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ABOUT FACE BY HALSEY // REVIEW

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About Face is a makeup brand founded by Halsey , which is marketed as "multi-dimensional makeup for everyone, for everywhere, for every way" and all products are vegan, clean and cruelty-free. Celebrity makeup brands are so common now, but About Face has always stood out to me for their unique approach to beauty and self-expression. Halsey has also been one of my favorite artists for years, so I was excited to see her create a brand that feels like such a natural extension of her own distinctive artistic style that shines through in every aspect of About Face. There is such an emphasis on empowerment and experimentation, so there are many products and colorful shades that are so unique to About Face that I haven't seen from other brands before.  There are so many products that caught my eye from their range, but for my first purchase I went with staple products that I knew I would use every day. I purchased the Fractal Glitter Dust, Light Lock Lip Gloss and the Light Lock

GLOSSIER // REVIEW OF BESTSELLING PRODUCTS

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I have always been drawn to Glossier's design aesthetic and their minimal approach to makeup, so I was very excited to finally get a chance to try the brand out for the first time! For my first purchase from the Glossier, I decided to go with some of their best-selling products, mainly in the lip category, but also the beloved Cloud Paint as well.  The entire shipping and buying experience was perfect from Glossier, I ordered on Black Friday and was able to get a great discount on the products. I think their products only go on sale once a year, so if there is anything you had your eye on, that is definitely the time to buy. When combining with an influencer's affiliate code, the prices ended up being even less than a lot of drugstore prices these days. I bought 5 different products for my first order from Glossier; Cloud Paint, Balm Dot Com, Ultra Lip, Lip Gloss, and the Generation G lipstick.  Many of the bestselling products on the website are available in discounted bundles

MIDNIGHTS // TAYLOR SWIFT ALBUM REVIEW

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Midnights is the highly anticipated tenth album from Taylor Swift , which she called "the stories of 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout my life" when she announced its release. She also said alongside the announcement, "This is a collection of music written in the middle of the night, a journey through terrors and sweet dreams. The floors we pace and the demons we face. For all of us who have tossed and turned and decided to keep the lanterns lit and go searching - hoping that just maybe, when the clock strikes twelve...we'll meet ourselves."  Although Taylor is in the middle of re-recording her first six albums, after the massive success of Fearless (Taylor's Version) and Red (Taylor's Version) in 2021 , Midnights is actually made up of all brand new songs that she wrote for this album. This album feels like a reflection from her present-day self on different periods of her life through a new lens.  Midnights in its entirety feels like a retros

BEING FUNNY IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE // THE 1975 ALBUM REVIEW

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Being Funny In A Foreign Language is the fifth album by The 1975 and one that not only surpassed all of my expectations, but also encapsulates everything that made me fall in love with their music when I was 15 years old. When they announced the album in early 2022, they captioned the post; "Your new album. Your new era. Your old friends. The 1975." which really feels so perfect since it truly feels like a return to their classic sound that we all know and love from the band.   "Every record I've made, I convinced myself that I had so much to prove, so it had to be about everything that ever happened, everything that's happening now, and everything that could ever happen. But on this record, I said, 'Instead of a magnum opus, what about more like a polaroid?" Matty Healy, the band's lead singer, said in an interview with Pitchfork.  Being Funny In A Foreign Language is also a great name for the project, because it is full of really funny and sarca