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

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 [...]

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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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