I’ve been using lipstick as a blush. I first tried it when I didn’t have my blush on me so I used my red lipstick to color up my cheeks. But I loved the end result so much that I realized that this method is actually much better than applying regular blush! I’m not exaggerating! […]
I regularly receive emails asking me for foundation recommendations, especially from my readers above 40. And one thing I tell them that surprises them the most is that there are different types of foundations. And the reason why their current foundation isn’t working for their skin is probably because they’re using the wrong type. I
The way you apply foundation changes everything! You can make a very basic foundation look sophisticated and elegant by applying it the right way. And you can make a high-end foundation look very basic by applying it the wrong way. That’s how important foundation application is. And as it turns out, it’s not just about
Good skin care is the best way to prep your skin for makeup. For most people, this prep is about layering moisturizers and sunscreen. For others like me, it includes face serums! I’m talking about serums you can wear under makeup. Face serums are among my favorite skincare products. And I’ve managed to spill them
I always knew that makeup brushes require regular cleansing. But I never knew how important proper maintenance is until my skin started breaking out! Yes, dirty makeup brushes can do that! I found out that a concealer I’d recently bought was breaking me out. Even though I stopped using it, my skin kept getting worse.
Makeup, whether it’s the products you use or the way you apply them, is highly personal. We’re unique and each of us enjoys a certain look or does things in a certain way. While some of us are comfortable with grocery shopping wearing neon eyeliner, some of us find highlighters to be too much. I
It’s that time of the year when I can use the weather as an excuse to overdo my makeup in every possible way. Too much blush and foundation? Well, the wind is going to wipe it away anyway so I might as well layer as much as I can. But that’s just me. Others do
Get to know different blush types to blush on your terms! I’m the only one among my friends who deliberately over-blushes. I love the cheerful look it creates on my complexion. I actually love layering blushes with different textures and finishes. And after experimenting with different blush types and formulas, here’s what I concluded. You
Apply blush like this and people think you’re shy & flirty.
When your complexion has taken on a lackluster tone, bronzers come to the rescue for a touch of warmth and radiance. Well, I tend to overdo the whole sun-kissed look and I usually end up with a sun-licked face, which is not always pretty when shimmer is involved. But that’s where matte bronzers come in!