Tag Archives: makeup products

Work travel: What makeup to pack?

Makeup brushes and palette

Since I tend to lean towards minimalist makeup anyway, I definitely recommend paring down your full face when you travel.  When it is a work trip, however, you will probably need more than tinted sunscreen and tinted lip balm.  By choosing multiple-use items, you can certainly shrink down that makeup bag. Here is a quick […]

Is It Better To Mix-And-Match Your Skincare Or Is It Better To Be Line-loyal?

Women shopping for skincare products.

When selecting your skin care products, there are two basic schools of thought – to stay brand loyal or to mix and match. And everyone does have their own opinions. The short answer is to make the right choices based on your skin type and needs. If this means being brand-loyal because the entire regimen […]

Five Easy Steps to Minimize Your Makeup Collection

Women applying her makeup at her makeup table.

Don’t be worried, this isn’t as scary as you might think! Remove everything –  that you consider to be part of your collection. Skincare, makeup, body lotions, all of it. Leave nothing in the cabinets. It’s easier to see the scope of the project when you aren’t tucking things away. Start Three Piles – one to […]

Wedding Time – Makeup For The Bridal Party

Three beautiful bridesmaid

For a bride, there is no day in her life that she wants to look better than on her wedding day. But her attendants want to look their best as well! After all, their glow will say they are excited to share her special day! The most important factor in wedding day makeup, even for […]

Emerging Makeup Trends for Fall 2016

Women getting eyeliner applied

Yes, the thermometers are still spiking in the triple digits and the community pools are still overflowing with grade-schoolers, but school is just around the corner and the runways are showing off their fall trends. There are a few trends that seem ‘unwearable’ for normal life but some of them are quite wearable for most […]

Do 3-In-1 Products Really Exist?

Woman applying makeup

In my efforts to minimalize, I’ve been looking into the 3-in-1 concept. I am referring to the makeup sticks or pencils that can be used as eyeshadow, blush, and lipstick. The most popular version of this concept is NARS The Multiple. While I love the idea, and this product is well-loved, I’m not convinced that […]

A Review of Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders – Do They Really Do Something for the Face?

Ambient Lighting Powders

I’ve seen a lot of celebrities and makeup gurus use this product and because of this, I have decided to give you my take on the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders. Basically, these are finishing powders which give your makeup that complete and polished look. They’re not exactly highlighters nor are they setting powders, but I […]

A Review of Iconic MAC Lipsticks – Which One is the Best for You?

MAC Lipsticks

MAC is a leading name in the makeup industry and I’ve seen celebrities, YouTube vloggers, and some of my friends attest to how good their products are. Here’s a short post about the most iconic MAC lipsticks and some tips to help determine which is the right one for you: Russian Red – If you […]