Posted on March 19, 2013
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:
- Apply a primer to bare lids using your ring finger to create a smooth surface and to help eye shadows stay in place, remain true to color and be crease-free. Using a large eye brush, apply the second-lightest shadow in your palette to your lid and brow bone. (more…)
Posted on March 18, 2013
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!
- Load up your brush. Make sure you don’t overload it, we want the edge sharp!
- Your brush should look “flat” and loaded evenly with product like this! (more…)
Posted on March 4, 2013
Add an unexpected twist to your everyday tresses! The waterfall twist braid is perfect for amplifying a simple hairstyle. With practice, this easy-to-wear braid can become a go-to style for the upcoming summer months.
- Start by applying a pea-size amount of a finishing serum, like Organix Repairing Awapuhi Ginger Dry Styling Oil, to dry locks; this will make braiding dry hair easier by taming any flyaways.
- Gather a two inch section of hair near the part—you can start at the hairline or behind bangs—and separate that section into two equal pieces.
- Take the piece closest to the hairline and twist it over the second piece.
- Holding the two pieces of hair in one hand, grab a small piece of hair from above the twisted section in your other hand and place it between the first and second pieces. Let the new piece hang loosely—you will never add hair to the two original sections. (more…)
Posted on December 17, 2012
I think every oily skinned girl can relate: we can literally feel our skin getting oily, which means our face makeup is about to go everywhere but our face. Its extremely difficult to find foundations and powders that not only stay on our face but also keep us matte for as long as possible. It all depends on the products you use, of course. There are some tips, though, so don’t worry!
- First, make sure your makeup is oil free. This might seem like a no brainer, but you would be surprised reading ingredient lists of some foundations and powders. Your makeup make have mineral oil in it which isn’t necessarily bad, contrary to popular belief. It is a humectant that traps moisture and us oily skinned girls already have enough of that. (more…)