“Guys don’t passes at girls who wear glasses.” – Dorothy Parker Ms. Parker’s pithy rhyme might have been true in her days, but a lot has changed since then. No longer are glasses a sign of eternal dorkdom. Glasses are now an extension by which women and men can express their personal style. Thick, horn-rimmed, hipster specs. Sleek, stainless-steel frames. The world is your 20:20 … Continue reading Makeup Tips for Girls Who Wear Glasses
Baking. Nope, there are no cookies, cakes, or blunts involved. Baking is the new/old makeup technique that’s being thrown around, because, clearly, strobing is sooo yesterday *hair flip*. It’s new for the general public, but it’s been a technique used by drag queens and other stage performers for a solid chunk of time. The concept of baking allows for your concealer to appear more opaque … Continue reading Wake & Bake: “Baking” Your Concealer
Skincare Routine 1) Double Cleanse: First Cleanse You might be thinking, wait, first? I have to cleanse more than once? Frankly, yes. Yes you do. This is the concept of Double Cleansing, which you may or may not have heard of. Double cleansing is a way of cleansing your face twice to ensure that all dirt, oil, and makeup have been removed. It’s not just … Continue reading A Complete Guide to A Complete Skincare Regimen (All Steps not Required!)
Dior released a new eye shadow primer not long ago, called Backstage Eye Prime. I hate this product so much, I had to share my thoughts with you before any of you decide to purchase it. Sorry, I’m not sorry. Chances are you, you probably weren’t even considering purchasing this product. It’s launch wasn’t well known, and most people aren’t willing to spend extra on … Continue reading REVIEW: Dior’s “Backstage Eye Prime”, This Luxury Brand Fails HARD
Benefit, the creators of the #1 selling mascara at Sephora, called They’re Real!, is about to launch their newest creation: They’re Real! Push-Up Liner. I was lucky enough to snag one before the launch later this month. Here’s my review on this new liner that is attempting to redefine the eyeliner category. You’re probably already familiar with some, if not all, of the types of … Continue reading REVIEW: Benefit’s New They’re Real Push-Up Liner
If you’re a beauty junkie, chances are you’ve already heard of DipBrow by Anastasia Beverly Hills. If not, have no fear. DipBrow is a new eyebrow pomade (it looks like a cream liner) from Anastasia. They’re great for filling in extra sparse brows, staying put on those of us with oily skin, and not budging if you want your brow to stay on during … Continue reading The DipBrow Roadblock: Can’t Find Your Shade?
I’m sure you’ve perused the aisles of multiple Sephora‘s. Perhaps you’ve used the Color IQ, Skincare IQ, or the Scentsa machines. Well, it looks like Sephora’s not even close to done with creating new technology to show what makes their company different from all of the other beauty retailers out there. Their newest technological invention is called ModiFace It’s already up an running in the … Continue reading Sephora’s Newest Technological Innovation
Where & Why: Maybe you’ve heard of this, maybe you haven’t. There are a few names for it, but it’s all basically the same thing. You all know that eyeliner gets drawn on top of your eyelash line. Directly on your eyelid. Waterlining is when you draw the eyeliner on the skin UNDERNEATH your lashes. Your first reaction might be, what the hell are you … Continue reading Waterlining, Tightlining, and French Lining OH MY!
Pencil Liner: Pencil eyeliner is, by far, the easiest type of liner to use. But just because it’s a pencil, something we all use, it doesn’t mean it’s as easy to use on your eye. Anyone who’s tried eyeliner for the first time knows this all too well. Eyeliner pencils come in two forms: Regular pencil that looks exactly like a pencil that you sharpen … Continue reading Let’s Get Lining: A Guide to Eyeliner
I know you’ve been in a makeup store or pharmacy and seen those cute little compacts with several shadows in them. Perhaps a couple of them catch your eye, but then, you realize, what in the hell do I do with all those colors?! Do I wear them all at once? One at a time? You know what, nevermind, I’m not going to buy it. … Continue reading Eyeshadow Palettes: How to use those 2, 3, 4, or 5 colors!