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)
Let's Start With Eyebrow Products! Brow Powder - This is the best product to create softer - looking brows. Use powder at the beginning of the brow to create softness and a pencil at the end of the brow for definition. Powder is best applied with an angled brow brush. Eyeshadow can also be used… Continue reading Eyebrows 101: Eyebrow Grooming: Products, Tools & Tips!!!
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)
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)
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)
As with lip colors, the blush you choose is entirely up to you, but depending on your skin tone, certain colors might complement your skin more than others. Always use a light hand when applying blush- the trick is to make it look like the natural color in your cheeks is coming through, which… Continue reading Blush For Your Skin Tone!!!
The first thing to do when applying lipstick or lip liner is to prep and prime your lips. Covering up chapped lips with lipstick will only accentuate the cracks. Using lip balm has its benefits but regular exfoliation actually removes the dead skin, leaving that soft, plump finish. You can find out how to make… Continue reading How to Apply Lipstick! (The Right Way)
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)