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Movie Review: Priceless

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Starring: Joel Smallbone, Bianca Santos, Amber Midthunder, Jim Parrack, David Koechner Directed by: Ben Smallbone Rated: PG-13 “We’re all on a journey but it seems somewhere along the way I took a wrong turn.” James’ life fell apart when his wife died. He can’t keep a job, he lost his young daughter, and desperation has led him to a cross…

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Redeeming Consumerism: Fair Trade Friday

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Today’s Redeeming Consumerism post is about Fair Trade Friday. Fair Trade Friday is a subscription service that provides support to impoverished women by providing you with adorable fair trade products every month. They have three different subscription options. The Original Box for $31.99/month is a box full of various fair trade goodies that range from skin care products to luxury fair…

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Redeeming Consumerism: American Eagle

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Today’s post is a continuation of my Redeeming Consumerism series. Today I am evaluating a mainstream brand’s labor and manufacturing policies. The brand I have chosen is American Eagle Outfitters. My four categories are Wages, Worker Safety, Forced and Child Labor, and Enforcement Wages: Suppliers are required to comply with all compensation laws including wages, overtime hours, piece rates and benefits.…

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Review: Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

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Hello! I have heard that the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion sponge is the best dupe for the famous Beauty Blender sponge so when it caught my eye at ulta a few weeks ago, I thought I would try it out. It costs $6.99 on Ulta’s website here. I have tried using it with the Rimmel matte BB cream and with the…

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Battle of the Makeup wipes: Neutrogena vs. Elf

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Hello! Today I have a review of two cheap makeup remover wipes. I have seen both Neutrogena and Elf’s makeup wipes highly recommended so I wanted to try them out for myself and see which one was better. Elf: The Elf makeup remover wipes are $3 on the website and come with 20 wipes. I have to say that the…

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Review: Elf Mad for Matte eyeshadow palette

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Hello! I took a bit of a break from blogging for finals season (blehh) and the holidays but I’m back today with a review of the Elf Mad for Matte eyeshadow palette which you can buy here.   I liked this palette overall. It has a nice range of light and dark shades and consists mostly of neutral shades (browns,…

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Review: Maybelline Define-A-Lash

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It’s official. I’ve found my Holy Grail mascara. I read about the Maybelline Define-A-Lash in a favorite makeup post by Erin of Sunnyside Up so when my last tube of mascara was used up I decided to try it out. I bought the waterproof formula in the shade “very black.” Using a new tube of mascara for the first time is…

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Review: Maybelline Dream Fresh BB cream

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Hello Everyone! Today I have a review of the Maybelline Deam Fresh 8-in-1 BB cream skin perfector. It has SPF 30 (titanium dioxide) and it claims to blur imperfections, enhance, brighten, adjust to skin tone, smooth, hydrate, protect with SPF, and have 0% oil or other heavy ingredients. I wasn’t super impressed with this BB cream. I had high hopes…

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Review: Maybelline Superstay Better Skin foundation

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Hello Everyone! Today I have a review of the Maybelline Superstay Better Skin foundation. It is a liquid foundation that is oil free with SPF 15 (titanium dioxide) and actyl C. It claims to be a skin-transforming foundation that improves skin’s look in 3 weeks by reducing the appearance of spots, bump, dullness, and redness. While I can’t say that…

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Review: Garnier Fructis Flatiron Express

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Recently I received a sample of the Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine Brazilian Smooth Flatiron Express. It claims to protect hair up to 450 degrees and decrease time and effort on difficult to straighten hair. The directions say to separate damp hair into two inch sections and apply a dime size amount onto each section. I have very thick, wavy…

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