Review: Becca Ombre Nudes Palette


I’d been stalking this palette online for months before I finally decided to buy it. Or rather, I got my sister to decide for me because I just couldn’t. I kept going back and forth, putting it in my cart on and then taking it back out. On the one hand, I had read several positive reviews and really liked the looks of the shades. But on the other hand, did I really need another basic nudes palette in my life?

beccanudesIf you enjoy a hazy, brown smokey eye that’s not too warm and not too dark, then you will likely find a place for this palette in your routine. I’ve used it several times since I got it, and I really do enjoy it.  Read on for swatches and my specific thoughts on this palette.

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Sick-Day Beauty (When Taking a Sick Day Seriously Isn’t an Option)


The 2014-2015 cold and flu season has been a doozy for me. It started with a cold the week before Christmas. Then in February I had a nasty flu that morphed into a cold. (That sickness lasted about two weeks). Now, I’m just getting over yet another cold. Hopefully this will be my last bout of sickness this year. When I’m really feeling ill, I do try to stay home and spare everyone else my germs, but, as I’m sure all of you hard working people out there know, sometimes taking a sick day just isn’t an option. Duty calls! Besides, colds tend to drag on forever, and you have to go back to work and face the world eventually. Below are a few of the products that helped me get back to work looking more or less like myself in spite of the sniffles. Read on for my sick-day beauty tips.

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