Category Archives: Beauty Lingo

Beauty Lingo: “Smokey Eye” or “Smoky Eye”?

I have to admit: this is one I get mixed up on regularly. And if you’re someone who writes “smokey eye,” you’re definitely not alone. It makes sense: if you have the word “smoke,” just add a “y” to get “smokey.” Right? Continue reading

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Beauty Lingo: “Ferrule”

Ferrule: A metal ring, tube, or cap placed over the end of a stick, handle, or post for added strength or stability or to increase wear. Continue reading

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Beauty Lingo: “Foiling”

Foiling –A technique used to give eye shadows an intense, metal-like effect. This effect is achieved by adding water or a mixing medium to the shadow.

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Beauty Lingo: “YLBB”

YLBB –abbreviation for your lips but better This is the first post in the “Beauty Lingo” line of posts. The inspiration for this particular post actually came from an Allura reader, who commented on the Peacocky Overview entry that one … Continue reading

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