When to Go WITH or AGAINST your undertones

With fall hitting us on the East coast like a ton of wonderful, orange & red, cozy, pumpkin-spice-scented bricks, the colors we’re wearing have never been more apparent. Our skin is looking paler, there’s less bright sun, and the dark, overcast days are casting a gray light on all of us. It’s super important that we wear colors that complement and flatter our undertones, but … Continue reading When to Go WITH or AGAINST your undertones

A PSA on Undertones

Open any beauty magazine or read any beauty blog and you’ll likely see an article on undertones. Warm, cool, neutral, warm-neutral, cool-neutral. It’s insane. There are a list of tips and tricks to figuring out your skin tone that range from looking at the color of your veins to wearing a white T-shirt in front of a mirror. I even wrote an article breaking down … Continue reading A PSA on Undertones

Tone is Everything… SKIN Tone, I mean

Ever wonder why two lipstick shades that look nearly the same actually look very different on you. One makes you look like Taylor Swift, and the other makes you look like this: Photo courtesy of nowmagazine.co.uk  It’s because their undertones are different. When you wear a lipstick, eyeshadow, blush, or even sweater that has different undertones than your skin, it can look off. Sometimes it … Continue reading Tone is Everything… SKIN Tone, I mean

Skin-Brightening Ingredients Aren’t What You Think. They’re Better!

Firming, smoothing, tightening. These are all pretty self-explanatory. What about terms like brightening? Toning? Will it make my skin color lighter? Does it involve makeup or sparkles? Is it safe? All good questions. Brightening products are meant to “brighten” dark spots. It has ingredients that are supposed to help minimize the appearance of dark marks on your skin that have resulted from acne, sun exposure, … Continue reading Skin-Brightening Ingredients Aren’t What You Think. They’re Better!

A “Peel” By Any Other Name Would Still Be Awesome

Admittedly, the term “peel” is rather frightening. Who in their right mind would want to do something to your skin that would make it PEEL? Nevermind PAY for it! Well, ladies, that’s probably because it doesn’t make your face peel. I mean, think about it. Would thousands of women from around the globe be doing this if it really melted your face off like that guy … Continue reading A “Peel” By Any Other Name Would Still Be Awesome

The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare

We take special attention to carefully apply our makeup. Foundation, blush, shadow, mascara etc. What about when it’s time to hit the sac? gif courtesy of barkpost.com Please, Lord baby Jesus, tell me you don’t sleep in your makeup on a regular basis. Once in a drunken blue moon, it’s bound to happen. Sure. If you commit this beauty crime frequently, however, your makeup will … Continue reading The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare