Tag Archives: makeup

Out Out, Damn Spot

Woman applying eye cream on bed

Now that you have chosen your overall skin color corrector, most of us have one or two spots that need extra coverage.  You can choose to dab on a little more of your foundation-type product, or you can reach for a specific concealer.  Same as with our foundation, there are many options based on desired […]

Overall Corrections

Woman applying traditional foundation with makeup brush

We have covered several topics related to taking care of our skin, but that’s not really the fun part of the beauty routine.  With that beautiful complexion, let’s talk color!  Whether you are a strict minimalist, or you wear your full face to the grocery store, there are a few basics that almost all makeup […]

Beauty in a Bag: To Makeup the Difference

Woman getting makeup done

Most women, especially beauty junkies, rarely travel without cosmetics of some type, so let’s review a few of the products that can reduce your overall toiletry bag volume. To even out your skin tone, make sure to include either a foundation stick or a concealer pencil. There are so many out there it is hard […]

Get Creative with Your Liner with This Fall Trend

Model gets her eyeliner done

This is one trend that is definitely not boring! Designers were bringing out all the stops on the runways for Fall 2015 and one of their favorite looks was graphic eyeliner. A simple thin line is old news and not nearly as eye-catching as what the models were sporting. This is one makeup trend that […]

Sephora Announces New Monthly Beauty Box

Sephora store front

Sephora is finally getting into the beauty box subscription service! Their new service, named ‘Play!’ will be launching in September and will be available in Boston, Cincinnati, and Columbus before expanding to more US cities in 2016. This might just be the best news of 2015 for makeup lovers in the States! Sephora has become […]

Gel vs. Liquid: Which Liner is Right for You

Gel liner and liquid liner on white background

Eyeliner is a staple in every girl’s makeup bag, and though there’s nothing wrong with the time-tested pencil liner, the liquid and gel varieties are a great way to step up your liner game. Gel and liquid are both great alternatives to the pencil, and can be used for different purposes. It might seem like […]

The Best Bronzers on the Market

Benefit Hoola Bronzer

For me, bronzers are essential. Even when I’m going for the natural look, a little bronzer here and there would make my skin instantly look slimmer. It also makes my skin look better on photos even without requiring a retouch. If you haven’t found the right bronzer yet, here are five of my most trusted: […]

A Look at the Clinique Black Honey Line

Clinique Black Honey Collection

Clinique is known for coming up with a wide range of beauty products—for skin care and makeup needs. What recently caught my attention is their Black Honey line. Normally, I’m not a fan of really dark colors and “black” just made me think it was going to be all dark, but I was wrong! Their […]

Four Beauty Hacks to Save on Makeup

Assorted makeup products

Makeup can be really quite expensive especially if you go for branded items! I prefer having basic makeup which for me includes a good foundation, eyeliner, mascara, and lipstick. Having some eye shadow, blush on, and bronzers are great as well especially when you want a more polished look. Since makeup can be quite heavy […]