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3 reasons to not try on a lipstick tester at the makeup counter.

1. It’s gross.  2. It’s unsanitary. 3. And right before you came to the counter the lady with 4 missing lower teeth just tried on about 10 of those without cleaning them. Oh yeah…..and she had a herpes looking sore … Continue reading

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Three makeup questions I hate.

1. “What blush matches my skin tone?”. If it matched your skin tone it wouldn’t be a blush, it’d be a foundation. 2. “What is your best foundation?”. I don’t know… The most expensive one? Yeah. One is great and … Continue reading

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What do you like to be called? Ma’am, miss, ladies, honey or girl?

Everyone wants to be called different things and we all approach different customers usually depending on their age how we greet them. Ma’am sounds a little too formal and makes the customer feel old which you don’t want them to … Continue reading

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Mercury Retrograde and the impact of makeup customers.

I thought the full moon was bad until a fellow associate told me about Mercury Retrograde. Apparently that’s when instead of rotating around the sun forward it kind of goes backward just a little.  Mercury has to do with how … Continue reading

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Where’s your manners?

So this lady came to the counter today and was  standing about 20 feet away from me talking on her phone intently but kept glancing at us like  “Are you going to help me or not? ” kind of look … Continue reading

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Remember me? Ummmm…..of course. And other white lies.

Honestly I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast. But customers are always coming up to me and saying “Hi, remember me?” I don’t want to sound rude and we probably really connected when I helped you or did … Continue reading

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Fashion Magazine tells you how to be cheap and waste our time.

Yep, I said  it.  In a well known fashion magazine that starts with a G in the March issue it told  you if you didn’t want to splurge on foundation go the the makeup counter, have a beauty advisor match … Continue reading

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How to get out of a speeding ticket.

Gita came running into work punching in at the time clock with a few minutes to spare. Nevermind the blood shot eyes, last nights curls, the smell of stale alcohol and crumpled clothes. She went to an all night party, woke … Continue reading

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