Tag Archives: Foundation

Foundation 101: Advantages of Different Formulas

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Are The Five Most Essential Makeup Brushes?

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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

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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 […]

Foundation Recommendations Based on Amount of Coverage

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When you are shopping for the perfect foundation, the second most important criteria is the finish and the amount of coverage.  (Since you asked, the absolute most important criteria is color match.)  I know that seems backwards, but once you figure out what sort of coverage and finish you are looking for in a foundation, […]

Answering My Own Makeup Questions

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I have run into several makeup-related questions of my own recently and thought I would pass along my researched answers in case I’m not the only one who has been asking! Do I Apply Cheek Stain Under Or Over My Foundation? This was not the easy answer that I hoped to find!  Based on what […]

Spend Versus Save: Makeup

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The same theories apply for make as with fashion.  If you love makeup like I do, it can be an expensive habit.  But there are ways to cut the costs without sacrificing the fun. Spend – I tend to spend a little more on the products that need to match my skin tone flawlessly. If […]

Best Makeup For Good Selfies

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It really is a ‘thing’ now, the selfie. Truth be told, people have been taking their own picture for years, but with the handiness of a smartphone, selfies are so much easier! Not to mention the filters available that can erase or at least blur almost any imperfection. But if you know in advance that […]

The Five-Product Face

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It sounds almost unimaginable to some of us, a complete face with only five products.  But it is doable!  Here is a quick rundown of the five-product face.  It is great for travel, or for keeping in your gym bag or your desk drawer.  For realism, I do not count applicators or brushes as any […]