All About Beauty & Makeup

Last updated on : December 19 2019

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Introduction

Here you will find all our beauty and makeup articles in one place. 


Our Thoughts on Beauty & Makeup

Women either love makeup, they hate it, or they put up with it. It can be divisive. For us, it’s just another arrow in our quiver, another weapon we can use to dominate, influence, and appeal. And so we embrace it, all the while knowing we are enough without it.

At least we have the option. Most men don’t, and we’ll use makeup to our advantage when we can. We know that women perceived to be beautiful have doors opened for them and new opportunities realized. We don’t believe this is correct or even fair, but it happens, and so we arm ourselves with the potential to take our turn. So yes, beauty and makeup can and does open doors for us!

We are also fond of makeup. For some of us, it is a rite of passage, our passing into womanhood. We remember the day we were first allowed to wear it. Or we associate makeup, particularly lipstick, with fond memories of our mothers and the precious times spent with her.

We also think makeup is an art. We can transform ourselves with it. Have different looks for different days or events. We look formal for the office or downright flirty when we want to. We find the act of putting on makeup meditative and love doing it. We do it for fun, with the girls and for other girls, not for men.

We own our makeup. And we can transform ourselves into confident sultry and precocious divas with it if we want to. Or we can go without it. We don’t let makeup own us; we own it, girl!

With this attitude, we set off to educate and inspire.

Section 1. Face and Skin

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Section 2. Body

15 Secrets to a Natural Tummy Tuck

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If you feel you can get by without real tummy tuck surgery, there are a few natural ways to beat a tummy tuck. The article covers general lifestyle changes (our secrets to a natural tummy tuck), exercises that will target your waistline, and nutritional suggestions that will all improve your waistline.

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The Best at Home Hair Removal Techniques

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How you get rid of unwanted hair on your body is a matter of personal preference. Some of us prefer epilators and hot waxes, while others consider it too painful to even think for the limbs - let alone the extra sensitive bikini area.

Here are a few of the very best home hair removal techniques for de-fuzzing that work, are comfortable, and relatively safe with a bit of care and effort. Click on the title above to see them all. 

Section 3. Eyes

Best Eyeshadows to Match Your Eye Color

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When you are trying to accentuate your eyes with the help of makeup, your eyeshadow is a vital element. With the multitudes of shades available in the market today, it's essential to know which one best complements your eyes, style, and look.

To help you find a color that flatters your face and brings out your natural eyes, we’ve compiled the following list of insights for you. Click on the title above to read them.  

The Inside Scoop on Sexy Fake Eyelashes

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Your eyes are the window to your soul, and fake eyelashes the curtains framing them. Many women swear by their falsies while several others are not sure where to start. This article is the definitive inside scoop on these sexy items.

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How To Do Eyebrows - A Style Guide For Perfect Eyebrows

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They say that your eyes are the windows to your soul. Nowadays, your eyebrows and eyelashes are a big part of how others see your facial beauty - so it is essential to get your eyebrows as perfect as you can.

Click on the title above to read the full guide.

Section 4. Lips

How to Choose the Right Lipstick for Your Skin Tone

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Whether you choose from bright and bold reds to soft natural tones, the right lipstick can transform your looks, confidence, and face. The secret to pulling off a daring, mind-blowing color is to ensure that it matches your skin tone.

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Section 5. Nails

15 Holy Grail Nail Polish Shades

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Women today have many responsibilities, including careers, children, relationships, family, exercise, and so much more. However, we still want to look our best from our fingertips to our toes, especially the nails.

Here is a list of the top 15 nail shades that are great go-to colors from reputable brands.

The Great Debate: Nail Polish vs. Nail Lacquer

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Whether you are in the habit of changing nail paints according to the trends or have a favorite color that you reapply regularly, nail polish or nail lacquer is a crucial fashion accessory that gives your overall look polish, style, and a touch of femininity.

Read all about these two exciting products today, click on the title above.

Goodbye Manicures and Pedicures: Secrets to Natural and Healthy Nails

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Being sexy and attractive starts from the inside out. Healthy hair, a trim waistline, and natural nails complete your look and are all directly impacted by the food choices we make every day.

For stronger, healthier nails, click on the title above.

Section 6. Hair

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Section 7. Special Interests

Affordable Versus High-End Beauty Products - Which Is Better?

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Flip through popular magazines. Scroll through your Instagram feed. And you might think you need all those name brand beauty products to be the most radiant you possible.

But are expensive name brands much better than the ones you find in your local supermarket? You may be shocked at what the more affordable options have to offer.

Take a look at what we found out as we break down some of the core pieces to your beauty regime. 

7 Must-Have Beauty Products Every Trendy Woman Needs

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Core beauty trends are timeless - soft and lustrous skin, long eyelashes, and thick but natural eyebrows, are consistently beautiful.

Foundation sometimes strong and other times creamier remains a reliable addition to your beauty arsenal. And makeup, whether full coverage or not, will always work for you if you keep it natural, or paired with something bold like a bright pink color on the lips or an intense blue eyeshadow on the eyes.

But what beauty products are worth investing in today to accurately capture these looks and keep you on-trend?

The Best 10-Minute Makeup Routine

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Modern women have many responsibilities. Like juggling career, family, relationships, children, friendships, exercising, cooking, cleaning, and more. And although we have all this to do, we want to look fabulous doing it.

Women don’t have to wear makeup; however, if wearing makeup makes you feel confident throughout the day, don't forgo it because of a hectic morning schedule.

There’s no reason for your morning makeup routine to take more than 10 minutes of your valuable time.

Top 15 Concealers And Makeup Primers

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Makeup is not only trending nowadays - it is a movement and way of life.

Whether you stumble upon a tutorial on Instagram or search for instructions on how to apply the perfect smokey eye - finding the right concealer and primer is the foundation of a “pancake free” look that is natural, flattering, and balanced.

In this article, we scour the web for insights into the best concealers and makeup primers on the market today.

The Best Makeup Products For Moms

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When you’re a mom, whether you have one child or ten, an infant or a teenager, life can be hectic. It’s hard to carve out time for yourself when you’re juggling taking kids to school, feeding a baby, running errands, cooking, preparing lunches, cleaning, work, exercise, and so much more.

Of course, you don’t need to wear makeup, but for many moms, it is a powerful tool to look and feel your best, even as you’re changing dirty diapers.

With all the millions of products available on the market, how do you choose the best ones for mothers?

Quick Morning Makeup for Moms

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Moms are masters at multitasking. They have to be, since every day they juggle some combination of cooking meals, packing lunches, driving carpool, running errands, cleaning up, and much, much more.

On top of this, many moms work full or part-time jobs. When does a busy mom have time for self-care, let alone makeup? You certainly don’t need makeup to look and feel your best, but for many women wearing makeup boosts confidence and makes them feel more polished and ready to tackle the day.

An excellent streamlined makeup routine should take no longer than five to ten minutes of your precious time and will help you feel ready to take on the world - or at least, prepared to take your kindergartener and his friends to the zoo.

How to Refresh Your Makeup Collection

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Whether you’re tired of your makeup routine or need to declutter your collection, dermatologists recommend updating your makeup every six months.

Your brushes, foundation, and even eye shadows can affect your skin. Old, expired makeup can take a toll on your skin’s health, causing dullness, breakouts, and fine lines.

When you refresh your makeup collection, you get inspired to try something new and throw out the products you aren’t using.

How To Get Makeup Out Of Clothes & Fabrics

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So, you've stained your favorite clothing piece with makeup. Don’t worry, because we likely have a solution for you. 

Every lady has, at some point, faced the horrors of makeup spilling on their clothes. This unfortunate event always happens when we are in a hurry and finally deciding to wear a gorgeous new dress.

There is no need to panic anymore. Here’s how to keep your makeup on your face, not on your clothes. 

Ten Annoying Beauty Problems All Women Face - And How To Fix Them

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You've chipped your nail polish, and you're suffering from razor burn. And to make matters worse, you've plucked too much of your eyebrows away. These little annoyances are enough to ruin your day and undermine your beauty look. Stacked up, they are devastating.

Life isn't stress-free, but we can prepare ourselves. There are remedies and preventative tactics for most beauty-related issues.

This article covers ten of the worst, most annoying beauty problems, and how to deal with them peacefully and efficiently. Click on the title above to read more. 

Beauty And Fashion Habits That Will Change Your Life

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From drinking more water to cleaning up your makeup drawer. Adopt these beauty and fashion habits plus more to change your life. Each is a good step, an improved and sharper look, a beauty improvement, and a confidence booster.   

The trick to new habits is to make each bite-sized, easy to achieve, and fun to do. After a while, they'll become second nature and baked into your regular routines.

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