WOW! I can hardly believe this blog is more than a year old already. Where does the time go? These were some of my favorite posts from this time last year.
- Q&A With Makeup Artist Billy B
“The most challenging aspect of my job is not makeup. It’s all the politics that goes along with it. It’s really a tough business. You are judged by so many things other than your craft. It’s too bad, but it’s the way the world is.”
- Makeup Events – The American Beauty Tour Opens in San Francisco
“Eye pencils are emollient, which means that after you apply the pencil, it always moves around unless you set it with shadow or powder. You don’t have to set your eyeliner with the same color. Try layering it with different colors to get added dimension.”
- Product Review – Four Fruit-Scented Lotions for Summer!
“I will be the first person to admit I have no idea what a passionfruit should really smell like. Does it smell like passion? Does it smell like fruit? Who really knows?”
- Drugstore Product Review – Neutrogena Visibly Even Foaming Cleanser
“I have sensitive, acne-prone skin that is beginning to show the first signs of aging. So I made a trip to Target and bought a couple products to target (ha ha ha) the recent changes in my skin.”
- Three MAC Must-Haves for the Club – Makeup and Beauty Blog’s Guide to Smart Clubbing, Part 5
“I love Nymphette because it’s got enough color to give my lips punch but not so much that I can’t put it on without a mirror.”
I’m writing this at 5:31AM Hawaii time, typing in the dawn’s early light from the couch in my family’s home. They live at the foot of a lush, jungly mountain that seems like a world away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Honolulu, even though it’s only about 20 miles away. Right now I can barely hear myself think because there’s a constant din of bird calls and songs from outside, louder than I would have thought possible.
I don’t mind the songbirds at all, but the chickens … oh, the chickens. Yes, Mr. Chicken, I know you’re awake, sir. You have made it abundantly clear, lol!
Time to forage for coffee…
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,