Between contouring, highlighting, and other beauty buzzwords right now it can seem a bit confusing when it comes to cheeks! Pulling out all the stops is fun for special occasions but on a daily basis it’s nice to simplify. Here are 3 products to add to your routine to get that perfectly sculpted cheek everyday!
The perfect nude lipgloss or lipstick… It takes a while before you find one, IF you find one! If you’re one of those girls who just can’t seem to find the right nude lip colour that matches her skin tone, here are three tips to create your own! The best part of this tutorial: it’s one for every skin tone! All you need is a concealer and a lip product! Which lip product? Keep on reading to see which one matches your preference! (more…)
If you’re a beautista on the go, you know the value in keeping your beauty routine simple. In our society, not only will we pay more, but we will also put forth more effort for our makeup if it’s guaranteed to make life easier. With Urban Decay’s Naked 2 Palette, the task of transitioning your eyes from ‘day’ to ‘night’ is not only simple, but convenient as well! (more…)
Have your ever just changed your hair color so dramatically and now you can’t figure out what lipsticks to wear? I just recently had this problem switching to bright blonde to a very dark brunette. I have fixed my little problem and thought I would share my top 5 new lipsticks that look great with my newly dyed dark brunette hair.
Think purple shadows only compliment green eyes? False! Blue-eyed gals can pull them off too. Shades of lilac atop blue eyes create an analogous color scheme perfect for spring—here’s how to create a soft smokey eye with purple hues:
Black eyeliner can be a bit jarring during the day sometimes. Especially for those with light hair or fair skin. But black eyeliner also gives the most definition to the eyes! What’s a girl to do?! Here’s a fool-proof way to make sure your eyes are nicely defined but not over done during the day!
With contouring, you can sculpt your face into whatever shape you like. To add shadows or depth, we’re going to use darker powders or creams. Usually, the key places to contour are the hollows of the cheeks (You can find these by sucking your cheeks in like a fishy face), the temples, and the jawline. However, you can pretty much contour wherever you’d like! (Even your nose or eyes – it will help add dimension to your face if it’s looking a bit flat.) When contouring it’s best to use matte products (without shimmer), because this will be more natural looking. (more…)
Whether you’ll be on the prowl, on a romantic date, or out to dinner with the gals, looking hot on Valentine’s Day is a must! The key is to look chic, but not overdone. Here’s how to get the sexiest makeup look, inspired by classic Valentine’s Day hues, that will have even Cupid trying to snag you as his date. The key points to this sultry look are dramatic eyes, a pop of pink on the cheeks and a red hot lip:
Red lips are the way to go this Valentine’s Day! No need to be intimidated by this bold color because there are some great daytime alternatives to this bold look. Master the look of full, classy, statement making red lips for the daytime and night this Valentine’s day.
Option 1: Natural true-red matte lip
Used: NYC Lip Stain in 498 Berry Long Time
Lipstains are transfer resistant and last longer than the traditional lipstick. This is your best option for a subtle and quick red lip look for the daytime without having the feeling of having something on your lips. These are also great for layering. You can apply a lipstain before lipstick or gloss for long lasting color and less touch ups. The downsides are that it can settle into lines if they aren’t exfoliated and moisturized and the lipstain itself be drying so apply chapstick on top to finish it off. (more…)