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
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
There's nothing better than some much-needed pamper time with a nice bubble bath and a face mask. You might not realize that a lot of ingredients in your kitchen can be used for this (the face mask, not the bath)! Bananas, eggs, milk and even mustard can be great for your skin for a variety… Continue reading DIY Honey Face Mask (For Normal to Dry Skin)
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)
The Shape of your eyebrows can completely change the appearance of your face. Makeup can be used to add depth, fill in any gaps and help your eyebrows appear as symmetrical as possible. (Remember, eyebrows are sisters, not twins!) There are three different techniques for shaping eyebrows: Waxing - Removing hair from the root of… Continue reading Eyebrow Shaping 101!!!
The appearance of puffiness is most often due to the swelling of tissues around the eyes. It is often caused by: Too much sleep (or not enough sleep) Fluid retention Excess salt intake Pregnancy, which often causes edema Alcohol and Tobacco consumption Thyroid disease There is another type of puffiness, which is caused by loose… Continue reading Puffy Eyes Tips & Tricks!!!!
Liquid - Smooths out unevenness and provides added moisture to the skin. Good for all skin types. Coverage is usually light to medium. Best applied with a foundation brush, stippling brush, or a beauty sponge. Cream - Covers and conceals discoloration. Best for Normal, Combination, and Dry skin. Coverage is Medium to Full. Best applied… Continue reading All About Different Foundations & Tools!!!
Angled Eyeliner Brush - This brush gives you perfect precision to create winged liner. It can also be used to fill in eyebrows with a pomade or powder product. Eyebrow Comb - Otherwise known as a spoolie, this brush is perfect for brushing your brow hairs into the direction you want before you begin filling… Continue reading Top 11 Makeup Brushes Everyone Needs!!!
Everybody knows that your skin doesn't begin with your forehead and end at your chin, yet that's the area everyone concentrates on the most. You need to take care of your skin from head to toe. Consider some of these tips and tricks. Consider your ears, neck, shoulders, and chest an extension of your facial… Continue reading Body Basics Tips & Tricks!!!
Combination Skin A.M. Routine Wash your face with a foaming gel cleanser. If your skin feels tight, switch to a non-foaming creamy cleanser or a foaming cleanser formulated for dry skin. Moisturize with a lightweight lotion. If that doesn't do the trick, switch to something heavier, or just spot treat the dry areas with something… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Skincare Routine For Combination Skin!!!