Tag Archives: Beauty

9-1-1 for Fashion Emergencies

Sewing kit on wooden table

We have all had those days–whether that is a run in the hose or a button that is a thread away from coming off completely. But by creating a small and portable 9-1-1 kit, you can divert that disaster in just moments! Running from meeting to meeting can take a toll on those beautiful high […]

What Changes to Make in Your Makeup for Spring

Woman applying blush

Spring is usually the time when formulas and colors start lightening up as the trees bud out and the flowers bloom. While dark eye and lip colors and matte skin are the norm for the winter months, spring is about light and air and glow. Instead of the heavy matte foundation, try a tinted moisturizer […]

Realism: Cushion Makeup Products to Try

With every season, there are new makeup products and shades that flood the market. But sometimes it can be difficult to determine which ones are worth the money and which ones should be left on the shelf. Have you tried any of the cushion makeup yet? If not, this is your chance! They are usually […]

Date Night Skin Care

Couple on a romantic dinner date

It is not always something you think about when you are getting ready for a date – skin care. But when your complexion is soft and radiant, you will just feel better walking out the door. If you have time in advance of the date (i.e., they gave you more than one hour’s notice), it’s […]

What Are The Five Most Essential Makeup Brushes?

Makeup brushes

Sometimes shopping for makeup brushes can be quite daunting. Some brushes come in shapes that look way too complicated. Not to mention the sets that seem to have dozens if very strange options. In order to cut through the confusion, here is a good list of five basic brushes that can help you complete your […]

How to Make Your Makeup Last All Day

Woman applying makeup

Whether your day includes the boardroom or the playroom, none of us want to worry about whether our makeup is still in place at the end of a long day, nor do we want to spend our day reapplying when we could be out living our life. So what are some easy ways to make […]

How to Build ‘Yourself’ into the Household Budget

Woman relaxing in spa

Do you plan specific beauty spending into the budget, or do you just allocate a ‘personal’ fund and let that dictate what you can spend in a month? Creating a household budget is complicated, with several moving parts.  Not only do you have the upkeep on your residence, but there are almost always additional payments […]

Skincare for the Weekends

Woman applying face mask

Do you tend to reduce your skincare regimen over the weekend or step it up?  If you wear less makeup, then a reduced skincare regimen might be in order.  Perhaps you step back and just use a mild cleanser and a restorative moisturizer to keep your skin healthy and happy.  If you tend to wear […]

What to Take When the Invitation Asks for ‘A Plate to Share’

Cheese plate with grapes and crackers

Many times an invitation to a game night or a football party will include the phrase “a plate to share”.  This usually means providing some kind of snack so that the host(ess) will not feel obligated to provide (and pay for) the refreshments for the whole group. The bonus feature is that is also ensures […]

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 […]