Makeup for Face Masks: 5 tips to still wear makeup

Makeup for Face Masks: 5 tips to still wear makeup

With more and more states making masks in public mandatory, lots of people are left wondering how to do their makeup for face masks. I mean, that mask is going to be covering half of your face. In this post you can learn how to keep the exposed half looking beautiful! This isn’t about whether or not we should be wearing masks. This is for people who want to stay look fabulous while wearing a mask. Makeup while wearing a mask As always, if you don’t want to wear makeup while wearing a mask then that is 100% your choice. […]

Morning Routine During Quarantine: why I still put on makeup

Morning Routine During Quarantine: why I still put on makeup

We’re all trying to find a new normal in the midst of this pandemic. New routines and schedules. Some of us are learning how to work from home. Some of us no longer have jobs. Some of us are learning to be teachers. But amidst all this change I’ve still continued to put makeup on during my morning routine. And you should too. Finding comfort in your morning routine. During such uncertain times, familiar things can bring us a great deal of comfort. That’s why, even if you aren’t heading off to work anymore or are just heading to your […]

Spring Makeup Look: how to update your makeup for a new season

Spring Makeup Look: how to update your makeup for a new season

Spring is about to be sprung! And that means it’s time to pack up our winter makeup and explore all the spring trends. I’m talking about cream blush, fresh and dewy skin, fluffy brows, and fun eyeshadow! I love myself a good spring makeup look! I’ll also be giving some tips on how you can update your makeup wardrobe for spring without breaking the bank. I’m all about beauty budget 101 these days! Spring makeup look vs. winter makeup look If you’re thinking, “Update my makeup wardrobe? What the heck?!” This doesn’t mean you have to! Like I always say, […]

Makeup Brush Guide: everything you need to know to make better purchases

Makeup Brush Guide: everything you need to know to make better purchases

Grab a snack, ladies and gents, and get ready to learn allllll about makeup tools in this ultimate makeup brush guide! Is it just me or is there like 150,000,000 different makeup brush options these days?? Almost every brand, both affordable and high-end, offers a line of brushes. It can be overwhelming, to say the least. Most brushes come with a description to at least tell you what the brush is intended for, but will it help you achieve the look you want? And so many brushes look similar – they seem to be just a hair different (pun intended). […]

How to Survive the First Year with Two Kids

How to Survive the First Year with Two Kids

In just a couple days I’ll officially have survived the first year of having two kids. Can someone please just throw me a party?! This is honestly something to celebrate because – let me tell you – going from one to two kids is rough business. Everyone says it is the toughest transition, but I made it! We’re all alive and well, and I want to share with you some things I found to be particularly helpful during this transition to two kids. I’ll be sharing things I did, as well as some products/items that made this transition a bit […]

Foundation Match: more than just the correct color, part 4

Foundation Match: more than just the correct color, part 4

In this last installment of our foundation series, I wanna talk about customizing your foundation for the ultimate experience. So far we’ve discussed undertones, skin type, and coverage. By now you’re pretty much a foundation pro! But this next tip on customizing your foundation is really going to take your makeup game to the next level. Customizing your foundation This is for women who have found a great foundation but maybe want to tweak just one aspect of it. This post is also great for you if you’re having a problem with your foundation but aren’t quiet sure how to […]

Mama Bear Syndrome: 3 Coping Strategies to Dealing with Your Anger

Mama Bear Syndrome: 3 Coping Strategies to Dealing with Your Anger

The term “mama bear” has been used for a realllyyy long time to refer to moms. Urban Dictionary defines it as a cuddly, lovable mom with a ferocious side. Before I became a mom, I didn’t understand the raw, very real emotions behind the term. Now I understand that “mama bear” really refers to the white-hot anger moms can feel at the slightest threat to their children. Don’t get me wrong – this response can be very helpful, but I sometimes think that moms can take it too far. We need to remember that our mama bear response is not […]

3 Real World Consequence of Erasing Our Insecurities

3 Real World Consequence of Erasing Our Insecurities

It has become more and more acceptable to have cosmetic procedures done, both big and small. I’m not upset by this because people should be able to modify and alter their bodies as they see fit. It’s their body and how they change it doesn’t harm anyone. However, with social media, I think we are seeing some real world consequences to erasing our insecurities. Let’s discuss the benefit of accepting your insecurities, how this beast is being fed, how it affects younger girls, and we’ll end on a positive note with an encouraging message. Learning to accept vs. erasing It […]

Why Moms Can't Control Their Kids

Why Moms Can't Control Their Kids

I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a long time, but didn’t have the words to organize my thoughts around this topic. Ya know when you feel so passionately about something that it all just kind of swirls around in our head in a malestrom? Yeah, that’s this topic for me. And I’m so passionate about it because this topic, controlling your kids, is ruining motherhood. And there’s so many layers to all of this, so let’s jump right into it. First we’re going to address the two big lies society has told us about moms. Then I […]

Easy Eyeshadow Look for Moms

Easy Eyeshadow Look for Moms

I recently got a request for an easy eyeshadow look for moms from the drugstore. Realistically, of course, anyone can use this technique. It’s great for anyone who doesn’t have a lot of time but still wants to look put together. For me, investing a little time in the way I look is vital for feeling good about myself. So a quick drugstore eyeshadow look is key! Related: 3 ways to add color to your eyeshadow looks Drugstore eyeshadow palette recommendations Ya know how sometimes things are too good to be true? Well that is not the case with Wet […]