• Makeup

    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 9 Makeup

    How to Do the Perfect Eyebrow Eyebrows are one of the most misunderstood areas of your makeup game, and having an understanding of eyebrows is crucial. Many women want to add a dramatic eyebrow into every makeup application, but an inappropriate eyebrow can age you, distort the shape of your face, provide an unwanted emotion or take away from the desired focal point of your makeup. Tweezers and scissors are your first line of defense against offensive brows. With these tools, you can create a shape as well as adjust thickness and length. Everyone should have a great pair of slant tweezers as well as safety scissors, which are essential for…

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    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 8 Makeup

    How to Choose and Use Concealers When it comes to buying the right concealer, a lot of people get nervous. Some don’t know how to find their shade or even where exactly to apply it on the face. Others think they have it figured out, and then end up looking like a reversed raccoon, with white rings around the eyes. But that doesn’t have to happen. Once you know the professional tricks for choosing a shade that’s right and putting it on correctly, concealer will become your best friend. It can brighten a tired face, cover a blemish, bring attention to a focal point, and camouflage under-eye discoloration (without the…

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    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 7 Makeup

    So besides brushes, there are a few other tools that every artist needs to carry with them. These are tools that allow you to prepare and perfect every makeup application including tweezers, spatulas, curlers, and disposables—all of which are crucial to your creativity. Most of these items are available at drugstores, makeup boutiques and online. I find many of my disposables at Beauty Makeup Supply Here are some of my favorite essential tools and disposables. While I am not a fan of applying makeup with a sponge, I do love a wedge sponge for erasing mistakes, buffing out edges or blending down makeup. My favorite is the assorted sponges I…

  • Makeup Brushes

    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 6: Makeup!

    For years I thought the only way to achieve a flawless face was to buy the correct makeup. It’s also very much about how it’s applied. Any makeup artist will tell you that the secret to their application is what they work with. The right tools can help you achieve your makeup goals precisely and effortlessly, transforming a basic makeup job into a look worthy of a beauty queen. Therefore the most important tools in your kit are your brushes. A good selection of these essential tools will help you in every part of your application. I’ve discovered brushes can provide endless possibility in my makeup application, and it’s critical…

  • Storage

    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 5 Makeup

    Now that you have your basic bag system set up, it’s time to figure out how you can compartmentalize. The most important thing to think in organizing your kit is to think about what you can do to make carrying it and locating your makeup as easy as possible. If you closely observe your own makeup application methods, you will see the patterns emerge in the order of your products, and will start to organize them perfectly and in a way to keep them easily accessible.  With any makeup kit, I highly suggest separating it into multiple categories. So what I do is divide the product and tools in my kit into the…

  • Makeup,  Skincare,  Storage

    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 4 Makeup

    So you want a kit that works best for you? Then let’s start with the bag. A makeup kit may be all about the product, but how it’s stored and transported are huge factors to consider. If you are just going to need a few items there is no reason to be lugging a suitcase around full of your makeup and an easily avoidable problem. When first thinking about makeup storage, ask yourself two questions: 1. What is reasonable for you to carry? And, 2. Are you bringing product you really don’t need? I try to address these questions by using three different bags: one for at home, one for…

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    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 3 Makeup

    When it comes to being a savvy makeup entrepreneur, you just need to know one thing: “IT’S ALL IN THE KIT!” Like your resume, your makeup kit is constantly evolving, expanding, changing, and what you have or don’t have in your kit can separate you from being advanced or beginner. Sometimes the hardest reality of putting together the perfect group of products is letting go of some favorites and focusing on those practical essentials with time-tested benefits, versatility, and value. Whether you are looking to become advanced with your makeup or just want to put a basic collection together for yourself, you need an understanding of the processes and procedures…

  • Skincare

    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 2 Skincare

    Cleanse, Tone & Moisturize “The secret to good skin maintenance and radiant, well-hydrated skin is the daily use, morning and evening, of a good-quality cleanser,” says two dermatologists “Don’t cut corners with your cleansing routine! A make sure you are using the correct cleanser and, most important, the texture is most suitable for your skin type, whether that’s a milk, a cream, a balm, or a facial wash.” If you choose, you can follow up with a toner, which removes any impurities left over after cleansing. The majority of toners are water-based liquids made up of specific active ingredients including plant extracts and essential oils; they’re tailored to tackle a variety of…

  • Skincare

    Building Your Beauty Kit – Day 1 Skincare

    So you have decided you want to enter the beauty world! Maybe just for yourself so you can look and feel pretty (even though you are pretty with or without makeup) or maybe you are looking into doing on a professional level. Well no matter what you decide there is a lot of information from skincare to makeup so I have broken this down into several parts. I don’t want to throw it at you all at once. I do have that habit of doing that! So without further ado let’s get you started on this amazing and fun journey. Developing a skincare routine is the most important thing. That…

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    Younique: Why I Left and Why I Joined Farmasi

    Disclosure: I am in no way what so ever intentionally bashing any Younique presenter or the company. If you believe in them, their cause, and their product; by all means keep using them! I am simply explaining my experience and my opinions on the products that led me to the decision to leave Younique. I want to be as brutally honest as possible as I start my NEW blog Sassy and Fifty and renter the DS makeup world and grow this community. I know a lot of you have asked me why I left Younique and am now promoting a different makeup company FARMASI and I feel now is the…