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Gel Manicure at Home with Gelish! Featuring the color Night Reflection.

Gelish Nail Polish In Night Relection, Swatch

Gelish Nail Polish Swatch in Night Reflection

Gel nails. They are huge right now. Among the claims sported by gel manicure companies are such statements as: no chipping, no peeling, 3 weeks wear, no fading. This is everyone’s dream right? Up until recently, you had to get yourself to a salon to get one of these manicures as well as pay around 25-35 a pop. Being one of those who doesn’t go to the salon, ever, I bought the Gelish kit when it was released at Sally Beauty Supply. I’d been sitting on the kit until today as I thought the manicure would take forever. However, I discovered that this manicure isn’t as complicated as I once thought. Read on for more!

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Revlon Photoready Perfecting Primer Review, Photos, Swatches.

Revlon Photoready Perfecting Primer

Revlon Photoready Perfecting Primer in 001

Yay for new drugstore products and double yay for new Revlon products! Y’all know I love my Revlon. They make my favorite foundation, concealer, and tons of other products that I love. The photoready line was extended for spring to include a new airbrush mousse foundation (review coming soon), brightening concealer, bronzing palettes, and primers. I love a primer that does more than just prep the skin, so I picked up the perfecting primer. I’ve been using this for a good week now, so read on for the review and more pics….

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Maybelline Master Drama Eyeliner Review and Swatches.

Maybelline Master Drama in Midnight Master and Bold Brown

Maybelline  Master Drama Eyeliners in Midnight Master and Bold Brown

Oh, maybelline master drama, how I love thee! I’m going to go ahead and tell you that this is my absolute favorite drugstore pencil liner. Love love it! It is the creamiest, most pigmented eyeliner I’ve found. Read on to learn more….

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My Favorite New or New to Me Products of the Year

top products of 2011
 Charming Charlie: This is my newest favorite jewelry store ever. I can’t believe I didn’t discover it until this year. After hearing about the chain on Youtube through Kandee Johnson (www.kandeej.com), I looked it up and saw that there are a few stores within an hour of my location. Let me tell you, this place is totally worth the drive. They have so much cute jewelry and it’s all reasonably priced. If you like Claire’s, you’ll love Charming Charlie.
 

Ode to Chapstick – Maybelline Baby Lips Photos and Review

Maybelline baby lips in quenched

Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm in Quenched

Ode to lip balm! This is one product I use every…..single…..day. In the winter especially, I can’t leave the house without lip balm since my lips dry out so much. So, I decided to give this a try to see how it stacked up to previous balms I’ve used. Read on for more……

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