The Best Shade of Burgundy Lipstick

Burgundy lipstick red hair burgundy scarf

Burgundy lipstick red hair

Red hair and burgundy lipstick

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THIS IS THE PERFECT SHADE OF BURGUNDY LIPSTICK

Don’t believe me? Try to tell me this isn’t the best shade of burgundy lipstick!

What better way to get dolled up for date night than with burgundy lipstick? Burgundy lipstick is less expected than red, and compliments a wide variety of skin tones. And, it makes your teeth look white!  I like my lips how I like my wine–bold and dark. There is something about a crimson-colored, burgundy lip that is a bit edgier than a classic red lipstick… slightly more daring and risqué, if you will. I j’adore wearing this shade this time of year. read more

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Is the 1980s Makeup Look Coming Back?

1980s makeup blue eyeshadow and pink lipstick with big red hair

Red head with 1980s makeup blue eyeshadow and pink lipstick

1980s makeup blue eyeshadow pink lipstick big hair

1980s makeup blue eyeshadow pink hair shoulder pads

HOW TO MAKE 1980s MAKEUP MODERN

Get ready, because they ’80s are going to be back in a big way this year. And, yes, that includes the infamous 1980s makeup. Blue eyeshadow, pink lipstick, and big hair (and dare I say perms?) are making their way back into fashion. I noticed the trend of an ’80s revival beginning last year with cult obsessions like Stranger Things, and knew instantly that the 80s would make it’s way into the fashion set. The ’90s have been around long enough, and I’m actually excited to play with different fashion nods to the decade that I was born in! read more

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How I Create My No Makeup Makeup Look

no makeup makeup look with fresh clear skin

No Makeup Makeup Look with light contouring and glossy eyelids

Create a no makeup makeup look with concealer and blush

No Makeup Makeup Fresh Skin Blush Glossy Lids

No Makeup Makeup Look Fresh Skin Light Contouring Red Hair

HOW TO GET THE NO MAKEUP MAKEUP LOOK:

The no makeup makeup look has been around forever, and it’s also not going anywhere anytime soon. As long as their are minimalists and French women in this world, no makeup makeup will always be a thing. And while I don’t consider myself a minimalist in any sense of the word (I’ve been trying, but my closet room begs to differ) or French (unless studying abroad in Paris counts?) I am quite simple when it comes to my makeup routine.

As I’m sure you know, nailing the no makeup makeup look is actually a lot harder then you might think. To look like your wearing little to no makeup when you actually are is a challenge and requires some skill. So, I’ve put together my top 9 tips along with my favorite products that you can shop below! read more

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3 Easy and Cute Hairstyles For Bangs

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3 CUTE HAIRSTYLES FOR BANGS

Why does it always seem like women are talking about bangs? They’re either thinking about cutting them, just got them, thinking about growing them out, or complaining about the grow out–am I right? And then once you’ve got them, the conversation makes a quick turn on how to style them. What are some cute hairstyles for bangs? Luckily, I’ve got three easy and cute hairstyles for bangs that I know you’re going to love.

I’ll confess, I’m right there too. I have been talking about getting bangs for probably upwards of three years. I know, I’m very indecisive when it comes to my hair… and picking a place to eat. So as the story goes, my sister decided to get bangs and instantly I knew I had to get them too, because I couldn’t let her have the coolest hair cut in the family 🙂 We both see Nick Flores at Sally Hershberger salon and he always does such an amazing job with my hair, and this bang experiment was no exception. read more

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The Best Neutral Matte Lipsticks Money Can Buy

Colourpop Neutral Matte Lipsticks in Beeper

Neutral matte lipsticks Coloupop medium brown Beeper

Neutral matte lipsticks medium brown Colourpop in Beeper

Neutral matte lipsticks light peach color jouer

Neutral Matte Lipsticks light peach

PICK UP THESE NEUTRAL MATTE LIPSTICKS ASAP!

Neutral matte lipsticks reigned supreme this year, and for good reason. They come in every shade from nude to blue, have mega staying power, and are the perfect compliment to a bold eye. Needless to say, I’ve been on the same matte lip kick as the rest of the beauty world, and I don’t see this trend slowing down anytime soon, which is why I wanted to round up my favorite neutral matte lipsticks on the market.

1. Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Beeper

This quickly became my go-to brown lip. Since I’m fair, this color really pops against my skin and I love the rich brown tone. And, it doesn’t hurt that it stays on all day! I’m wearing Beeper in the first two pictures of this post. read more

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