Regularly cleaning your makeup brushes is key to healthy skin and a smooth makeup application. Makeup brushes can harbor bacteria and dirt which can lead to breakouts. Makeup brushes also absorb body oils and dead skin cells so they need to be cleaned to preserve the life of the brushes. It is...

Keeping your makeup fresh all day long can be a pain for those of us that are always on the go. Here is a list of short yet useful tips that will keep your face fresh, dewy, and flawless all day long. Refresh your makeup after work, or in between parties with these simple tips and...

Makeup brushes are a pivotal part of your makeup application and, therefore caring for them well is imperative. Many people don't realize that brushes can harbor lots of dirt and bacteria – even when it is your own brush that only you use. However, washing your brushes consistently can keep...

makeup users. Makeup brushes used near or around the eye should be washed after every use. This includes (shadow brushes, eyeliner brushes, and concealer brushes). It is very easy to transfer germs near the eye so we must be very strict with these types of brushes. I would recommend...

For your eyes: eyeshadow primer and then eyeshadow. For your cheeks: cream blush and then a powder blush in the same shade on top. For your lips: lip conditioner then lip pencil (in a similar color to your lip color) and then your lip color. This layering helps to keep your makeup in place...

Here's how: OK so sunscreen doesn't have anything to do with keeping your makeup on, but you can't have a summer/skin conversation without talking about sunscreen. This is a non-negotiable. You MUST wear sunscreen. MUST. There are SO many that don't feel extra greasy or make darker skin...

People in the midwest may need to check this out! How to Keep Your Makeup from Melting Going to an outdoor wedding or just fighting the daily onslaught of humidity? Check out these tips to keep your makeup from dripping I'm going to an outdoor wedding in the sticky hot month of June and...

and breakouts by cleaning your brushes, which also helps to condition the hairs on the brush so that they remain supple and long-lasting, opposed to brittle and splintering away from the base. Using my EcoTools brushes and some cleanser, I will show you the best way to keep your makeup...

This is a cautionary tale for those of you who don't think your makeup brushes need to be washed every 2 – 4 weeks depending on how much you use them. Just like your mascara shouldn't be kept longer than a 4 to 6 weeks – the growth of bacterial in the dark and damp tubes can only be kept at...

After all of the parties and get-togethers over winter break, I've arrived back at school with a bunch of dirty makeup brushes. So, for this week's post, I decided it would be both necessary (for me) and useful (hopefully, for you) to share an inexpensive yet effective way to easily clean your...

 

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