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Best Kept Gel Eyeliner Secret

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One of the most popular questions I get around here is what eyeliner is the longest wearing on the waterline. There are two great eyeliners I love for my waterline that wear long and strong and that would be Urban Decay Perversion and Mally Beauty Evercolor Automatic Waterproof Line.

However, you might already one of the best kept gel eyeliner secrets around for extra long strong wear….

If you don’t jump ahead for it!

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Beat Dry Skin and Have Time Left Over to Save the World!

So you live in below zero temperatures and the cold is killing your plans to save the world! I know I can’t plan anything when it’s cold because my skin is dry, patchy, and flaky. I mean seriously, think about it for a second, if you’re going to take over the world you want to look your very best right?

So here’s my solution to beat your dry skin and still have time left to take over the world!

All in a few steps!

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Remove Candle Wax from Your Candle Jars and Create Something Beautiful

Bath Body Works Caribbean Escape Candle

Dear Maureen,

Y u the most amazing reader evers on Musings of a Muse?

I love you right now.

k, bye.

da Muse
xoxox

Today I got an odd tweet from Maureen saying she got some of the new Lush Easter Bombs and proceeding to tweet me that she pops BBW Candles in the freezer and stores Lush Bombs in ‘em.

I had no idea what this crazy girl was babbling about. Eh? What? freezer? bath bombs? Who?

But this women is a genius.

Behold what she found on the Internetz!

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How to Conceal Dark Circles & Brighten Eyes

How to Conceal Dark Circles

The mostly commonly asked question I get is “How do I conceal my dark circles?” “How can I brighten my eyes?” Concealing and brightening eyes will differ for everyone in my opinion. Like snowflakes, dark circles differ especially since we all have different undertones so perhaps you don’t necessarily have dark circles but maybe blue ones or even yellow. Darkness will vary from skin tone to skin tone.

I don’t think I necessarily have a major problem with dark circles mostly my eyes suffer from puffiness if I’m working on a few hours of sleep or over computer use and gaming, straining my eyes will make my eyes look tired, puffy, and old. I already have some fine lining combined with dryness so indeed my eyes do tend to look tired.

Below you’ll find some of my favorite products and tips to brighten up my eyes, conceal dark circles, and give me a the illusion of looking like I had eight hours of sleep when in fact it was only five.

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Trouble Applying Concealer Under Your Dry Eyes? Solution, Mally Beauty Perfect Prep Eye Primer!

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Ugh the bane of my existence. Dry under eyes! As I’ve grown older, gulp, I’ve noticed my eyes have started to become drier and drier and drier!

The skin around the eye area is a very thin, delicate area and it’s one of the first places you might notice the signs of aging. Of course, to erase those signs of aging as well as dark circles, puffiness, and just general aging, we reach for our trusty concealer. But what happens when your concealer starts aging you instead of de-aging you. I know I depend on concealer with my life to make me look fresher, more awake plus I need it to conceal pesky problems such as puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles. But when your eyes are dry this isn’t always the case.

Sometimes applying concealer under your eyes leads to creasing, caking, and just general woe all due to dry eyes. I know I have a hell of a hard time getting my concealer to look flawless when my eyes are busy being terribly dry. Most folks will recommend good eye cream which of course is the first step in getting the dryness under control but honestly, sometimes, you need to even go steps further.

Solution?

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