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How to Depot Your Eyeshadows

21 Aug

What does it mean to “depot” your makeup?  It means taking the product out of the original container and putting into a palette.  It saves space and allows you to further organize your collection.

There have been some eyeshadow casualties along my journey on learning how to properly depot (RIP).  Now that I’ve figured out an easy, full-proof method, I wanted to share. It could save eyeshadow lives!  Continue reading


How To Layer Blush for Longer Wear Time

2 Aug

Depending on your makeup and lifestyle, blush can sometimes rub off during the day, leaving your once-flushed cheeks looking pale and sallow. Summertime can make this problem worse, with high temperatures cause makeup to melt off the face.

Follow these steps in layering blush to lengthen its wear time. Continue reading

How To Make Your Own Kiwi Cleanser

25 Jul

Did you know that Kiwi contains more vitamin C than any other fruit?  Vitamin C aids in collagen production, which is what makes the skin firm.  Since we are all in an uphill battle against the aging process, I’d say vitamin C is something we all desire.

This cleanser is super easy to make, and very effective!  It’s made from ingredients that you can find at the grocery store (or you may already have everything in your kitchen!).

Lets get started!   Continue reading

How To Make Your Own Hand Lotion

10 Jul

I used to be obsessed with the $30 L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream until I discovered, I can make my own hand cream at home!

But wait, won’t that require lots of time and weird ingredients that I have to go to a hippie store to find?

Nope.  This hand cream requires ingredients that you can find at your local drugstore.  And the best part?  It’s fabulous.

3 simple ingredients, 1 effective moisturizer.  Check it out! 
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How To Create a Beautiful Bronzed Glow

7 Feb

I love that Benefit has this on their website, very helpful product comparisons.

How To Repress Broken Eyeshadows

10 Dec

Sleeping past your alarm and rushing into work is a bummer.  Stubbing your toe is a bummer.  Overeating and then hating your self with self remorse … is a bummer (unless it’s Chipotle).  Do you know what the biggest bummer of all is?

Broken eyeshadows.  Yeah, I know.  Serious stuff.  I saw you flench when you read that.

I placed an order online through Stila, when my package arrived I excitedly ripped open the package and started digging in.  Everything was dandy until:

Oh the horror!  I shake my fist at you, US Postal Service!

After overcoming my feelings of sadness and anger, I picked myself back up and got to work- and I put it back together  How?  Take a look!  Continue reading

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