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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). […]

5 Makeup Hacks: Get the Most Out of Your Makeup Collection

5 Makeup Hacks: Get the Most Out of Your Makeup Collection

Welcome back to another installment in our Beauty Budget series – where I teach you all about curating your collection, saving money, and enjoying the makeup you already have! So far we’ve discussed determining your relationship with makeup and curating your eyeshadow collection. If you haven’t already, be sure to also check those posts out! But in today’s post we’re going to learn all about some makeup hacks – how to use current makeup products creatively in order to expand your collection even further without spending more money. As always, credit is given where credit is due… This series is […]

Makeup Gift Ideas 2019

Makeup Gift Ideas 2019

Now that I’ve gotten a couple posts for gift ideas for kids out of the way, let’s get into the fun stuff! Let’s take a peek at some fun makeup gift ideas for Christmas. Brands really like to take advantage of this holiday season and flood the market with gift sets and other holiday-themed products. But what’s actually worth it? What’s actually good? Are there products you shouldn’t be buying? Find out in this makeup gift ideas guide for Christmas! Did you already check out my gift guides for infants and toddlers?! What NOT to buy So let’s take a […]

What is your relationship with makeup?

What is your relationship with makeup?

The first step in getting your beauty budget under control is to decide what your relationship with makeup is. And this comes down to how functional you find makeup in your everyday life.
Here’s a couple questions you can ask yourself to determine what your relationship with makeup is.

7 Summer Makeup Tips and Tricks

7 Summer Makeup Tips and Tricks

Wearing makeup during the summer can be tricky at best and disastrous at worst. Nothing feels worse than makeup melting from your complexion! And I live in Phoenix, Arizona, so that can quite literally happen fairly easily. For summer, I like to keep it light, fresh, glowy, and quick! Here are some tricks and hacks I like to use for summer to keep my makeup looking good. 1. Skip complexion products if you’re going to be swimming. Yupp, I said it! I know that there are waterproof products on the market, but I fully believe in skipping it all together […]

Unpopular Makeup Techniques and Opinions

Unpopular Makeup Techniques and Opinions

Last week I watched a video on YouTube by Emily on this subject and thought I would give it a go! This post is basically all about unpopular or uncommon makeup techniques and opinions. If you spend anytime in the beauty community on social media, you’ll notice that certain techniques and certain products can dominate the scene. But every woman is different! So here are my unpopular techniques and opinions – both good and bad! 1) I avoid high end complexion products. I purposefully avoid more expensive complexion products, such as: primer, foundation, concealer, setting powder, and setting spray. I’m doing […]

Minimal Makeup: How to Look Good Fast

Minimal Makeup: How to Look Good Fast

If you’re a mom, then you know just how busy life can be sometimes. Between school drop off/pick up, making meals, cleaning, cooking, and managing a household, we often times put our looks on the back burner. We rock the same mom bun and yoga pants without a trace of makeup for three straight days. While there’s nothing wrong with that, sometimes moms want a little more. If that’s you, then you’re gonna love these three minimal makeup tips! They’re easy and quick, but still leave you looking pretty great! I have my three tips listed below, but don’t worry – […]