Category Archives: Makeup

Tea-tree Dish: Naruko Tea Tree Overnight Blemish Clear Powder Review

Normally, just hearing “tea tree” dries me right up. Tea tree oil saps the joy out of skincare as fast as it does sebum from skin. With its medicinal smell and astringent qualities and with my dryish skin, tea tree has … Continue reading

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My Space? – Girlactik Beauty Waterproof Eye Glaze

For the last couple of months, I’d been pulling some extra hours for the man. That means going straight from bed to my work desk and from my work desk straight to bed. That means…SOME makeup must be left at … Continue reading

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Call of Duty-Free: Renee’s Mini Airport Haul at YVR

I just came back from my annual snowboarding trip in Whistler. Beside the bazillion foot elevation and vertical drop, and jaw-dropping, audible-gasping sights of this mountain, this & the surrounding Vancouver area has among my (Renee’s) FAVORITE duty free shopping … Continue reading

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Chanel Ya Later: Chanel Camelia de Chanel Illuminating Powder Review & Swatches

To be honest, I’ve never used up a highlighter and I currently have ::mumbles:: four…or six…or more ::mumbles::.  But this limited-edition beauty by Chanel called to me like no other.  Talk about sparking joy! Camélia de Chanel Illuminating Powder officially … Continue reading

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Holding the Line: Neogen Long-Lasting Eyeliner Coating Serum Review

Neogen is well known for its skincare (ex: wine gauze pads and cleansing sticks), so I was surprised to spot a makeup item among the Neogen items at Skinfood in Flushing (Queens, NY). Fine, Neogen Code9 Long-Lasting Eyeliner Coating Serum … Continue reading

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