Makeup: Most Popular Articles
No makeup can turn back time, but these fantastic foundation makeup products work to improve mature skin in addition to offering lightweight coverage.
If you haven't cleaned your makeup brushes within the past 2 weeks, or ever, then they are in desperate need of a bath. Here are the materials you'll need.
How can I take off my fake nails? If you've decided that you've had enough of nail extensions and want to get back the natural look, then we've got easy and quick tips on how to safely remove fake nails in a snap.
A great guide to use on how to do your makeup for each and every wedding that you'll be attending this season!
Everyday makeup can sometimes be a hassle, so when it comes to figuring out what makeup you should wear for pictures and family photos your head can go into an instant tailspin. That is, until now. We’re here to give you some easy makeup tips so you can look perfect in your next photo, whether it’s professional or just a day out with friends.
How to apply blush that looks perfect every day
As a continuation from the previous Top 5 Foundations for Women Over 40, we realized that only listing five foundations for
Find the perfect foundation primer for you no matter what your skin type is!
When was the last time you cleaned your makeup and makeup accessories? If you said never, then please read on to find out how to de-germ all of your products in a snap.
You know the dilemma; you want to wear eyeshadow but you’re not sure what color will look best with your eye color. Even though some say that you should coordinate your eyeshadow with your clothing, you should also pay attention to your actual eye color as well. But not to worry, because help is here with a quick tips list on how to match your eyeshadow to your eye color.
Gone are the days of wishing you had longer, thicker eyelashes. With new technology and product invention, taking your sparse eyelashes from nothing to fabulous is as easy as applying mascara and waiting for 4-6 weeks.
In this post I break down the differences between foundations, BB creams, and CC creams. Super easy product knowledge and tips, find which formula is best for you!
There's no reason to be afraid of applying fake nails that use glue to keep them in place. Even though it can be intimidating, the fake nails that are available now are a lot easier to apply and remove. So take a breath and relax, then follow our step-by-step on how to apply fake nails. Your nails will go from blah to glam in minutes.
Some makeup has a longer life than others, and some of the more natural items can expire before the regular ones. So how do you know when to toss out your makeup and start fresh? Generally, some products should be tossed out every season while others can last for at least two years. Here is a quick tip guide for you to use as a general rule of thumb.
A quick and very easy guide to creating a great smokey eye look, without having to be an expert makeup artist. Plus, if your budget is virtually non-existent, we will help remedy this by supplying tips for affordable color as well as multi-use products for your smokey eye look.
A list of the must-have body makeup products for all areas of your body, and for all budgets.
Are you afraid of applying fake nails yourself? Well don't be! Applying at-home fake nails are very easy to pull off, and they will make your hands appear manicured and lovely in the end. Just follow our easy How-to for at-home fake nails, and you'll have a full set of pristine nails in minutes.
Sometimes finding the perfect mature skin foundation is impossible, so what are you supposed to do? Instead of focusing on what the foundation can or can’t do, focus on what you should apply before your foundation. A great anti-aging makeup primer can give your skin the lift it needs, while hydrating throughout the day, and keeping you makeup in place. So if you’re having a foundation crisis, then try another approach with a top anti-aging makeup primer bargain or splurge.
Are you desperate to have long nails? Did you know that your diet can affect how your nails growth and the nail health. Follow these easy tips to understand how to feed your nails properly.
When it comes to choosing the correct foundation for your skin type, most women feel they need to have a PhD in astrophysics to fully understand which is best, when, and why. No worries though, because choosing a foundation to meet your skins' needs is easier than you think.
Mineral makeup is hugely popular--but which products are REALLY worth it? We've rounded the best mineral makeup finds for every budget to help you stock your makeup bag.
Buying makeup at the drugstore can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. With my easy guide to the best products currently available, shopping for makeup at the drugstore has never been so fun!
Hydrating mists are great to have, especially in the heat of summer or the extreme cold of winter. Using a hydration mist is great no matter what makeup you are wearing since they hydrate, refresh, protect, and can even help to set your makeup.
An easy and simple guide on choosing the right dark lipstick to wear in the upcoming Fall 2014 season!
Our list of the top BB Creams that you should try at least once.
Our list of the top makeup products for men.
Would you like to be able to perfect the timeless classic nail design of a French manicure? If so, then use our easy to follow how-to, complete with easy to follow steps. You will have a beautiful, yet understated French manicure in no time flat.
Do you have the detached look, when your face stands out from your neck? This happens when your foundation doesn't properly match your skin tone. Well don't worry because it's actually very easy to choose the best foundation color.
Accidents happen and nearly everyone at some point has dripped or spilled nail polish on the carpet. This doesn't mean that you carpet is ruined because there is a very easy way to get nearly all of the nail polish out of the carpet fibers without having to replace it.
If you have ever read the ingredients list on your favorite red lipstick or lip gloss then you are fully
If you have ever looked in your medicine cabinet, pantry, or refrigerator you may have noticed that there are several food or general beauty items that you could actually use for homemade makeup. When you’re in a pinch for a lip stain, eyeshadow, or face powder there is no need to make a mad dash to your local pharmacy. Instead head for your bathroom or your kitchen.
Are you suffering from ingrown toenails? This disorder can be completely debilitating if not treated promptly because infection can occur. The following guidance will help determine whether your nail is infected and how best to treat it.
The best way to apply and shop for cream blush, along with color recommendations that will go perfectly with your skin tone!
Our top picks for waterproof makeup products.
three easy and simple tips on how to create the perfect winged eyeliner look with little to no mess or fuss!
Are you longing to be able to show off your hands or you have a special day coming up that you can't face having bitten nails for? Then perhaps having fake nails temporarily is the answer.
After setting the foundation with a regular powder you should now apply a high definition powder with a powder brush. This will give your skin a more flawless finish in all lighting. Page 5.
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High definition makeup is almost as popular as mineral makeup. However, the really great thing about high definition makeup is they contain light reflectors and other ingredients to give your skin a flawless finish. This is wonderful when you are taking photographs or working in television, but it is also great for more mature skins. Basically high definition makeup can make your skin not only look flawless, but younger as well.
Whether you are already a business woman or you have a job interview, you should make sure that your makeup looks appropriate. So if you are already living life in high speed, there will be little time for makeup. However, there are some very quick and easy steps to take, so you can look professional in 5-minutes or less.
Your makeup can last longer than you realize. Here are some great thrifty makeup tips to help you stretch the life of your makeup.
On July 17, 2008 Estee Lauder launched TurboLash mascara on their website and it sold out as soon as it was available. Currently the mascara is a Saks Fifth Avenue exclusive and will roll out to other stores and counters in late 2008. So with all of the hype behind the product, is it really worth paying $30.00 for something that needs to be thrown out in three to six months? I was lucky enough to try the mascara for myself to find out first hand if it's a go or a no.
The hottest and most beautiful makeup trends straight from the runway! Read about my favorite makeup trends and how to re-create these looks from the runway to every day.
The go to staple smoky eye look, that flatters eyes of all colors!
They say 40 is fabulous and 50 is even better, but tell that to your eyes because for some reason I don’t think they got the memo. So how can you get younger looking eyes without Botox? There is an easy way and even though you won’t look like a teenager again, you will look like you still have some pep in your step.
3 tips to help thicken your eyelashes, making them appear fuller and longer in seconds!
A review of Sonia Kashuk's Perfecting Liquid Makeup.
If you want to experience the benefits of lip stain before buying one, here is a at-home lip stain you can try, and it will only cost a couple of bucks.
A smokey eye is always hot, sexy, and very trendy. There are different variations of the smokey eye, so you can go classic matte, shimmery, or even use different color as you see fit. There are no rules on color or texture just a general guideline on how-to apply it correctly. Our smokey eyes step-by-step will guide you through the general application; it will be up to you to tweak it and make it your own.
Our top picks for the top face makeup products made in the USA
Are you tired of your nails looking bitten or chipped? Do you want that perfect and polished look for a special occasion or just to make you feel good? Follow our tips and you'll have great looking nails in no time.
Our list of the Top 10 at-home nail art products.
The American Cancer Society, along with the National Cosmetology Association and the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, has a wonderful program to help people with cancer to
Our review of Garnier’s Skin Renew BB Cream
We all love mascara, but sometimes buying a new mascara every three to six months can start to add up each year. Well you don’t have to skimp on quality when you cut the price, and we’re going to prove it to you. So take a few minutes and look over our latest list of top mascaras on the cheap, and save yourself some cash while continuing to have fabulous lashes.
Want to take off a few years instantly? All you need is a clean face and a good concealer, and you’ll be able to erase a few years before you know it.
Mineral Makeup is a big trend right now, especially for those that want to look natural while wearing makeup or just want a more natural product. No matter what the reason, the over abundance of mineral makeup lines available makes it all very clear; minerals are big and they're here to stay.
Makeup sets have to be one of the top requested cosmetic gifts, besides fragrances. But let's face it, there are a lot of makeup sets on the market during the holiday season, so how can you tell which one is the best bet? Here you can check out the top performers in the world of makeup gift sets, and you can find something for everyone no matter what your holiday budget.
Mascara tends to be one of the most searched and sought after makeup items, ranking right up there with lipstick and lip gloss. Last year we gave you the Top 10 Mascara Bargains and Splurges, so we are continuing the list this year by adding some of the latest releases in the world of mascara. Even though things are tougher now than last year, there is still a good mascara out there for any and every budget.
Learn how to enhance your eye color using eyeshadow shades that will make your eyes pop!
everything you need to know about concealer and how to use it, read my makeup artists tips for finding the perfect concealer for you!
Free-hand or airbrushing nail art can be fun, inventive, and therapeutic. Would you like to create some bold and outrageous nail art designs for yourself? Then follow our easy tips and soon your nails will be fun and fabulous.
A great brow powder, that has great staying powder yet looks natural when applied. It comes with its
Nothing is more feminine than a great set of red lips. No matter what your age, skin tone, or face shape, there is a perfect red lipstick color for everyone. The one great thing about the timeless shade of red lipstick is that there are always options in price for every budget. So get ready for fall and winter by finding a great red lipstick or two.
Women with Asian eyes sometimes tend to not know how to define them correctly. The main focus should be working on trying to
The product is intended as skin care, sunscreen, primer, and foundation all in one container. Does it actually work? The pros and cons.
The Do's and Don'ts of Wearing Lipliner
A review of L’Oreal’s Magic Perfecting Base
Do you long for a foundation that could leave your skin looking naturally airbrushed? Then you need to read our honest and full review of the Amazing foundation from Too Faced Cosmetics.
Our review of L’Oreal Youth Code BB Cream Illuminator.
If you’ve recently changed your hair color, added highlights, or if you’re naturally rocking a hot natural color have you thought about what makeup will look the best for your shade? With so many shades and choices it can be very confusing, so we’ve done the leg work for you by bringing you the best makeup tips for every hair color.
All cosmetic companies believe their mascara is the best one on the market, but which ones actually are the best? Stop living with hearsay and begin with these top mascara splurges and steals, so you can find the best mascara for your budget and maybe still have enough for that matching handbag.
We've tested the hottest tinted moisturizers to find the best options for every price point.
An easy how-to for purr-fect cat makeup.
Our picks for the top eye makeup products made in the USA.
This review takes a close look at the Bare Minerals Getting Started Kit from Bare Escentuals.Is this product easy to use and give you great, natural-looking coverage? As a new mineral makeup user, I put it to the test.
Dr. Zein Obagi has come out with a wonderful new line of treatment products in his ZO Skin Health™ line call Ommerce™. The Ommerce™ Collection includes Daily Renewal Crème and the very nourishing Overnight Recovery Crème. I got to test the Overnight Recovery Crème to see if it is a go or a no. So how did Dr. Obagi's Ommerce™ Overnight Recovery Crème do? Read for yourself to see the outcome.
Are you suffering with a persistent and difficult to clear nail infection? Is your nail painful to the touch, or perhaps has a green or yellow discoloration to it? It is likely that you have contracted a fungal nail infection. Following these tips will help to clear any problems you may have.
There are general rules of thumb to follow when tossing your makeup products, but the manufacturer will also lend you a hand in figuring that out as well. Most makeup containers will have a PAO, a
Our picks for the top lip products made in the USA
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How to apply individual fake lashes
Are you are a nail biter? Get quick and easy help on how to stop biting your nails, including available therapies, support systems and several nail biting treatments.
A simple guide to perfecting your makeup every time when wearing glasses
Cleopatra is one of the classic costumes that you can find for Halloween. But once you have the clothing, what about the makeup? Well, the makeup is actually easier than you think and you may find a few tricks (cat-eyes) that you can use in your own makeup routine.
Are you tired of paying salon prices? Would you like to know how to give yourself a cheap and effective at-home manicure? These are easy tips on how to have the perfect nails in a short period of time.
Today is about multi-tasking, so why not have a product that multi-tasks as well? Smith's Rosebud Salve is a true multi-tasker, since it can be used on lips, face, body, and even hair. That is why you definitely need this universal product.
Dr. Zein Obagi has come out with a wonderful new line of treatment products in his ZO Skin Health™ line call Ossential™. The Ossential™ Collection includes Daily Power Defense, Growth Factor Serum, and the super potent and concentrated miracle in a bottle Radical Night Repair. I got to test the Radical Night Repair to see if it is a go or a no. So how did Dr. Obagi's Ossential™ Radical Night Repair do? Read for yourself to see the outcome.
Your wedding day is one of the biggest moments of your life and every woman wants to look perfect and as close to a Princess as possible. Most women will have their hair done professionally, but what about your makeup? Whether you hire a makeup artist or do it yourself, there are some great bridal beauty tips available to help you know what you want, as well as be prepared for the big day.
Four makeup products that are the perfect purchases to switch up your beauty routine for the upcoming Fall 2014 season
Being green is the big thing now. If you are interested in going green with your makeup but you don't think that you would be able to afford it, help is here. Check out this list of some of the top natural makeup items that you can afford on a shoestring budget.
My top eyeshadow palette picks that give you the best in shade variety and the most for your money!
Our review of Bare Minerals Ready SPF20 Foundation
Bobbi Brown's Makeup Manual is the new beauty bible for everyone from novice to professional. If there
Memorial Day is the unofficial kick-off for summer time, which means the heat is about to wreak havoc on your makeup. But no matter what time of year it is, your makeup can have a meltdown at any time of the day. So how can you stop this from happening? There are some really easy quick tips that will help stop makeup meltdown.
A list of the top 10 lip gloss deals and splurges. With such a wide variety, there is a lip gloss to fit everyone's budget.
Makeup trends that are going to be popular this Fall 2014 season
An easy guide on how to banish break-outs and blemishes without the heavy look of makeup
Taking care of your brushes on a consistent basis is the best thing you can do to ensure they last you a lifetime. Here are some great tips on how to clean your makeup brushes, that are simple and effective!
Ever wondered how to get your eyeliner to stop running? Look no further! Read this article featuring the best waterproof eyeliners on the market.
A simple guide to help keep makeup from pilling on your skin
Whether you are an avid self tanner or just starting out, we have all made some sort of self tanning mistake. If you have darkened knees and elbows, streaks, or marks and spots on your hands, feet, and ankles there is a very easy way to blend it out without ruining your hard work.
Tips on how to wear one of the most trending eyeshadow colors for the upcoming Fall 2014 season
Do you have a bucket list? What about a beauty bucket list? There are certain more expensive beauty products that can't be afforded on a daily basis by the average budget. So why not kick-start your beauty bucket list with high-end eyeshadows that you should try at least once in your lifetime.
A full list of the various makeup lines and cosmetics available for purchase at Macy's stores and on the Macy's website.
Our Easy How-to for magical fairy makeup.
L'Oreal Paris has come out with a new lengthening and nourishing mascara that is meant to resemble false lashes or the professional salon lash extensions you can pay tons of money for. This dual-ended mascara claims to be smudge-proof, clump-free, and flake-proof all while lengthening your lashes by 80%. With it's easy to wash away formula, who could ask for more? But does it really hold up to the claims?
Approaching a makeup counter in the mall can be intimidating and sometimes scary at times, especially if you are unsure of yourself or your skin isn't exactly perfect. But the truth is that there is no reason for you to feel this way. As an ex-makeup artist and makeup counter cosmetics-slinger, I am going to tell you how to approach them, what to ask, what to look for, and how to feel more comfortable while doing it.
Using organic and natural products are all the rage now. Not only do we want to be careful of what we put into our bodies, but we also want to know what we are putting on our bodies. The downside with all-natural and organic products are the price. Normally the prices for organics tend to be higher, which means there are some people that cannot afford to buy them. Fortunately Everyday Minerals is an all-natural and organic cosmetic line, and the bonus is that it is very affordable.
A full list of the various makeup lines and cosmetics available for purchase at Dillards stores and on the Dillards website.
Spring time is here and it is officially time to get rid of the winter blahs. It's time to think about fun in the sun and getting ready to squeeze into your new bikini. But first, you need to think of preparing you skin for the show. Let's face it, after a long dreary winter your skin can look pretty lifeless. So what can you do? Let's play it safe and grab a bottle of self tanner, then you can get ready to shop for that new hot bathing suit.
Amusement parks have always been a favorite pastime in the United States, and now in other countries around the world. The fun of riding thrill rides, eating food you normally wouldn't eat, and getting completely drenched with your clothes on is something that most people have to revisit yearly, if not many times a year. But have you ever wondered what makeup you should wear while at the park? Well, wonder no longer because we've got you covered.
enhance your brows with three simple techniques that will help lift and define shape instantly
Our easy how-to for getting Katy Perry’s alien makeup from her music video for E.T.
Simple tips on how to use the Beauty Blender sponge
90's makeup trends made more current than ever
The best natural and organic makeup brands available on the market!
Mary Kay has jumped on the mineral makeup bandwagon by offering a Mineral Powder Foundation. So how does the Mary Kay Mineral Makeup hold up?
3 Best Beauty Buys from Chanel Cosmetics
How to perfectly pack your makeup bag for vacation, giving you all the essentials you need without a lot of product!
100% Pure is a company that manufactures makeup, skin care, hair care and kids products that are 100% pure and free from synthetics, chemicals, artificial fragrances, detergents, artificial colors and toxins including lead. Basically you get a great product that is completely natural and certified organic, without concern for your health.
If you have ever been to a concert, no matter what genre the band may fall under, it's always hard to decide what your makeup and beauty routine should be. No matter the location or band there certain beauty tips that everyone can use for all concert occasions, rock concert or not.
It's a very refreshing perfume that did remind me of a fragrance that I wore in my twenties. Even if
Do you have a bucket list? What about a beauty bucket list? There are certain more expensive beauty products that can't be afforded on a daily basis by the average budget. So why not kick-start your beauty bucket list with high-end foundations that you should try at least once in your lifetime.
Palladio Cosmetics, based out of Hollywood, Florida, is a cruelty-free line of products. This review is of their rice-based facial powder.
Pur Minerals produces some of the most high-quality mineral makeup on the market. They not only produce makeup items, but treatment products as well. With that in mind, I decided that I wanted to test and review their famous 4-in1 Pressed Mineral Makeup, to compare it to the other mineral lines and to see what all of the hype was. So what is my verdict?
Learn simple tips on how to get the perfect self tan, without any streaks or orange looking cast!
In a continuation of You -VS- the Makeup Counter (Round One), round two will cover what you should think of asking while at the counter. Plus, while you are there, you should also know what to actually look for so you don't waste your time or money. So strap on your boxing gloves and get ready for round two of the makeup counter battle.
Maybelline New York has come out with a new foundation compact that is supposed to give you dual coverage, a youthful glow, and a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles all without caking. So are Maybelline's claims for their Instant Age Rewind Foundation true or did they fall flat? The foundation isn't available until July 1st, 2008 but I tried was able to try it beforehand. Find out if the foundation is a must-have or have-not.
Dr. Zein Obagi has come out with a wonderful new line of treatment products in his ZO Skin Health™ line call Offects™. The Offects™ Collection includes TE Pads Acne Pore Treatment as well as his heavenly Exfoliating Polish. I got to test the Exfoliating Polish to see if it is a go or a no. So how did Dr. Obagi's Offects™ Exfoliating Polish do? Read for yourself to see the outcome.
How to remove your makeup effectively and get it all off in just a few simple steps
Our review of Hair Flairs Color Rub
A full list of the various makeup lines and cosmetics available for purchase at Neiman Marcus stores and on the Neiman Marcus website.
A full list of the various makeup lines and cosmetics available for purchase at Saks Fifth Avenue stores and on the Saks Fifth Avenue website.
If you have problems with dark circles and puffiness and are in need of a great eye cream , then look no further. Check out this review of Boots Instant Eye Reviver and stop throwing away your money on the more expensive brands.
SPF should always be at the top of everyone's list when it comes to skin products. This is no different when we think about foundation. A great foundation should begin with at least an SPF15, in order to give you some kind of coverage throughout the year for the delicate skin on your face. The best part is that SPF foundations come in a wide variety of prices, so no matter what you current budget you will be able to find a great SPF foundation bargain or splurge to fit your needs.
During the holidays shopping for friends and family can get very hectic, especially if you're not sure what to get that special person on your list. The gift of fragrance is the ultimate present that everyone can love and appreciate. So if you want to get your shopping done quickly while giving a great gift, then check out this list of Top Holiday Fragrance Gift Splurges and Deals.
A guide on how to obtain free makeup samples and get the most for your money!
Not sure if you should wear that trendy shimmery ey shadow because of inevitable aging? There are other options for mature eyes.
Cosmetic companies are constantly coming up with a new mascara while hoping that it will do something new to intrigue you, as the consumer. L'Oreal's new Telescopic Clean Definition mascara actually does something new and I think it will be a hit with consumers.
Ever wondered how to get the most natural eyeliner look? In a world of thick, cat eyes and smoky black shadows, there are great ways to naturally enhance your eye makeup without using a lot of product. Read my tips here on how to get the most natural eyeliner look you can wear every day!
How to cover any unwanted imperfections on the face and body, using Dermatologists #1 recommended brand, Dermablend.
Von Natur has been featured in too many magazines to list. Their all natural, organic, and vegan certified skin and body care line offers a truly natural approach to beauty. Formulated with some of the best botanicals and pure essential oils, Von Natur products offer the highest quality in spa, skin, body, and aromatherapy care for everyone.
Our review of Bite Beauty Line & Define Lip Primer
Do you feet need to be revitalized after a long, cold winter? Give them the treatment they deserve, after all they carry you everywhere you need to go.
A lip stain pen may seem scary at first but they are actually very easy to use and will give your lips a beautiful and natural color for hours.
Our review of Neutrogena Shine Control Primer
Oclipse™ Sunscreen and Primer SPF30 is a state of the art multi-purpose makeup primer from the brilliant mind of Dr. Zein Obagi. Since most women love to use a makeup primer alone or under makeup, this wonderful multitasking product is meant to protect, hydrate, smooth and prime, and even stimulate collagen production. So how well did it compare to other brands?
With so many mascaras to choose from, sometimes it can be hard to narrow down which formula is best for you. Learn about each type of mascara, and find the right formula for you!
In a continuation of You -VS- The Makeup Counter (Round One) and Round, Round Three will cover the final battle on how to return an item without feeling intimidated or having your name black-listed forever. So strap on your boxing gloves and prepare to win the final round, and then you can be afraid of the makeup counter no longer.