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Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes Review + Giveaway

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The other day I talked about my love-hate relationship with fiber lashes for the first time. Today, let me show you the best brand I’ve used as far as fiber lashes go: Younique. I am not a seller or a distributor. Let’s get that straight. You will see so many reps (called “presenters”) out there hard selling this stuff. I am not getting commission for sales made through my blog, either. I am reviewing a product I received that genuinely blew me away! I’ve been using this product every day, and it’s now a must-have in my purse.

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Natural Beauty of Flowers & Fiber Lash Mascara (Lash Factory) Review

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I am ready for spring to come! Can’t you tell that I’m wearing my Liz Claiborne chambray top with a flower pattern and surrounding myself with roses from Bouqs? I actually got these on Valentine’s Day, so these photos are a month late!

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Brunette Beauty: The High Cheekbones of Your Highness Suzanne Lloyd

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Law of the Plainsman (1962)

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Twilight Zone as Maya the Cat Girl (1959)

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Twilight Zone – Ms. Thomas (1959)

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Bat Masterson –  Season 2 Ep 24 “Three Bullets for Bat” as Linda (1960)

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Bat Masterson –  Season 2 Ep 24 “Three Bullets for Bat” as Linda (1960)

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The Saint (1962-1969)

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The Saint (1962-1969)

I first fell in love with Suzanne Lloyd’s face (particularly, her cheekbones) on season 1 episode 9 of the Twilight Zone called “Perchance to Dream.” Although her outfit was rather skimpy in that episode (she was playing the antagonist afterall), her face and acting were enough to capture hearts.

You won’t see too much of Suzanne on the Web though sadly, but you should be able to retrace her movie and TV appearances (mostly TV) from her full filmography on trusty IMDB. She played SEVERAL characters on The Saint, a TV show that ran from ’64 to ’69. She appeared in TV shows like The Avengers in ’65, Zorro from ’58-’61, and Bonanza in ’61.

I seriously think that women in the 40s/50s generally looked better than Hollywood actresses today because the food was better then. It was more organic and less commercialized. The women appeared to be healthier too, but of course a lot of it has to do with the changing perception of beauty as well.

Although I have high cheekbones myself, mine aren’t close to the likes of Suzanne Lloyd’s. However I’m sure with the right contour makeup and technique, you can achieve something like this! I’m a newbie with contouring, but I am having a lot of fun experimenting with highlights and shadows to achieve a chiseled feminine face like this lady!

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