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    Blast From the past- 90s Redux

    I was doing some reading online recently and happened on some articles about makeup from the 90s. These articles also mentioned Caboodles tackle boxes. That immediately made me think about my own teenage years and the Caboodles cases I had. I probably got my first one when I was in middle school or high school. I remember seeing the ads in magazines and asking for one for Christmas and how middle school me was disappointed when I received a knock off whit tackle box instead of a Caboodles box. (I did get an actual Caboodle some time after that.) After high school I had a medium sized blue Caboodles box…

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    V for Victory (Red)

     As I mentioned in the previous post, I’ve been a red lipstick lover for years. Last week I was doing a Google search for something 40s makeup related and a few of the links I went to mentioned Bésame Cosmetics. I had never heard of the brand before. Seeing as that I am a fan of all things vintage beauty I was immediately interested.   I checked out their website and was taken by the beautiful packaging and the variety of red lipsticks available. I was also interested to learn about the Agent Carter 1946 collection. Unfortunately, as commonly happens with me I was finding out about it a few…

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    I’ve never met a red lipstick I didn’t like

    Welcome to the chaos! Since it’s Valentines month I thought I would focus on red lipstick and other makeup. I’ve had a love affair with red lipstick for as long as I can remember. There’s just something about the color that makes me feel powerful whenever I wear it. There is also the aspect of history and old Hollywood glamour that appeals to a vintage fan like me. Here is just a part of my red lipstick collection. I just love trying different shades and variations on the color and different textures like matte and glossy. You can’t go wrong with a classic red lip. It goes with almost everything…