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Giving Up the Ghost: When Is it Time to Say Goodbye?

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Hello gentle readers. Put the champagne and streamers away. I'm not going anywhere. We all reach that point in our lives. We meet our perfect one. We encounter that perfect partner that makes us look and feel like a million bucks each and every day of our lives no matter what. When it is new and fresh and beautiful and exciting and perfect and we just can't get enough. And we are in perfect love and we think it will last forever. And we go along in a haze of rose coloured happiness, thinking that everything is going swimmingly. Then one day, hard, cold reality hits and it's all over. You look in the mirror or look very carefully at a photograph and the glaring truth becomes painfully obvious.  That foundation you thought was the perfect thing, your Holy Grail of Holiest Grails is now a gross, thick, clotted, creased, nasty, cake-y mess. When did that happen? How did that happen?  Why did that happen? It probably crept up on you slowly. You recognized the signs..

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Luminous Flush: Review, Photographs

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Hello gentle readers. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes are a unique and beautiful addition to the makeup world. A morphing of beautiful, pigmented blush and the perfecting, luminous properties of the original Ambient Lighting Powders that give the cheeks fresh, glowing colour and a soft, radiant highlight. The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush is available from the Hourglass website or from Sephora stores or their website. There is 0.15 oz of product and the price is $35.00. The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush packaging is very similar to the Ambient Lighting Powder. Lighter, brighter gold, but that same sleek, rounded square compact that feels smooth and luxe in the hand. Open the lid and there is a mirror inside the lid. Then contained in the well of the compact is the prize. Luminous Flush Ambient Lighting Blush, a champagne rose pigmented blush marbled with Luminous Light Ambient Lighting Powder. The powder is exquisitely finely milled and pressed in to a softl