Tag Archives: beauty tips

Wedding Time – Makeup For The Bridal Party

Three beautiful bridesmaid

For a bride, there is no day in her life that she wants to look better than on her wedding day. But her attendants want to look their best as well! After all, their glow will say they are excited to share her special day! The most important factor in wedding day makeup, even for […]

What Do I Pack For An Out Of Town Wedding?

Women traveling with a suitcase.

There are plenty of lists for what a bride (and groom) needs to pack if they are hosting a destination wedding. But what about the guests’ packing list? Packing to attend an out-of-town wedding can be complicated as well, when you consider all of the events that normally surround such a celebration. I am in […]

Do It Yourself Masks And Scrubs

Woman applying a face mask

Did you know that the secret to a better complexion might be hiding in your kitchen? If you are fed up with the lack of results from commercial products, try mixing your own! The Sunny Avocado Mask-  from Annmarie Gianni is wonderful for skin that needs extra moisture. It combines half of an avocado, a […]

Beauty 101: Shaping Your Fingernails

Women with fashionable nails

One of the hardest parts of doing at-home manicures can be deciding on the shape of your nail. Not all shapes flatter every finger and hand, so sometimes it can be difficult if you are inexperienced. It can also affect the durability of the nail itself. It’s the foundation of all manicures, because if you […]

A Full Face With Pencils And Sticks

Woman applying while sitting on her suitcase

I have several trips coming up this fall and I have been trying to build a travel-friendly makeup kit that works for most scenarios – a wedding in Minnesota, a family holiday in Seattle, and a Mexican cruise. All of these have very different makeup needs, and I would love to build a kit that […]

Outfits That Will Transition From Summer To Fall

Women in fall fashion

While the cool weather still seems a bit far off, fall weather and fashion are going to be here before we know it. But how do we make the transition easier on our pocketbook? The key to transitioning your wardrobe from summer into fall is layering. With a little planning, you can really maximize the […]

Beauty 101: Professional Facials

Women enjoying facial massage

If you’ve never had a professional facial, I highly recommend them! When you choose the right professional, the facial can be a healthy and relaxing treat for you and your skin. Some of the Advantages Deeper exfoliation can be offered by a professional, whether they offer physical or chemical. Manual extractions are also better when […]

Emerging Makeup Trends for Fall 2016

Women getting eyeliner applied

Yes, the thermometers are still spiking in the triple digits and the community pools are still overflowing with grade-schoolers, but school is just around the corner and the runways are showing off their fall trends. There are a few trends that seem ‘unwearable’ for normal life but some of them are quite wearable for most […]

How to Transition Your Makeup from Desk to Date

Woman checking her face in compact mirror

For the most part, we have a certain look that we wear to work and a certain look that we wear out on the town.  And when it is a Saturday night, we have all the time in the world to get ready.  But what do we do if the date is in the middle […]

Basic Tips for Using Highlighters

Woman holding a makeup brush

The overall purposes of using a highlighter are to accentuate the bone structure of your face and to give your skin the lit-from-within glow that everyone desires.  Just remember, you are looking for glow not glitter!  Two of my very favorite highlighter products are from Benefit Cosmetics, Watts Up Cream Highlighter which is champagne and […]