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)
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)
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)
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)
Applying false eyelashes can sometimes be tricky - here I'll show you how to apply false eyelashes and make it a little bit easier! Remember, perfection takes lots of practice! Most packets of false eyelashes come with glue included, but if not, my favorite glue is either DUO Striplash Adhesive or House… Continue reading The Easiest Way To Apply False Eyelashes!!!!
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!!!
This is the perfect look to practice that winged eyeliner on! It's the classic cat-eye that everyone knows and loves and it's a great way to really elongate the eye. Let's get started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. Sweep MAC eyeshadow in Always Sunny over the lid with a flat eyeshadow brush. Brush… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Classic Cat Eye Makeup Look!!!
There are many different ways to apply winged eyeliner and many different products you can use to do so, depending on the look you want to achieve. My favorite eyeliner product is gel eyeliner, with liquid eyeliner on top. The liquid eyeliner on top of the gel makes the black more intense and… Continue reading How-To: Winged Eyeliner!!!