Category Archives: More Than Beauty

The English Patient Book Review

I know that many of you have been following along with my book reads this year, and I finally read The English Patient which has been on my must-read list for a while.  All I can say is that it … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga at the MMVA’s

Just a reminder that Lady Gaga is timeless, as is this look of hers from the 2009 Much Video Awards. It’s hard to criticize Lady GaGa for not having pretty makeup because she’s usually pretty out there with her style. … Continue reading

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How This Blog Has Changed My Life

Wrote this in 2008 and thought I’d post it again – this was written pre-instagram and Youtube… I don’t often do this, but once in a while I get all reflective and inward-looking on you guys. Now, it takes something … Continue reading

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Audrina Patridge at the MMVA’s

The Hills is back on so I though it would be fun to take a look back at one of Audrina Patridge’s past looks.  This is from 2009!  Fashion has come so far, as have red carpets, and we don’t … Continue reading

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Best Beauty Products of June 2020

Here’s what I loved this month: MAC Prep + Prime Natural Radiance Primer.  $49.  I know that I usually say that I don’t like primer, and I still don’t use it daily, but I do concede that primer is a … Continue reading

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Should I Get a Facial?

Facials require not only a commitment of funds but also of time, and so a lot of people are wary of getting them before they sign away 3 hours of their afternoon. Should you get a facial? The short answer: … Continue reading

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Luminess Air Brush Foundation Review

Have you heard about the Luminess Air Brush Foundation System.  It’s the same kind of makeup that professional makeup artists use, and there’s no brushes or fingertips required to put on any of the products.  All you use is a … Continue reading

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How can I Make My Pores Appear Smaller?

Can you make your pores smaller? Nope. There is no way no how and cosmetic companies know that which is why their products always say the continued use will only make pores APPEAR smaller.  Usually the branding will say “minimizes … Continue reading

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Diane Kruger at the MET

Just a throwback to a great look. The dress, makeup, and hair are all timeless. Pay attention – blush on the apples of your cheeks actually makes your cheekbones stand out more.

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Organic Everything?

So as we become more conscious of the environment and our impact on it, there’s a trend towards using more organic/natural products instead of whatever’s been working for us. Is there really a need? Maybe.  Maybe not.  I still think … Continue reading

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