Category Archives: Makeup

Makeup for the Weekends

Woman with natural makeup

In the same vein that work suits or workout pants do not always look right at a weekend gathering, work makeup or a bare face may not be suitable either.  But something in between will be great!  Here are some quick suggestions to help you look perfectly polished. Brunch with the girls – Some people […]

New Year, New You: Makeup

Woman applying blush to cheeks

Does that makeup collection also need cleaning out, like the closet?  The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to make that happen!  Throw out any expired or separated items, share or get rid of items that just are not useful any more, and see what might need to be added. The same […]

Holiday Wish List: Makeup

Makeup products on black marble table

I may be a fashion minimalist, but makeup is a different story!  There are so many beautiful makeup pieces out there that I tend to collect them by the drawer full!  Keep in mind that I usually prefer sets to palettes, but sometimes the palettes are hard to resist.  Oh, and mini anything is very […]

Foundation Recommendations Based on Amount of Coverage

Woman putting on foundation

When you are shopping for the perfect foundation, the second most important criteria is the finish and the amount of coverage.  (Since you asked, the absolute most important criteria is color match.)  I know that seems backwards, but once you figure out what sort of coverage and finish you are looking for in a foundation, […]

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 […]