We’ve all heard how lining your lower rim with white eyeliner will make you look more awake. I’ve tried it, and frankly, white is way too garish. I looked like an 80′s angel at a costume party. To avoid looking like a party monster, try nude eyeliner instead. I know what you’re thinking, “Why would I buy NUDE eyeliner?! It will blend in!” But you’re wrong – nude eyeliner brightens the eyes naturally, and makes your whites look, well, whiter. Here are a few options, at any price range:
- Wet n Wild Color Icon Kohl Liner Pencil – $0.99 at Walgreens.
- Rimmel London’s ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Eyeliner – $4.49 at Ulta.
- Tarte’s Lights, Camera, Lashes Inner Rim Liner – $19 at Sephora.
I recently decided it was time for a haircut. My hair has been looking a big scraggly, and long, scraggly hair is not the look. My usual place (which I love, love, love) is Public Barber Salon in San Francisco, but since moving to Oakland, I felt like it was time to give an Oakland salon a shot. So I went to Le Rebelle Hair Team in Old Oakland. It’s a small, no frills salon with a good Yelp rating (4 stars), so I thought, why not?
The first time I went, I asked for a bob. The main stylist suggested that I don’t go too short in the back, since my hair is so thick. I took his advice and walked out with a decent cut at a great price ($25).
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The holidays are upon us! This year, I chose not to go shopping on Thanksgiving or Black Friday. I love a deal as much as the next person, but I’m over elbowing strangers for a $40 DVD player. Which means I’ve still got a lot of shopping to do!
Here are my pics for beauty gifts under $25.
Olay Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System
At just $21 (Amazon.com), the Olay Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System is perfect for those who want to try the Clarisonic, but don’t have/want to spend $200 on a facial brush.
Andis Ceramic Ionic Styler Hair Dryer
This hair dryer has made blowdrying my hair a breeze. With it’s easy to hold handle and detachable combs, it cuts my flatironing time in half. (Find it at your local Target for about $20, or on Amazon.com for $15.79).
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