TW: I’m going to be talking about some serious mental health issues, suicide included. If you find this triggering, stop now. “Mental health” has been in the news a lot lately. I’m not going to touch on that because the events prompting these conversations are extremely sad and I’m not prepared to discuss the many…

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I am fried, it’s practically impossible to focus, and this is what I did today. I hate laundromats with a passion, but since there aren’t laundry facilities in Dan’s little Michigan house, my options were to get over my hatred or go commando in dirty clothes. I chose the former option. Despite it being the…

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Augmented reality. It’s the fancy technology that allows us to virtually try on makeup, either through apps or mirrors in restrooms in China. One of the companies pioneering this technology is Modiface. They’ve worked with Sephora to design the Virtual Artist section of the iOS and Android Sephora apps, and Benefit to design the Brow Try-On. There…

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I’ve mentioned this once or twice before, but I really hate cleaning my brushes. There are some chores that I just can’t stand to do, and that’s one of them. I will literally wait until I don’t have a single clean brush left to wash them, and I’ve even been known to just buy new…

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I don’t know if I’ve ever talked about this before, but I really love to travel. More than anything, I love road trips. Over the past few years, I’ve put several thousand miles on my car driving to far-off places. I like being alone, and when I take trips this way I can control when/where…

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I don’t normally wear powder foundations. I’ve tried several different brands, loose and pressed, and it just doesn’t give me the coverage I like. Knowing this about myself, I still bought this foundation when I saw it on clearance at Walgreens. I don’t know why; I guess because it was a deal? This is supposed…

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