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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

I love Make-up!

MAC Cosmetics... my obsession.
First off I am sorry to my dad and any other male readers out there, I know my posts have been a little girly lately. Just remember girls find this stuff really interesting. I promise to write about something not so "fluffy" soon!

So here is a little fact about me - I love make-up! I don't wear tons or anything like that, I just love buying it and having lots of choices. In high school I got hooked on MAC. I think my mom said that I could get some as part of my back to school wardrobe instead of more clothes, or maybe it was a treat for my birthday. I just love going into MAC stores, I love the bright colors and the girls always look so put together. I think MAC stores scares some people because the sales girls do have some pretty bright and bold looks, but trust me they will make you look like a rockstar! It has now become my goal to convert my friends to my MAC ways. Christie has always had a lot of MAC in her make-up kit, then it was my sister, then Robin, then CGood, and then Tawyna on our girls weekend had a little MAC make-over. (The picture is from our second annual KC girls weekend)

Like I mentioned last weekend I did a little shopping, and stopped by the MAC counter to pick up a few of the things I was out of. Their Prep+Prime line is amazing. I use the face primer under my make-up everyday and is makes my skin feel like silk, thus helping everything go on a lot easier. Plus, it really controls the oil in my T-zone. This time I picked up the Prep+Prime with SPF 50. I figured with summer around the corner this would save me one step in the morning. All about multi-tasking! Now I know there are some Mary Kay, Arbonne and Clinque girls that read my blog so tell me what your favorite beauty product is. Girls always love a miracle product!

6 comments:

  1. You girls look fantastic. You forgot to mention that MAC is Canadian!

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  2. You should have waited to do your shopping till I got back. MAC is huge in Thailand and really cheap!!

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  3. Do they have actual MAC stores over there or are you buying this stuff in the markets? You should stock up for us!

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  4. They are the real thing, just discounted like everything else. Brett's brother brought some back, and its the real thing

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  5. Oh, love this post! And don't worry, there's nothing wrong with getting a little girly - it keeps it real!

    I love MAC (although I'm not a huge fan of their mascara.) Their brushes are unreal...their eyeliner and foundation brush are amazing and make such a difference for me. My other favourite brand is Smashbox. Their under-eye concealer is the only thing that makes me look alive! I also love Quo foundation, and Tarte has some pretty amazing eye shadows for more fun looks. Whew...I could go on and on, but I'll stop now!!! I have to stay away from Sephora since I want to empty my bank account there...

    Fun post Crystal.

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  6. Oh darling...I will admit, I was cringing for a bit reading this entry ;) I appreciate your add in about your friends liking other product lines - you like to get a rise out of us!! I'm absolutely addicted to Arbonne products! You don't want to get me started on "where/how" your products are made Crystal - it made me think twice about what I was using - BUT I will never talk bad about another company. I am THRILLED that you have found a product line that you are so passionate about. I will continue to lay my seeds in you and I KNOW you will become a bit Arbonnized one day and be hooked for life ;) My entire home and life are full of Arbonne - hard to pick out just a couple - but a few must haves are Arbonne eye cream, primer, bronzer, mascara, and body lotion that conquers my eczema! Love ya Crystal and your love for makeup!

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