Category Archives: Makeup

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 […]

How to Pick the Right Shade of Blush

Woman applying blush to cheeks

There are hundreds of products that claim to brighten or liven up your complexion. But there are few products that can do what blush can do. It is amazing how much brighter and more awake your skin appears with just a simple stroke of color on the cheeks. But how to pick the right color? […]

The Latest Makeup Tricks and Techniques

Woman applying makeup in the mirror

Makeup seems to be getting more complicated lately, with new methods and techniques being touted by beauty videos everywhere. But which ones actually serve a practical purpose? Curling Lashes – The devices for this makeup trick look positively medieval, but it’s not that scary. And it’s worth it, the way curled lashes make your eyes […]

Five-Product Makeup Routine

Woman using lip gloss

It’s very easy to keep adding products and steps to your morning routine. And before you know it, you are spending thirty minutes on your makeup alone. But it does not have to be that way if you don’t want to. With the right selection of products, you can easily get your full face accomplished […]

The Monochromatic Makeup Look

Woman having her makeup done professionally

This particular trend comes and goes, and right now it is getting a huge boost! The monochromatic makeup look does not mean it has to be boring though. When you choose the same color for your eyes, lips, and cheeks, it can be a quick and easy way to look pulled together without having to […]

Using Highlighters at Any Age

Woman removing makeup in mirror

Same as shimmery eyeshadows, highlighters are a great way to emphasize certain features but we should be smart about using them to accentuate the positive. Twenties I think the true irony is the fact that twenty-something skin already has that youthful glow but is also the most suited for using a highlighter product generously. Be […]

How to Use Shimmer Eyeshadow At Every Age

Woman having her makeup done professionally

Almost every eyeshadow palette has at least one shimmery eye shadow. I’m not sure why but it does. While I tend to shy away from shimmer in almost any makeup, there are ways to wear shimmer eyeshadow at just about any age. Twenties Depending on what your job entails, it may not be an appropriate […]

Maximise Your Makeup Based on Skin Tone

Woman looking in the mirror

Almost all of the makeup you choose to wear is best chosen based on the undertone of your skin and the base tones of the makeup. For example, you are probably aware that you look better in pink blush or peach blush but rarely the opposite one. First things first. What exactly is skin tone? […]

The Transition of Makeup

Woman applying makeup

With graduation season upon us, we all start thinking about transitions. Whether that be from high school to college or from college to the real world, life tends to change for a lot of people around this time. One thing that needs to change for those going through such a transition is the approach to […]

What Do You Think About Makeup From A Skincare Line?

Makeup products on blue table

While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying makeup from a skincare line? Here are a few examples of skincare lines that have expanded into makeup products: DHC – A well-known and well-respected Japanese skincare company, their best-selling set starts […]