Category: Tips

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 – […]


Blend Foundation Quickly: the tool that has changed my life!

Blend Foundation Quickly: the tool that has changed my life!

If you’re looking for a way to blend foundation quickly, then look no further! I have discovered the secret – and that secret is simply using a large sponge! I’d say that a sponge is one of the most popular ways to blend out foundation. Some of the most popular brands are Real Techniques, Beauty Blender, and EcoTools. While they vary in shape, they are generally the same size. But I recently picked up a Sonia Kashuk sponge from Target and noticed it was huge and that it greatly cut down on my time spent blending. This post may contain affiliate […]


Ardell Magnetic Lashes | Review & How I Got Them To Work For Me

This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure here. If you follow me on my makeup Instagram account, then you may have picked up on the fact that I despise full-band false lashes. I find them absolutely uncomfortable and hate wearing them. So, to still add some drama to my looks, I’ve been using Ardell or Kiss lash trios for the last year or so. Those are comfortable to wear and I love them, but they do take quite some time to apply. So I was thrilled when I saw these Ardell magnetic lashes! They looked so easy peasy, comfortable, […]


Eyebrow Tutorial | How I Do Mine & What Products I Use

I’d say that out of everything I do, I definitely get the most comments on my eyebrows. People seem to love them, so I thought I would share my eyebrow tutorial with you guys. This video is from a Facebook LIVE stream that I did about five months ago.  I know the lighting is super wonky, so please forgive me, but the info is solid and I do a pretty decent job of explaining myself as I go. Since I did record this several months ago, the products I use have changed. You can find a description of what I […]


4 Tips for Wearing Bold Lipstick

4 Tips for Wearing Bold Lipstick

I really love to experiment with wearing bold lipstick, and one comment I hear over and over is, “Oh my goodness, I love that on you! But I could never wear a color like that!”. So I’m excited to bring some tips to you for wearing bold lipstick. Wearing bold lipstick is fun! I love for my lipstick to either compliment or contrast my eye makeup, and I feel like it really just adds a little somethin’, somethin’ to my look. I know it can be super intimidating though, so here are my three tips for not only wearing bold […]