Tag Archives: Beauty

11 Steps to Plumper Lips

Woman applying lipstick in front of mirror

Gone are the days when thin lips were the chic trend in makeup for women. After the “Kylie Jenner trend” had swept up the world years ago, and as Kylie Cosmetics launched last 2015, big pouty lips have been the new trend. Since not every one of us has the luxury of getting regular lip […]

How to Contour and Highlight in 9 Easy Steps

Makeup artist applying highlighter on model's face

If you want to add some definition to your face to enhance your bone structure and facial features, contouring and highlighting is the way to do this. For beginners, contouring and highlighting techniques can definitely seem a little overwhelming. After all, there are so many different ways in which you can do this! However, don’t […]

19 Nail Art Designs You Have to Try

Ombre nail art

Nail art seems to have taken off as an artistic genre all of its own. People everywhere are now using nail art designs as a form of self-expression. The designs are everything from tiny detailed pictures to geometric designs to tie-dye swirls to festive holiday options. Some of them are quite intricate while others are an […]

What to Wear to A Matinee at the Theater

Woman in white summer dress outdoors

A night out at the theater usually means dressing up and carrying that tiny black satin clutch that we never get to use any other time.  It also usually means the black eyeliner and the red lipstick to round out that fancy outfit. But what about a Saturday afternoon matinee show?  Not nearly as fancy […]

Small Touches that Make A Big Difference

Woman examining her face in the mirror

Sometimes we get caught up in the ‘bigger’ parts of our makeup routine, and forget to double-check the little things.  But if you make them a part of your regular routine, they really won’t add too much time to your morning.  Here are a few quick things that I try to pay attention to: Lip […]

My Five-Star Makeup Picks

Woman applying makeup

I have tried a lot of makeup in my exploration, but I think many of us have those top products that we always come back to.  The ones that no matter what else we try, they just seem to work better for us and our needs.  Here is a list of my top treats that […]

What’s In Your Makeup Bag?

Makeup products scattered on table

I like to know what my readers are using/wearing right now! My primary makeup bag changes seasonally as well as according to my mood and activities. Here is what I’m using on a (mostly) daily basis: Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm – I’m a huge fan of Dr. Jart’s beauty balms. I […]

Foundation 101: Advantages of Different Formulas

Woman applying foundation

It’s difficult enough to find the right shade of foundation, but when you throw in all of the different available formulas, it can become downright impossible it seems. Here is a quick guide about choosing the right formula for your needs and your preferences: Tinted moisturizer – Typically tinted moisturizer offers the sheerest coverage and […]

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? […]

What’s All the Fuss With Cleansing Conditioners?

Woman washing her hair in bathtub

I don’t tend to write a lot about hair care because I just don’t know much about it. I have a wash-and-wear hair style; I don’t color or heat style, and I only get it cut once every quarter. It’s long and fine so I do have to be a little careful with it because […]