SKINCARE + BEAUTY

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…

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…

Make Up
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:

Make Up
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…

The One Thing You Need To Do For Clear(er) Skin

With a never-ending list of tonics, toners and tea tree – how can you even figure out where to start? I know what you are thinking, there is no way that I only need one product – and you are right. But with so many options, it can get overwhelming and daunting. Here’s what you need to know about getting back to the basics with one simple routine. . .

Best Mascaras
I Tested 5 Mascaras and the Best One Wasn’t the Most Expensive

Did you know that you are supposed to either finish or throw our your mascara every 6 weeks? Say what? I am certainly guilty of having a few mascaras that are even (dare I say it) years old. No, I’m not throwing them out – I’m finishing them! I’ve been sampling the best mascaras for months and finally have the all-star list and the best part is. . .

Skin Care
Three Common Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Skin

They say that with good skin you don’t even need to wear makeup, well — good skin and lash extensions. I, on the other hand, am more of a skeptic. I think that skincare is so important to your overall health & beauty routine, but am I ready to throw in the towel on my concealer & compacts? Not a chance. . .