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Two Jobs - One Tool! How I Get Smooth, Shiny Curls and Waves with the T3 Twirl 360

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Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer

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::affiliate:: One of the most useful and beautiful makeup products I have tried, lately is the  Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer . I have been curious about this primer for a long time and I decided to buy the snack sized version, 0.33 oz. for $18.00 so that I could test drive it, see if I liked it and wanted to invest in the full size.  Packaged in a simple, frosted glass bottle with a black pump and cap, this mini is surprisingly elegant in it's appearance. This lovely, silky formula smooths the skin, softens and diffuses fine lines, blurs imperfections, helps to minimize pores and provides some UV protection (a little bit... this is not an excuse to skip your hardcore sunscreen, gentle reader), thanks to it's chemical free SPF 15. A little bit goes a long way and I'm getting a lot of use out of my small size bottle. This primer locks my foundation or CC cream down all day long and, even tho it is meant to be mattifying, I don't find it to be drying. I al

NARS Audacious Lipstick in Claudia

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:::affiliate::: I have been reading numerous blog posts and watching YouTube videos gushing over the  NARS Audacious Lipsticks . Gushing, I say. Oh! The packaging! The formula! The application and wear! Just the best... Ever!!!  Are they?  I decided to pick one up and put it through it's paces.  I bought the  NARS Audacious Lipstick  in Claudia, a bright, cool pink. The packaging is beautiful. Sleek, heavy and luxe in the hand, the squared tube has the NARS logo in satin relief around the lower half of the outer tube and of course, that lovely magnetic closure that pulls the cap perfectly into place and holds it securely there to prevent in bag yuk events. Plus, let's admit it... It's just a lot of fun to play with.  Twist the bullet up and you will see a smooth, slightly glossy bullet with a beautiful, sharp trim and a flat angle down the front with NARS cleanly embossed in the lipstick. Every detail is beautifully attended to.  The NARS