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Friday, July 26, 2013

Uh oh… This Beauty Addict Went on a Beauty Binge! (Part 1)

I know you ladies must think I’m jaded now that I get free goodies sent to me  from the publicists. But let’s be realistic here… An addict is an addict.  Do you honestly think I will ever get to a point where I look at my room (that’s right room) full of beauty products and say to myself, “I have enough?”  Please.  As a true beauty addict I simply cannot walk past a Sephora, apothecary or makeup counter without making a purchase.  Sure, I can rationalize “it’s for my job” but we all know that if I was in a completely different profession I would be buying the same amount of products (actually I would be buying more because I wouldn’t be getting any freebies).

I blame my latest beauty binge on my friend Cat.  She wanted to introduce me to her friend Connie McGrath, founder of Veer & Wander, a salon / apothecary in San Francisco.  As soon as we walked in the door of the industrial chic apothecary, I knew I was in trouble. It reminded me of one of my former problem
binge spots — Woodley & Bunny — a Willy Wonka of an apothecary carrying independent brands in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Woodley & Bunny is dangerously located 2 blocks from the subway and I would ALWAYS find myself “stopping in” to see if they had anything new, even though my loft was in the opposite direction. Now that I’m in California I thought I would be safe from such temptation. Right…

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