Best Natural Facial Exfoliants

 If you have sensitive skin like me than finding anything to clean your face or skin in general can be tricky. One of the best ways to clean your face is to exfoliate. This will rid your skin of the toxins and get rid of old dry skin cells. Here are 3 natural exfoliants: Sugar...more

I Tell My Daughter She's Beautiful

On Valentine’s Day, my family visited my 87-year-old grandmother. My five-year-old daughter wanted to dress up. She donned a dress with a sparkly heart top and a tutu skirt. She asked me to do her hair with the curling wand (she saw me using it earlier). Then she took my brush and put on some blush and some red (!) lipgloss. I also let her apply gold shimmer power on her eyelids. When she was all done, she twirled, her arms above her head, like a ballerina, to show daddy how beautiful she looked....more

A Simple, Everyday Eye Contour & Makeup Tutorial

This simple, everyday look is a blend of neutral tones for an easy eye contour, paired with a natural peachy pink lip. I use makeup and beauty basics in my daily makeup routine and this is my go-to look.  A quick and basic eye contour can make you look put together and wide awake. It's made to emphasize your natural beauty and still cover imperfections, all while being easy enough to do as quickly as possible while rushing out the door for work in the morning.Let's get started!...more
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Beauty review: primer products – eyes, lips, face, and Ultimate Ozone

I love makeup – so why am I nonplussed by the entire “primers” category?Is it just me, or is the word “primer” a bit off-putting when it comes to cosmetics?  The concept is clear – just like with wall paint, makeup primers prepare the surface and make stuff stick.  With walls, I love that concept, but for makeup, it somehow doesn’t connect with me....more

4 Ways to Pamper Yourself (And Why You Should)

Today I want to talk about some ways to pamper yourself. But more importantly, I want to talk about why you should pamper yourself. It's a topic that many of us probably ignore way too often. How often do you take an entire day for just you?...more

How To Achieve Easy and Effortless Glam With Velvet Noir Mascara

I recently had the opportunity to try out the volumizing Velvet Noir mascara from Marc Jacobs. It has been my go-to mascara for the past month. I wanted to share an easy and effortless glam makeup tutorial. View the full post on

DIY Beauty: Rose Water Facial Toner

Keep Your Skin Glowing: 7 Ideas That Work

Every woman is beautiful. There’s no doubt about that. But in spite of this self-realization, we still spend several minutes in front of the mirror trying to perfect our looks before stepping out....more

12 Makeup Mistakes To Stop Making Today & Why

I've been guilty of every one of these crimes of beauty at some point in my lifetime. But you live and you learn.  Makeup is supposed to be fun, and it's 100% ok to find your way through trial and error. Here are 12 steps to make sure you've got the healthy makeup basics down!...more