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Panic Averted: Where to Find 5 Popular Discontinued Makeup Items

If you wear makeup you know that feeling of sheer panic when a cosmetics manufacturer stops making your favorite item. Why do they do this?   Fortunately, there are ways to locate that much-loved lipstick, eye shadow or foundation you thought was gone forever.  Here are some options.

MAX FACTOR PAN STICK FOUNDATION.

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Available here for $6.00

CLINIQUE’S LONG LAST ‘PARTY RED’ LIPSTICK.

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Available here for $38

MAC’S EYE SHADOW IN ‘HAUNTING’.

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Available here for $25

ESSIE NAIL POLISH IN A VARIETY OF COLORS.

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Available here for $4.21

CHANEL’S POWDER BLUSH IN 44 NARCISSE.

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Available here for $65

Disclaimer:  The author of this blog receives no monetary compensation, gifts or free products for linking to the above products.  Information and where-to-buy are provided as a courtesy.

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Copy These 6 Hair and Makeup Secrets of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders [PHOTOS]

Sunday night football begins this weekend complete with halftime by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.  Two of the cheerleaders–Angela Rena of Australia and Sydney Durso–offer their tips and tricks for creating long-lasting Farrah Fawcett hair and glowing makeup.

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Photo:  cmt.com

Use sulfate-free shampoo and always rinse your hair in cold water.

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For natural-looking brows, first use a brow pencil that matches your current hair color.  Follow with an angled-brush dipped in your regular finishing face powder.  Sydney uses her daily Chanel pressed powder.

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To avoid ringlets and achieve glam curls, vary the size of your hair-sections.  Angela uses larger portions below and above her head while reserving smaller sections in the middle.

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To achieve HD perfection on the huge screen at Cowboys Stadium, Sydney recommends warming foundation on the back of her hand before stippling it into her pores with a dual-bristled makeup brush.

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At the crown of her head, Angela sprays each section with dry shampoo to remove root-oil and guarantee more lift.  She cautions against rushing.  By curling before applying her makeup, each portion has a chance to cool and last through many performances of a four-hour game.

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For a summery glow year-round, use a fluffy brush to dust your bronzer at the temples and under both your cheekbones and chin.

If you’d like more makeup and hair tips from Angela and Sydney, you’ll find them on this CMT video.

See 5 Gorgeous Blue Eye Makeup Looks on Instagram [PHOTOS]

My very first makeup book was Blue Eye Shadow Should Be Illegal written by Paula Begoun.  While I understand Paula’s point, I do see a place for blue eye makeup when done to enhance.  Here are 6 Instagram bloggers who know how to accentuate with azure.

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Photo:  @universodamaquiadama_oficial

@duchesse.estilo

Photo:  @duchesse.estilo

@silver.blue.things_on_igram

Photo:  @silver.blue.things

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Photo:  @makeupbymargaux

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Photo:  @manycolorsfeed