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The benefits of charcoal for the skin

10 Benefits of Charcoal For Skin

TweetWondering about the benefits of charcoal for skin? Hint: the jury is still out. One of the trendiest ingredients in skincare lately has been charcoal. Activated charcoal has been popping up in everything from cleansers to face masks to acne treatments to pore strips. If you suspend just a little bit of belief there are a whole slew of different benefits of charcoal for your skin. Charcoal in ... »

DIY Lisa Frank Makeup

DIY Lisa Frank Makeup

TweetThis is the only DIY Lisa Frank makeup tutorial you’ll ever need. Promise. Did you know Lisa Frank makeup is actually going to be a real thing? A real actual thing you can put on your face? The Lisa Frank makeup line originally started as a kickstarter with Glamour Dolls Makeup,with a goal of $30,000.  Unsurprisingly, they totally smashed out of the park by getting over $100,000 (!... »

DIY Makeup Customization Hacks

DIY Makeup Customization Hacks

TweetThese DIY makeup hacks will leave your look feeling completely custom. Playing mad scientist isn’t always the best idea when it comes to cosmetics. But, when working the right products you can DIY makeup to meet your exact needs. You won’t see us advocating for mixing cocoa powder into your bronzer, or cornstarch for mattifying purposes. Instead we’ve got all the DIY makeup ... »

How to Choose Nude Lipstick Based on Your Skin Tone

How to Choose Nude Lipstick Based on Your Skin Tone

TweetHere’s how to choose nude lipstick based on your skin tone (so you don’t look like a creepy ghost). We’re pretty sure nude lips have been trending since the 1960’s. Although the over the top mod makeup isn’t in style anymore (someone please give us a dark smoky eye and a nude lip) nude lips never die. Just like finding your perfect foundation, how to choose ... »

This Gold Eyeshadow Look Will Be Your Go-To for Weddings

This Gold Eyeshadow Look Will Be Your Go-To for Weddings

TweetThis gold eyeshadow look will be your new easy, peasy glam makeup. Wedding season is upon us so grab your knee length floral dresses, and wrap that salad spinner. If your next three months of weekends looks like wedding after wedding, you’ll need to streamline your makeup routine. We’ve been working on this gold eyeshadow look that is super flattering on everyone. It’s reall... »

How to Clean Makeup Sponges

How to Clean Makeup Sponges

TweetWondering how to clean makeup sponges without ruining them? No worries, we got you. Makeup sponges are easily the best way to apply your foundation for a flawless finish. If you want a perfect base, the sponge is the way to go. But, being sponges, they can get nasty over time. Taking the time to clean makeup sponges is critical to make sure they are safe to use on your face. And as a bonus, i... »

10 Ways to Add Volume to Hair Without Teasing

10 Ways to Add Volume to Hair Without Teasing

TweetYes, you can add volume to hair without teasing it. Here’s how. As chic and stylish as perfectly smooth, straight hair can be, volume is really where it’s at. Because, really, sleek hair is nice and all, but voluminous hair has never ever been out of style. But, adding in volume through teasing your hair regularly is kind of asking for breakage and knotty hair. To ease your pain, ... »

5 Makeup for Brown Eyes Ideas to Try Now

5 Makeup for Brown Eyes Ideas to Try Now

TweetMakeup for brown eyes can be super flattering and glam, and it’s easy to make your rich eyes pop. As you may know, the key to makeup for brown eyes (or any other color for that matter) is choosing similar and contrasting colors. For brown eyes this means working with browns and purples for the biggest eye color popping effect. We love makeup for brown eyes to be soft and well blended to... »

10 Flat Iron Hacks You Didn’t Know

10 Flat Iron Hacks You Didn’t Know

TweetTry these flat iron hacks to make your hair look like a pro touched it. Hair styling is so much easier when you can get a bunch of different looks out of one tool. It’s why the flat iron is our favorite hair styling gadget. You can get the perfectly straight look, obviously, and we’re sure everyone knows how to heat set braids by now. But, we’ve got a bunch more flat iron ha... »

Blush Placement 101

Blush Placement 101

TweetNailing your blush placement has never been easier. Party on, beautiful! One of the best ways to wake up your face with makeup is blush. But, one of the makeup techniques most people struggle with is blush placement. That is, applying your blush in a way that makes you look better not like you are potentially feverish. Applying blush properly can be a bit scary at first, but once you nail dow... »

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