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Friday, August 26, 2011

How To: Red Lips During The Day

Red lipstick is something that, if not applied properly, can quickly become a beauty blunder, so learning the right techniques can help you become an expert at applying red lipstick. It can be worn in both day and night, for the nighttime look, you can go a bit more dramatic with it, and for the daytime you should make it look classic, clean, and simple.

Friday, August 19, 2011

School Bag Essentials

Whether you prefer a backpack or purse, your school bag should contain the right things. You always want to be prepared, but at the same time, you don't want to be hauling around a 15 pound bag! To prevent over-packing, only bring the things you will actually use.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Makeup's Expiration Date

Did you know that makeup has an expiration date? Well, it does! Everything from mascara to eye shadow expires. This is why it is important that you keep your beauty products organized and throw out all of your expired makeup. Every product has a different expiration date. For example, your mascara may only last you a couple months, while your lipsticks are probably safe for over a year, depending on how well you take care of them.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Essential Pieces Every Girl Should Have In Her Wardrobe

Essential Pieces Every Girl Should Have In Her Wardrobe
We've all had those days where getting ready in the morning takes a little (or a lot) longer than you expected, and now you are rushing to get ready and you can not find a thing to wear! If you are in a rush and need to find an outfit quick, having these pieces in your wardrobe will save you a lot of time and stress. Soon, getting ready will be a breeze, and you will be able to make more outfit combinations. Saying "I have nothing to wear!" will no longer be a problem if you have these essentials in your wardrobe.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

My Top Beauty/Fashion Products!

Top 10 MAC eye shadows: 
1. All That Glitters
2. Faux Gold Mineralize Shadow
3. Carbon
4. Sable
5. Bronze
6. Espresso 
7. Brule
8. Naked Lunch
9. Honey Lust
10. White Frost

Friday, August 12, 2011

Dress Up, Dress Down: Jeans

Dress Up, Dress Down: Jeans

Today I am introducing a new blog category called "Dress up, Dress Down". Basically, it is when I take one clothing item and do a dressier look, and then a more casual look. I really enjoy this type of blog, because it teaches you all how to get multiple looks out of one clothing item. Today's Dress Up, Dress Down look is all about jeans. I love the look of dressed up jeans, because it looks so chic. I also love the casual look of jeans with a simple sweater, it looks casual, but put together at the same time.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Fall 2011 Fashion Trends

Fall 2011 Fashion Trends

Fall is just around the corner, so I wanted to give you all a heads up on the new fashion trends for Fall 2011. The 50's and 60's are back and so is 70's bohemian and glamour. For clothing and accessories, polka dots, pleats, and plaid are all in along with furs, wide pant legs, and bell bottom jeans. Bold colors and maxi skirts are also very popular this Fall.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Back To School Fashion

Back To School Fashion

 I have been getting a lot of questions lately asking what would be a good back to school outfit, so I decided to make an example of one on

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

How To: Makeup with Glasses

True or False? To wear makeup under your glasses you have to pile on a ton of colors and products for your eyes to stand out. False! That won't do anything for you except make you look a little crazy. So, today I am going to give you all some tips on how to flatter you eyes while wearing glasses.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Back To School Beauty: Picture Day

Everybody wants to look their best for school picture day. Your yearbook photo is something that people are going to remember you by, so you want to look your best in it. Today I am going to give you all some tips on how to avoid beauty blunders. 

Sunday, August 7, 2011

How To: Get Organized: Makeup

Image from HERE

Do you know how frustrating it can be when you're doing your makeup and you are looking for a certain eye shadow or a certain brush and it is no where to be seen? It's okay, you're not alone. I know how hard it can be to organize makeup because there are not many storage systems out there dedicated to makeup, so this is where you have to start getting creative with it. I have put together some simple ways to organize your makeup so finding a product will no longer be a problem.

Makeup For Beginners

Wearing makeup for the first time can be tricky, you want to enhance your natural beauty while still looking natural. Start out light and as you get more familiar with makeup you will be able to achieve more dramatic looks as you get older, but for now looking natural is key. 

Saturday, August 6, 2011

How To Control Oily Skin

If you have oily skin, you know how difficult it can make doing your makeup. Your makeup could look amazing in the morning when you first do it, but then throughout the day you may find that it is sliding off your face and your skin looks so oily. If this happens to you, don't get discouraged! There are many ways to control your oily skin and keep your makeup looking fresh all day.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Sigma Brushes Review

I recently found out about Sigma makeup brushes and I have only heard good things about them, so I decided to check them out. Once I saw how great the prices were I went ahead and ordered some to see how well they work, and they are AMAZING.