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Makeup Tips for Older Women: Looking Fabulous at 50 and Beyond!

“Don’t be afraid. Change is such a beautiful thing”, said the Butterfly.” ~ Sabrina Newby

 

Hello, beauty Mavens!

As you get older you may start to think that your days of looking beautiful are numbered. Yes, aging happens to us all whether we like it or not. Just because your body is maturing doesn’t mean that you can’t still look just as pretty as you always have. So, you have a few wrinkles or your skin tone isn’t quite as vibrant as it once was. It happens.

Even though aging is inevitable there are steps you can take to ensure that you always look your best, no matter what age or stage of life you are in. I say to hell with the mentality that just because you are older you can no longer be beautiful or glamorous! It’s just not true.  Continue reading

Eye Makeup for Brown Eyes: Stand Out from the Crowd!

“Her eyes are homes of silent prayers” ~ Alfred Tennyson

Hello, my gorgeous brown-eyed Girls!

This is part one of my five-part series on the best eye makeup for your eye color. 

Have you ever felt like you have the most boring eye color out there? Let me assure you this is not the case! While you do have the most common eye color in the world, not all look the same. There are so many lovely shades from deepest ebony to golden amber. In fact, your “common” eyes can be your greatest asset. Continue reading

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Bare Minerals Foundation from Bare Escentuals – An Honest Review

Hi, Beauty!

When the popular home shopping network QVC started selling bareMinerals back in 1997 it did not take long before it became a huge success. The original formula is the #1 selling product on QVC and to date, Bare Escentuals remains the most popular line of mineral makeup among beauty consumers. It is amazing the impact a single product can have on an industry. This is essentially the brand that started the whole mineral makeup craze that has continued to this day. Since this foundation is so popular I knew that doing a review on it was inevitable. So, let’s take a deeper look. How natural is it and does it live up to the hype? These are questions I have had myself, and to which I am happy to provide the answers. Continue reading

Top 5 Organic Lipstick Brands: Why You Should Be Wearing Them


Hello, Gorgeous!

Happy National Lipstick Day! As I am sure you have discovered through your own personal shopping experiences, not all cosmetics are created equal and finding good lip products takes quite a bit of trial and error. Adding high-quality natural lipsticks to your makeup bag used to be quite a chore.

The color selection was very limited, the texture was often dry or waxy, they didn’t last and had to be reapplied several times a day, the packaging left a lot to be desired and the prices were ridiculous. Sound familiar? Continue reading

All Natural Cosmetics – Healthy or Hype? A Complete Guide

Hello, Lovelies!

With the vast array of cosmetics on the market today that all seem to claim to be the best this or that, it can be very hard to choose. While there is nothing wrong with having a variety of products, what it really comes down to is the ingredients. If you have thought about making the switch to all natural cosmetics, let me give you several good reasons as to why you should. Continue reading

100% Pure Cosmetics: Why settle for anything less?

100% Pure Matte Lipsticks

Hello, Beautiful!

When I first came across 100% Pure Cosmetics a few years ago, my first thought was “Pssshhht, yeah right! I’ll see about that!”  I have spent years scouring the internet and reading product labels so I was a bit skeptical, to say the least. And I must admit that I am a bit obsessed with beauty products, especially if they are all natural. You can never have enough makeup, nail polish, body wash or hair products, am I right ladies? So, I am always on the lookout for good products. Continue reading