SKINCARE + BEAUTY

The Makeup Products I Completely Emptied

It seems like we’re always chasing what’s new, but for regular girls like me who aren’t makeup artists or doing tons of looks on different people every week – it seems like what’s more important to share are the tried and true products that I keep coming back to. So here it goes:

The Best Drugstore Finds From Physicians Formula

Did you know that the FDA does not regulate the cosmetic industry? Since then, I’ve been super particular about the brands that I wear. Physicians Formula is not only a drugstore brand, but they are allergen and paraben free. If you are getting started with Physicians Formula, I recommend these 5 products…

Instagram’s Top Makeup Artists Share Beauty Secrets For WOC

Ever wanted to know the trade secrets of professional makeup artists? Me too! I grew…

Lazy Girl’s Guide To Skincare: Do This ONE Thing

I know, I know. You are like so busy. You’re probably reading this when you are supposed to be doing something infinity more important or waiting in line for something that’s taking far too long. You barely have time to wash your face at night and you couldn’t be paid to tell me the last time you flossed (don’t worry, we all do it). . .

Here’s Why You Need To Know The Difference Between Surface Tone & Undertone

As if it wasn’t complicated enough to try to figure out what your skin’s undertone is and upon further research I discovered that there’s literally another layer to all of this – & it’s call your surface tone. Have you ever felt like you put on foundation that just seemed like you were wearing a mask? Have you ever immediately regretted. . .

Okay, WTF Is Toner? Do I Really Need It?

For as long as I can remember I’ve heard of this thing called ‘toner’. No, not the printer one – the skincare one. Apparently, it’s a mystical substance crucial to the process, but no one really knows why. So I set out to get the truth. What the heck is toner actually and why do we need it? Well, here are the facts:

Undeniable Secrets To Skin That Glows

Whether or not spring fever has you headed to the beach or heads down in your work, we all are craving that sun-kissed glow. As someone with medium skin, I’ve never been “pale” in the traditional sense. And in fact, I spent most of my life hiding from the sun because I tan so easily. Even with high SPF that my parents would force me…

Beauty Gurus Swear By These 5 Benefit Products

You’ve seen them at the mall, at Ulta and even at the airport, Benefit Cosmetics is everywhere you need a quick fix product and that’s exactly the principle that the company was founded on.True to their San Francisco roots, Benefit’s first product was created for exotic dancers in need of a skin-colored tint – wowza. Here are the top 5 Benefit products today:

These Are The 5 Best Things You’re Not Buying From Tarte

Tarte Cosmetics hasn’t been around forever, but in the two decades since they launched – they have made a quite a name for themselves. I’ve been a fan of Tarte since high school and the more products I try, the more I love the brand! The Shape Tape concealer has actually changed my life. These are the top 5 products from Tarte:

I’m Happy This Comfortable Trend Is Still Going To Be Cool In 2019
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The demand for transparency in the fashion industry has resulted in brands like Burberry and…