Where to Apply Perfume to Last

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Growing up, I used to watch my mother apply her perfume, but only for special occasions. She would take out one of her fabulous glass bottles and spray a little on her neck and on her wrist before leaving. I would watch in awe as she put the bottle back on her vanity until the next time she’d use it.  Read More

Shop | Hair Care 101

Shampoos and conditioners are part of our everyday lives but have you ever took the time to look at all the different kinds?

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An aisle at your local CVS/pharmacy can have so many options – how do you know the right one to choose? How do you know if the one you use is the right one for you? Read More

Beauty | When + How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How many people have actually thought about how often they should clean their makeup brushes? Does it really matter? Maybe you don’t use it that often so why bother, right?

Actually, it does matter. When you use your brushes, bits of oil, dirt, makeup, concealer, foundation, etc. gets trapped in the bristles of the brush. So whether you use your brushes daily or every so often, not cleaning your them can lead to breakouts and clogged pores.

Don’t believe me? Try my favorite test. Read More

Shop | Eye Shadow Primer

After my L’Oreal Colour Richer Palettes posting (here) I was asked – What is Eye Primer? I’m definitely not an expert but I do have some experience with eye primer.

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Have you ever put on your makeup and later in the day you notice shadow creases on your eyelids? Or how about smudged makeup? Makeup meltdown? Or what I like to reference as raccoon eyes? (You know, when the black liner and mascara smudge above and under your eye so I look like a raccoon? No offense to the raccoon of course!) One of the best ways to prevent this from happening is to apply a primer. The basic premise of eye primer is to keep it looking as fresh all day as the moment that you applied it and walked out the door.

What is it?

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Shop | L’Oreal Colour Riche Palette

Ok – Fab Find Alert!!! For all the makeup junkies out there – there is a new product to seriously consider looking at. One of the most popular eye shadow sets that are sold at Sephora and other similar beauty supply retail stores are the Urban Decay Naked Palettes 1, 2 and 3. It is a series of 12 eye shadow colors that give you the urban look with an impressive range of shades.

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If it is a larger investment than you are willing to make at $54 a palette, I advise you to keep reading… Read More