BLOG RATING: B I was cleaning mine last night with my trusty bar o' Burt's Bees soap when I realized that the 10 minutes I spend every day washing my brushes add up to more than an hour a week. That's four hours a month, 48 hours per year, or TWO FULL DAYS spent washing dirty makeup...

Do other people's opinions on your makeup influence you? If so, to what degree? If not, what do you say? If I know I'm going to a family function or to my parents' all day long, I don't make a big to-do with makeup. My parents are totally supportive of the blog, and so they wouldn't have a...

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...

How do you organize your makeup collection? Share pictures if you have 'em! :) I have a few rolling carts with pull out drawers that I use for brands I don't access as often (in the living room), and then I use an Ikea Besta system to house brands and products I access often (which has a...

Let's be honest- we all have things in the bottom of our makeup bags that have been sitting there for what feels like forever, so read on to find out which products you should definitely toss and which are actually okay to keep! Modelinia: How often should you "makeover" your makeup...

It's always frustrating when you spend at least half of an hour perfecting your make-up, only to have it smudge or wear off mid-way through the evening. Here are some simple ways to help maintain your makeup all night. If smudged eyeliner is your problem, make sure to buy a waterproof brand,...

Don't bid old makeup products goodbye just yet--you can still get some more use for them! If you're like me and hate to see those pricey makeup items go to waste, read on for how you can get the most out of your makeup! Use a lip brush to scoop out every bit of your favorite product. I used...

Spring cleaning may have passed, but it's never too late in the season to give your makeup brushes a good scrub. We're going to show you a simple and inexpensive way that you can wash and disinfect all of your favorite makeup brush tools, and in fact you should be doing it regularly. This...

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...

It's super duper important to clean your makeup brushes regularly, but it's just one of those tasks that can just as be easily forgotten about. It's crucial to do in order to prevent the spread of bacteria and breakouts by cleaning your brushes, which also helps to condition the hairs on...

 

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