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A Foundation Stick for Us Oily Girls

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Besides its sleek, sexy triangular packaging, The Hourglass Vanish Seamless Foundation Stick has a lot to write home about. I’ve been using this deliciousness for a few weeks now and I’m in love. It has totally replaced my Makeup Forever HD Foundation stick as my favorite stick foundation of all time.  Some of its strong […]

The January Base

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Cold-ish weather (I live in Florida so my bodily cold-o-meter is obviously broken) means I’ve put aside matte formulas for the moment. Although I have oily skin, the winter weather never fails to sap out any moisture my skin possesses–and matte formulas tend to highlight the appearance of dry skin. Light to medium coverage foundations […]

Tips for Finding Your Perfect Foundation Every Time


The hunt for foundation is hard. You buy one. You go home. You look like Memoirs of a Geisha. You buy one. You go home. The monkey from the old Hi-C commercial punched you with his flying background oranges. You buy one, you go home… The cycle goes on and on.  I’ve banded together some […]

Classic Day Makeup Using the TEMPTU Airbrush System

Classic Day Makeup Using TEMPTU Airbrush System | www.annemariemitchell.com

The idea of airbrushed makeup has always intrigued me. I’ve seen it used in magazines on celebs and heard my favorite makeup artists swear by it but have never had the chance to take a crack at it myself. So, when TEMPTU kindly asked me to try out their airbrush system, it was like being […]

How to Get Melt-Proof, Long-Lasting Summer Makeup


It’s happening.   The faces and shirts of our boyfriends and husbands are tainted with it. The evidence is stained into the furniture and is etched into the horrified expressions on our faces.  Our makeup is melting off. And no wonder. It’s the middle of summer. It’s hot. Frankly, most of the country probably feels like they […]

Covergirl Outlast 3 in 1 Foundation: Review


There’s a new foundation in town.  After the outpour of mixed reviews on the new Covergirl Outlast 3-in-1 Foundation ($9.49) from the beauty universe, I finally decided to try it for myself. I bought this right after running out of my holy grail Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Foundation so I could see how this compared.  […]