WHAT DO YOU WANT TO MASTER THIS YEAR?

Strobing? Contouring? Brows? Winged liner? False lashes? Effortless hair?
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Strobing? Contouring? Brows? Winged liner? False lashes? Effortless hair?
Adore this hair and makeup. That's all.

Adore this hair and makeup. That's all.

I don't know which lovely in the Lipstick League came up with this week's question, but I love it: Name a beauty-related skill you hope to improve in the new year (for example: winged liner, contouring, etc.).

Rather than a specific skill, I need to work on variety, changing my look up more often just for fun. My usual simple routine evolved as an efficient back-of-the-cab face. Occasionally when there's time, I add a little liner, or a bit of smokiness (usually after I edit and post a how-to video!), but that happens very rarely. I have such great stuff to use, I just need to make the effort! Maybe not in the back of a cab, though. Obvi.

Wait – I do need to take more care with my hair. Gotta get it cut more often, because it requires the least styling effort to look polished when the shape is right. Okay, that.

lipstick league links of the week

Here's what the Lipstick League is talking about right now

Here's what the Lipstick League is talking about right now

EauMG has waited all year for this post: Victoria's favourite (and not so favourite) perfume launches of 2015.

Gouldylox Reviews  While Kelly likes the UD Gwen palette more than she thought she might, this is the palette she can't stop reaching for, every day.

My Newest Addiction  Laura is trying to lead a more balanced life in 2016; she's been using the brand new Burt’s Bees Lipsticks to help her.

Nouveau Cheap  Attention Milani fans! If you haven't seen all of the new Spring 2016 product launches yet, click right here.

Olive & Ivy  This Clinique Kisses lipstick set has totally flown under the radar this holiday season, but it has the cutest packaging EVER and is only $25… $5 per full-sized Clinique lipstick?! Yes please!

we heart this  Question: Can you make your own lip balm? Answer: You can totally make your own lip balm! And in great scents like peppermint latte, too.

Beautygeeks  Here’s why Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm is on sale everywhere right now, and how what’s coming next will affect your wallet and our planet.

Beauty Junkies Unite  This mattifying HD makeup primer is a fave of celeb makeup artists – and you may not even have heard of it before! Amber wants to introduce you to its awesomeness, because it's the real deal.

Clumps of Mascara is back to reviewing mascaras. First of 2016, and it’s this one. Brace yourself for Brittany's thoughts on it...

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

EauMG is Currently Craving: Lately, I’ve been so into ultra-glam late 1970’s era fashion. I’ve been into fierce Grace Jones-ish warm, jewel tone eyeshadows like the shades in the Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette paired with glossy red lips like Hourglass Extreme Sheen Lip Gloss in Icon.

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Is there a beauty move you're determined to master this year? And what are you currently craving?