My attitude towards makeup has shifted so much as I’ve gotten older. Easy, quick, effortless and imperfect is how I like my makeup now. I think there’s something sexy and womanly about imperfect makeup because it exudes confidence. It’s kinda like saying to the world – “I don’t need to try that hard to feel good in my skin” – which is a beautiful thing IMO. So for my birthday this past weekend, I pulled together this easy makeup look in five minutes for perhaps the last “adult fine dining” experience my hubs and I will have for…

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  W3LL People was founded in 2008 by a former NARS makeup artist/instructor, a marketing expert and a dermatologist. Everything is made with natural and organic ingredients with their signature component being aloe that soothes, hydrates and nourishes the skin, while Known harmful toxins, like parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, and useless fillers have been left out.    As a girl who loves the visceral experience of luxury makeup, I was a little hesitant when the W3LL People products arrived at my doorstep via their PR rep. The plastic packaging leaves much to be desired IMO, but I do love that the packaging is made…

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Back during my Shiseido makeup artist days it used to take me two hours to get ready. Yes, you heard me correctly. Two hours. But I was also in college then and a fresh blowout, smoky daytime eye and fierce lip was my look. Now, I can’t be bothered with all that and strive for natural everyday makeup. IF I wash my hair (usually not since I wash at night and do a light curl + dry shampoo in the morning) I want natural, easy and fast. I don’t have time to efff around. My to-do list ain’t gonna do itself. So,…

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