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  • Makeup Junkie: Bridal Makeup and the Hardsell Cosmetic Counter Makeover(!?!)

    Hard sell cosmetic counter artiste

    Pre-Wedding Rituals: Strange Encounters of the Cosmetic Counter Kind…Hard sell cosmetic counter artisteI love makeup. We all know this. This is why my traincases don’t close, my heart flutters when MAC releases a new collection, and I still think that I will one day find a mascara that will change my life.However, one thing threatens to spoil this perfect love. Overzealous cosmetics counter people.Eyeshadow is NOT a weapon!One of my closest friends is getting married at the end of June,…

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  • Makeup Junkie: Limited edition cosmetics can be better than fantasizing about a one-night stand!

    Hot guy vs. hot lipstick?

    M.A.C. Cosmetics Sugarsweet Collection, back with a very available past love…Hot guy vs. hot lipstick?Any woman who has ever fantasized about a steamy one night stand with a celebrity will understand my love of limited edition cosmetics.You know what I mean– you’re at a bar, you lock eyes with Brad Pitt (or George Clooney, or whoever the hottie du jour is), and immediately you know that this is it, your chance for one amazing evening with him– this chance will…

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  • The Makeup Junkie: Can’t Live Without Cosmetics


    The Five Most Essential Beauty Items…blushHow well do you remember the movie THE BREAKFAST CLUB?At the end of the movie Molly Ringwald takes Ally Sheedy into the ladies’ room, and with just a few handy cosmetics turns Ally from misanthrope into girl next door. . .Well, I think that scene defined my point of view on beauty. Sure, sometimes I want something more dramatic, but for a basic, classy, presentable look, really all I need is five things (and you’ll…

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