Category Archives: Makeup

What is Your Morning Routine When You Oversleep?

Woman applying lipstick

Whether your sleep was interrupted by a needy two-year-old or you just hit the snooze alarm one too many times, we have all had those mornings where we oversleep and lose the valuable time to get ready.  How do you get out the door and still look somewhat put together? Hair and body – If […]

Do You Prefer Makeup Palettes or Makeup Kits?

Makeup brushes and eyeshadow palette

Around the holiday time of year, a lot of cosmetics companies produce makeup kits and palettes for their customers.  Some of these are quite beautiful and very hard to resist!  I love the concept of having everything in one little container, especially when it comes to travel, but I find that these all-in-one palettes rarely […]

Work travel: What makeup to pack?

Makeup brushes and palette

Since I tend to lean towards minimalist makeup anyway, I definitely recommend paring down your full face when you travel.  When it is a work trip, however, you will probably need more than tinted sunscreen and tinted lip balm.  By choosing multiple-use items, you can certainly shrink down that makeup bag. Here is a quick […]

Answering My Own Makeup Questions

Woman applying eyeshadow

I have run into several makeup-related questions of my own recently and thought I would pass along my researched answers in case I’m not the only one who has been asking! Do I Apply Cheek Stain Under Or Over My Foundation? This was not the easy answer that I hoped to find!  Based on what […]

What Makeup To Wear On the Plane

woman with casual makeup on plane

Generally speaking, it is not good to travel in your full face of makeup.  It usually ends up in a flaky mess (if you tend to be dry) or a puddle on your chin (if you tend to be oily).  Granted, not many of us want to show up to our destination looking tired and […]

Spend Versus Save: Makeup

Woman with makeup brushes

The same theories apply for make as with fashion.  If you love makeup like I do, it can be an expensive habit.  But there are ways to cut the costs without sacrificing the fun. Spend – I tend to spend a little more on the products that need to match my skin tone flawlessly. If […]

Are Toners Really Necessary?

Woman applying foundation

Some people say ‘absolutely yes’ and some say ‘absolutely no’. Truth be told, many of the people that say ‘yes’ are the ones with something to sell. Personally, I think it all depends on the toner itself and your overall makeup and skincare regimens.For example, if you tend to wear the long-lasting foundation on a […]

Best Makeup For Good Selfies

Woman applying liquid foundation

It really is a ‘thing’ now, the selfie. Truth be told, people have been taking their own picture for years, but with the handiness of a smartphone, selfies are so much easier! Not to mention the filters available that can erase or at least blur almost any imperfection. But if you know in advance that […]