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Camino de Santiago, cocktails, hidden door, password, secrets, speakeasy -

Around 8 a.m. in the morning, we arrived into the little village of Los Arcos. I was walking the Camino de Santiago (more about this soon) with 2 other people. We were starving and excited for our first coffee/tea break after a hot, grueling walk through a heat wave across northern Spain. I was walking along the main street and stopped to take a photo of a door. The door was interesting to me because it had multiple doors in it. I wondered why and what purpose it served.One of my fellow peregrinos I was walking with also had a fascination with...

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1920s beauty secrets, art deco makeup, beauty secrets, cosmetics, lip gloss, lipstick, makeup secrets, modern beauty secrets, mother-daughter duo, vintage makeup -

Makeup has always been an integral weapon in the secret arsenal that a woman has. We use makeup to enhance our natural beauty, hide small flaws, and have a fresh look. Although for some, it may seem like an industry that recently started, the truth is that women have always used different beauty products, even in ancient times. Egyptians were famous for their beauty recipes. In the 20th century, the beauty industry moved from homemade recipes to affordable products for everyone.The 1920s were a glamorous period in Hollywood in which movie stars launched an amazing trend. Today, we still use many of...

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gel eye liner, jesse sage, lipstick, makeup tutorial, midnight blue lipstick, vintage makeup -

We love when customers share their stories of how they use our products and why they like them. This week we'd like to highlight one how one of our products was recently used to create a cool ombre effect with lipstick. In this video Jesse Sage shows us how she uses our gel eye liner to line her lips. Here was her Pinterest inspiration.And here you can check out her makeup tutorial.Maybe it's just me, but this ombre look makes me nostalgic of the late 80s. I remember using black eyeliner pencil to line my lips with a red lipstick. I wonder if I...

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art deco makeup, beauty secrets, eye shadow, gel eye liner, irresistible kissable lipstick, lip gloss, lipstick, makeup tutorial, mascara, mother-daughter duo, photo shoot, vintage makeup -

Just over a week ago we shot our very first tutorials along with our first "About Us" video. The experience was exciting (and exhausting). From the moment I woke up that morning I felt the pressure and critical nature of making this day successful...and the videos successful. First was styling the hair just right. Not only mine, but my mom's and the model's hair. I felt a little rusty on my 1920s hairstyling techniques. The last time I had to do this was for theater over a decade ago. Even after practicing the day before and checking out a few YouTube videos,...

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It's hard to believe it's been 4 months since our prelaunch at Art Deco weekend and 3.5 months since our store went online. We are so grateful for your support and are curious what you think and what you'd like to see more of.One thing we've heard from some of you is you'd like to see a tutorial on how to use our sultry eyes gel liner. How to apply it and what brushes to use? We plan to create a tutorial for this.We've also heard from you that you'd like to see tutorials with our new travel brushes. A few of...

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