This might be my first really unpopular opinion, but hear me out. I am not opposed to dudes wearing, enjoying, purchasing or discussing makeup. I actually think it’s kind of great, and I’m encouraged by other countries who are more accepting of it and have cosmetics lines geared specifically for men, like Japan and Korea. What I…

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I love books. Maybe more than I love makeup. If I ever had to choose between the two I’d be distraught. I’d occasionally like to talk about what I’m reading here, partly to break up the constant barrage of makeup madness, but also because I’m not part of a book club or anything and rarely…

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So, I’ve been thinking… Every time I get thinking about things I come up with ideas which inevitably lead to terrible things like organization and scheduling. Anyway. I’d like to have a slightly more structured schedule for my posts. Right now I post whatever I feel like with almost no thought to it, and it…

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I’ve never done a tag here before but thought I’d give it a shot… I saw a post like this while scrolling through blogs I follow (there are A LOT) and was like, what the hell. I’ve got nothing else going on except real work and life and other such nonsense. Plus I like thinking…

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Where has this brand been all my life? It’s been popular in Germany for the last 15ish years but I only started seeing it in Ulta a few months ago. To be honest I completely overlooked it; how could a brand this cheap make anything worth buying? That’s the part I still haven’t figured out. Over the…

Read more Let’s talk about: Essence