Travel Friendly Brush Cleaner

Confession: I am terrible at remembering to clean my makeup brushes.  And usually use dish soap and water when I do.  Sometimes vinegar.  I haven't regularly used a brush cleaning product in quite some time, but decided to invest in a travel cleaner as my brushes get all jumbled together in my … [Read more...]

You Glow, Girl: Best Bronzers for Everybody

  The fairly pink cheek is a favorite, and I definitely am not going to suggest it's on its way out. But as you attempt to put your best face forward for spring, can I suggest cutting the pale and warming things up with the right bronzer? It can all get so confusing -- powder, gel, cream? … [Read more...]

5 Minute Makeup

Confession: Until I was in college, I never wore makeup.  I know.  How I ever survived those adolescent years with nothing more than some drugstore cover-up is beyond me.  I suppose I was lucky that I did not need eyeshadow and all that jazz.  Certainly now as I'm nearing 30 (gulp) I have to apply … [Read more...]

A Solid Foundation

We all know that the most solid foundation you can have for a healthy face is the right skin care. That means removing makeup and washing at night, toning, moisturizing, and treating breakouts. And of course, sunscreen in the morning. But even the most diligent among us can find ourselves with … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation

Foundations are tricky. They can be too much... making your skin look cakey and fake. They can be too little... not hiding flaws or not staying put. Meet Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation. This is magic, folks.  This gives you great coverage but still looks natural. Its the  smoothest, most … [Read more...]

How To: Makeup At The Beach

While we all want to avoid looking like sweaty football players with black stains running down our faces, we do still want to look nice at the beach. Let's talk about how to make that work. First of all - and this may be obvious - skip the heavy eyeliner, foundation, and eye shadow. Instead … [Read more...]

Genius Beauty Find: Revlon Baby Stick

These two-inch balms are perfect for sticking in your purse or gym bag and add just a touch of sheer color to lips and cheeks!  From the THE PACIFIC COAST COLLECTION BY GUCCI WESTMAN, this must-have item from this limited edition collection gives you a perfect flush of color and soft dewy finish … [Read more...]

Clinique Chubby Stick for Eyes

Clinique's Chubby Stick is a huge fan favorite! It even made the All Things Chic Best of Beauty Awards! And now one of our favorite lip colors is getting a makeover... for EYES! Chubby Stick for Eyes offers a sheer wash of lightweight, creamy color, very layerable and long-wearing.  Glide one … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: MAKE UP FOR EVER Gift Sets

Looking for a gorgeous gift for the holidays? MAKE UP FOR EVER has you covered? My favorites? All Eyes on You This limited edition holiday kit features five of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s best-selling products to create a beautiful holiday make up look from start to finish. Complete with … [Read more...]