December 24, 2016

Happy Holidays, everyone! I hope you're enjoying the season. I know many of you like myself have long days ahead. Whether you're always on the go and plan on going to every party you can think of, or if you have an early morning and you're in charge of cooking the holiday dinner for your family and friends. Whatever your week brings you, there's one thing that I find a lot of people are concerned about and it's if their makeup will stay on all day!

Below are a few of my favorite products that I like to use to keep my clients makeup looking fresh all day. Enjoy!

1. Moisturize!

Applying Foundation on flaky skin is a No-Go Honey! Make sure you apply a hydrating moisturizer on your skin even if it's oily! My favorite moisturizer lately is L'oreal's Age Perfect Facial Oil.

 You also want to make sure you moisturize your lips before a lipstick application. I'm obsessed with Oribe's Lip Balm.

 2. Prime.

There are several primers but most of them just don't add up to Smashbox Photo F...

December 15, 2016

When it comes to my personal makeup stash, everyone knows I'm a baller on a budget. My motto is if it works, it's pigmented and if it's long lasting, I'm buying it.

Drugstore brands can work just as well as our high end products. The only thing that I noticed is that the product doesn't last as long as my more expensive products. For example, I always seem to hit pan** on my Wet N' Wild palettes faster than my MAC or ABH counterparts. To sum things up, don't be afraid to purchase a less expensive product. Read your reviews (like mine) watch your YouTube tutorials and you should be golden.

Let’s get started!

1. NYX Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator

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 This is a new purchase of mine and this has got to be one of the best gifts I've ever given myself. I purchased the colors in Sunbeam and Pure Gold so I can mix and match the colors.

My favorite way to apply this highlighter is with a beauty blender on the highpoints of my face BEFORE setting my face with powder. It gives a natural healthy glow t...

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