Quick Beauty Tip – Make Perfume Last All Day

quicktip-make-perfume-lastIn order to make your perfume last all day be sure to spray it on your wrists, behind your ears, the base of your throat, inside your elbow and behind your knees! On top of choosing the perfect spots, go against your usual tendencies and don’t rub the perfume in. Rubbing the skin together after application compromises the smell. Just spray on & let your skin take it from there!

If you want to carry perfume with you, try a travel size travalo perfume atomizer. It is small enough to be TSA approved & fit in any handbag.

Tutorial Tuesday – Gel Eyeliner

You will be shocked at how easy it is to create your own gel eyeliner without shelling out the extra cash. Hold any lighter to a typical pencil eyeliner for 2 seconds. Be careful not to exceed this time as eyeliner melts fast! Let the liner cool a bit and then apply. It will glide on extra smooth! TT-Gel-Liner

Fall Makeup Trends

  • The virtual opposite of the orange-y eye look is this purplish, brown style. Combine eyeshadows to create a perfect shadow on your lid to pull this one off. This will go with any fall outfit and can be dressed up or down.

Get Her Look – Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland plays the cute little airhead on Modern Family. The reason we’re so intrigued by her look is because she is in her 20’s and plays a teenager. Plus, she looks younger than her character even is! She must be doing something right. Here is how to shave years off of your age with makeup:

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1. Exfoliate. We have said this a million times before and we will say it again. Exfoliate to give your skin a fresh, polished look. 2. Tone. Add a toner to remove any remaining impurities. This will ensure your skin appears smooth and flawless. 3 Moisturize. Add moisture back into your skin. You will want this as a base before adding makeup. This will also give your skin the underlying glow that it needs to appear years younger.

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4. Foundation. Use a tinted, moisturizing foundation as your base. This will start to give you some color while adding even more moisture. 5. Conceal. Use a brightening concealer under your eyes and to cover any dark spots or hyperpigmentation.  GTL-Sarah-Hyland-bottom 6. Eyeshadow. Use neutral tones for a younger look. The more natural you keep your colors the less heavy and aged your makeup will appear. 

7. Blush. Finish off your look with a pretty pink blush. Keep it super light to give your self a dewy, flush look. Darker blush can make your cheekbones look accentuated giving you an older appearance. 8. Eyeliner. Use eyeliner for your top lid only. Keep it off the bottom to keep your skin clearer. 9. Lipstick. Finish your look with almost nude lips. Be sure to  use a lipstick with natural oils so your lips stay moisturized.

Summer 2013 Makeup Trends!

  • Summer 2013 Trends Grunge
    As seen at: Versace S/S 13

Quick Beauty Tip – Fake Freckles To Look Younger

quicktip-frecklesEveryone associates a freckly face with innocent youngster. Faux frecks are achieved by applying normal foundation over the bridge and nose and on the tops of the cheeks. Then, draw large, light, and closely packed freckles with eyeshadow. You can place additional dots on your T-zone with a pencil brush and shadow powder. Of course, to make the freckles look as natural as possible, you should aim for a scattered effect. We can’t take all the credit for this though, we originally saw the idea on one of my favs: bit.ly/10EocVl

Tutorial Tuesday – How to use an eyeshadow palette

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Cosmetic companies do a great job of pairing stunning eyeshadow colors in a tempting palette. It is hard to choose one because they’re all just so gorgeous! When you make your decision and bring it home you have even more decisions to make… “how am I going to use all of these pretty colors on one eye?”. Here’s a simple tutorial – how to use an eyeshadow palette.

Use the lightest color as the base. Brush this color from the lid up to your brow. Use the darkest color in the crease of your eye. Use the accent color (in this case, the light pink) in the inner corner of your lid. Use the remaining color on your outer lid. Blend them together a bit. For long lasting eyeshadow, first apply a primer or eyeshadow base.

The Great Gatsby – Get This Look

catherineToday is the day we’ve all been waiting for since 8th grade literature class – The Great Gatsby remake is hitting theaters and the costumes, makeup & jewelry will be absolutely fabulous from start to finish! There is no doubt in our minds that girls everywhere will want to mimic the look of the beautiful Catherine, so we’ve outlined all the products you need to get her look. We’re uber excited about this part sexy, totally classy look coming back into fashion!

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1. Foldover Clutch  2. OPI Skyfall 3. Pearls 4. Peter Thomas Roth Liner 5. Youngblood Powder Foundation 6. TIGI Decadent Lipstick Fierce 7. Compact Mirror 8. Headpiece

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