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- So like, I don't get the point of eyeshadow base/primer. Can't you just use foundation? What's the difference? Make-up is so confusing. :\


- Relatedly, Aromaleigh final clearance sale. I am having a difficult time restraining myself from buying ALL THE EYESHADOWS, despite the fact that I rarely wear the stuff. T-they're so pretty and sparkly ;.;

I am so sad they're going out of business you guys, what am I going to do for foundation/concealer/powder when I run out of mine? (Fortunately that should be... years, given my rate of use and how much I picked up at the sale.)


- I have had two leaks in as many weeks. Plumber dude said the other day he was out in this neighborhood fixing a leak, and about as soon as he fixed the leak and left, another pipe on the other side of the SAME APARTMENT cracked open and started pouring water down the wall, so he had to come right back. Seriously, this is ridiculous.

Both of our recent leaks were slow leaks that had been going on a while without us noticing. The one last week had been dripping into the carpet, unnoticed, the carpet mildewing horribly, and when we went to move the bookcase sitting over the wet spot, this god-awful sewage-like smell burst out of it. Yeah. That screams healthy. As if I'm not sick enough already. :| And they didn't even cut out that square of carpet or anything. I don't even know what they did, but it doesn't stink anymore, although there's still a pink stain from the mildew.


- Recently watched:

First 2 eps of Lost Girl (on some Canadian channel, I don't remember) - Wonderfully cheesy and fun urban fantasy! But seriously, they had me at "the main character is a bisexual succubus." Can we please get some makeouts with the doctor lady? Please? PLEASE. I like the doctor lady better than the shapeshifter dude. MAKEOUTS PLSKTHX.

Sherlock (the recent BBC miniseries) - I had no idea this would be so entertaining or I would have watched it sooner. He's so MANIC and COMPLETELY BATSHIT. Possibly both the creepiest and most hilarious interpretation of Sherlock ever.

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) has the oddest face. It's like someone squashed a very pretty face together with a somewhat homely, weird-looking face, and the end result is sort of confusing but fascinating. I wouldn't call him handsome, but I like looking at him.

Incidentally, dude playing Watson favors Dave's dad so much it freaks me out.

White Collar - it's not quite Leverage, but it's got some of Leverage's charm, and it's really entertaining. And wassname playing Neal is some very nice eyecandy. (Although his eyes freak me out! They're so WIDE and INTENSE and MANIC. They give me the feeling that he is about to start vibrating faster and faster until he EXPLODES.)

Also: Diana! I love her so much. When she disappeared after the first episode I was CRUSHED, you guys. Then when she came back for the S1 finale I was all :DDD!!! And then she stuck around for S2! GLEE. S2 ep2 was THE BEST.



But seriously, that cliffhanger at the end of the summer half? JFC, YOU GUYS. JFC.

Man. I haven't watched this much English-language stuff in a long time. WHERE ARE THE SUBTITLES? S-sob I am actually serious I keep missing so much of what they're saying. ;____;

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weelisa
Sep. 26th, 2010 03:15 pm (UTC)
I don't understand the primer thing either, but I think you've got to check out the stylesuzi youtubes because she is sooo entertaining (that Yorkshire accent) and she's always using primers. She wears a ton of makeup and I never follow any of the advice but I just love to watch her youtubes. Go figure.


Re: guy who plays Watson on Sherlock. He also starred in the British version of The Office.
woodburner
Sep. 27th, 2010 07:50 am (UTC)
Oh my gosh I can't even IMAGINE spending that kind of money on beauty products. I'd much rather have... actual stuff.
lady_tigerfish
Sep. 27th, 2010 12:01 am (UTC)
Dude, Aromaleigh is going out of business?
woodburner
Sep. 27th, 2010 07:43 am (UTC)
Yes. :<<< I had a gift certificate from last x-mas that i hadn't used yet, and around the end of August I was all, "I'd better go ahead and use that! Small companies sometimes just disappear!"

......then I looked at the website and discovered that had actually happened. ;; Fortunately they reopened on the 18th for clearance and I was able to grab the most important things.

Edited at 2010-09-27 07:49 am (UTC)
basicblack
Sep. 30th, 2010 12:17 pm (UTC)
I just got round to watching the last episode of Sherlock last night, and was thinking along the same lines. Benedict Cumberbatch is fascinating to look at. Almost very pretty, but not quite, and yet it's that very fact that makes him so interesting.
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