OK…that’s all I know about Betty Boop, LOL! I just never went through a Betty Boop phase, but I did envy her skinny brows somethin’ fierce in the ’90s.
That, and her signature red pout was/is perfection. It inspired MAC’s sassy new Betty Boop Lipstick, which comes to town on Valentine’s Day for $17. It’s an opaque bright red online exclusive, and it looks a little like MAC Red Lipstick.
Ya know, I’ve really been into MAC mattes lately. I think they totally stepped up their game in terms of their matte lipstick formula, and even though my lips are ragged as hell in this pic (I’ve got flakes for days), you can’t really see them. The lipstick lounges magically on my lips without hugging any flaky bits, and it avoids my vertical lip lines, too.
Is it just me, or does this finish have a lazy luster? It’s isn’t completely flat, is it? There’s a subtle shine up in the mix… I think. Hard to say. I like it, though. It keeps things interesting.
I love this color, but gosh, MAC, couldn’t you have done a little something with the packaging? I mean, come on. It’s Betty Boop! Sure, the box is cute, but what about the tube?
If you rock reds with a slight blue hue a la MAC Russian Red, I bet you’ll love MAC Betty Boop. Check it out on the MAC website (remember, online exclusive) February 14th through March 31st.
Buttons and hems
OH! So you know how I’m going to my HIIT classes at night now, right? Well, it’s been kind of weird, because I got to know the people the people I was in the morning class with, but I don’t know anyone in the night class yet.
You know how you get to know people after you’ve sweat with them for a few months. You develop a sense of camaraderie, but it was kind of weird sweating in a room filled with people I don’t know…
OK, yeah, I know that sounds strange.
Anyway, I tried to get myself to socialize, so I was chatting with a lady who told me that she belongs to a sewing group, and she said that their project this week was a makeup bag.
“Makeup?!” I asked. You said the magic word, girl. LOL!
They meet every day, sew together and hang out. Isn’t that cool?
I have no idea how to sew, but I’ve always wanted to learn how. When I was 14, I asked for a sewing machine for my birthday, and I got it. Of course, I never figured out what to do with it, so I got tired of it in about two months. I’d load the thread, and stitch random pieces of fabric together, LOL!
In retrospect, I wish I’d done more with it. I still have Project Runway dreams of sewing my own clothes.
Do you know how to sew? I can probably manage a button and maybe an emergency hem, but that’s it.
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,
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