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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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Makeup Hoarders…… the new obsession.

Okay I’ve watched that “Hoarders” show and have seen junk, rats, cats, trash, and even a billion dolls. I haven’t seen all the hoarder shows but I’m sure they could do one on makeup hoarders after I’ve gone to one … 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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You want to return what? More bad makeup returns….

Yesterday a customer reached into one of her 10 bags and pulled out an old, used foundation bottle and said she wanted to return it because it “made her break out”. The usual remark for I want my money back … 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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Crazy Customer of the Day. A little crazy mixed with mad.

Or abbreviated form is CCOTD. Yeah of course we are jam packed when this happens when I see a young 20 something semi cute girl with her older 50 something mom waiting for help and holding bags. Sometimes you can … Continue reading

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Makeup Stealer and the “Woot Woot Salute”

Unfortunately there are a lot of makeup stealers. Mostly we don’t see them doing it. Sometimes they take testers which to me is so gross. Why take a used lipstick with no cap on it  only to have it dry … Continue reading

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