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)
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)
Everyone always worries that they'll end up with panda eyes, but take your time, build the color gradually, and don't forget to blend! Let's get this look started! Prep and prime the eyelids. Starting with Makeup Geek eyeshadow in Beaches and Cream as the transition color, apply a generous amount in the crease… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Black Smokey Eye Makeup Look!!!
This look really elongates the eye and leaves an elegant finish. Let's get this makeup look started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. In the outer corner of the eye, brush on MAC eyeshadow in Black Tied using a soft blending brush. Blend the eyeshadow outwards in the same direction as you would with winged… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Smokey Wing Eye Makeup Look!!! (Beginner Friendly)