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
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)
Use this deep-cleansing, yet gentle soap to take the grime off your makeup brushes. Cleaning just once a week/month (depending on how much you use your brushes) keeps brushes looking and working like new. What You Will Need: Measuring Spoons 1 Tablespoon Dish soap 1 Tablespoon White Vinegar 1 Cup Warm Water A tall Cup… Continue reading How-To Make Your Own Brush Shampoo!!!
If you're on the road, out for vacation or just want a kit to touch up your makeup during a night out, you'll want a limited, lightweight kit. When you're home, however, you have much greater freedom. You can build as large or as small a kit as you desire to give you as many… Continue reading What You Need For Your Home Makeup Kit!!!
Makeup Brush 101 There are so many shapes, sizes, and types of brushes out there that choosing the right one can be very confusing. When it comes to makeup brushes, though, price does make a difference: better brushes are more expensive. Also, I find that makeup artists' lines often offer better-designed brushes and more shape… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Makeup Brushes!!!!
When using a pencil to fill in and shape your eyebrows, use a sharpened pencil so that you have a fine tip to work with. You want to draw in short lines to mimic natural eyebrow hairs. Avoid drawing one continuous line for the entire length of the eyebrow, as this will look very unnatural.… Continue reading How to Apply an Eyebrow Pencil!!!!
Every good makeup artist swears by using a face primer before applying foundation! Doing so will ensure a smooth, even finish, that will not look heavy or caked-on. The primer product that I use helps not only to feed the skin antioxidants, but it also fills in the uneven texture of the skin caused by… Continue reading All About Makeup Primers!!
A flawless face begins with a great skincare routine. To ensure the best possible makeup application, you must, at the very least, clean and hydrate your skin daily! I urge you to use the skincare products that you invest in, and know that you don't need many to get the job done! I cringe when… Continue reading Basic Skincare Routine for Everyone!!!
As with any craft, you are only as good as your tools. You can't paint a wall without a good brush or roller, so why would you attempt to apply makeup without good brushes?? If you do own a set, you must learn how to use them properly, for a professional, blended finish. A good… Continue reading Makeup Brush Guide!!
I recommend and suggest that your personal makeup kit includes these essential products and tools. Also, this list is a great starting point for anyone to build a more extensive makeup kit. Let's get started on what you will need: Sponges - Great for clean-up and blending excess foundation or concealer. Pencil Sharpener - Always… Continue reading Top 20 Makeup Kit Must Haves!!!!