Category Archives: Makeup

How to Select the Right Blush for You

Woman applying blush

Just a small amount of color on your cheeks can instantly make you look fresher and healthier, making blush an important part of the makeup routine for many.  Of course, in order for your blush to blend seamlessly into your face, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind when selecting […]

Easy Makeup Tips for Date Night

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2The truth is, he won’t know. He won’t know how many hours you spent preparing for the date. He won’t know how many dresses you tried on and decided against. He won’t know how much time you spent in the gym. He won’t know about the nights you spent getting advice from your friends about […]

Our Favorite Eye Makeup Trends for Summer

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This summer brings with it so many exciting new makeup trends, with many of the best ones focused on the eyes. From peacock-inspired colors to dramatic underlined eyes, here are some of our favorite eye makeup trends for this summer. Bright Pops of Colors The sunny summer months are the perfect time of year to […]

9 Clever Makeup Tips for a Hectic Morning

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There is no greater ode to self-care than taking the time to sit down in front of a mirror and put on your face step-by-step, from primer to setting spray. But if you’re prone to early starts and a chaotic schedule, you probably don’t have the luxury to dive into an elaborate makeup routine every […]

How to Flatter Deep-Set Eyes

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Do you have deep set eyes?  One quick way to find out is to use a pencil and hold it flat against your eyebrow.  If it rests against your cheek without touching any other part of your eye, you indeed have deep-set eyes. While this particular eye shape is great for eye makeup because it […]

Small Touches that Make A Big Difference

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Sometimes we get caught up in the ‘bigger’ parts of our makeup routine, and forget to double-check the little things.  But if you make them a part of your regular routine, they really won’t add too much time to your morning.  Here are a few quick things that I try to pay attention to: Lip […]

My Five-Star Makeup Picks

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I have tried a lot of makeup in my exploration, but I think many of us have those top products that we always come back to.  The ones that no matter what else we try, they just seem to work better for us and our needs.  Here is a list of my top treats that […]

What’s In Your Makeup Bag?

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I like to know what my readers are using/wearing right now! My primary makeup bag changes seasonally as well as according to my mood and activities. Here is what I’m using on a (mostly) daily basis: Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm – I’m a huge fan of Dr. Jart’s beauty balms. I […]

Foundation 101: Advantages of Different Formulas

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It’s difficult enough to find the right shade of foundation, but when you throw in all of the different available formulas, it can become downright impossible it seems. Here is a quick guide about choosing the right formula for your needs and your preferences: Tinted moisturizer – Typically tinted moisturizer offers the sheerest coverage and […]

Picking the Right Shade of Eyeshadow

Woman applying eyeshadow

While blush can be somewhat straightforward to choose, eyeshadow is a whole different ball game. There are thousands of colors and formulas and finishes to choose from. I suspect that’s why so many either skip it altogether or end up with a drawerful of shadows that they never touch. It can be daunting to see […]