Fine or Sparse Eyelashes Mascara wands that have close-set bristles will add volume to sparse eyelashes. Mascara that is too heavy will make fine eyelashes fall. Look for brushes with short, wide-set bristles and product that doesn't appear to be dripping wet. For lashes that can handle a bit of weight, try using mascaras that… Continue reading The Right Mascara For Your Lashes!!!
To get the best results, make sure that your eyelashes are clean and free of any old mascara. Open the lash curler and place the entire upper lashes into the curler as near to the lash line as possible without pinching the skin. After making sure the curler is holding all the lashes, squeeze gently… Continue reading How-To Curl Your Lashes (Like A Pro)
Hook Eyebrows The "hook" eyebrow is one where the arch begins too close to the beginning of the brow, and it is a common error. After seeing them in several states and even on the most fashionable women, I finally asked a dear friend, who simply said she thought the arch was supposed to start… Continue reading How-To: Easy Eyebrow Fixes!!!
For wedding makeup, whether you're the bride, bridesmaid, or a guest, I believe the focus should be on beautiful skin. There is nothing better than that finished glow for the big day. To give the makeup longevity, the skin will need extra prep. This will help it last throughout the day (and night!).Start off by… Continue reading How-To: Wedding Makeup Tutorial (Full Face)
We all have our favorite makeup products we wouldn't go anywhere without, but when packing for a vacation it isn't always possible to take everything you want. Less is definitely more on a beach vacation, so I have compiled a list of essential products to take for your week (if lucky two) in the sunshine,… Continue reading What To Pack In Your Vacation Makeup Bag
It's always nice to have an excuse to dress up! This look is ideal for a nice date or any other special occasion you might have on the calendar! Let's get this look started! Start by priming the skin with Laura Mercier Foundation Primer. Apply Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat to the eyelids and… Continue reading How-To: Special Occasion Makeup (Full Face Tutorial)
There's nothing better than some much-needed pamper time with a nice bubble bath and a face mask. You might not realize that a lot of ingredients in your kitchen can be used for this (the face mask, not the bath)! Bananas, eggs, milk and even mustard can be great for your skin for a variety… Continue reading DIY Honey Face Mask (For Normal to Dry Skin)
As mentioned in (How-To Apply Lipstick, The Right Way) blog post, exfoliating your lips is very important. Exfoliation helps your lips to retain moisture for longer and will prevent them from cracking. It is recommended to use this lip scrub every week or two, depending on how dry your lips tend to be. You Will… Continue reading DIY: Lip Scrub (including tips)
Many lip balms include petroleum jelly. However, as lip balm is applied to the mouth and could potentially be ingested, I much prefer to make my own using Coconut Oil, as it's good for my inside as well as my outside! What You Will Need: Coconut Oil Lipstick in the color of your choice Small… Continue reading DIY Lip Balm (Beginner Friendly)
Makeup, in my opinion, is not designed to disguise who you are, but to enhance what you already have. Unique features are what make us beautiful - and more importantly, individuals. Contouring, as we know it through social media, is all about narrowing the nose, hollowing the cheeks and chiseling the cheekbones. Overall, creating illusions.… Continue reading How-To Highlight and Contour!!! (Step by Step)