Makeup Fridays: Shopping Guide (How to Pick Quality Cruelty-Free Products)

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)

Makeup Fridays: How to Apply Eyeshadow

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

Makeup Fridays: Cruelty-Free Foundation Guide

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

Makeup Fridays: Cruelty-Free Brush 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

Makeup Fridays: The Makeup TOOL Dictionary

Since last week I focused on every makeup product known to makeup-lover-kind (give or take a few), I thought now would be a good time to backtrack and look at the tools we use to apply those products. I want to remind you that I'm not trained in makeup. I'm giving you my advice as … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: The Makeup TOOL Dictionary

Makeup Fridays: The Makeup Dictionary

Today the question is: What do all those makeup products do? I’m going to do a basic summary of the makeup items we see all over drugstores and Sephora. This is to help you decide what you do/don’t need to use on a daily basis, and whether adding some of these products to your shelf … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: The Makeup Dictionary