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Friday 5: Products to Save On

May 19, 2017

Last Friday, I shared 5 products worth the splurge. To balance those higher end items out, I’m posting 5 products to save on. Price doesn’t always equate quality and vice versa. Brow Products—Colour Pop, L’Oreal, Maybelline, Essence Mascara—Maybelline, L’Oreal (best primer) Brushes—Real Techniques, Morphe, eco tools Eye Liner—elf, Colour Pop Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Lip Liner—NYX, Maybelline Have a good weekend!…

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Tutorial Tuesday: Cream Contouring

March 7, 2017

Products –Colour Pop Sculpting Stix in Gummy Bear and Dove –Translucent Powder (RCMA or Laura Mercier) —Makeup Geek Contour Powder in Break Up —Makeup Geek Blush in Valentine —Makeup Geek Highlighter in Glitz Tools —Real Techniques Sculpt Sponge (damp) —Real Techniques Diamond Sponge (damp) —Real Techniques Sculpt Brush —Morphe E47 —BH Cosmetics Highlighter Brush —Nars Ita dupe —Real Techniques Mini Sponge (damp) Steps Moisturizer. Primer. Foundation. Apply under eye concealer, but don’t bring it down too far. Use Gummy Bear…

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Tutorial Tuesday: Easy, Every Day Contouring

February 21, 2017

I know you’ve seen crazy pictures of people with all kinds of colors and lines all over their face to contour and been a little freaked out. I get it. It looks scary and difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. To me, using a contour powder is less scary and equally as effective. I can do the crazy lines contour and it does look fab, but ain’t no body got time for that every day. Contouring is aΒ great way…

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Tutorial Tuesday: Say Goodbye to Under Eye Creasing

February 7, 2017

If you’re having trouble with undereye concealer creasing, even if you set with powder, there may be one simple soultion–HYDRATION! If your concealer is creasing or you have puffiness and dark circles, you may not be hydrating the area properly. I am a slave to my eye cream now, but I didn’t used to be and using a moisturizing product makes a HUGE difference.Β The skin under your eyes is very sensitive and thin so it’s important to be careful when…

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