Category Archives: Beauty

Five Great Uses of Argan Oil

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Another fabulous multi-use item to keep around is argan oil. This rich golden moisturizing oil has amazing nourishing properties as well as vitamins, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and minerals to help just about anything you apply it to. Face or Body Moisturizer Since argan oil is widely regarded as a ‘dry oil’, it absorbs quickly […]

Five Great Uses of Shea Butter

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Whether you prefer to use it pure or you choose to use a product that includes it, shea butter is an amazing moisturizer. For those of you who worry about such things, it is a plant-based butter. It even has a slight SPF to it (but not enough to count as your sun protection alone. […]

Five Great Uses of Vitamin E Oil

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One of the most useful products you can keep in your medicine cabinet in vitamin E oil, either in liquid form or capsules. Not only is it beneficial to take internally as part of your vitamin regimen, but there is a variety of topical uses as well. Here are just a few suggestions to get […]

The Latest Makeup Tricks and Techniques

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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? […]

Are Nail Strengtheners A Good Idea?

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While some of us rely on gel manicures to keep our nails long and strong, sometimes they need a break from all those chemicals and the UV lights. If you are trying to get your natural nails back into shape after a long period of strong treatments, you will most likely turn to a nail […]