I’m Out: Why I’ve Ditched My Makeup Line

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Typing that title hurts, even after explaining to others for over a year now, but yes, I’ve stopped any word to do with making my cosmetic line. After years and years of making my own batches in my childhood kitchen, researching for hours on end, designing unique packaging and trying to nail down everything I could, I stopped.

When I say I worked on it for years, it would have been around six years this year. I know, it’s a long time.

So why stop after so much effort?

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What No One Tells You About Making Cosmetics

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As some of you know, I’ve been making my own line of lip products on and off for a few years now. Perfectionism is checking every little detail is put into each lipstick, while I’m making sure I stick to my nonexistent budget and the most cost effective price I want to sell them at.

Aside from all the endless shades you can create and the reward that comes with making your own cosmetics, there’s some things that I’ve noticed many DIY sites don’t tell you about this whole adventure.

Good thing I’m here!.. Lets start, shall we?

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