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My Must-Have Makeup Faves

I love the idea of makeup--transformation, enhancement, etc.--but am usually pretty lazy about actually using it. My daily routine is pretty simple: I make sure my skin looks good, my lashes are curled, and hurriedly swipe on a lip stain as I’m rushing out the door. Sometimes I’ll do a red lip or a basic cat eye, but these are the products I manage to use regularly: 1 > YSL Touch Eclat in 6.5 | I

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Current Obsession: ’90s Makeup

  Ah, the ‘90s. Back then you couldn’t flip a page in a fashion magazine without coming across some starlet or supermodel raving about Benefit Benetint or Stila Convertible Color , sporting matte skin and lips in various shades of cocoa and beige. I remember desperately trying to copy the the makeup I saw on shows like 90210 and in TLC’s ‘Creep’ video, but despite spending tens of dollars in the Bonne Bell/Wet ‘n Wild section of

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Beauty:Just Smitten

  I really love the idea of lipstick, but I also really love to eat. Often. As in, I need food every 2-3 hours. Which presents a problem if you're like me and are often too busy/lazy/forgetful to remember to re-apply lipstick. Enter Revlon's Just Bitten lip stain, which I picked up at CVS on a whim one day. I grabbed a Crave (pinky-plum) from the display, took it home and tried it, then promptly went back

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Get Red-dy!

  Confession: I have never been able to properly pull off a red lip. Pink, purple, burgundy, even orange, I've managed to (mostly) master. But red? I look like a naughty toddler playing in mommy's makeup. It just never seems to look rose-blossom right. Until

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