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The Art of Contouring

My fellow blogger talked about how to use a highlighter last week, so this week I thought I’d talk about the art of contouring. What is contouring you may ask? Contouring is essentially the opposite of highlighting. While highlighting is meant to accentuate features in your face, contouring is meant to minimize features by darkening […]

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Makeup Brushes 101

In the world of makeup, there are about as many different products as there are grains of sand in an hourglass. Foundations, powders, blushes, eye shadows, lip colors, you name it. Rarely do people talk about makeup brushes. Although the industry thinks we know what to use to put on all of their products, many […]

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A Guide to Face Brushes

When I did a post about which brushes for the eyes I consider as most important to have, some of you asked me to do one for face brushes as well, so here you are. 🙂 I have to admit that it’s much harder to pick out the most important face brushes than eye brushes, since […]

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How to Care for and Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Makeup brushes can become a breeding ground for bacteria if not cared for properly. Cleaning your brushes regularly is a MUST to avoid contaminating your makeup products and your skin. A dirty brush transfers dirt, oil and bacteria into your products and then onto your skin that can lead to breakouts and clogged pores. There […]

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Brush Me Into a Wonderful World of Makeup!

Is it possible to do good makeup without having the right makeup tools? That is the age old question when we are on vacation or simply on a weekend trip.  Sometimes, we as perfect self-made makeup artists are faced with having to do our own makeup with insufficient tools for the job.  We have to […]