Eye Makeup For Green Eyes: From Icy Mint To Deep Emerald

“But for your eyes. Green as spring grass, and sparkling like dew in the morning sun.” ~ S.M. Carrière

Hello, green-eyed Beauties!

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

There is something so intriguing about a woman with green eyes. But one thing I have noticed is that similar to blue eyes if you are not wearing the correct shades of eye makeup greens eyes can look dull and not even green at all. It is important for anyone to wear the correct colors, but I find it is even more, important for you emerald eyed beauties.

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The Best Lighting for Flawless Makeup Application

Hey, hey Beautiful!

Makeup faux pas. Most of us will experience at least one during our lifetime, whether it is wearing the wrong shade of foundation, getting lipstick on our teeth or poorly blended blush. Do your makeup skills suck? Probably not. Sometimes these things happen because we are in a rush and sometimes it is because we can’t properly see what the heck we are doing. Avoid these and other mistakes with proper lighting.  Continue reading

Eye Makeup For Grey Eyes: From Multicolored to Deep Steel

  “The eyes are one of the most powerful tools a woman can have. With one look, she can relay the most intimate message. After the connection is made, words cease to exist. ” ~ Jennifer Salaiz

Hello, steel-eyed Beauties!

For part three of my five-part series on the best makeup for your eye color, I will be addressing what looks best on you.

Grey eyes are really interesting. They range from true silver to deep charcoal or can contain a multitude of colors. Because of their ability to pick up other colors, they are often mistaken for blue eyes. However, truly blue eyes look REALLY blue when another blue shade is worn near them whereas grey eyes do not. Grey eyes will pick up some of the blue, but they will not change to a more blue tone. Continue reading

Wine Stained Lips: How to Successfully Wear Dark Lip Colors

Hello, Beauty!

 With Fall right around the corner, I thought I would take a minute to go over one of my favorite looks. Deep wine-stained lips. Think, blackberry, Merlot, deep cranberry, black cherry, etc. I personally love this look and would wear it all year round. It is so romantic and striking. But there is a trick to wearing a lip color this strong so that you don’t appear pale and washed out. Continue reading

The Best Eye Makeup for Blue Eyes: Make Your Baby Blues Sparkle!

“My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected” ~ Anna M. Uhlich.

Hello, my lovely blue-eyed Gals!

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

As I covered in my article on brown eyes, not all eyes in the same color family are identical. Some women have eyes with a predominantly warm undertone and others have a cool undertone or a combination of both. So, the key to really making your eyes sparkle is by wearing the correct tones of makeup. Continue reading

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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

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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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The Best Makeup Brushes: A Guide to Fit Every Budget

Hello, Beauties!

Let’s talk makeup brushes!

As you may already know, brushes are an essential component of flawless makeup application. These tools of the trade can make a huge difference in how your makeup turns out. More often than not finding the perfect brush or set of brushes comes down to two things – quality and personal preference.  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