OCC Lip Tars Swatches

I was lucky enough to snag three OCC Lip Tars on sale because it’s the discontinued packaging.   I purchased Harlot, Melange and Trollop.  I’ve swatched  them on my arm as well as photographed them on my lips.    Yay!

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How Do I Choose An Indie Company?

I’ve had a couple of people ask me how I choose between all the indie companies out there.   I certainly don’t have a set ‘formula’ per se but I have some criteria that I generally follow.   I’ve jotted down some thoughts for you guys but please remember that something that does or doesn’t work for […]

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MOI Minerals Swatches

I’ve now received my second order from MOI Minerals and realized I forgot to swatch the first batch!   This time I ordered more shadows and then more lippies.   I received samples of Outer Space, Lusty, Jelly 444 (Lovesick on the site), GRV #1, GRV #3, Pink Stiletto and Spawn as freebies, the rest I purchased.  […]

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ZOMG Smells Reviews

I hadn’t tried ZOMG yet so I decided to try their sample pack and the shipping was exceedingly fast.  Everything was well packed with no leaks. Ice Cream Soda Root Beet Float:  From childhood love to fully-grown treat: root beer floats are classic and tasty! We have hand-blended our Root Beer Ice Cream Soda fragrance […]

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NA New Bastet’s Garden Reviews

I had a chance to review the Bastet’s Garden scents…..Rose Sapphire was the surprise hit for me! Rose Sapphire-Precious Resin of Black and Blood Rose Essential Oil, Nokturne: Sapphire (Amber Musk); an evening perfume blend for an evening out, for another, in gratitude of something we have achieved or simply sharing with yourself and a […]

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Moving An 85 Gallon Fish Tank

We are remodeling the living room which included floor to ceiling bookshelves and a new tile floor.  This also means that we got to move an 85b gallon fish tank.   It’s a lot of work but not necessarily *hard* work so I thought I’d share it in a picture story.  Enojy!  (oh and all the […]

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Happy 4th Of July! (& day 3!)

Happy Independence day everyone!  I decided to do some 4th of July inspired makeup and nails.   Everyone stay safe and don’t blow any body parts off! Face:  Holika Holika Peach Girl BB cream. Cheeks:  Brazen’s Heartbreaker Lips:  MOI Minerals Love Song Eyes:  MAC Untitled under Tick: Tock taupe Infinity base.  Femme Fatals’s Star Rube used […]

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