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How to Make Your Lipstick Count

Among all the things you do to look beautiful and presentable, wearing lipstick may seem like the one that should take the least effort to accomplish. However, very few women get this right all the time. I’m sure you would like to be part of that group, so check out our tips below to know how to keep your lipstick flawless: Continue reading “How to Make Your Lipstick Count”

Old Hollywood Lips Feature

Old Hollywood Makeup Part 2: Lips & Cheeks [VIDEO]

Welcome to Part 2 of a series I created for this Halloween when I went as Dottie Hinson from A League of Their Own – it’s all about OLD HOLLYWOOD makeup. But our lip makeup is also perfect for copying Emma Roberts’ American Horror Story look! (That’s my absolute favorite show on television.)

This part is all about lips and cheeks.  Here’s the video so you can see what’s what: Continue reading “Old Hollywood Makeup Part 2: Lips & Cheeks [VIDEO]”

Studio Gear Makeup Holiday Gift Set Feature

Holiday Gift Ideas From Studio Gear Cosmetics

Studio Gear Makeup Holiday Gift Set FeatureBeauty gals know beauty gals. And in the holiday season, a cheapie set of eyeshadows from that gimme-gift aisle in the seasonal section just won’t do. C’mon, your girls deserve to get something they’ll actually use – and love.

One of my favorite makeup brands, Studio Gear, has tons of great, high-quality beauty kits that would make fantastic gifts for beauty gals. I tried three: Continue reading “Holiday Gift Ideas From Studio Gear Cosmetics”

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Celebrity Makeup: Eva Longoria in Allure

Being a former Desperate Housewives seductress and one of the most beautiful women in the world just isn’t enough for Eva Longoria – she had to show up in Allure looking amazing in one of those ’50s bathing suits I’m still coveting right now, six years later. Since publishing, this look has become one of Eva’s most popular of all time. Continue reading “Celebrity Makeup: Eva Longoria in Allure”

Think Your Makeup is Expensive? Think Again

H-Couture-Beauty Most Expensive Mascara LipstickI’m pretty thrifty. I make my iced coffee at home in the kitchen instead of running to Starbucks, I drive a hybrid to save money on gas, and my wardrobe is still pretty packed with items I wore back in high school. Don’t judge me – hey, it still fits!

With that in mind, thirty dollars for a tube of mascara or $13 for a single eyeshadow seems like a lot of money to me, and I’d imagine to most other people too. It’s insane how much money we ladies often spend on makeup alone. However, if you think you’re spending a lot…think again.

The company H. Couture Beauty sells some of the most expensive makeup in the world: their mascaras average at $589 and their lip colors usually run around $150. Other products in their line: a lip plumper for about $348 and a lip liner for $120. These two do each come with one free refill, though… How generous.

Continue reading “Think Your Makeup is Expensive? Think Again”