Category: Beauty Budget 101

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, […]

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 […]

Curating An Eyeshadow Palette Collection: 5 Ways to Critically Examine Palettes

Curating An Eyeshadow Palette Collection: 5 Ways to Critically Examine Palettes

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.

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 […]