Even if I don’t have time to put on entire make up routine, I always make time to quickly swipe on some blush. I have multiple that I love–Benefit Cosmetics, Smashbox, and Stila Cosmetics. The list is practically endless and tend to choose different shades or brands depending on the day. My only problem is that I usually need to […]
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I know I’ve shared with all of you my personal battle with dark circles. The truth is that sometimes a good night’s sleep just isn’t enough. So in times of need, I turn to my makeup bag for revival: concealer. The other day, I sat down with makeup artist Kimara Ahnert, and I picked her brain for the best way to […]
Say you wore your favorite shade of red lipstick all through a nasty cold. Do you have toss your gloss now that you’re feeling better? Thankfully, no. If you just had a cold, you can keep using the lipstick without fear of getting sick again because you’ve built up antibodies to that virus. Strep throat is another case though. If […]
I’m always looking for tips on how to make applying make up easier. From eyeliner to red lips, make up artists always have little tricks that help daily. Last week I met with Rosie Johnston, a celebrity make up artist, to chat about her new products for her fragrance line, but she gave me a helpful tip about applying liquid […]
From foundation to eye shadow we use these little bristles to enhance our favorite features. I was looking at my brushes the other day and realized that they are well overdue for a clean up. How often do you clean your clean your make up brushes? I don’t clean mine often enough (it is now on my To Do List)! […]
Sometimes classics are the how-to’s that stump me the most. Red lips, simple cat eyes, and smoky eyes are some of the tried and true beauty looks that have stuck around as trends, like a little black dress. Recently, I found the best compact that not only has every color you’ll need to create a range of smoky eyes–from a dramatic glam to a more natural subtle style–but a little surprise inside that makes achieving it foolproof.
The minute summer is here, all I wish for is glowing bronzed skin. Of course, I’m not about to lay out because I still want healthy skin. My weapon of choice: bronzer. My only issue is how to apply it so it looks natural. Do you have that same problem? Well last week I met Celebrity Makeup Artist Brett Freedman at an Elizabeth Arden press event, where he shared his insider tips on how to apply bronzer and what you should look for when shopping. Here’s what he had to say…