop Permanent. $8.00 Plum and Get It ColourPop Limited Edition. $9.00 Posh Pit MAC Permanent. $22.00 Singe Phytosurgence Permanent. $17.07 Winter Rose LORAC Unknown. $15.00 Most Recent Looks View More Looks Most Recent Color Stories Colors 0 Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image Colors - Product Image by Amy View Story Baroque Nouveau 2 Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image Baroque Nouveau - Product Image by Tulip View Story Coral 0 Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image Coral - Product Image by Julie View Story View Recent Color Stories Create A Color Story

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Ulta Cyber Monday Has Over 300 Deals To Take Advantage of Right Now https://www.musingsofamuse.com/2021/11/ulta-cyber-monday-has-over-300-deals-to-take-advantage-of-right-now.html cyber-monday-makeup-deals

Hurry over to ulta.com as Cyber Monday is in full force and there are over 300 amazing deals available on fragrance, makeup, skincare, and more.

Let me know what you get!

Where to buy

Ulta

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Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip, Lipstick, and More On Sale https://www.musingsofamuse.com/2021/11/bobbi-brown-crushed-liquid-lip-lipstick-and-more-on-sale.html

Hurry over to ulta.com and snag some great deals on Crushed Liquid Lip and Lipstick as well as other Bobbi Brown products.

Here’s the items available:
Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner $19
Cobblestone Lane Eye Shadow Palette $29
Crushed Liquid Lip $17
Crushed Oil-Infused Gloss $17
Crushed Lip Color $17

Enjoy!

Where to buy

Ulta

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Anastasia Beverly Hills 50% Off Eyeshadow Palettes https://www.musingsofamuse.com/2021/11/anastasia-beverly-hills-50-off-eyeshadow-palettes.html

Head over to ulta.com, macys.com, nordstrom.com, or sephora.com and grab either the Norvina or Modern Romance Palette for 50% off ($23)!

Enjoy!

Where to buy

Sephora Ulta Nordstrom Macy’s

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This year has been a long one, and many of us have had little reason to leave the house or put on anything other than sweats and hoodies (apart from our amazing key workers).

Now that life is slowly returning to a “new kind of normal,” you would be forgiven if you are finding it difficult to care about your hair-washing routine, or if your socks match, as all your energy is more likely going into remembering how to interact with people again. 

If you are looking for some tips on how you can improve your appearance, even when that is not how you feel, then just keep reading. 

Focus On Your Hair 

Your hair is one of the first features that people notice when they look at you, and to be honest, you definitely want it to be for a good reason! 

If you don’t feel like washing your hair, there are plenty of ways you can make your hair look good, and some styles actually require unwashed hair in order for them to work and look effective—and if in doubt, there is always dry shampoo. Doing whatever you can to have a good hair day goes a long way in helping you improve your appearance.

Go All Black

Long gone are the days when wearing all black was only for mourning—now it is a fashion statement, and one that looks like it is not going to diminish in style any time soon.

If you have no clue what to wear but still want to look chic, then throw on a stylish, fitted black shirt, some black jeans, and a black jacket. To break up block color, implement some accessories. 

Invest in Some Accessories

Accessories are a fast-track way to pull any outfit together and improve your appearance. There is something about items that are perceived as finishing touches that automatically allow us to look like we have put effort into our appearance which means this is a quick hack that everyone can utilize if they have some accessories on hand. You do not have to spend loads of money to look the part, and there many great pairs of shoes or stunning pieces of jewelry that you can get for low cost to complete your look. Don’t forget this can go for piercings too! And if you are prone to losing the balls on your nose ring or find it hard to find the right fit and style for you, you can buy wholesale jewelry in bulk for great value to make sure you have a decent supply. While it is great to mix things up, having a decent number of your favorites means you will always have your signature look, no matter what happens. By buying in bulk, you can enjoy your favorite look all the time, and who wouldn’t love that?

Take Care of the Clothes You Do Have 

If you feel that you need new clothes every time your current ones start to look a little worse for wear, replacing the contents of your wardrobe can get very expensive, very fast. Prolong their life by focusing on how to wash and dry them properly, and only doing so when completely necessary. Also invest in a “de-bobbler” to get rid of that built-up piling which gives the appearance of worn material.

When investing in new pieces, be sure to choose those of good quality and that are made of excellent fabric, so it will last much longer than other lower-quality materials. All of this can go a long way towards helping you improve your appearance.

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The 3 Elements of Charisma: Presence https://www.artofmanliness.com/people/social-skills/the-3-elements-of-charisma-presence/ Developing charisma personal magnetism presence power warmth.

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 November 2016.

Are you a senior in high school running for student council president?

Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract investors?

Are you a military officer working to win your men’s loyalty?

Are you a salesman trying to land some new clients?

Are you a college professor wanting to get through to your students?

Are you a single guy looking for love?

No matter your situation in life and your individual aims, one of the most important tools for success is your personal charisma. Charisma is what allows you to command a room, draw others to you, and convince people of your ideas. It’s an essential part of being the kind of leader who wins devoted followers willing to go to the ends of the earth for him. Charismatic men are perceived as both likeable and powerful — a dynamic, irresistible combination that opens endless doors to them.

Charisma may seem like a mysterious quality — something that some men are born with and some are not. But this is happily not the case. You don’t need to have hit the genetic charisma lottery in order to develop yourself into a man with powerful magnetism.

Far from being a magical and inexplicable trait, charisma can be broken down into a set of concrete, largely nonverbal behaviors that can be learned, practiced, and made natural. Olivia Fox Cabane, author of The Charisma Myth, places these behaviors into three categories: Presence, Power, and Warmth. When deftly combined, these three components produce strong personal magnetism.

We will be devoting an entire article to each of these three components of charisma. Each will provide an overview of the component, as well as practical tips for developing and implementing it. Later on, we will cover charismatic body language, and, because not every “style” of charisma is appropriate for every situation, we’ll discuss what behaviors to use or de-emphasize in different situations.

For today, we’ll start off by talking about the first component of charisma: Presence.

Charisma Component #1: Presence

Man woman together at old school diner illustration.

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and you could tell you didn’t have their complete attention?

How did it make you feel?

Probably a bit annoyed.

Sadly, it seems fewer and fewer people are fully present and engaged with the individuals they’re interacting with. Being completely engaged in a conversation has likely always been a challenge, as we all have a bit of the conversational narcissist in us.

Now that smartphones have saturated modern life, being fully present is even harder. People today try to (unsuccessfully) switch their attention between two worlds — the real world populated by the people they are physically present with and the cyber world which sends them dispatches through their phone. Go to any restaurant in America and you’re bound to see tables of people staring blankly at their smartphones and hardly engaging with each other. This video that circulated the intertubes a few weeks ago perfectly captures the way in which technology has created a society of non-present screen gawkers. Pretty poignant.

The good news about all this is that it’s now incredibly easy to set yourself apart from the pack simply by being fully present with people and giving them your complete attention.

When you think of charisma, you might think of trying to make yourself seem super awesome to others. But the paradoxical secret of charisma is that it’s not about trumpeting your good qualities, but making the other person feel good about himself. Real charisma makes the other person feel important; when they finish an interaction with you, they feel better about themselves than they did before.

Focusing your mental and emotional energy on someone as you interact is how you create that feeling of importance. People fundamentally want attention — they want to be recognized and acknowledged.

And you don’t have to be an outgoing, uber-social extrovert in order to have and display charisma. There have been plenty of magnetic individuals throughout history who have successfully counterbalanced their introverted inclinations with a charismatically intense focus and presence: Instead of being the life of the party, chatting everybody up, and offering a little of themselves to a lot of people, they concentrate on giving their full attention to a few; in so doing, they make others feel incredibly special. Charisma isn’t necessarily about quantity, but quality.

Conveying presence is a simple concept, but oftentimes difficult to actually achieve. You can’t just fake it. People are surprisingly adept at deciphering your feigned interest. To truly convey presence, you must actually be present. It takes a significant amount of willpower to focus all your attention on the person you’re with at the moment. But like all things, with practice, it becomes significantly easier.

Below are some tips on developing your charismatic presence:

Bring yourself to the here and now. Presence begins in your mind. If you feel like your mind is off somewhere else while engaging with someone, try this little exercise to bring yourself back to the here and now: Focus on physical sensations in your body that you often ignore. It could be your breath or it could be the sensation of your feet touching the ground. You don’t have to spend very long meditating on these sensations. Just a second or two will bring you back into the moment you’re sharing with this person.

Make sure you’re physically comfortable. It’s hard to be fully present with someone when all you’re thinking about is how uncomfortably tight your pants are or how hot it is. To that end, do what you can to ensure you’re as comfortable as possible. That doesn’t necessarily mean wearing a sweatsuit; being stylish, and feeling attractive, makes you feel significantly more confident, and the more confident you feel, the more charismatic you’ll come off. But it does mean wearing clothes that fit. Wearing well-fitted duds will make you both look and feel better. Other things you can do to increase your physical comfort include getting enough sleep, laying off the caffeine (be calm instead of jittery), and adjusting the thermostat (when you can) to a more agreeable temperature.

Set your devices on silent and put them out of sight. This serves two purposes. First, it reduces the temptation for you to check them while you’re engaging with someone. Second, it sends a strong message to the person you’re with that they have your complete attention and they’re not sharing it with the smartphone placed on the table. (Here’s a complete guide to shaking your smartphone habit.)

Look the person in the eye when they’re talking. Numerous studies have shown that people who make higher levels of eye contact with others are perceived as possessing a load of desirable traits, including warmth, honesty, sincerity, competency, confidence, and emotional stability. And not only does increased eye contact make you seem more appealing in pretty much every way to those you interact with, it also improves the quality of that interaction. Eye contact imparts a sense of intimacy to your exchanges, and leaves the receiver of your gaze feeling more positive about your interaction and also more connected to you.

To learn more about the importance of eye contact, click here. To learn how to make eye contact the right way, click here.

Nod to show that you’re listening. Besides eye contact, an easy way to convey presence is through body language, and more specifically, nodding your head. But be judicious with the noggin nods. An overabundance can indicate you’re trying too hard to please and agree with the person, which decreases their perception of your power. Also, only nod at appropriate times; you’ll need to be truly listening to know when a nod makes sense.

Ask clarifying questions. An easy way to show someone that you’re completely there with them is to ask clarifying questions after he or she has spoken. For example, you could say, “Tell me more about why you feel that way.”

A great clarifying question to ask comes to us from Stephen Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Basically, you paraphrase what the person just said and add, “Am I understanding you correctly?”

In more casual conversations, ask people questions like, “What was your favorite part of that?” or “What was the hardest part of that for you?” People really enjoy reflecting on and answering such questions.

For more info on how to ask questions that show you’re really listening, click here.

Avoid fidgeting. Fidgeting signals to the other person that you’re not comfortable or content and that there’s somewhere else you’d rather be. So don’t twiddle your thumbs or your phone. And avoid looking around for what else is going on, which signals to the other person that you’re searching for a better opportunity than your current one. Master the art of poise.

Don’t think about how you’re going to respond while the person is still talking. We all have a tendency to do this. Our inner conversational narcissist wants to be ready to jump in and start talking as soon as there’s an opening. But if you’re thinking about what you’re going to say, you’re obviously not fully listening to what the other person is saying. It’s natural to want to have an idea of what you’re going to say before you say it, but it’s okay to work through your response as you’re giving it; embrace the pause. As we’ll discuss in the article on Power, it’s low-status individuals that talk the most and feel the need to fill every silence.

Wait two seconds before responding. Breaking in the very instant a person pauses or stops talking signals to them that you were doing the above — thinking about what you were going to say instead of fully listening to them. Nonverbal behaviors are more powerful than verbal ones, so use this trick from Cabane to show you’re really tuned in:

When someone has spoken, see if you can let your facial expression react first, showing that you’re absorbing what they’ve just said and giving their brilliant statement the consideration it deserves. Only then, after about two seconds, do you answer.

The sequence goes like this:

  • They finish their sentence
  • Your face absorbs
  • Your face reacts
  • Then, and only then, you answer

Bone up on your other listening skills. Make sure to check out our article on active listening for more tips on improving this vital skill. Follow them and you’ll make vast improvements in your charismatic presence.

Dive Deeper Into Charisma

Read the entire series:

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Tutti Délices Vanille Chantilly http://www.fragrantica.com/news/Tutti-D%C3%A9lices-Vanille-Chantilly-15856.html Tutti Délices is a collection of inexpensive gourmand fragrances that appeals to a large public not only for the small price tag but also for the fact that its sugary notes are always balanced and interesting. Recently, the brand has launched the new scent Vanille Chantilly, with an airy whipped sensation that is very pleasant and soft. If you are into discreet vanilla scents that are fluffy, ...
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Virgil Abloh: Off-White designer dies at 41 https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2021/nov/28/virgil-abloh-off-white-designer-dies-at-41 The fashion maverick, also creative head at Lous Vuitton, had suffered from an aggressive form of cancer for two years

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has died after suffering from cancer, it has been announced.

The 41-year-old, who was the creative director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White, was living with cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare aggressive form of the disease, according to an announcement on his official Instagram page.

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Perfumed Horoscope: November 29 - December 5 http://www.fragrantica.com/news/Perfumed-Horoscope-November-29-December-5-15855.html   One of the exciting features in astrology is that what we think is good is never entirely good and that bad is never truly irreversibly bad. "Good" is considered harmonizing and strengthening, also through beneficial events and recognitions. "Bad" is regarded as a trigger of conflicts that make us grow in some ways. In this sense, any dispute you may have had over the past few weeks will no...
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Huda Beauty Helios N.Y.M.P.H. Highlighter Review & Swatches https://www.temptalia.com/huda-beauty-helios-n-y-m-p-h-highlighter-review-swatches/ Helios

Huda Beauty Helios N.Y.M.P.H. All Over Highlighting Powder ($55.00 for 1.05 oz.) is a rich, golden bronze with strong, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen. It was supposed to have “sheer to medium coverage” that was buildable, but it was actually rather pigmented; being generous, I might say semi-opaque in practice, but it was something you’d use a lighter-hand and a less-dense brush to specifically achieve true buildable coverage.

The formula felt like a gel-powder hybrid, so it had a firmer, denser feel to the touch–ensuring no powderiness–and did pick up more evenly with a moderately dense brush. The product applied evenly to bare skin and blended out with ease without emphasizing my skin’s natural texture. It had produced a noticeable shine that wasn’t quite as intense as it seemed when I initially swatched it, though it did get close to pore-emphasizing territory at full coverage. This shade lasted well for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

Top Dupes View Swatches View All Dupes View Swatches Ingredients

mica, synthetic fluorphlogopite, cetearyl ethylhexanoate, calcium aluminum borosilicate, hdi/trimethylol hexyllactone crosspolymer, squalane, octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate, glycerin, polysorbate 20, caprylyl glycol, ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-hexanediol, pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate, chondrus crispus (carrageenan), xanthan gum, silica, tin oxide, dicalcium phosphate, iron oxides / ci 77491, titanium dioxide / ci 77891, iron oxides / ci 77499, iron oxides / ci 77492.

Disclaimer : Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Ulta Cyber Monday 2021 + Holiday Beauty Blitz 2021 https://www.temptalia.com/ulta-cyber-monday-2021-holiday-beauty-blitz-2021/

Ulta’s Cyber Monday 2021 is almost here; they just put up their preview, and it kicks off at 8PM ET/5PM PT!  I’ve pulled out some of the highlights from the sale/deals, but you can check out all the details here.

General Deals
  • 3X points for cardholders (need to activate)
  • $10 off $50 qualifying purchase w/code CYBERMON21
  • Free $20 eReward card with $100 Ulta Gift Cards (physical and digital)
  • Holiday kits: up to 50% off
  • Palettes: up to 50% off select palettes
Brand/Product Deals Holiday Beauty Blitz 2021

These are weekly deals that are available now through December 4th, midnight CT. You can view all products on sale here! The highlights are 50% off Lancome Grandiose and Hypnose Drama mascaras and Tarte Shape Tape Concealer.

 

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Pat McGrath Cyber Monday 2021 Sale: $14 Lip Products https://www.temptalia.com/pat-mcgrath-cyber-monday-2021-sale-14-lip-products/

Pat McGrath’s Cyber Monday deal features a slew of lip products priced at $14 a pop. I’ve listed the formulas along with what shades are discounted, and I’ve also added links to swatches and reviews for the formulas.

MatteTrance Lipsticks ($14, regularly $38)

Swatches. Reviews. Shades included:

Lust Gloss ($14, regularly $28)

Swatches. Reviews. Shades included:

Lip Fetish Balm Divinyl Lip Shine ($14, regularly $36)

Swatches. Reviews. Shades included:

BlitzTrance Lipstick ($14, regularly $38)

Swatches. Reviews. Shades included:

Lip Fetish Balm ($14, regularly $38)

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What is your party makeup look? https://www.temptalia.com/what-is-your-party-makeup-look/ I don’t have any signature or go-to looks, but it’s usually me putting two or more Pat McGrath palettes together if it’s the holiday season!

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Clarks looking for reboot under new Chinese leadership https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/nov/28/clarks-looking-for-reboot-under-new-chinese-leadership After British founding family was forced to cede control, focus of attention turns to Asia

It began with a sheepskin slipper in 1825, but Clarks’ is moving out of its comfort zone in a battle for survival under new Chinese leadership.

The British footwear institution, founded by Quaker brothers Cyrus and James Clark, shifted from comfort to fashion after the desert boot inspired by James’ great grandson Nathan Clark’s time in Burma in the 1940s, became the footwear of choice of The Beatles, Oasis and generations of reggae artists.

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I wore the same outfit for a week, as part of a productivity hack promoted by Steve Jobs — but it didn't really work. After speaking to psychologists, I'm not surprised. https://www.businessinsider.com/steve-jobs-productivity-hack-reduce-decision-fatigue-psychologists-2021-11 Steve Jobs.

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  • Steve Jobs used to wear the same outfit every day in order to reduce decision fatigue. 
  • I put the strategy to the test to see if it improved my performance at work. It didn't initially. 
  • Psychologists say that while habits help improve our decision-making, other factors matter too.

Lots of highly successful people share a similar habit: they wear the same outfit every day. 

The late Apple founder Steve Jobs' black turtleneck, blue jeans, and trainers are the most recognizable example, but Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are also commonly known for their repetitive wardrobes. 

The reasoning is simple. It reduces the number of decisions that they have to make on a daily basis, in order to save energy for the important ones. 

"Decision fatigue" — as it's commonly referred to — is real, Barry Schwartz, a psychologist and visiting professor at UC Berkeley Haas told Insider. In his 2004 book, "The Paradox of Choice," he explored how having too much choice can leave us paralyzed and impact our ability to make decisions.

Our brains have a limited store of energy with which to make decisions. Every one of the thousands we make a day reduces this store.

"We underappreciate how much effort goes into making conscious, deliberate decisions," said Schwartz. "Relegating them to habit or some kind of routine means that you don't have to devote any bandwidth to them."

I feel like I could do with a bit more routine in my life. Some days I struggle to get started, or I'll find my capacity to concentrate wane from day to day.

Perhaps Jobs's technique could help. So I tried it out for a week. 

It was easy to add to my routine and sped up my morning

I didn't dress like Jobs — instead, I wore multiple blue T-shirts, black jeans, and a beige jumper throughout the week. I finished off the outfit with Nike sneakers.

I started the week confidently and laid my outfit out ready for each morning.

It was an easy addition to add to my schedule. I already have a fairly established morning routine, involving a 15-minute walk, showering then making breakfast, before starting work at 8 a.m. Having my outfit ready was one less decision I had to make. 

Stephen Jones I wore a beige jumper, blue T-shirts, black jeans, and Nike sneakers throughout the week.

Stephen Jones

It did make it easier to get started but by the end of the week, it would be hard to say that it made me more productive. I certainly didn't feel like I'd made better decisions.

In truth, I don't think it worked, and after speaking to psychologists that's not really a surprise. 

There are various things that can impact our decisions, according to Brooke Struck, research director at the Decision Lab, a Canadian company that investigates decision-making.

Eating properly and ensuring we're getting enough sleep all impacts our decision-making abilities, Struck said. 

"Task switching is one of the most cognitively taxing things you can do," he added. 

Looking back on my week, a train delay one morning meant I arrived in the office feeling behind. On another night, I struggled to sleep, which left me feeling drained and made it harder to concentrate. My beige jumper also didn't stop the seemingly constant distraction of slack notifications or emails every day. 

Offloading decisions by wearing the same grey T-shirt or eating only toast every morning is effective, but if you're not sleeping well, eating badly, or constantly switching between multiple tasks, your decision-making will still be affected. 

"If you think that wearing a black turtleneck every day for a week is sufficient magnitude to notice a perceptible change, your expectations are probably out of line," Struck said.

The duration of time you do it for also matters.

Uncertainty has an impact on our ability to make daily decisions, said Schwartz. In that sense, the pandemic has potentially made daily decision-making harder because it has disrupted people's established habits and routines.

"In an uncertain world, you're going to make bad decisions," Schwartz said. "The trick is to give you some of the best chances to make good decisions."

In conclusion, I'm not going to stick to a one-dimensional wardrobe. I like the daily change and opportunity to try something different. Reinvesting the time I'll save from not having to lay out my outfit in sleeping longer, is probably a better idea. 

Read the original article on Business Insider

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Ulta Cyber Monday 2021 Begins Tonight https://www.musingsofamuse.com/2021/11/ulta-cyber-monday-2021-begins-tonight.html

Ulta Cyber Monday begins tonight at 8PM EST with a variety of deals that from Tarte, It Cosmetics, and many more brands! Spend $50 and get $10 off using code CYBERMON21. Spend $80 and automatically receive a free 21 piece beauty bag!

Here’s what’s on sale:
30% Off Tarte
30% Off It Cosmetics Makeup
Ulta Beauty Boxes $19.99
30% Off Hot Tools40% Off Real Techniques
25% Off MARIO BADESCU
30% Off Philosophy Skincare and Bath
30% Off Lancome Skincare
50% Off Morphe 9 Pan Eyeshadow Palettes
NYX Buy 2, Get 2 Free
30% Off Grande Cosmetics

Exclusive Diamond and Platinum Rewards:
25% Off Tula
40% Off Colourpop Select Palettes
40% Purelogy
40% Off Vichy

More deals are bound to drop! I’ll share as they become available!

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25% Off All It Cosmetics Today Only at Sephora https://www.musingsofamuse.com/2021/11/25-off-all-it-cosmetics-today-only-at-sephora.html

Head over to Sephora.com and get 25% off your entire It Cosmetics order.

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Ulta Holiday Blitz Sale Begins Today https://www.musingsofamuse.com/2021/11/ulta-holiday-blitz-sale-begins-today.html

Holiday Blitz begins at Ulta today! Grab daily deals now through December 4th! Click here to view all of today’s deals!

Here’s a few standout deals:
Tarte Shape Tape Concealer Best-Sellers Set $20
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Readers reply: which monarchs would have lived longer if modern medicine had been available? https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/nov/28/readers-reply-which-monarchs-would-have-lived-longer-if-modern-medicine-had-been-available The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

Which British monarchs would have survived their illness or wounding if today’s medical knowledge had existed then? (Bonus question: which monarchs would we have had but for illnesses that are now easily preventable?) Jane Shaw

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Looking for Great Gifts? Why Not Gift a New NOKIA Phone for Someone! https://la-story.com/2021/11/looking-for-great-gifts-how-about-a-new-nokia-phone-for-someone-special/

 Great Deals from NOKIA: 5 New Phones for  Holiday Gifting!  Priced from $99.99 to “Top of the Line” $499.99!   This holiday season, give the gift of a sleek new smartphone at an affordable price! Thanks to HMD Global – the home of Nokia phones – you can get devices with the same features and apps that can be […]

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When kids’ games get serious: the adults competing at tag, conkers and hide and seek https://www.theguardian.com/games/2021/nov/28/when-kids-games-get-serious-the-adults-who-play-childrens-games Steve Max has no memories of playing Simon Says as a kid. He probably did – the centuries-old command game is beloved by adults who need children to be quiet (and put their hands on their head) for a little while – but Max only recalls playing Duck, Duck Goose and kickball at summer camp. No matter. At the ripe old age of 59, Max now plays Simon Says at least two or three times a week.

Max is one of a handful of professional Simon Says callers across the globe. He leads the game after First Holy Communion ceremonies, in the middle of corporate all-staff meetings, and even during America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) games. “If you think about it, there’s really only one rule: only do it if my command is preceded by ‘Simon Says’,” Max says over the phone from New York, “And yet people are just terrible.”

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Searches for Gucci label soar after release of murder film starring Lady Gaga https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2021/nov/28/searches-for-gucci-label-soar-after-release-of-film-starring-lady-gaga Designer brand reaps the benefit of Ridley Scott’s movie telling the story of the killing of firm’s ex-boss

When is murder good for business? When it is made into a Hollywood movie, for one – and when that film stars Lady Gaga. House of Gucci, the Ridley Scott feature released last week to mixed reviews, has sent interest in the Gucci brand soaring.

Searches for Gucci clothing were up 73% week on week, according to e-commerce aggregator Lovethesales.com on Friday, with a leap of 257% for bags and 75% for sliders. The figures suggest that the luxury brand stands only to gain from Hollywood’s telling of the story ofthe glamorous Patrizia Reggiani, who hired a hitman in 1995 to kill her ex-husband Maurizio Gucci, the former head of the fashion label.

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The 20 best gadgets of 2021 https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/nov/28/the-20-best-gadgets-of-2021 From smartphones to folding skis, the year’s top gizmos selected by tech experts from the Guardian, iNews, TechRadar and Wired

Cutting-edge tech is often super-expensive, difficult to use and less than slick. Not so for Samsung’s latest folding screen phones. The Z Fold 3 tablet-phone hybrid and Z Flip 3 flip-phone reinventions are smooth, slick and even water-resistant, packing big screens in compact bodies. The Fold might be super-expensive still, but the Flip 3 costs about the same as a regular top smartphone, but is far, far more interesting. Samuel Gibbs

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Every good dog deserves a musical tribute https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/nov/28/every-dog-deserves-a-musical-tribute-simon-tiffin-pet-hector-gets-a-hequiem Hector, dog of dogs, is the most glorious companion. Simon Tiffin reveals how he came to commission a piece of music that would evoke his spirit when he finally departs this world

One of the earliest signs of spring in my garden is a ring of snowdrops and winter acconites that encircles the trunk of a medlar tree outside the greenhouse. This yellow-and-white display was planted to complement a collection of elegantly engraved, moss-covered mini-headstones that mark the resting places of the previous owner’s dogs. Each of these markers has a simple but evocative dedication: “Medlar, beloved Border Terrier”; “Otter, a little treasure. Sister of Medlar”; “Skip, grandson of Genghis. Sweet eccentric.” Every time I see this pet cemetery I am reminded that, despite a complex denial structure that involves a sneaking suspicion that he is immortal, there will come a time when I have to face the death of Hector, dog of dogs.

Hector is a cockapoo and not ashamed to admit it. He sneers at terms such as “designer dog” and “hybrid” and is rightly proud of his spaniel/poodle heritage. Although many people have an origin myth of how their pet chose them, in Hector’s case it is true. When I went with my wife Alexa to see a friend whose working cocker had recently given birth, a blind, chocolate-brown caterpillar of a pup freed himself from the wriggling furry mass of his siblings and crawled his way towards us. Bonding was instant and, on our side, unconditional.

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