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True Lemon, Lime, Orange...Truely Amazing!

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Nothing beats a nice cold glass of water with a squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice.  In restaurants, I grew accustomed to ordering "water with lemon" until rumors started swirling about how lemon wedges in restaurants are usually handled, how long they've been sitting out, etc.  That was enough for this germ-a-phobe to stop ordering that lemon with her water!  But then I remembered a product my cousin introduced me to a couple of years ago while we were camping....
Enter:True Lemon These slim little packets contain nothing but crystallized lemon....no sugar....no sweeteners....just lemon.  You can easily take them with you in a pocket or purse and always have the fresh taste of lemon available wherever you go!
But wait...there's more!  These packets are also available in Lime, Orange andGrapefruit.  I haven't tried the grapefruit yet, but the lime and orange also add a wonderful fresh taste to water.
Maybe you don't love flavoring your water....the great th…

Maybelline Color Tattoo Eye Looks - Requested

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A few weeks ago, I received a request to give ideas of how to use the Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eyeshadows.  If you are not familiar with these shadows, they are a cream formula that you can blend onto your eye with your finger or a brush.  The great thing is, once they set, they will not budge all day!  For a full review and swatches, click here.

One way to wear these shadows is to apply one color all over the lid, blend out the edges, and be done!  The perfect color for this type of look is 25 Bad to the Bronze.

I also experimented with applying 35 Tough as Taupe as a cream contour on my cheeks.  Yes, I was feeling pretty brave (with a touch of crazy :-), but it worked great and I've used it several times since to contour when I use a liquid or cream foundation.

By far my favorite way to use these shadows is by applying them as a base and layering a powdered shadow on top of them.  By doing this, it really makes the powdered shadow "pop" and can even change the ov…