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T ..

Maryland 21078
Hi, I go by T, and I am a regular person looking to save money is the beauty aisle. I have always loved makeup and skincare products, and I tend to gravitate towards the drugstores and major discount stores to find the goodies. A year or two ago, I decided to set up a blog and share my... Full Bio
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"Discontinued" is a four letter word by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I have not tended to my feet is more than 9 months, and it is driving me absolutely crazy. My dry, parched heels are getting caught on everything: socks, carpet, sheets, p ... Read on »
"Nevermind your makeup, look at your awesome brush roll!" by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Over the years I have collected all of the brushes I will ever need for makeup application. So, now that the brushes are divided into "mine" and "theirs," I decided to sear ... Read on »
"Oh wow! I had this?" by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty For those who have visited Makeupalley.com, you might have encountered the sudden urge to buy many things that are raved about. The boards are the ultimate enabling machin ... Read on »
"The wipes are right next to the 550 gallons of olive oil." by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I like to buy bulk toilet paper. In fact, it annoys me when I have to make emergency runs to buy little packages of toilet paper. I don't know why, but I must have five ba ... Read on »
*cue soap opera music* As the foundations rotate...(part 1) by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I had vowed to myself a while ago that I would write about the foundations that work for a NC 35-40 (MAC foundation system) person.  After thinking I was NC40 for a while, ... Read on »
...And for fun by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Here are some eye looks. They looked from the last days. I used  -UDPP as a primer -NYX Jumbo eye stick in yogurt on inner half of eye and paci ... Read on »
A Tube of Disappointment by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty If it sounds perfect, then *insert cliche here.* Yup, pretty much. It it sounds perfect, then expect to be disappointed because perfection, it is not. And so I present to ... Read on »
Angels sang when I first applied the creamy stick of color by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I was an awkward teenager, like the majority of girls (I think the majority of women go through this.). I never really felt pretty when I was younger. Now, I have grown t ... Read on »
At least Maybelline didn't lie to me by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty After the debacle that is Revlon Ultimate super-stick lips. I went back to a sleeper hit that was hiding in my lipstick drawer: Maybelline Mineral Power Lip color. Hmm, t ... Read on »
Avon brings the word "intensive" to a whole new level by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Photo from avon.com Several years ago I traveled to Germany during one of the harshest winters in 100 years. The cold was wretched, horrid, treacherous, bitter, a ... Read on »
Avon called and... by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Ever since I was 15 I have had to constantly negotiate with my skin. You see, my skin has a very fickle personality. She coaxes me into settling into a "makeup optional" co ... Read on »
Blogger Guiltville by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty My, what a break I have taken?! I have taken a long trip to blogger Guiltville. Blogger Guiltville is the place where bloggers with great intentions go when their lives ar ... Read on »
Bo-ingggg... by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Do you remember Ramona the Pest? Remember how she was curiously committed to the idea of pulling on one of the her classmate's curly tendrils?  BO-ING, BO-INGG.  Ok, ok, on ... Read on »
Boots+Expert=skincare, How's that for math, Ms. Teacher? by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Everyone is asleep in the house, and now I am scrambling to type out what I had journaled several days ago. First off, life has been good and busy. I am working full-time ... Read on »
bras and brushes... by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty At the beginning of this month I received a really cute 6-piece bamboo eye brush set from ecoTools, which is perfect for travel. It has taken me awhile to get around to thi ... Read on »
Busy testing by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I have been busy testing some products for this blog. Right now, I have been using Prestige Total Intensity eyeliner (very nice, more later) Garnier Nutri-Pure daily ... Read on »
But Officer, that bumper sticker was just so funny! by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I have to admit, sometimes I am a distracted driver. I am driving along, and then all of the sudden I see a car in front of me, and the back is covered in bumper stickers, ... Read on »
Cheeks, get to work (the awesome story behind picking the winners)! by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty First, I would like to give a great "Thank You" to all who participated in the EcoTools by Alicia Silverstone cosmetic bag contest! Thank you for following, and I aim to be ... Read on »
Children's books do more than just teach to read... by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Don't rush out to buy these. Not so good, not so conditioning (as claimed), very sticky. Never seems to dry to a nice finish. A review will come. Read on »
Contest Winners by T .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty The contest winners have been chosen. Be sure to check your email. Once I have established contact with the winners, they will be announced. If I don't hear from them, th ... Read on »