“Makeup shouldn’t cover your skin, it should enhance your natural beauty, not mask it.”—François Nars, Founder and Creative Director of NARS Cosmetics Skin is my absolute favorite part of the makeup process. You can have an amazing eye look, but if the skin doesn’t look great, it throws the whole look off. Foundation is great for perfecting the skin but today we’re going to … Read More PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: NARS RADIANT CREAMY CONCEALER
Scroll through Instagram and you’ll see a common theme among some of the biggest makeup artists and beauty influencers: 60’s inspired makeup. 60’s makeup was all about playing up the eyes. Floating eyeliner, a contoured crease, and lots of lashes were all the rave – and it’s coming back. Here are some modern ways you can incorporate 60’s makeup into your next look.
Talk to any beauty junkie and they’ll list off all the best makeup products and best methods of application, but not many really go in depth in all the prep work that goes into a flawless application. There are many steps that go into a beautiful makeup look but arguably the most important step is prepping your skin to have it looking flawless and … Read More SKIN PREP MUSTS FOR A FLAWLESS MAKEUP APPLICATION
Fun fact: contouring was a technique used by drag queens before you ever saw it on your favorite celebrity or influencer. It’s a great way to add definition, or even change your face structure using light and shadow. We’re all used to the ‘regular’ way to contour: you start with foundation, then go in with concealer and creams or powders to contour and highlight. … Read More HOW TO: REVERSE CONTOURING
Nothing is worse than going to a beauty counter to buy a foundation only to go home and find that the foundation color the sales associate helped you pick out is definitely NOT your color. Color matching foundation is tricky, there are so many different shades, undertones, and some brands may not even have your exact color. Here are some tips on helping you … Read More HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT FOUNDATION SHADE
INVEST IN A GOOD LASH SERUM I started using GrandeLash about a month ago after I walked in to work one day asked one of my co workers if she got lash extensions done. Her answer – ‘Nope! I’ve been using GrandeLash twice a day, every day’. I was AMAZED because her lashes were longer and thicker than I had ever seen. Since I’ve … Read More SIMPLE STEPS FOR LONGER LASHES
SPEND VS. SAVE: MAKEUP EDITION How easy is it to stop into Sephora or Ulta for one thing and end up leaving with a purse that’s hundreds of dollars emptier? Trust me, I know the feeling. I love buying makeup – probably more than the average person – but I don’t always love the dent in my bank account. In recent years, drugstore brands … Read More SPEND VS. SAVE: MAKEUP EDITION
We all want our makeup to last as long as possible, don’t we? The key to that is usually setting with a face powder, but if over applied or applied incorrectly that can lead to a cake face – trust me, I’ve learned that the hard way. Here comes my savior, the Morphe Continuous Setting Mist ($16)
Hey everyone! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so I decided to record and upload a glam video for you guys. It’s a pink glittery eye and a classic red lip. Valentine’s Day is also my husbands birthday so we have double to celebrate – still no plans though! What are you guys doing? Comment below!
I was recently packing for a weekend trip and knew I wouldn’t be wearing much makeup where I was going. I wanted to pack light, but I tend to go overboard with my makeup bag. This time I decided to give myself a challenge and only pack the few products I felt were a MUST. These are the 10 makeup products I can’t live … Read More 10 Makeup Products I Can’t Live Without
Hi beauties! Welcome to my new blog and thank you for visiting! Now as most beauty lovers know, a holy grail foundation that lasts all day, has the perfect amount of coverage, and still looks like skin, is one of the hardest makeup related items to find. Today, I will be talking about a foundation that is slowly becoming one of my absolute favorite … Read More Laura Mericer Flawless Fusion Foundation Review