MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast: a Yank and 2 Canucks Talk About the US Election

Something different on the podcast today – and we’re posting in the morning rather tonight – why wait? We recorded this episode the day after the American election so I was still in shock and probably some denial. This episode expresses our raw thoughts on this history-making event.

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HippyLip was our American guest for this podcast.  It was insightful to have an insider’s perspective of how things went down. Specifically, HippyLip lives in a state that flipped from blue to red. Of course HippyLip doesn’t speak for all Americans just as we don’t speak for all Canadians, but it’s a glimpse into the differences and similarities we have.  I wished we could be more funny and talked more about makeup but honestly, shit got real!

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PP12: MAC Powder Blush in Cubic

I have to first apologize, but this blush is discontinued as of last year. I was as shocked as anyone else when this was announced. I had MAC MUAs tell me they didn’t know what they’ll use now for weddings – it was their staple shade. They were stocking up on this shade themselves.
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Blushes are one of my favourite makeup items, behind eye shadows and nail polish. I own over 150 blushes… 😮 But MAC Cubic is one that I holds a special place in my heart.
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Stash Dash: Nov 6 – 12

Last week was quite draining, to say the least. I’m so glad it’s over. :/

Here are the posts that went up, in case you were too busy drinking yourself into a stupor:

PP12: Bourjois Java Rice Loose Powder
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This lovely smelling loose powder adds a nice luminosity to my under eye area.

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Nuworld Botanicals Aromatherapy Personals

What a difference one day makes. I made a conscious decision to lay off blogs yesterday – I just couldn’t muster genuine interest after the American election results.  But I suppose the best way to move past the shock is to resume normal activity.

Today I’m showing a few nifty pocket-sized aromatherapy remedies from Nuworld Botanicals called Aromatherapy Personals:
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Jet-Lag Relief Roll-on
Sinus-Headache Relief Roll-on
• Stress Relief Multi-Nutritive Oil for Body, Bath and Hair

I didn’t specify what products to try from Nuworld Botanicals so it was prophetic and timely that Natalie Cascella (the founder of Nuworld Botanicals) sent these specific ones to me!

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Burberry Nail Polish No. 200 Steel Grey

Since the weather is turning a bit cooler, I thought I’d finally wear this polish which I bought in January during one of my crazy no-holds-barred hauls:
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Steel Grey caught my eye because of its greige tone and golden shimmer.
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And let’s be frank, that Burberry packaging suckers me in every time.

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PP12: Bourjois Java Rice Loose Powder

Today I’m showing a product that sat collecting dust in my makeup drawers for years:
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The Bourjois Java Rice Loose Powder:
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Stash Dash: Oct 30 – Nov 5

It’s November! It’s officially:
• American Election Time (finally)
• Movember (I should really parlay the Stash in Stash Matters into some Movember theme thing…)
• Christmas Music Time (too soon)

In case you’ve been busy preparing your immigration papers to come to Canada, here’s what you may have missed on the blog last week:

Project Pan: NYX Powder Blush in Taupe PB11
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Old version or new version, NYX Taupe is a great drugstore contour option.

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October 2016 Low-Buy Accountability

This is the first month that I’m back in the black since my overspending back in June. I had $108.32 to spend. And boy, did I spend every single penny!
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It’s not much to look at but one of those items accounted for 80% of the total. And oh yea, I overspent. Again. Just a tiny bit. 😛

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MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast: Ménage à Trois avec Jodi

This episode marks a new chapter in the MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast – there were THREE of us on the podcast at once! 😮  Jodi of A Brash Attitude joins Cat and I to talk about new beauty releases, rants about public transit and the US election.
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Warning: I’m super crusty on this episode. 😛

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Sephora VIB Rouge Shopping List Fall 2016 Edition

Here we go again. It’s almost time for everyone to lose their minds because it’s Sephora VIB sale! I managed to achieve VIB Rouge status last year on my No-Buy ( 😆 ) so I get early access and 20% off, starting November 4th until the 7th. Then the VIB level will have 20% off from Nov 11-14th.  It’s the highest discount level that Sephora offers in the whole year, so it’s the best time to stock up!

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I just got this in the mail – I think my SO tried to hide it from me at first… 😛

I made a stop at Sephora recently to refamiliarize myself with that store… I feel like I’m drifting away from Sephora lately!

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