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Checking In: M2U NYC Eye Primer, Sugar Rush Eyeliner, Beauty Advice From Mom and Cute Hair Accessories

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Note to self

If you’re going to maintain a tube of lipstick in your desk so you possibly can contact up earlier than video calls, then you must in all probability additionally keep in mind to examine your enamel for lipstick earlier than you begin mentioned video name! — and that, my buddy, is your day by day make-up recommendation from the digital beauty-loving sister you by no means needed however ended up with anyway, ha ha ha! 😹

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Bold lips will save us all

The different day at work, we had been speaking about make-up, and certainly one of my coworkers talked about that when she was rising up her mother was at all times dressed to the nines earlier than she left the home, even when she was simply going to the grocery retailer. She mentioned her mother would at all times drop these nuggets of magnificence recommendation, like “Never go outside with your curlers on,” and “Always put on lipstick before you leave the house.” This, after all, blew my thoughts, as a result of once I was a tween and teen, I acquired all my recommendation from “Seventeen” journal… I feel once I was about eight my mother informed me to place some lotion on my legs earlier than I went outdoors to play, and that was the extent of my magnificence schooling at house.

What form of magnificence recommendation do you keep in mind your mother supplying you with?

Speaking of make-up, I attempted a pair extra issues which are new to me from the Ipsy field — an affordable $8 (!) eye makeup primer from an indie, cruelty-free brand called M2U NYC. The model is just like e.l.f. in pricing and type.

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M2U NYC Eye Primer

The primer has the identical texture and end as Urban Decay’s eye primer, and whereas I like how mild it feels on my lids and the way it blends into my pores and skin, I’m not blown away by it. I do see somewhat little bit of creasing towards the tip of the day once I put on it with the Vizart Petite Pro Un Palette.

I additionally tried an eyeliner from the Sugar Rush Line, which is Tarte’s new-ish sister line. Easy on the Eyes is a twist-up gel pencil with a built-in sharpener on the opposite finish. I just like the wealthy black colour and how rapidly it dries (lower than a minute!), however I discover that the tip isn’t skinny sufficient to essentially attain close to the bottom of my lashes.

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Sugar Rush Easy on the Eyes liner in Black

Before I head out, one final thing (it’s hair associated): I maintain seeing these cute scrunchies with what appears to be a long scarf attached to them, so whenever you put your hair up, it appears to be like such as you tied a shawl in it… I actually need this one!

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,

Karen

P.S. TGIF!

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