2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 310 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

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Look of the Day: Old Hollywood Glamour

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Kingdom of Tides



This is probably my go-to look for an evening out or a special occasion. I keep coming back to it – matte red lips paired with winged eye liner. I don’t think this look will ever go out of fashion.

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua in B20, Vichy Dermablend in Opal to conceal spots, Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch in Ivory for under the eyes. Sleek face form palette in Light for contouring. Catrice Multi Colour blush.

Sin from the Naked palette up to the crease, Virgin as brow bone highlight. I used matte beige and brown eyeshadows for subtle contouring in the crease and the outer corner. For this I used the Accessorize lovely day palette (reviewed here) and an Une mono eyeshadow. Brown eyeshadow under the lower lash line. Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof kohl kajal in Nude on the water line. Collection 2000 extreme 24 hour felt tip…

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