5 Products to keep makeup in place

5 Beauty Products to keep makeup in place

When I am planning a long day or night I want my makeup to stay put. After years of dancing up a storm, then looking in the mirror and realising you weren't quite the goddess that left the house 6 hours ago. In fact, the image staring back is pretty scary. Smudged Eyeliner Faded Eyebrows Eyeshadow in the creases Makeup around your collar Nude Lips Wild hair I can't … [Read More...]


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This is a shallow post. Back away now if you're less shallow than me. This could be hard, because sometimes I'm pretty shallow. I'm 41 years old. I'm pretty happy … [Read More...]


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