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Okay — so you’ve got the cute makeup, now what?
Need help? Don’t know which brush to use? Still wearing the same eye colors you wore in 10th grade (Pat Benatar electric blue, baby!) ?
Trixie’s to the rescue! We cut our teeth behind cosmetic counters at the mall and we still LOVE to share makeup secrets with our clients.
Want a private lesson with your own stuff? Just call and we’ll schedule you in for one of Portland’s best kept secrets — the $25 Makeup Bag Overhaul & Lesson.
We’ll go through your bag, answer your every question and give you our honest recommendations so you can be the most polished version of yourself.
OR, have some group fun and come to one (or all) of our new makeup class series. Reserve your spot for just $10, and we’ll give you a $10 discount on any retail purchases that evening!
We’ll focus on a different topic each month:
Thursday, March 12th 7-8 pm
“For Your Eyes Only” — our hands -on class all about eye shadows, liners, concealers and mascara. Call or email Tracy for more info. 503.285.2899 or email@example.com
Ever heard of the Leading lipstick indicator? It’s a term coined by Leonard Lauder (heir to the Estee Lauder fortune) that describes this phenomenon: when the economy is suffering, lipstick (and cosmetic sales in general) go up.
During the 1940’s, cosmetic sales increased 25%, driven in large part by the iconic red lipsticks of the era. According to the NY TImes, Lauder coined the term after noticing an upsurge in sales right after 9/11.
It’s easy to understand — we deny ourselves big expenditures (new wardrobes, vacations, designer shoes) and substitute small treats (like a $17 lipstick) instead. Nothing makes you feel fresher that a lovely new lipstick (and one of Tyler’s great haircuts).
So, come check out our cool new makeup line from The Balm — the lipsticks are minty, lasting and come in 6 cool shades. According to the Times, neutrals are in — so check out sparkly “smut”, nude “classified” or coppery “letter to the editor.” We also have adorable sheer shadows ($14) and the cutest little gift sets ever (just $21). Great for stocking stuffers! You know you want ’em, let me know and we’ll show you how to use the cool stuff at your next appointment. See you there.