Create your own tinted moisturizer by simply mixing foundation with an SPF-infused moisturizer and blending it in. Apply a luminizing face primer before foundation to even out your skin's texture and create a perfectly smooth canvas for your makeup. When shopping for your perfect foundation, choose three shades that closely match your skin's tone. Apply… Continue reading Money Saving Beauty Tips!!!
Choose a self-tanner that gradually builds color. No carrot-shockers! Always exfoliate and shave before application. Afterward, run a cotton swab between your fingers and toes to prevent color from congealing into muddy lines. If you want a deeper-looking tan; do not apply moisturizer to the skin before a self-tanner. It dilutes the self-tanner and can… Continue reading Self-Tanning Tips & Tricks!!!
Complexion perfecting creams and liquids have the power to take you from natural to supernatural. Knowing how to navigate BB Creams, Foundations and beyond is a lifelong skill, because good skin never goes out of style!!! Choosing A Base Whether you're looking for a sheer wash of color or a full complexion overhaul, there's a… Continue reading How-To Pick A Foundation!!! 🙂
Nails seem like a high maintenance thing to pull off in the morning, but we've got you covered. There are plenty of ways to make your hands look polished and lovely before you run out the door. Here are some creative solutions for less mess with polish and more glam. Let's Get… Continue reading Last-Minute Manicure Hacks!!!
If you really went all out the night before and didn't get any sleep, you're going to need something more than the hacks I suggested. Let's get into some great under-eye tricks and a few natural remedies to make it easier to erase your lack of sleep. Red Lipstick and Concealer - It sounds weird, but… Continue reading How-To Cheat Sleep Beauty Hacks!!!
Monolids are flat eyelids without a fold, which offer a lot of lid space to work with. To create depth, use the layering technique, applying the darkest color closest to the lashline, neutral tones in the middle, and highlight colors at the brow bone. You can choose to apply one layer of shadow (imagine colors… Continue reading Makeup For Monolids!!!!
If you have medium-sized eyelids and even eyelid spacing, eye makeup application is going to be easier for you than for most others. Your eyelids are naturally defined, and shadows don't have to be placed in any intricate way to give you the illusion of balance. However, this can change with age, so make sure… Continue reading Makeup For Medium Eyelids!!!
The smokey eye has gotten a bad wrap. A smokey eye should be sultry, nicely blended - a stronger look but still clean and sexy. Darker shadows should be used, but avoid the dreaded "raccoon eyes" - this color palette is not limited to blue or gray shadows. I actually prefer to create smokey eyes… Continue reading Step By Step: Smokey Eye Makeup!!!
If you're on the road, out for vacation or just want a kit to touch up your makeup during a night out, you'll want a limited, lightweight kit. When you're home, however, you have much greater freedom. You can build as large or as small a kit as you desire to give you as many… Continue reading What You Need For Your Home Makeup Kit!!!
I have always believed that anyone can wear whatever color she wants as long as it suits her personality. However, it's important when choosing eye colors that you work with the right shade and tone for your skin. Dark Skin With darker skin, there are several factors to consider when choosing eyeshadows. Different shadow colors… Continue reading Working With Your Skin Tone!!! Tips & Tricks for every Skin Tone!!!!