September 5 08

this, friends, is my face, sans makeup. It took me a long time to get the make-up thing down…and yes, like a 6th grader, i still keep it all in a messy, messy bag.

over the years, i’ve discovered what i like. and i’m truly an easy girl to please. smashbox foundation, clinique powder, lancome hypnose mascara, MAC everything else. i’m easy. i’m a simple girl. i wear the same trifecta of eyeshadow every.single.day. but i’m okay with it. it works for me. it all works for me…

except when it comes to one thing.

my raccoon eyes.

you’re starting the see the resemblance now, aren’t you?!?1

HELP. i will pay anything to get rid of the BLACK underneath my poor eyes. I look like i haven’t slept in months or i’ve been beaten. or both. and i actually am sleeping these days.

(well, with the exception of last night when the combination of 1. my nasty-ass cold that forced me to drink coffee in the evening which soothed my aching, knives-in-the-throat BUT didn’t allow me to fall asleep until 2am and 2. Isabella’s hour-long SCREAMY, disoriented night terror while the husband was at hockey kept me up ALL night)

(do any of your kids get night terrors? Emily had them when she turned 3. and now Isabella gets them. just weeks after she turned 3. is this, like, a magic age? i’m telling you – these things are scary, scary shit)

anyway, back to my problem of the moment.

(speaking of problems…

guess what’s back?? and guess what i’ve already had two of?? and guess who is going to bankrupt herself at starbucks?? oh, um, hi…ME. that’s it, you hear it here. it’s going to be all Tim Horton’s for at least a month. or week. because i’m WEAK.) (also weird? yesterday they charged me $3.25 for a grande and today they charged me $5.05? huh?)

so HELP me.

recommend something for my sorry-ass looking under-eye areas.

please.

(also. on a completely unrelated note…NEVER take exlax. seriously…those girls in high school who popped laxatives for sport??! and by sport, i mean, because they had eating disorders…and don’t get me started on the girls who ate SPRINKLES…you know, like, the ice cream topping, and that’s it because it gave them the sugar energy they needed to make it through the day but very few calories. yes, they shared this information with me while i ate my dunkin donuts. mmm…dunkin donuts…heh. i’m all TANGENTY today, eh?? anyway, why anyone would willingly take a laxative is beyond me. because you’re all…hey, this totally isn’t working at all…and then??! HOLY SHIT. literally.)

hrm. have i scared you away yet?

also? my baby girl started nursery this morning. this is old hat for her..she went two mornings a week last year to a pre-nursery program.

last year first day of school:

so, Isabella shoved through all the crying kids this morning, barely said goodbye and was on her merry way. this kid LOVES school.

heh. same backpack!!

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  1. Do I know of kids who get night terrors? No. Do I know of a 27 year old female who randomly gets them when completely stressed out (during her waking hours) and scares her sleeping fiance shitless? Yes. Ahem. Very embarrassing since I am, you know, NOT A CHILD!!! I have no cure. Although I’m sure quitting my job, winning the lottery and moving to a warm and sunny destination would help. If you find a cure, please let me know. My fiance and my neighbours will thank you.

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    Comment by Steph on September 5, 2008
  2. I salvaged Thing 2′s backpack also for another year. I mean, how much stuff can a kindergartener take back and forth in a year?

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    Comment by always home and unco on September 5, 2008
  3. First, I just want to verify that you are removing your mascara/eye makeup with some type of eye makeup remover. You see, I had a room mate once who always looked sooo tired and one day I just said it: “Girl, do you use eye makeup remover?” Her response: “No, why?” Me: “Because your eyes look like Night of the Living Dead, let me help you.” And then she removed her eye makeup happily ever after, the end.

    But if that doesn’t work (it doesn’t work for me – I need the concealer!!), I enjoy Clinique Line Smoothing concealer because it has pretty moderate to heavy coverage and really brightens my under-eye area.

    I usually buy the shade lighter than the lady at the counter wants me to buy. By the time I put on foundation and powder, it doesn’t look as freakishly white – it just makes my eyes look bright and happy.

    Ok, I think that’s enough for now.

    Also, one of my best friends gets night terrors. I was sharing a hotel bed with her once and… never again.

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    Comment by Sarah on September 5, 2008
  4. I use Prescriptives Brightening Concealer …awesome and very easy to apply while driving!

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    Comment by Cristan on September 5, 2008
  5. I use Mac concealer: called select moisture cover. It really does make a huge difference.

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    Comment by Maya on September 5, 2008
  6. Mmmmm…tangenty…

    1. Beautiful. You are hella beautiful!

    2. Today, in honor of this Pumpking Spice Latte madness, I will buy one today when I’m at work, where, um, yeah, I get them for 50 percent off. I pray this won’t turn me into an addict. A cheap addict.

    3. Also? HOT!

    :)

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    Comment by differentkindofgirl on September 5, 2008
  7. i just got this…
    http://tinyurl.com/58mwvs

    i have only used it a few times so far, but i loved it. it worked miracles!

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    Comment by rachael on September 5, 2008
  8. Ugh. Nobody should look that good without makeup. I dislike you right now. ;)

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    Comment by AJ on September 5, 2008
  9. Forget the makeup, how the heck do you keep your van so clean?

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    Comment by Hockeyman on September 5, 2008
  10. So here’s the deal, I manage a Starbuck’s in my life outside of parenting THANK THE GOOD LORD I DON”T HAVE TO GO BACK!! but I must say I really REALLY don’t get the love of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. I just think a) it’s WAY too sweet and b) it’s just kinda gross… yet there is a large part of the population that LIVES for the shit. Don’t worry you are not alone, there are many other people out there that are willing to lose their house to feed their addiction… this one lady last year was coming in 4 times a day for a Venti CRAZY!! Let me tell you by the end of Pumpkins Spice season she had gained a few pounds!
    Also if I remember correctly you got charged for a tall the first time which is really easy to do as the computer charges tall by default if you forget to hit the Grande button

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    Comment by Loving Danger on September 5, 2008
  11. The only thing I know about bags under the eyes is preparation H. Seriously. It works.

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    Comment by SciFi Dad on September 5, 2008
  12. Isabella reminds me of my little guy – which I’d send a picture if I knew how to? When his brother goes to school he’s all “me go school too” – he can’t wait!
    You still look great w/out make up!

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    Comment by Maria on September 5, 2008
  13. Philosophy’s Dark Shadows (I think that’s what it’s called. It comes in an itttttty bitty tube)

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    Comment by Miss Britt on September 5, 2008
  14. MAC! I heart MAC! Not that I have any MAC products, but I heart them.

    So, the point now is that I LOVE that she has the same backpack for starters! I would never have been able to do that as a child, we were rough on our packs. Okay okay FINE… I used the same backpack on and off through high school… I alternated between packs. I really wanted a messenger bag though.

    But I digress. For me, who is of the deepset eyes… I use powder. I mean, I use one layer around the eye area, patting motion and then blending it in. Then when it gets covered by the powder again (as foundation, I have mineral powder for makeup)

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    Comment by Mari on September 5, 2008
  15. eep, didn’t finish comment!

    when it is covered by the powder again, it’s pretty good coverage.

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    Comment by Mari on September 5, 2008
  16. I use two things for under eye circles. First I dab on some under eye concealer that has a yellow tint. I like Physcians Formula Magic Cube concealer. Because yellow and blue are opposite on the color wheel something that I don’t remember happens and bam, no more circles. Then, just for fun, I dab on The Body Shop Vitamin C Eye Reviver. It has light reflecting particles in it and smells yummy.

    On to night terrors. My daughter had terrors from about 2 until 4. She would scream out at night and we would run in there and she was still sleeping. We couldn’t calm her and she couldn’t wake up. It was very scary. My husband got them as well. My son is 4 and he sleepwalks. He walks into the basement, turns on the lights, then comes back upstairs, comes into our room, and lays on the dog bad and sleeps there the rest of the night.

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    Comment by Collette on September 5, 2008
  17. I asked for pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks last friday….4 days before they were *supposed* to sell them, and the lovely barista actually sold one to me. And yes, it started a COMPLETE shit storm. And I giggled about it for hours afterwards because there’s nothing like starting a shit storm at 8pm on the last friday shopping day before school starts.
    I like Maybelline’s Dream Matte Mousse for my dark circles, but it gives me zits because (apparently) I’m still going through puberty in my 30s. I think it’s CoverGirl that has a twisty concealer in a see through tube with a spongy applicator tip. You twist a tiny bit of the concealer on the applicator and dab under eyes. It’s awesome stuff.
    Night terrors: My Grandmother used to have them. She swears by the old wives tales of putting a bible under your pillow, or a magnet between the mattresses. The magnet trick was her favourite. It’s weird, but she said it worked.

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    Comment by Sherendipity on September 5, 2008
  18. I don’t see the black.

    Because I’m not stupid.

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    Comment by Backpacking Dad on September 5, 2008
  19. damn Ali you look that GOOD without makeup?…i have no tips sorry my skin is extremely sensitive and can’t wear any makeup.and yes i’m scary looking!…my stinkerbell has night terrors.she’s had them since she was like 18 months old.they are awful i can’t wake her out of them!…and the way she cries out and screeches is ungodly….

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    Comment by LAVENDULA on September 5, 2008
  20. My husband has night terrors. At first I was freaked out by it, but now I just go back to sleep. I don’t think there is anything you can do about it – I’m no help, sorry.

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    Comment by Keri on September 5, 2008
  21. a good undereye cream and prescriptives camouflage cream works wonders for my dark circles.

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    Comment by gorillabuns on September 5, 2008
  22. I swear by Bobby Brown’s Vanilla Stick. It’s not as much a solution as an amazing cover-up/eyeshadow base, but it’s great.

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    Comment by Irina on September 5, 2008
  23. today was our first day too! High five mom.

    Anyhow, I love two products both easy to find at Shoppers – Revlon ColorStay (it has spf15 plus it’s greasy without oil – so it smooths nicely) and I also like smashbox concealer stick but it needs to be put on right after moisturiser in order to smooth without pulling (must not pull undereyes, I have enough crinkles). I’m also am trying Neutrogena’s 3-in-1 but verdict still out. BTW – you are no raccoon.

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    Comment by motherbumper on September 5, 2008
  24. My oldest daughter has been having night terrors for since she was 2 – and I agree they are horribly scary! She had one last year on an late night flight. It lasted for about 20 minutes and it was just awful. I really hope it is something children grow out of!

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    Comment by Kelly on September 5, 2008
  25. Racoon eyes do to make-up? Biotherm eye makeup remover is good. As for concealer the natural look, I should be a pro. I have had dark circles under my eyes since I was 4. Yes. I clearly remember being told by my mom that I had dark circles. I think it makes me look mysterious. As well, I wear concealer every single day.

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    Comment by Heather on September 5, 2008
  26. Are adults not supposed to keep their makeup in disorganized bags? Should I run out and buy a Caboodle right now?

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    Comment by regan on September 5, 2008
  27. I never wore make-up so I’m no help there.

    Maya had night terrors from two till she was almost five. I was so glad that Nata never had them.

    Love the pumpkin latte…I work so I can have Starbucks. I love my Starbucks.

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    Comment by Issa on September 5, 2008
  28. Seems like I read somewhere that Starbucks causes dark circles under eyes. Or maybe it’s just the caffeine. Or maybe constipation.

    Don’t be hatin’ on Ex-Lax, the wonder PMS drug for all those under 30. Since you *just* turned 30, it hasn’t hit you yet. But wait another two years. Oh yes, you will be buying stock in Ex Lax once a month.

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    Comment by Queen of Shake Shake on September 5, 2008
  29. I meant all those OVER 30. Duh. I shouldn’t eat goat cheese truffles and type at the same time. yum

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    Comment by Queen of Shake Shake on September 5, 2008
  30. First of all- you are gorgeous – so get over yourself.

    Second- I secretly laugh my ass off at all the other preschool mommies who hang around peeking in windows because little so-and-so is crying and clingy. If my little one could drive herself to preschool, she would. No separation issues at all!

    That should tell you (and me) that we are doing something right with our girls!

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    Comment by swirl girl on September 5, 2008
  31. I used this for my raccoon eyes.

    Look at your little big girl! Awwww!

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    Comment by Kyla on September 5, 2008
  32. Raccoons are cute and so are you.

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    Comment by Moose on September 5, 2008
  33. What a difference a year makes!

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  34. I like the word tangety. And I have no product recommendations because I’m STILL trying to figure out what things I should/shouldn’t apply to my face.

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    Comment by She Likes Purple on September 5, 2008
  35. Well thats obviously not makeup. Under your lash line looks perfectly clean. Eye brightener, serious. Concealer as well, a shade lighter than normal will cover the black.

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    Comment by Miss on September 5, 2008
  36. Benefit Lemon-aide. I use it to deal with the raccoon eyes and to lighten my eyelid skin (my eyelids are SO damn dark that I look like I am wearing goth makeup). Works well and lasts a damn long time.

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    Comment by Sleepynita on September 5, 2008
  37. I read an article a while ago that said that night terrors happen when kids go into a VERY deep sleep. Apparently there is medication that can let them sleep, but not so deeply. Talk to your doctor.

    PS – She looks adorable :)

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    Comment by Angella on September 5, 2008
  38. I have just consumed my first ever Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.

    Um…

    Will you be my sponsor?

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    Comment by differentkindofgirl on September 5, 2008
  39. As a fellow black under-eyed gal, I hear you. And I don’t KNOW what to do – any concealors make me look like a shrivelled crone within half an hour… so I’m gonna take some notes from your comments, I guess.

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    Comment by Beck on September 5, 2008
  40. Under eye circles…easy peasy..

    YvesSaintLaurent Touche Eclat, my make up artist used it at my wedding, addicted ever since!

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    Comment by nap warden on September 5, 2008
  41. confession: I actually squealed a little at Starbucks this morning. I completely understand and we can live in the poor house together! It’ll be totally worth it! …pumpkin…spice…must…get…pumpkin…spice…

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  42. I use Bare Minerals Well-Rested. It originally started as an eyeshadow but it is an AWESOME eye brightener, shadow base and concealer. You can get it with this little brush and I put it on my lids and underneath. It’s great!

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    Comment by Anna on September 5, 2008
  43. Firstly, you’re hubba-hot–circles or not.

    Believe it or not, I was going to blog about this tomorrow (My favorite eye-thingy, not your hotness, although that would be an excellent topic, too. I may need to rethink the total post.)

    So, I’m going to make you wait and force you to come read about it tomorrow! Neener neener.

    P.S. Isabella is awesome.

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  44. Somebody probably already recommended this (but I’m just too damn lazy to read thru all your comments) but hello! Hemmoroid cream for your undereyes!

    And I, too, am fueled by Pumpkin Spice Lattes.

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    Comment by Undomestic Diva on September 5, 2008
  45. And I hate, you’re a bitch for looking like that sans make-up.

    P.S. My make-up is in an overflowing, make-upy cosmetic bag too.

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    Comment by Undomestic Diva on September 5, 2008
  46. glasses. I find that wearing eyeglasses hides those dark circles under the eyes. I didn’t realize I had them until I took of my glasses one day and EEK!!!! And I don’t wear any makeup, so I would think the foundation/powder/eyeglass combo would work really well.
    Sorry. That probably didn’t help, huh?

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  47. I’m going to be following this closely, because I have the same problem!

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  48. Monkey has night terrors. Not terrible, though.

    Rascal has been keeping me up EVERY NIGHT. So, I HEAR you on the tiredness!!

    I find that wearing no eyeliner on the bottom minimizes raccoon eyes.

    But, look at the little guy! SO CUTE! It’s not so bad looking like that once in a while! (I’ve never thought you had rac. eyes, so whatever you’re doing is working!)

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  49. Night terrors are so scary! My son had sleep apnea when he was young, which caused a few episodes of the terrors. Thank GOD they ended once his tonsils and adnoids came out and ended the apnea.

    Now, about the eyes. I have the same problem. I hardly ever go out without make-up on because of the circles. I hate it and have no idea how to get rid of them!

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  50. Benefit Erase Paste!

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    Comment by Rhi on September 5, 2008
  51. Remove dairy from your diet for a few days.
    One of the signs of dairy intolerance is dark eye circles.
    Cuyler gets them if he gets ANY dairy (which his diet is free of) and Cam gets them if he has alot in one day.

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    Comment by Christine on September 5, 2008
  52. One morning a few years back, I looked in the mirror and my dark circles were gone!

    It happened while on vacation in the Bahamas, though.

    They have since come back, and subsequent vacations have not made a difference :(

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    Comment by merrymishaps on September 5, 2008
  53. First off, $3.25 for a grande? WTF? What magical kingdom do you live in? Night terrors, oh the joys. I’m always amazed at how you find yourself in their room before even realizing you’re awake. And I hate your van. Mine looks like it was filled with trash and then shaken.

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  54. My daughter has them too. It scared the poop out of me the first few times, but by now it’s mostly a nuisance since I know she’s still sleeping and doesn’t remember them.

    Eyes. I’m a redhead with allergies and sensitive skin, who’s pale like death – I know me some circles. First of all, you don’t have em. But second of all, I use L’oreal Ideal Balance Quickstick, with a damp brush, paying most of my attention to the inner nose bridge type areas. Then I dust some shimmery white shadow into the inner corners of my eyes. It’ll wake you right up.

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    Comment by Zoeyjane on September 6, 2008
  55. Three cheers for the pumpkin spice latte: Hip hip, hooray! Hip hip, hooray! Hip hip, hooray!

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    Comment by Camels & Chocolate on September 6, 2008
  56. My eyes look this way too. In fact, I’m starting to think I was made funny and my mascara and eyeliner just automatically rub off and fall beneath my eyes. To make it worse, I have bad allergies so I sometimes have additional coloring there from the allergies. Anyway, keep me updated on the solution, because mine are out of control.

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    Comment by Shamelessly Sassy on September 6, 2008
  57. I have pale skin and horrendous under eye circles, so I’ll be reading through your comments and taking notes.

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    Comment by Stacey on September 6, 2008
  58. NIght terrors happen from stage 4 sleep which is very deep sleep. There is little you can do about them in children as they will grow out of them or at least they will become less frequent. For adults we tend to put them on an antidepressant type medication which works wonders in easing the terrors. Any questions let me know – sleep disorders is what I do for a living.

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  59. First time on your site. Love the tangential nature of your post today. Stream of consciousness isn’t so bad, right? And… I want a Dunkin Donut right now, but all we have are Krispy Kremes and DD is so much better in my opinion. As far as eye make up, I use everything MAC except for mascara and then Lancome is where it is at. Finally… exlax? Holy Shizzle is right! One thing going for those ED girls, though, is that Aunt Flo stays away longer for them it seems, which has to be a positive thing. Yep! I wrote a whole post yesterday about that–nothing to do with eating disorders, but man… am I sick of her monthly visit.

    OK… enough of my tangential comment. Glad I stopped by.

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  60. I would KILL to look as good as you do sans makeup, seriously. I’ve been getting puffy eyes as I get older, so I’m going over these comments with finetooth comb…

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    Comment by Karen MEG on September 6, 2008
  61. Arbonne’s NutriMinC Re9 Corrective Eye Creme – freakin amazing for puffiness, dark circles & wrinkles!

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    Comment by Katy on September 7, 2008
  62. I’m just commenting to say I don’t help anyone who gets 60+ comments on a post about racoon eyes.

    I’m not jealous or anything…

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    Comment by Matthew on September 7, 2008
  63. First, I want to say you look really pretty in the make-up free photo. So either you took seventy photos until you looked amazing, or you really don’t need to worry about make-up.

    Second, I must say that probably the most illuminating thing about women that I have learned by reading all these mommy blogs is that you ladies discuss going to the bathroom way more than you let on to us guys! For reals. I read a poop post at least once a day. It’s cool and all…just an observation! ;)

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    Comment by Mike on September 7, 2008
  64. Damn it. I was feeling all happy before I read this and now I feel…inadequate. You are GORGEOUS without makeup. Your “messy” make up bag is not covered in crusty makeup like mine. But, most of all? Your van is SPARKLING. WTH?

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    Comment by Karly on September 7, 2008
  65. Thanks for asking this question. I want to try every product your friends have suggested.

    I’ve had undereye circles since I was a kid and I have yet to find the magical product that will cover them up!

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    Comment by Jill on September 7, 2008
  66. Okay. Whoa, that was a lot of comments. Who knew under eyes could cause that much advice?! I have no advice by the way. (Stop it with the late nights maybe?)

    But you have soooo inspired me with the last year pre-preschool pics! I am so stealing it. Sorry.

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    Comment by goodncrazy on September 8, 2008
  67. Hi!

    I use YvesSaintLaurent Touche Eclat nr. 3 concealer and it is like miracle! I really have the same problem, put it is gone after I used the golden stick. I live in The Netherlands, but I think you can buy it in the USA as well. You also use the same mascara as me from Lancome and this is European stuff as well. You should buy it, it will be around 40 USD but it last for almost a year with daily use and it is really worth it.

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    Comment by Diana on September 8, 2008
  68. Pass on the secrets for the dark circles this way cuz something tells me I’m going to be getting me some of those any day now once the baby is born!

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    Comment by Multi-Tasking Mommy on September 8, 2008
  69. I’m going to read through this and maybe try new products, but ever since high school which is like, a solid 5 years or maybe 6, or 7… ago… I’ve been using Cover Girl’s concealer that comes in a navy blue lipstick tube. It’s half creme/half powder in terms of texture and it’s shaped like a lipstick tube, literally. I find it’s thick enough to stay, all day, even through swimming or crying (happens). I have anemia and my eyes are black and almost yellow and brown and well. This has done the trick for so long. I’ve never found anything else that compares. And it costs like, 6$.

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    Comment by Christina on September 9, 2008
  70. I keep my makeup in a Robeez bag.

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  72. I have nothing to add since I wear foundation and mascara everyday and both come from Target.

    So I will tell you to just ask Stara because she is a genius in this arena.

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  75. damn Ali you look that GOOD without makeup?…

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