Dupes: Wet n Wild x Jeffree Star + Colourpop/NYX x Sephora!

I have a decent amount of lipstick, so I was bound to have a few dupes in my collection.  Sure enough, I’ve recently found a few ~possble~ dupes for a Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick and two Sephora Cream Lip Stains, so I’ve come up with a highly sophisticated rating system to calculate “dupe-ness.”  Read more to find out how much $$ you could be saving!

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First Impressions + Swatches: Colourpop Nectar Collection

Ok – I don’t own the *entire* Nectar Collection by Colourpop, but I do own a few of the ultra satins, a lippie stick, the pressed powder duo, and the pressed powder shadow palette, so I do own like 40% of the collection, so if you want to see my first impressions and some swatches on ~40%~ of the Colourpop Nectar Collection, keep on reading!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing (by Someone Who Doesn’t Know How to Sew)

Disclaimer: As the title suggests, I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO SEW.  Basically, I’ve been really into watching upcycling/thrifted transformation videos on YouTube lately, and I wanted to give it a go myself, despite my completely lack of experience and knowledge on the subject, and blog the whole thing.  This post is going to be on a few sewing “key words” and tips I’ve picked up while watching YouTube videos!

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First Impressions: Too Faced Peanut Butter & Honey Palette and Sweet Peach Creamy Peach Oil Lip Gloss

I’m back in the US for the next 2 weeks for spring break – take a wild guess where I went first! If you guessed somewhere that sells makeup, you’re correct.  More specifically, I went to ULTA and fueled my obsession for Too Faced… here are my first impressions on the new Peanut Butter & Honey Palette and the Sweet Peach Creamy Peach Oil Lip Gloss!

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Sephora: USA vs. Italy

In this post, I return from my 2-month sabbatical to talk about the VERY IMPORTANT differences I’ve noticed between shopping at Sephora in the US and shopping at Sephora in Italy!Read More »

Recipe Test: Ina Garten’s Red Velvet Cupcakes

So most of you might not know this since I’ve never blogged about this before, but in addition to my apparent obsession with lipstick, I also have an obsession with baking.  I’ve decided to start trying online recipes (I’m not creative enough to come up with my own) and figured what better way to start off than with a recipe by the queen herself, Ina Garten?
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First Impressions: Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip | Friday

I own over 80 lipsticks, but surprisingly, I don’t actually own a black lipstick.  Deciding that’s not how I want to live my life, I decided to rectify the situation and get a lipstick that’s as bleak and dark as my sense of humor – here are my first impressions on Colourpop’s Ultra Matte Lip in “Friday!”

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