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12 Items a Lady Should Keep in Her Purse- MotorCity Moxie

12 Items a Lady Should Keep in Her Purse- MotorCity Moxie
Several years ago, I enjoyed purse shopping. I stayed with the fashionable handbags, purses, pocket-books or whatever you like to call it. As of late, purses have become burdensome. Oftentimes, they hurt my shoulder, and they turn into big hole for me to get lost in. Though a purse is meant to add some element of organization to my life, it’s usually the opposite. I do carry pursues. Baby wipes-These come in handy not only after a tinkle, but also to do a quick wipe down in the ladies room.Perfume-Not the entire bottle, just an aspirator will do. Fully charged phone- Keeping the phone charged is necessary in case of an emergency. What items do keep in your purse at all times? Get The Moxie Manifesto Your weekly To-Do Tactics to help you BE GOOD, LOOK GOOD and DO BETTER! It's free! I respect your email privacy.

Look drop dead gorgeous for an evening with friends - Lifestyle Sharmili Rajput, marketing director, Oriflame India, tells all the girls out there that an evening, out with friends, requires you to know your makeup well... Sharmili Rajput, marketing director, Oriflame India, tells all the girls out there that an evening, out with friends, requires you to know your makeup well... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. — As told to Priyadarshini Nandy 6 secrets I learned at makeup artist school - StumbleUpon total-beauty TODAY Style TODAY Jan. 12, 2012 at 9:50 AM ET / By Sharon Yi, You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup. But then there are those days when my liner refuses to go on straight, my bronzer makes me look like an Asian Snookie, or my lashes refuse to curl. I had one of those days last week, and after walking into work wearing two very different winged tips on my eyes, my editor assigned me a new story: Go to makeup school and write about it. Want to see the best techniques I picked up without spending the thousands of dollars (and crazy amount of time) it takes to go to makeup school yourself? Lesson No. 1: Spend some bucks on your tools At Napoleon Perdis' Makeup Academy in Hollywood, Rebecca Prior, NP's National Educator, begins the first lesson by introducing us to our tools. Here are the eight basic brushes you need: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Once you have your tools, you need to know how to hold them.

25 Lessons I Wish I Had Learned WAY Sooner A Tale of a Thousand Cities: 69 Fun Facts About France 69 facts is back! This time featuring the lovely country of France, because well, who can resist a country that creates superior wine, beautiful art and genetically blessed people? I think 69 facts is quite fitting. 1. Language: 6. 18. Love and Romance 22. 32. The French Revolution 41. Paris, the city of love 47. 20% of the French live in the Parisian region. 48. Misc 55. 63. Disclaimer: my blog is mainly for entertainment purposes, and not an encyclopedia. Tagged as: france, french, fun facts, interesting facts The Best Makeup for Your Eye Color | Not sure which shadow will pop those baby blues or which liner will best bring out your gorgeous green? Well, that dust-collecting drawer of untouched shades that were pretty in the package but not in person isn’t doing any of us any good! Read on for the cliff notes to choosing the PERFECT shade based on your eye color. The key lesson To accentuate those pretty peepers, pick a palette that is either monochromatic (different shades of the same or very similar colors) or complementary (opposite colors on the color wheel). Play up blue eyes Whether your eyes are crystal blue, aqua blue or grey blue, these are the colors for you: Shadow: Monochromatic – Navy, Grey, SilverComplementary – Brown, Peach, Copper Liner: Blue eyes pop when rimmed in jet black or chocolate brown for contrast. Intensify green eyes To add some oomph to shades of green, stick with this palette: Monochromatic – Forest Green, GoldComplementary –Pink, Purple, Rose, Mauve Outline green peepers in shades of brown and bronze.

How to Make an Orca (Shachi) from a Plastic Straw: 12 steps Edited by TOHGIN minako, Krystle, Flickety, Eric and 12 others You might not think you could create a creature as powerful as the 鯱 (pronounced "shachi," which means "killer whale," or "orca" in Japanese) out of a plastic straw, but you can. Follow along with this step-by-step guide to make your own delicate orca. Ad Steps 1Note the terminology applying to each piece of the straw. 12 Add eyes. Tips When you're pinching the straw and cutting it into thin sticks, consider using safety scissors.

25 clever ideas to make life easier Via: Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Via: Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. Via: Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Via:

10 Shapes for Your Eyeshadow This article is especially for those of you who may feel stuck with your everyday makeup look and desire to branch out, but just can’t seem to figure out the best way to do it. Whether you are new to makeup, or a pro, we hope you find these ten eyeshadow shapes useful! Highlights: Makeup is, after all, just a trick of the light. By highlighting certain areas, you can easily create the illusion of a brighter eye. Using lighter shades in areas to help them stand out, and deeper shades to add depth, pushing them back. My favorite sweet spots to highlight are the inner corner of the eye, the center of the eyelid, and along the brow bone. Different Eyeshadow Shapes: There are countless ways for one to use eyeshadows. Bust out the box and experiment with a new eye shape today! Inner Corner: Add a darker shadow to the inside of the lid. Outer Corner: Adding dark shades to the outer corner of the lid is flattering to most eye shapes, but particularly for those with close set eyes. Both Corners:

5 Reasons Life Actually Does Get Better In the last year you've probably heard "It gets better" used as a motto to encourage gay teens who've been the victims of bullying. This is not a rebuttal of that, because I am not an asshole. What I do want to do is expand that message to everyone that age, whether you have a bully problem or not. I figure it's time, as I tend to write about dark and often brutally depressing subjects, like how I was a smoldering drunk for over half of my life and how much my parents sucked at being parents. But I do it for a reason. So, as a man with a truly shitty past, let me say that it's not just a slogan. The Money Situation Will Improve (Even if it Doesn't) I'm not saying you'll be rich when you grow up. My girlfriend and I recently broke into the middle class after years of living one paycheck away from homelessness. GettyAbove, a stray one scouts the wild for its next victim. As a kid, you just have to sit back and take it, not fully understanding why you're living the way you are. Getty Why?

Tips For A Better Life Take a 10-30 minutes walk every day. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Sleep for 7 hours. Live with the 3 E’s — Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empathy. Play more games. Romantic Do-it-Yourself Hairstyles Looking extremely feminine and glamorous doesn't always require professional styling skills or tools. For certain special occasions, such as a date, we look for sweet, bohemian hairstyles that can be done in no time, with a minimum amount of effort. Take a look to these adorable romantic do-it-yourself hairstyles and draw your inspiration. 10 Feb, 2011 Romantic hairstyles will always represent a versatile and practical choice. If you want something natural, try a cute twist by creating a side parting. What can be more romantic than long, soft wavy or curly hair? If there is one hairstyle that proved its eternal character that is the classic updo. Another romantic way to instantaneously upgrade a simple bun is to add braids. For girls who are more into the effortless style, braids are perfect, whether you choose a side fishtail plait or a simple side braid.