Tag Archives: makeup

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 […]

How to Select the Right Blush for You

Woman applying blush

Just a small amount of color on your cheeks can instantly make you look fresher and healthier, making blush an important part of the makeup routine for many.  Of course, in order for your blush to blend seamlessly into your face, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind when selecting […]

Easy Makeup Tips for Date Night

Woman applying makeup

2The truth is, he won’t know. He won’t know how many hours you spent preparing for the date. He won’t know how many dresses you tried on and decided against. He won’t know how much time you spent in the gym. He won’t know about the nights you spent getting advice from your friends about […]

9 Clever Makeup Tips for a Hectic Morning

Woman applying makeup in the mirror

There is no greater ode to self-care than taking the time to sit down in front of a mirror and put on your face step-by-step, from primer to setting spray. But if you’re prone to early starts and a chaotic schedule, you probably don’t have the luxury to dive into an elaborate makeup routine every […]

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

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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 […]

Picking the Right Shade of Eyeshadow

Woman applying eyeshadow

While blush can be somewhat straightforward to choose, eyeshadow is a whole different ball game. There are thousands of colors and formulas and finishes to choose from. I suspect that’s why so many either skip it altogether or end up with a drawerful of shadows that they never touch. It can be daunting to see […]