GIVEAWAY: ‘The Remedy’ Don’t Lose Yourself Prize Pack!

GIVEAWAY: 'The Remedy' Don't Lose Yourself  Prize Pack!Suzanne Young’s latest novel, The Remedy, is a gripping story set in a future that is hyper-aware of mental health. A whole profession has been built around grief management, and individuals called “closers” are hired by grieving families to impersonate their deceased loved ones to help them achieve closure. Quinlan McKee began working as a closer at the age of seven, and ten years later, she’s one of the best. However, she’s beginning to confuse her own past with those of the people she’s been hired to portray. Continue reading “GIVEAWAY: ‘The Remedy’ Don’t Lose Yourself Prize Pack!”

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Five Ways To Fight Puffy Eyes

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(Image Credit: Tinx)

There are many reasons why people’s eyes get puffy. A lack of sleep, excessive crying or even allergies can be to blame. For me, it is most often attributed to binge watching Netflix and crying when I get too invested in a plot line. No one wants to deal with the incessant questions by well-meaning onlookers when it comes to going out in public. Next time you find yourself feeling poofy, check out these home remedies. Continue reading “Five Ways To Fight Puffy Eyes”

Quirky Item of the Week: Del Sol Color Changing Nail Polish

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(Image Credit: Del Sol)

I wouldn’t consider myself a girly-girl. I don’t know how to style my hair, I very rarely wear make-up and my inner fashionista is probably a 12-year-old boy. But regardless of my sometimes questionable outfits, there is one girly-girl perk I can’t get enough of, and that’s nail polish. Continue reading “Quirky Item of the Week: Del Sol Color Changing Nail Polish”

Which Type of Mascara Brush is Right for You?

(Image Credit: Igor Mojzes)
(Image Credit: Igor Mojzes)

Mascara has come a long way in the last 10 years. One brush used to do it all, but now you will find a plethora of brush options when you walk down the makeup aisle. But what do they all do? How can you find the right brush to do the job? We’ve broken down the top mascara looks and found mascara perfect for each particular look. Continue reading “Which Type of Mascara Brush is Right for You?”

Eyeliner Application Tips for a Flawless Look!

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(Image Credit: Ashley Harrigan)

It’s amazing what a little bit of eyeliner can do. Who knew a little line of color could do so much for beauty? Eyeliner is definitely a beauty must have but it can be a little tricky sometimes. We give you the best eyeliner tips below so you can get it flawless every time. Continue reading “Eyeliner Application Tips for a Flawless Look!”

The Best Eyeshadows for Your Eye Color

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(Image Credit: Mikhail Malyugin)

Whether you’re a makeup guru or novice, we’ve all known the struggle of trying to find our perfect eyeshadow color. When you’re browsing the displays at Sephora, the millions of different colors and palettes can seem pretty daunting. Continue reading “The Best Eyeshadows for Your Eye Color”

Pucker Up: Products and Tricks for Pouty Lips

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(Image Credit: Soup Studio)

There is no denying big and sexy lips are in. Take a look on the red on carpet and you will find celebrity bombshells smiling or “duckfacing” their perfectly pouty lips. Of course, not all perfectly shaped lips are attributed to make-up, there are the reported occasional trips to the med-spa, but given I handle pain like a newborn and lack the bank account of Kylie Jenner, I stalk the shelves for pouty lip “fakers.” What follows are some products and tricks to keep your lips noticeably lustrous. Continue reading “Pucker Up: Products and Tricks for Pouty Lips”

Lip Exfoliating Tips for Winter!

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(Image Credit: Flickr User Manduhsaurus)

Exfoliating has been quite a buzzword in beauty the past few years. We all know exfoliating your skin once or twice a week leads to softer, smoother, more radiant skin. Most of us have invested in exfoliating face and body wash and possibly even picked up a Clarisonic. But many women are forgetting about exfoliating one import body part- the lips! Continue reading “Lip Exfoliating Tips for Winter!”

Five Unique Gifts Your Best Friend Will Love

Gift Guide

Holiday shopping is stressful, especially if you happen to be bad at buying gifts for people. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. We all get anxious over picking out the right gift – especially for our BFFs! If you need a push in the right direction, we’ve got a list of excellent products that could be the perfect gifts for your best friend! Continue reading “Five Unique Gifts Your Best Friend Will Love”

Tips to Achieve Stronger, Longer Nails

(Image Credit: Holly Williams)
(Image Credit: Holly Williams)

Strong, long, beautiful nails are on many of our wish lists. They make simple tasks, like opening a package, easier, are more fun to paint and make us feel glamorous. If you’re one of the less fortunate when it comes to nail length and strength, fear not! We have tips and tricks to help you get those long, lovely nails about which you’ve been dreaming. Continue reading “Tips to Achieve Stronger, Longer Nails”

5 Ways to Combat Under Eye Circles

(Image Credit: Alexey Mhoyan)
(Image Credit: Alexey Mhoyan)

As much as we may try to avoid them, under eye circles happen to everyone at some point. Unsightly, dark marks aren’t typically the most flattering feature, and the “you look tired” comment isn’t normally a favorite either. However, there are ways to avoid (or at least cover up) your dark circles and trick everyone into thinking that you’ve had a full night’s worth of beauty rest. Continue reading “5 Ways to Combat Under Eye Circles”

How to Pick Your Natural Blush Color

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(Image Credit: lculig)

Looking effortlessly beautiful boils down to looking naturally healthy. A great way to pull off this look is with perfectly flushed cheeks. To get this appearance, we rely on blush to give us that flawless, rosy glow. But with so many colors to choose from, how do we pick the perfect shade to make us look luscious and not clownish? Let’s break down tips and tricks to figure out your perfect shade so you can look sexy and not silly. Continue reading “How to Pick Your Natural Blush Color”

Four makeup removers you need to try!

Makeup Remover

My time as a professional model has led me on the hunt for one beauty item in particular: a makeup remover that actually works. Nothing is worse than waking up in the morning and looking like a raccoon, even though you spent five minutes taking off your makeup. I’ve tried tons of brands and every kind of formula you could believe: cream, wipes, oil-free, face wash… the list could go on forever. After years of testing, I now have a list of makeup removing champions I want to share with you. Continue reading “Four makeup removers you need to try!”

Top 5 Beauty Essentials for Fall

Fall

If you’re at the dawn of a new school (or work) year, fall can be a stressful and tiring thing. Between figuring out where your classes are, getting used to new coworkers, and trying to find time to hit the gym, how your hair or nails look might be the last thing on your mind. And that’s totally fine! But know this – you don’t always have to sacrifice beauty for brains. Take a look at these must-have beauty essentials to keep looking your best while doing your best (without the stress)! Continue reading “Top 5 Beauty Essentials for Fall”