Month: April 2012

  • marina makeup4all

    Her Beauty Secrets: Interview with Marina from Makeup 4 All

    I’m really excited to bring you an interview with the lovely Marina from Makeup 4 All. Makeup 4 All is one of my favourite blogs: it features lots of reviews and info on new product launches, collections and trends, keeping you up-to-date with all that’s happening in the beauty world. In addition, Marina has also […]

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  • skinny doesn't equal beautiful

    Being Skinny Doesn’t Mean Being Beautiful

    EDIT: 07/09/2014 I want to point out that I’m attacking the belief that we should be thin to the point of anorexia to be considered worthwhile individuals, not women who are naturally skinny. All body types are beautiful. Trying to change them to comform to someone else’s ideal of beauty isn’t. Can you be beautiful […]

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  • why retinol in a jar is a bad idea

    Why You Shouldn’t Buy Retinol Products Packaged In Jars

    I don’t get it. Would you buy a delicate designer dress that’s “dry clean” only and throw it in the washing machine? Of course not. You know that’s like throwing $1000 down the toilet. *shudders* Yet that’s exactly what you’re doing when you’re buying a retinol cream packaged in a jar. Here’s why: What Is […]

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  • remove cuticles

    Should You Remove Your Cuticles?

    “Gio, I love your nail colou… wait! Why haven’t you removed your cuticles?!” It’s a sin for a beauty blogger to paint her nails without removing her cuticles. But, I don’t care. Cuticles may not look all that pretty. But they’re SO useful, and getting rid of them is never a good idea. Here’s why: […]

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  • acid mantle

    Do Facial Exercises Work?

    I remember first reading about facial exercise in a teen magazine. I must have been 16 or something. The article mentioned that these exercises helped maintain facial muscle tone and so, I dutifully sat in front of the mirror and started playing with my face. I felt so silly! But, I was more than willing to […]

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