Dreamgirl & Boudoir Eyes

Two Faced Boudoir Eyes mini-palette

Two Faced Boudoir Eyes mini-palette

Two Faced Boudoir Eyes mini eyeshadow palette

While I was doing a lot of cosmetic shopping at Winners, I first passed up this Boudoir Eyes eyeshadow mini-palette from Two-Faced. I mentioned it to a friend, and she said that she thought I’d like their products – because for pale skin the shades still showed up…

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Lime Crime Diamond Dew

One last post specifically about Lime Crime cosmetics I bought from Winners today. I bought three different shades of Diamond Dew; but I’m not nearly as obsessed with them as I am about the Diamond Crushers…

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Lip balm – DIY recipe

Chocolate-mint DIY lip balm

Chocolate-mint DIY lip balm

While making the beard balm and beard oil lately, I figured I’d make up a few tubes of lip balm while I was at it.. (since the bases use many of the same ingredients).

I bought a dozen lip balm containers from a local supplier (I’ve heard they’re seriously overpriced though, so I’m not going to link them here… if I want to do this again and it’s NOT on a whim or tight deadline, I’ll likely order them online or find a more affordable supplier) so I didn’t want to make a LOT… just enough to fill up the containers I had.

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Beard balm – DIY recipes

Beard balm with vanilla and cinnamon leaf oil

Beard balm with vanilla and cinnamon leaf oil

While out shopping with a friend, he started checking out some beard balm and beard oil. He didn’t pick any up, but when his birthday rolled around, I bought him something, and wanted to make him some beard balm to gift him as well.

I started out with three recipes, each with different ratios – I figured I’d try a few different things and see what he liked in terms of scent and texture/moisture/etc.

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