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Freesia for Your Thoughts…

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Red and yellow freesia

Whenever I walk by these flowers, which are just outside my door in our little cul-de-sac circle, I want to LEAP into the air like a bird with my arms outstretched and my toes pointed! (Like how Baby jumps into Johnny’s arms in the final scene of Dirty Dancing.)

These are my neighbor’s freesia flowers, and yes, I’m that weirdo in the neighborhood who gets all up in your garden when you’re not around and takes pictures of yo’ blooms.

I wish there was a way to implement scratch ‘n sniff with the computer screen, because these smell amazing!

Red and yellow freesia

Yellow Freesia

Flower for your thoughts…

Colorful freesia

Red and yellow freesia

Red and yellow freesia

Colorful freesia

These pink flowers (wish I knew what they were, especially the hot pink ones) are also blooming…

Hot pink flower

Pink flowers

…and happen to match my pants. :)

Hot pink flower and matching pants

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The Makeup Show Los Angeles, March 28-29: A Peek at Some New Products From Sephora, Smashbox, Make Up For Ever and Stila

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Sephora Collection Colorful Blush in Flirt It Up

Sephora Collection Colorful Blush in Flirt It Up

Aw, man! I wish my rotten boss would give me a few days off so I could go to The Makeup Show Los Angeles.

One of these days…

I’ve always wanted to go. They’re these two-day conferences for beauty professionals with seminars and a big exhibit hall filled with beauty brand booths and new products. Attendees get to meet, greet and network with other peeps in the industry.

The shows take place a few times a year in different cities around the country, and the next one happens to be in Los Angeles.

It’s March 28 and 29, and if you’re lucky enough to be going, you have a lot of new beauty to look forward to, including the things listed below…

Sephora Collection Colorful Blush in Over the Moon No 14, Colorful Blush in First It UP No 06, PRO Brush in 73 and Colorful Blush in Im Shocked No 09

New Sephora Collection products from the purple pan in the lower left: Colorful Blush in Over the Moon No 14, Colorful Blush in First It UP No 06, PRO Brush in 73 and Colorful Blush in I’m Shocked No 09

Smashbox Contour Step-by-Step Contour Stick Trio and Cherry Smoke Be Legendary Lipstick in Bing

The Smashbox Contour Step-by-Step Contour Stick Trio, and Cherry Smoke Be Legendary Lipstick in Bing

Stila Nude Interlude Color Balm Lipstick in Sophie

Stila Nude Interlude Color Balm Lipstick in Sophie

Make Up For Ever Primers

New Make Up For Ever Primers

Bioderma Sensibio H2O from beautylish.com

Bioderma Sensibio H2O from beautylish.com


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Find Spring Nail Inspiration in Your Jewelry Box: A Colorful Manicure With the New ORLY Color AMP’D Nail Polishes

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Orly Color Amp'd

Oh…this? This is just my wackadoo mani, courtesy of the new ORLY Color AMP’D line at Target stores. From the left, that’s LA Dreamin, LA Sunshine, La La Land, Echo Park and Rooftop Lounge ($9.99 each)

Before you paint your nails this weekend, raid your jewelry box.

No, seriously! You can find lots of inspiration and color combination ideas betwixt the shiny baubles, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

That’s what I did today. Then I painted my paws with a few cute, colorful spring shades from ORLY’s new Color AMP’D line (available online now at target.com and coming exclusively to Target stores starting March 8).

What do ya think? Do my nails go with this Neon Spray necklace by Kristin Perry?

Methinks they do. :)

Orly Color Amp'd

Orly Color Amp'd

ORLY Color AMP’D swatches from the left: Cali Swag, Rooftop Lounge, Echo Park, La La Land and LA Sunshine


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More Pics and Swatches of the MAC Bao Bao Wan Collection Beauty Powder and Lipsticks

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MAC Matte Lipstick in Lavender Jade

MAC Matte Lipstick in Lavender Jade ($17.50)

I keep wanting to say “MAC Bao Bao wow!” because of Forbidden Sunrise, the head-turning, heartbreaking, traffic-stopping bright orange lipstick that basically has all the good stuff I like in a bold lipstick.

Lavender Jade is no slouch, either. Powerfully pigmented and oh, so purple.

Here are more pics and swatches of the MAC Bao Bao Wan collection Lipsticks ($17.50 each; here are three of the four in the collection) and Beauty Powder ($28), which are available now on the MAC website, at MAC counters and in stores Bao Bao now.

Bao Bao WOW!

MAC Matte Lipstick in Forbidden Sunrise

Matte Lipstick in Forbidden Sunrise

MAC Lustre Lipstick in Romantic Breakdown

Lustre Lipstick in Romantic Breakdown (I’ve had my share of romantic breakdowns, haha…)

MAC Bao Bao Wan Lipsticks

From the left: Forbidden Sunrise, Lavender Jade and Romantic Breakdown

MAC Beauty Powder in Summer Opal

Beauty Powder in Summer Opal


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A Few Thoughts on Tabs the Micromanager

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Tabs is watching you!

YO. I literally cannot escape my manager. He’s on my @ss 24/7, watching me, looking over my shoulder, micromanaging every. Single. Thing.

Even when he’s allegedly “taking a break,” he keeps one eye open, so he can monitor my activities.

It’s a Devil Wears Prada situation to the Nth degree. MY BOSS IS A BEAST!

Tabs is watching you!

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