Nancy Roman

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Move Over, Sue Ellen

Now that I have my blonde highlights, I figured I would go out and buy yet MORE new makeup. After all, now I’m a blonde (sort of), and so I might need slightly different shades. Although my favorite makeup arena is the drugstore aisle, I treated myself to a trip to Sephora. Sephora lets you …

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The History Of Lipstick, Chapter One

I wore lipstick on Easter Sunday, 1963.  I was twelve. In 1963, twelve was young for lipstick.  None of my classmates were allowed.  Only the grown-up girls.  The eighth graders. But that was the point.  I had older sisters.  I needed to be a teenager long before I was one. My lipstick was pink.  “Pink …

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Not Quite Old Makeup #2

Back to the three levels of Makeup: Wal-Mart Work Wedding I figure I wear Makeup #1 – Walmart makeup – 10 times per year, and Wedding makeup, twice.  That means for 353 days out of 365, I wear makeup #2, Work Makeup..  Work makeup is appropriately named.  Not only because I wear it to work.  …

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Not Quite Old Lips

Thin lips are aging.  This is what I see on TV, magazines, web, and cosmetic ads everywhere.  Thin lips are aging; plump lips are youthful. I  have thin lips.  I have a little mouth with teeny tiny lips.  I probably would have been a beauty if I’d been around when Lillian Gish was making silent …

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