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Here are my faves in the makeup aisle

Here are my faves in the makeup aisle

My beauty education began with a Caboodle mirror when I was in kindergarten.

Of course, I was not officially allowed to wear makeup at 5 years old, but I was starting what would be a long career of dance recitals and community theater, which each required a pretty solid coat of rouge.

Most women will tell you they have no clue about makeup; they never learned how to do it. I'm the opposite. I did learn, at quite an early age, but then had to undo years of bright red lipstick and Aquanet hairspray after I finally realized they call it stage makeup for a reason.

Along the way, I've tried a lot of stuff and developed some loyalties, so this week I'm sharing my personal...