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)
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!!!
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!!
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!!!!
It's tempting to hang on to makeup until you've used every last drop. But make sure you use it before it becomes a playground for bacteria. Here's how long most makeup products last: Liquid Foundation - 6 to 12 Months Liquid Concealer - 1 Year Powder and Stick Concealer - 2 Years Face Powders -… Continue reading Make-Up Shelf Life!!!
Spots There are hundreds of products aimed at healing spots, but none makes them disappear instantly. That's where make-up comes in, but be careful- a badly covered spot is more noticeable than one left bare. No Squeezing!!! Squeezing blackheads will enlarge the pores, while spots become inflamed and take longer to heal. For blackheads use… Continue reading Concealer 101: Tips & Tricks Part 2!
Lash Curler - curling the lashes is crucial for accentuating the eyes. Start as close to the root as possible and curl two to three times, each time moving the curler a little way up the lashes. Primer - This acts as an undercoat, providing a base for foundation and making sure it lasts longer.… Continue reading Top Ten Must-Haves For Your Makeup Bag!!!