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
It's always nice to have an excuse to dress up! This look is ideal for a nice date or any other special occasion you might have on the calendar! Let's get this look started! Start by priming the skin with Laura Mercier Foundation Primer. Apply Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat to the eyelids and… Continue reading How-To: Special Occasion Makeup (Full Face Tutorial)
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)
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!!!
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!!!!
A smokey mix between a cut crease and winged liner. This is a striking look that suits all eye shapes! Prep and prime the eyelids. Apply a transition eyeshadow such as Makeup Geek Peach Smoothie along the crease. Using a small pencil brush, add a small amount of Ben Nye eyeshadow in Taupe just… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Inverted Wing Eye Makeup Look!!!
This is a really fun look to try out and is easier than you might think! Let's get this started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. Brush a small amount of Bobbi Brown eyeshadow in Steel on the outer crease. Create a wing using Tarte Clay Pot Waterproof Liner in Black. Draw another wing above… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Graphic Liner Eye Makeup Look!!!