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5 Tips For Looking Great On Zoom

If you feel like your life is being overrun with video meetings, you’re not the only one! From office meetings to drinks with friends and first dates to family reunions, there are so many events we literally have to be camera-ready for. Check out these tips that we’ve collected during these months of quarantine so that you’re looking fabulous for any and all screen time.   Fight The Shine We love a good glow, but sometimes computer lighting can make us look like an oily mess even when we aren’t. Give your face a generous dusting of powder not only keeps shine at bay, but minimizes pores as well. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Invisimatte Blotting Powder, $32 Becca Cosmetics Soft Light Blurring Powder, $38     Take Care of Your Skin To cut back...

CV-19 Face Mask Skincare

  Your skin might be going a bit wonky having to wear a face mask to protect against CV-19. It could be that your face is breaking out from all the oil and heat being trapped under the mask. The pimples become an even bigger problem if they are deep and painful. Some may be experiencing the opposite and will find that their skin is getting dry and chapped. Another downside to face masks could just be plain old redness and irritation.   Depending on what you’re experiencing, you might want to change up your skincare products to try and tame your skin to what it used to be. It will make you feel much more comfortable in your own skin, literally. Scroll through these products to see...

5-Product Morning Skincare Routine

As much as we love a great Korean skincare routine that has us feeling like we’re doing amazing things with 15 different products, there are some days where we just want to get in and out. In the summer months, as it gets warmer, oil returns to our skin as well, so our upkeep can wind down a little bit. Check out these 5-products that we are loving for an easy and quick, morning routine.   Step 1: Cleansing Vanicream Gentle Facial Cleanser, $8.99 Vanicream is a great brand for sensitive skin products. With this gentle cleanser, your face won’t feel tight and dry after washing with it. At nighttime, you could even use it twice if you want to do some double-cleansing.   Step 2: Toner Dermalogica Multi-Active Toner, $41 We are...

New Beauty Products To Try Out

If you’re looking to change up your skin or makeup game a bit, there are tons of new items out on the market calling out to you. Whether you want to give your skin a refresher, find your next must-have lipstick, or want to try something unexpected from your usual routine, this is the post to scroll through.   Must-Have Lips Charlotte Tilbury’s best selling Pillow Talk now comes in Medium and Intense versions. The medium version gives you a darker berry hue that looks gorgeous when blotted or swiped on. This way you can get two different looks out of one lipstick. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium Lipstick, $34   Smooth Lips Don’t forget to exfoliate! Get rid of dead skin cells on your lips with a new lip scrub by...

2020 Beauty Focus: Eyebrows

2020 may be the year of the brow when it comes to beauty trends. Gone are the days of heavily contoured and lined eyebrows. This year, it’s all about going lush, full, soft, windswept, laminated, and even unruly. We are embracing a more natural brow look because it’s so in tune with other makeup trends for 2020 like illuminated skin or a bare face. Glossier Boy Brow, $16 We love featuring Boy Brow because we love using it!   Bare With Me Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Brow Setter, $7 Condition and set your brows with this easy to use setter with a clear finish.   Glossier Brow Flick, $18 If you need some filler, gently use this to create faux hairs that will look like your own.   Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz, $23 Brow Flick...

Spring 2020 Beauty Trends To Gear Up For

Looking to get a sneak peek into what you have to look forward to this spring? For beauty lovers, you’re going to have some fun with glossy lips, stunning skin, and Clueless-inspired eyes. If you want to break out of winter doldrums, feel free to add them into your look now to add a bit of spring into your life!   Sustainable Beauty It’s not a makeup look, but it’s a bit bigger than that. People are looking for brands that are more sustainable for the environment and we are definitely not mad about it! RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up Concealer/Foundation, $36   Neon Lids This is probably one of the biggest trends you will see for the spring and summer, as it was a hot look on the fashion runways. Colourpop Cosmetics Electric...

Clean Beauty At Sephora

Mega-brand Sephora is a go-to beauty site and shop for many. It’s so easy to get lost in the vast amount of products that they have to offer. Right now we’re spotlighting its Clean section, which includes a round-up of items that are created without ingredients like phthalates, parabens, formaldehyde, and more. Think of it as non-toxic skincare, haircare, and makeup that you will feel safe about putting on your face and body. Many of these items are also vegan and cruelty-free! FYI: All of the items we chose for this post are cruelty-free. Drunk Elephant JuJu Exfoliating Bar, $28 We’re really into bar soaps because there’s less plastic going into the trash. Plus, Drunk Elephant is one of our favorite skincare brands to use on our faces....

5 Bar Shampoo & Conditioner Companies

Are you thinking about making the switch to a bar shampoo or conditioner? Or maybe you’ve gone to the bar side already, but are interested in branching out? There are great options out there for you to check out. Whether you want something fragrant and volumizing or scent-free and simple, there is an exact match for you out there. Are you wondering why people are becoming more interested in bar shampoos and conditioners these days? It’s because there is no plastic packaging when you purchase a bar soap, which means less plastic trash gets put out into the world. Switching to a bar shampoo or soap is a great way to lessen your carbon footprint on the world and you won’t have to sacrifice your tresses...

Makeup in a Flash: Beauty Tips for Rushed Mornings

Don’t have the time for a full face of makeup, but don’t want to leave the house without a little bit of something? We have got you covered! These cruelty-free makeup products are exactly what you need to do to zhuzh up your face in a hurry and get you out the door. Charlotte Tilbury Beach Stick, $45 Multipurpose sticks are always a lifesaver. With just one stick you can touch up your eyes, cheeks, and lips. It will also be quite the space-saver in your makeup pouch!   Pixi H2O Skintint, $24 With a light skin tint, you won’t need to break out a brush or Beauty Blender to apply it. Simply warm it up with your fingers, dab it onto your face, and blend out with a pressing...

Year-Round Skincare Tips

  Gorgeous glowing skin can make all the difference in your appearance. And once you’re able to achieve it, you’ll find yourself spending less time and money on makeup products because you won’t want to or need to anymore. There are a few different things you can do all year round to try and get a close to flawless, regardless if it’s a chilly winter day or hot summer one.   Don’t use soap that is too drying We know it can feel squeaky clean when you wash your face and your skin is a bit tight, but once you get to that point, it means that you have stripped away a tad too much moisture. Find that perfect balance with cleansers that clean away dirt without drying you...