Every time I watch TV and I see the women on reality shows, I can’t pay attention because they’re mind-numbingly stupid I’m busy staring at their fake lashes. I often think of what life would be like if it were really the way it’s portrayed on reality TV: that every day, we sit around in full faces of makeup, lashes and all, just waiting for something epic to happen. Continue reading Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lash Mascara Review
I’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.
Known for his celeb following, Napoleon Perdis joined makeup artistry greats Jemma Kidd and Petra Strand in creating affordable designer makeup collections for Target. You’ll love this amorous and exotic makeup look from Napoleon’s Soiree Set in his NP Set line. Here’s how to get it:
I spend a lot of time thinking about beauty, and I find the most seasoned ladies often still need to learn at least a few of the lessons below.
These might be better labeled as “beauty maxims” than “beauty rules”, but I thought that might confuse Google into sending me guys looking for the latest cheesecake shots from Tila Tequila.
My personal favorite is #6.
This may surprise you girls, but even though I adore getting all dolled up and spending forever getting my makeup just perfect, there are some days where I just want to skip it all and go natural. Maybe it’s just me, but I find a Zen-like quality in facing the world purely, wearing only sunscreen and lip balm.
If you’re the same way, you’ll enjoy this tip: skip your mascara for a day and wear Vaseline on your eyelashes. Yes, I do mean petroleum jelly. It makes your lashes look thick and shiny, plus it protects and moisturizes an area of your body I bet you never moisturize. It’s not only good looking, but good for you! What could be better?