Category: makeup

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Foundation Match: more than just the correct color, part 3

Foundation Match: more than just the correct color, part 3

Aaaaand we’re back with the next installment in our foundation series! Today is going to be all about foundation coverage. We’re going to talk about it all: sheer, medium, full, buildable, and how that all translates on your skin. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out my other posts on finding your perfect foundation. So far we’ve discussed undertones and the finish of foundations! Foundation Coverage The thing people most commonly know about foundation is that it varies in coverage. You can either get sheer, medium, or full coverage from a foundation. But what exactly do those terms […]

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 […]

How Your Skin Type Plays a Role in Your Foundation

How Your Skin Type Plays a Role in Your Foundation

Did you know that your skin type is a huge factor in determining what foundation you should be wearing? Certain foundations are geared towards certain skin types. Unique formulations help to combat any problems you have due to your skin type as well. In this installment in our foundation series, we’re going to be discussing how skin type plays a role when it comes to selecting your perfect foundation. We’ll learn about what buzz words you should look for to help you find the best foundation for your skin type. And if you don’t know your skin type, don’t worry […]

Curating Your Eyeshadow Collection

Curating Your Eyeshadow Collection

When it comes to makeup purchases, I’d say that eyeshadow palettes are probably one of the biggest blackholes for people. Eyeshadow palettes are fun and exciting, and, because of smart marketing, we start to imagine all of the fun looks we could create with them! But in reality, it’s just more money wasted on makeup that’s just collecting dust. In this post I’m going to teach you about how I critically examine eyeshadow palettes. I’ll give you some easy tips on toward curating your eyeshadow collection.

Undertone of Skin: Finding your Perfect Foundation

Undertone of Skin: Finding your Perfect Foundation

Probably one of the most confusing products within the beauty industry is foundation. It is so personal and particular to your skin, and there’s so many different brands out there. And don’t even get me started on selecting the correct color! But it is possible to find your perfect foundation match, and I don’t just mean a perfect shade match! So we’re going to go over things like the undertone of skin, skin type, coverage, and different ways you can customize your foundation to suit your unique needs in this master foundation series! Undertone of skin Did you know it’s […]

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.

Beauty Budget 101

Beauty Budget 101

All right mamas, I’m so stupidly excited to bring you this new Beauty Budget 101 series. This is 10,000% inspired by Whitney Hedrick. I highly recommend you follow her on Instagram and YouTube to learn more about her movement. She’s all about looking critically at the beauty industry and unpacking some of the messages it is sending us. She also speaks a lot about financial health when it comes to the beauty industry. As most of you know, I’m a stay at home mom and my husband is a teacher. Over the last 3 years my beauty budget has been […]