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4 Makeup Tips For Busy Moms

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Photo Source Mornings can be a struggle for anyone. Getting out the door on time is a cause for celebration. On top of getting yourself prepared for the day, imagine what it’s like adding children to the mix. If you are a working mom, then you know the struggle is real. Who has time for full makeup applications when you…

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The Best Black Makeup Artists on Instagram

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IG @ellarie by Sabrina of SeriouslyNatural.org It seems like the world of makeup, hair and all things related to beauty has taken Instagram by storm. The number of hashtags, posts, and accounts dedicated to makeup and beauty is astounding. If you’re a follower of beauty and fashion, then I’m sure you know of just how large the makeup and beauty…

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Lipstains and Random Banter

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For me, shopping online for lipstick is a lot like web shopping for jeans.  Just as my long, spindly, chicken gams, small waist and disproportionately large booty (it’s a far cry from a donk, but I like to #LookBackAtIt) makes it difficult to find jeans that (a) don’t flood, (b) drag on the floor, (c) gap in the back, or (d)…

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4 Ways To Test Your Makeup Safely

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  by McKenzie Renae of McKenzieRenae.tumblr.com Every girl loves playing around at the beauty counters! We can get so wrapped up in all of the pretty colors, new collections, and seasonal trends, that we tend to forget about proper sanitation when testing out products at the counter. I read a startling and disturbing fact from Rowan University’s study on makeup…

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Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes

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by McKenzie Renae of McKenzieRenae.tumblr.com  Do You Know How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes? Great skin starts with a fresh base. Many things can contribute to skin issues, like constantly touching your face, not washing your face at night, and even dirty makeup brushes. Foundation and concealer brushes should be washed at least once a week to prevent buildup of…

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How to Apply Strip Eye Lashes

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by McKenzie Renae of McKenzieRenae.tumblr.com False eye lashes have come a long way since the 70’s! Lashes spice up your features for a special night out or just to jazz up your look during the day. Have fun with them and allow yourself plenty of time to apply… you will be a pro in no time! Follow these easy steps…

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Eyebrows to Match Your Hair…

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How to Bleach Your Eyebrows by McKenzie Renae of McKenzieRenae.tumblr.com Because I color my hair, and my eyebrows are naturally very dark, I have to bleach them from time to time to compliment my hair 🙂 (the things girls go through lol) It takes me anywhere from 10-15 minutes to do, because I usually have to bleach them twice for…

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How to Pick Your Summer Bronzer

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McKenzie Renae of McKenzieRenae.tumblr.com If natural kisses from the sun aren’t quite your forte, then bronzer will become your new BFF! Bronzer is used just like blush, but is meant to give you a more sun-kissed, just-back-from-the-beach glow that will have the guys wondering how you look so luminous. The goal is to look exactly that … sun-kissed! Here are…

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I’m Dark Skinned, I Can’t Wear That…

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by Rachel Odem of Makeup by RachelO Yes, you read the title correctly, and as a licensed skin therapist and makeup artist, this statement makes me cringe. Why do dark skin women think their complexions limit their choices when it comes to makeup colors? Recently, as I was doing a bridal consultation and helping a client with color suggestions, she…

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