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Fashion Notes: Is the bride too beautiful?
Thursday, October 11, 2007

"I want to give women an artificial perfume," said Chanel. "Yes, I really do mean artificial, like a dress, something that has been made. I don't want any rose or lily of the valley, I want a ... [more]
Montale Powder Flowers review
Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Mmmmm...day two of this stuff. I tried a bit out on my wrist yesterday, then, deciding I liked it, applied it properly, and did the same today. This begins as the kissing cousin of Chanel No. 5, ... [more]
Angelina Jolie, Keira Knightley
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Angelina Jolie ad for Shiseido Again with the utterly colorless background and dress, making her sublime blue-green eyes jump out at you. You'll note how simple her makeup is here. Just a little ... [more]
The perfect blush: then and now
Monday, August 13, 2007

Then: The Lipstick Page Forums Beauty & Fashion Blog: The perfect blush Now: Hm. I agree with Dain, that blush should be regarded as a foundation product, rather than as a color cosmetic. It's ... [more]
Beauty Notes: Chanel Moiré lipstick part 2
Friday, August 10, 2007

Okay, I give up. It's not that plummy. To my eye it seems plummy, but it's more rose than plum. I also have Nars Jezebel, Mambo and Malibu on in this pic, and my hair is completely wet. Happy ... [more]
Beauty Notes: Chanel Moiré lipstick
Thursday, August 09, 2007

I finally chased down my sample of Chanel Hydrabase "Moiré" lipstick and wore it yesterday. Wearing is believing...I'd forgotten how good this stuff is. Zero bleeding: the outline stayed ... [more]
How to choose a lipstick shade: then and now
Monday, August 06, 2007

How to choose a lipstick shade Since writing the original post, I used up MAC Sophisto and Strawberry Blonde, all the way down to their inner metal tubes. They're sitting in my Back to MAC empties ... [more]
Stash musings
Saturday, June 02, 2007

As my cosmetics stash gently ages (see previous Rambles...), I feel I should rethink what it means to have a stash to begin with. I've never been much of a "collector" in the sense that owning a ... [more]
Cosmetics ennui
Saturday, February 24, 2007

It's just crossed my mind...as I'm sitting here typing, on this cold, grey, rainy Saturday afternoon...that I've become so unspeakably bored with my cosmetics collection, that I haven't even felt ... [more]
Favorite "high end" beauty products
Friday, February 16, 2007

Conversely, some products are worth their higher price tag. The colors, staying power, texture, versatility, sometimes even the shelf life--I've had cheaper lipsticks and eyeshadows turn on me ... [more]
Beauty breakthroughs
Friday, November 17, 2006

Once in a while, there comes along a beauty product that actually does change your life. Most of them don't, of course, but some of them do. This has been on my mind for a while...because once ... [more]
 

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