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My Five-Star Makeup Picks

Woman applying makeup

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 […]

Five-Product Makeup Routine

Woman using lip gloss

It’s very easy to keep adding products and steps to your morning routine. And before you know it, you are spending thirty minutes on your makeup alone. But it does not have to be that way if you don’t want to. With the right selection of products, you can easily get your full face accomplished […]

What Do You Think About Makeup From A Skincare Line?

Makeup products on blue table

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 […]

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 […]

New Year, New You: Makeup

Woman applying blush to cheeks

Does that makeup collection also need cleaning out, like the closet?  The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to make that happen!  Throw out any expired or separated items, share or get rid of items that just are not useful any more, and see what might need to be added. The same […]

Which is Better for the Eye Area – Regular Concealer or Specialty Under Eye Concealer?

Eye concealer product

Personally, I do not like the idea of having a separate product just for my occasional dark circles.  But there are many under eye-specific concealers available! Personally, I think most people are better off with a concealer that works for all purposes.  If your skin tends to be dry, stick to a creamy formula.  If […]

Foundation Recommendations Based on Amount of Coverage

Woman putting on foundation

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, […]

What is Your Morning Routine When You Oversleep?

Woman applying lipstick

Whether your sleep was interrupted by a needy two-year-old or you just hit the snooze alarm one too many times, we have all had those mornings where we oversleep and lose the valuable time to get ready.  How do you get out the door and still look somewhat put together? Hair and body – If […]

Do You Prefer Makeup Palettes or Makeup Kits?

Makeup brushes and eyeshadow palette

Around the holiday time of year, a lot of cosmetics companies produce makeup kits and palettes for their customers.  Some of these are quite beautiful and very hard to resist!  I love the concept of having everything in one little container, especially when it comes to travel, but I find that these all-in-one palettes rarely […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

Woman applying mud mask

Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]