Tag Archives: Beauty

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?

Woman applying nail strengtheners

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 […]

The Transition of Makeup

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With graduation season upon us, we all start thinking about transitions. Whether that be from high school to college or from college to the real world, life tends to change for a lot of people around this time. One thing that needs to change for those going through such a transition is the approach to […]

Summer Ailments, the Preventions and the Cures

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While we all enjoy the warm weather and the pool parties, there are certain beauty ailments that strike during the height of the temperatures. Here are the top three that I find myself dealing with, along with preventative measures as well as cures if it becomes too late. Sunburn Prevention This one is the easiest. […]

Getting Ready For Summer Weather

Woman at the beach

As the temperatures climb, it gets more and more difficult to look great. The humidity can flatten or frizz even the best-planned hairstyles; not to mention the realization at the end of the day that your makeup has either melted off or slid all around your face. Being in and out of the water can […]

Discovering New Websites: Integrity Botanicals

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In my efforts to not only streamline my skincare and makeup routines, I’ve also been working on transitioning to more organic products. I haven’t completely thrown out my ‘chemical’ ones, I am just trying to replace them as I need to. I discovered a fabulous website, Integrity Botanicals, during my search. It carries many lines […]

Discovering New Brands: Vapour Organic Beauty

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I have recently discovered a new organic brand that I cannot wait to try! Vapour Beauty has a simple skincare line as well as a beautiful cosmetics line. I have recently ordered a sample set ($15 for five samples plus $2.75 shipping but it also comes with a $10 coupon code). I haven’t had a […]

Garbo’s Gripe: Dealing with Wrinkles Around the Mouth

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Smile lines, marionette lines, vertical lip lines: all examples of wrinkles around the mouth, also called perioral lines. Even Greta Garbo wasn’t exempt. A nineteen eighty nine photograph of the star shows her shielding her mouth from the paparazzi so they could not see what she referred to as the “purse strings” above her upper lip. […]

What Do You Think About Makeup From A Skincare Line?

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While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying makeup from a skincare line? Here are a few examples of skincare lines that have expanded into makeup products: DHC – A well-known and well-respected Japanese skincare company, their best-selling set starts […]