Makeup Tips for Almond Shaped Eyes

The almond eye shape is one that is highly sought after among women.  But regardless of your eye shape, it’s important to work with it, especially with your makeup.  If you’re not sure what almond eyes are think of celebs like Eva Longoria, Mila Kunis and Beyonce.  They all have the almond eye shape, to help give you a visual.  With almond eyes since you naturally have a gorgeous shape, makeup is all about just further enhancing that stunning shape even further.  So we’re breaking down a few of our favorite makeup tips for almond-shaped eyed…

Grunge makeup looks

2016 Grunge Makeup Looks

OK, ladies—whip out your blackest eyeliner, your smokiest shadows, your deepest shades of blackened plums, purples and red-brown shades and have a seat. It’s time to get fully immersed in the latest trend that takes up where steampunk left off, and totally abandons every other style of makeup with a traditionally demure effect to the dust of bold beauty. Grunge is the new style that’s taking the art of the bohemian style into another dimension, and meeting with uncommon numbers of eager joiners of this next thing for the avid and passive makeup-minded, alike. The Basic…

Foolproof Nighttime Makeup

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Pinterest Beauty Predictions for 2016

When in doubt–where do inquiring minds go, for the definitive, low-down on the latest and greatest trends? Look no further than to the leading source–Pinterest. It’s the idea place of the Internet. So, when it comes to the year ahead of us, what better place to look, than Pinterest? And, as in true Pinterest fashion, they’ve already shared with the world what they anticipate to be the biggest beauty predictions of 2016. Here are some of the best: The 2016 Selfie The new selfies will be proliferating with a lot of backlighting, to create some impressive…

Glam Up Your Beauty Routine

When it comes to mornings, not everyone has a massive amount of time to dawdle or casually vein out in a lot of impressive innovations, but there are a lot of ways in which you can definitely add a lot of dimension to glamorize your beauty routine that won’t add much time to your efforts to get up and out every morning. Some are so effective that you might actually discover they save you time. The old “less is more” tip can apply to makeup done the proper way. Straight and to the point, so to…

Choosing the Right Foundation Color

If there were as many skin types and shades as there are types and shades of foundation, the world would be in a mess of trouble. In fact, no one cosmetics company could offer any appreciable variety and manage to stay afloat. In choosing foundation colors, most foundations are a lot more forgiving in either direction, in terms of offering a suitable “fit” or match for skin tones within the vicinity of the foundation’s precise shade formulation. Now, in consideration of a fairly long list of skin types, finding the right makeup foundation becomes a bit…

Faux Lashes and Doing Them Right!

Have you always dreamed of batting your thickly lash-laden eyes, evocatively and with a dramatic effect that will have your subject quickly melting into a pool of liquid sugar? Have you looked with envy at all the models and stars spanning the pages of magazines and in film and TV, imagining that you somehow were omitted that fateful day? You know, the day when the lash fairy went down the line with her fairy lash-wand, tap, tap tapping one after another eyelid to produce an instantaneous sprouting of triple volume lash thickness and length along her…

1950’s Beauty Icons

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Office Attire Decoded

Dressing for work day in day out can be a bit commonplace when it comes to the standard in commonly accepted office dress. There is always one person at work who somehow manages to safely push the limits of passable style protocol, and you may have, at times, even yourself silently dreamed of showing up with your “other “wardrobe items that truly reflect the “you” that you were probably not hired for. Dressing “safe” for work is the traditional form of job security that is prevalently practiced in office settings, everywhere, and yet when it comes…

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