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Dior Addict Fluid Stick in [289] Versatile & [784] Chic | Review, Photos & Swatches

August 26, 2015

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It’s been a while since I’ve worn a lip gloss if I’m being honest.  For the last few months, it’s been nothing but liquid lipstick or the occasional traditional lipstick for me.  Which is kind of sad because all of that lip gloss has just been sitting around, waiting to be worn.  So neglected!  Le Sigh.  When two new Dior Addict Fluid Sticks from the Fall 2015 Cosmopolite Collection landed on my desk, I thought that there was no better way to reintroduce my lips to all things glossy than to take these for a test drive.

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Movies

#MovieMonday | Straight Outta Compton [2015]

August 24, 2015

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Synopsis
In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A’s first studio album, “Straight Outta Compton,” stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history. ~IMDb

Movie CertificationRestricted 

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Books

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher | Book Review

August 23, 2015
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher | Book ReviewThirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Published by: Razorbill
Release Date: October 18, 2007
Genre: Social Issues, Young Adult
Length: 288 pages, in Hardcover format
Source: Personal Copy
Rating: five-stars

You can’t stop the future.
You can’t rewind the past.
The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play.

Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker—his classmate and crush—who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why.

Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah's pain, and as he follows Hannah’s recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever.

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Beauty

Fragrances of Fall | Mary Kay Cityscape Eau de Parfum

August 19, 2015

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For the life of me, I can’t even fathom that I’m talking about fall!  Don’t get me wrong, I love fall.  It is my favourite season.  But really, where did the time go?  On top of loving fall weather, fashion and pumpkin spice lattes, I also love fall beauty collections.  Be prepared for me to be talking about them for the next little bit because the ones that have landed across my desk are awesome.  Up first is the new Mary Kay Cityscape Eau de Parfum.

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