Fab Friday Finds: Lips, Hips, & Whips

In my reader survey recently, a number of respondents expressed a desire to see more product reviews and more posts about things and experiences I enjoy. So, today, we kick off the first of what I hope will be regular blog posts about things I come across that make me smile. It'll be called "Fab Friday Finds."


  • In the past month or so, I've encountered 3-4 women at different social events who were all wearing a beautiful matte red lipstick. Their lips --and, therefore, the rest of their face-- looked so good that I asked each one what brand of lipstick she was wearing. What a surprise to learn that they were all wearing the same one. Given how many red lipsticks exist in the world, what are the chances that each woman was wearing the same? And, yet, they were. Clearly I had to have it. This was too much of a coincidence. So I dashed over to the MAC Cosmetics store in my neighborhood and picked up a tube of Ruby Woo Retro Matte Lipstick. Red red lipstick is special. It announces "confidence," "a little sass," and definitely "not boring." I can't wait to wear it.

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  • There's a Thai restaurant in my neighborhood with a really awkward name: Regional Thai & Mex Margarita Bar. I don't hold the name against them because their food is so good. My favorite meal there is a lunchbox special Read more: http://eleanorewells.com/fab-friday-finds-lips-hips-whips/