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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
Concealer Brushes Large - Use large concealer brushes for the undereye and inner corners of the eyes closest to the nose, as well as the eyelid area when concealing visible veins. Look for sable or synthetic brushes that are flat and rounded at the tips to fit into the contour of the eye. Soft tapered… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Concealer!!!
Beginning the morning with perfectly applied makeup only to glance in the mirror at lunchtime to see a shiny face and half the makeup smudged away, it has all happened to the best of us! This is because our pores naturally release oils, which keep our skin from drying out. This is great, but sometimes… Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Tackling Shine
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
Coconut oil is quickly becoming one of my favorite products, as it has so many great uses! It is great for hair, skin, body.... the list goes on! Here are a few reasons why it has become so popular and how it could benefit you: Coconut oil is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. In tropical parts… Continue reading Benefits of Coconut Oil
I suffer from Milia (small bumps under the skin) and so I have a couple of small red scars under my eye area. I started to use this mask and began to see results fairly quickly. Please note, this may not work for everyone and should not be used too often. Lemon juice can lighten… Continue reading DIY: Coconut Oil Face Mask (For All Skin Types)
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)