Let me make it clear from the very start that my dream makeup bag is ultra-cushioned so my powders don't crack no matter how many times I drop them, and the material is some kind of super lightweight fabric that absorbs all the heaviness of my glass foundation bottles and multiple setting sprays so, magically, … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: What’s in Your Dream Makeup Bag?
I know I've been dragging on these posts, guys, and it's killing me more than it's killing you! Today I wrote my before-last essay and now I have one more to go before I'm freeeeee (for, like, three weeks and then I start a summer intensive). But a summer intensive is better than a full … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: Makeup & Gender
Sometimes you need to be completely creative with your makeup. This is one of those times. https://youtu.be/qKTanZDcRdU This is just a brief post because I'm bogged down with final papers for uni. But enjoy this creative makeup look I created in honour of the Human Right Article #26: The Right to Play. We all have … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: A Cruelty-Free, Under-the-Sea Makeup Tutorial
The Right to Education Everyone has the right to education. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit. A brief summary of the right to education, but certainly a part that caught my eye! I'm someone who grew up with … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: An ABC Makeup Tutorial (Cruelty-Free and Under 1 Minute!)
I hit a weird roadblock when I was planning this week's post. I want these posts to be accessible to all beauty users, but sometimes I skip steps. (I think this is obvious to everyone who saw my second Makeup Friday, where I just dropped a crazy, bold red/blue eyeshadow look like, "Yep, everyone, go … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: Shopping Guide (How to Pick Quality Cruelty-Free Products)
Finally, a guide I actually needed for myself? I can't count how many makeup tutorials I've watched and I pick up on some of the words -- crease, outer V, lashline -- but when I go back to use them myself I'm like, "Uh, I put the green eyeshadow on this part here, which is right by … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: How to Apply Eyeshadow
Time to get the base on your face! I've covered tools, I've covered brushes, I think we're ready to deep dive into the world of foundation. Warning, I will not go in-depth on BB and CC Cream because I've not used them myself (the last thing I want is to lead you astray). As always, … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: Cruelty-Free Foundation Guide
If you plan on wearing makeup, your first step is to pick out some brushes. You can check my Makeup Tool Dictionary to see a list of all the existing brush options out there. But this guide will focus on what I prefer to use--synthetic brushes, which are cruelty-free--and include some of my fave, cheap options … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: Cruelty-Free Brush Guide