Category: Beauty

How To Get Totally Awesome (Real) Lashes

Eyelash Must Haves
My lashes are good, not great. But good. So I’ve always kept my eyes open for really good mascaras and wear false lashes on the fancy occasions. But recently, my sister and beauty maven, Jessica, introduced me to two products that I’m now really into that are really up-ing my lash game! The first was Younique’s Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lash....
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DIY Peppermint Sugar Body Scrub – Last Minute Holiday Gift Idea

Peppermint Sugar Scrub Gift Idea with candy cane and rosemary garnish
Need a last minute holiday gift idea? I made some homemade Peppermint Sugar Body Scrubs for my co-workers and it was incredibly easy and fun! All you need is: Granulated sugar Oil of choice (I used liquefied coconut oil – found at Vitamin Shoppe) Peppermint Essential Oil (found at Vitamin Shoppe) A jar to keep it in (I used small...
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The Holiday Gift Guide for the Beauty Product Lover

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If you know me, you know I’m endlessly trying new beauty products. So with the holidays sneaking up on us, I’ve put together a list of my favorite beauty products of the year. If you’re trying to think of what to ask for for Christmas, or if you need gift ideas for gifts for your friend, sister, co-worker, mother, girlfriend or...
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Eyeshadow Primer Face Off

three different eyeshadow primers, MAC, the Balm and Urban Decay brands
If you read my last beauty product post about Nars tinted moisturizer and powder, you’ll know that I’m all about having a good base for your makeup in order to have it look good. So, one thing I was always looking for was a good eyeshadow primer. Ya know, one that would make my eyeshadow actually last longer than my 8-5 job...
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From Blonde to Brunette: Going to the Dark Side

Picture of me from the side as a brunette
One night, when bored (and after two glasses of wine, let’s be honest), I decided I wanted to dye my blonde hair brown. I figured it probably was a bad idea, but I was going to be heading out to Colorado soon to visit my hairstylist-sister, so if there is anywhere to do something risky, it’s with your hairstylist-sister who...
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Nars Tinted Moisturizer & Pressed Powder Review

“What is the best tinted moisturizer/foundation/powder etc.” is a common question. Having a good base for your makeup is important. Important to the point that I feel like it can “make or break” your appearance; no matter how good your other makeup, it just will not look good if your face makeup isn’t good.  That’s why I’ve always felt like I’ve looked...
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Hair Tip: French Braid & Twists

Dutch Braid Hairdo picture
Hair has never been my forte. Make-up is more of my thing. Luckily, I grew up with a sister who is a master of any and everything hair-related. She was so skilled growing-up that she did my hair a different style every morning during one month in Junior High. (31 different/creative hairstyles!) Lately, I’ve been trying to improve my hair...
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