Beauty

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The $2 Eyeliner You Need 

I’m a liquid eyeliner fan all the way. Pencil liner never works out for me, marker liner seems deceivingly easy (but I know better) and the paint pot liner terrifies me.

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Beauty Essentials for the Active Traveler 

I’m usually a “girly girl.” I shy away from activity that makes me sweat in almost all situations. However, I went to Kauai last week and I let that part of me fly away with the Hawaiian breeze.

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Wet N’ Wild $3 Matte Lipstick Worth the Buzz?

For $2.99, you can invest in some fitting fall shades… But you’re gonna need to work for it. (more…)

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12 Shade Palette for $5

 

While I love many of the affordable NYC makeup products, I’ve never tried their eyeshadow. I decided to give the “Lovatics by Demi Lovato” palette a try and for a mere .42 cents per shadow, I was not disappointed.

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The BEST & CHEAPEST DIY Face Wash

Around my house (and probably yours, too), the solution for everything is simple. Coconut oil. So, what two ingredients are key in this DIY face wash, you ask?

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How To: Smokey Winged Liner

From one makeup lover to another, I’m sure you feel my struggle when I say: I’m addicted to eyeliner. I typically wear eyeliner everyday and when I don’t my eyes just seem so sleepy and…naked. I’ve been using the Sephora Liquid Eyeliner and I do have to say that sometimes my look goes horribly wrong and it just looks too dark and overpowering.

Recently, Kylie Jenner shared a Snapchat post illustrating her “daily” eye makeup look composed of neutral earthy browns and a subtle, smokey wing. I was in love. If you missed it and are curious, here’s a brief recap!

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Take this Beauty Survey! 

Remember MySpace surveys? Copying and pasting endless quiz questions into bulletins for your Top 8 to read?! Ah, memories.

Today’s post is a bit of a throwback Tuesday with a survey all about… you guessed it, makeup!

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I Tried Cheap Ways to Cover Roots (So You Don’t Have To)

I remember in fourth grade when I so desperately wanted chunky caramel brown highlights in my hair. Luckily, my mother refused to let me look like a smushed Twix bar. Flash forward fourteen years and here I am, forced to dye my hair to cover clusters of stubborn grays. And, let me tell you, dying your hair isn’t as fun as it seemed. For one obvious reason, that sh*t is expensive! As a cheaper alternative between salon visits, I experimented with two touch-up methods and, well, you’ll see…

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Summer Sunset Eyeshadow Look

It’s been months and I’m still stuck on that Shaaanxo Palette. Am I alone in this?!

Also, did anyone else notice the packaging similarities between the Shan Palette & the Kyshadows that sold out in one minute, today?

We have another chance for that on Friday, ladies, but that’s another blog post. For today, I’ll focus on this golden summer look I created last week.

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DIY Hair Mask

A white drawstring trash bag clings to my shoulders like Superman’s cape. My hair is a sopping, slimey mess as I attempt to peel the stubborn plastic from my shoulders and wrap it around my head. Coconut oil runs down my back as I feverishly try to finish this task before someone finds me hovering in the kitchen, greasy and flushed, wearing workout gear and orange zebra striped socks with slip-resistant Skechers on my feet– in true Michael Jackson fashion.

…Let’s back up.

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