MAD CHIPMUNK

BEAUTY REVIEWS, VINTAGE FINDS & OTHER BEAUTIFUL THINGS

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Hall of Fame: Concealers

My all-time favorite concealers. Benefit’s Erase Paste (now called boi-ing brightening concealer) and Tarte’s CC Undereye Corrector are my favorites for covering dark circles.  I will continue to repurchase over and over again.  I use shade 1 Fair in Erase Paste.  Available at Benefit counters.  I use the shade light-medium in Tarte’s CC Corrector.  Available at Tarte displays. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind is my all-time favorite undereye concealer.  I’ll use

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French Pharmacy

  Some goodies from my French pharmacy shopping spree.  Separate reviews coming.      

10 Beautiful Things

Cafe Du Monde, New Orleans 1.  The Guide to Non-Toxic Deodorant 2.  Brown Butter Fried Nutella Banana Croissant Sandwiches 3.  Fairy-tale Villages 4.  Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ 5.  What Jeans Looked Like the Year You Were Born 6.  21 Ways to Get Your Shit Together 7.  Best Dance Moves 8.  Fascinating Colour Postcards From the 1900’s 9.  Lazy Person’s Guide to a Happy Home 10. 24 THINGS WOMEN

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March Favorites

  My Favorites this month. Yon-Ka Paris Cleansing Cream: A wonderful cleanser that I’ve been using exclusively in the mornings.  Its calming formula is great for sensitive, dry skin and rosacea.  It also contains refreshing peppermint which is why I like to use it in the morning.  Wonderful brand.  Available through aestheticians or online. MISSHA Complexion Coordinating BB Cream: My favorite Korean brand.  This is a medium to full coverage BB

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