Beauty on a Budget 

My hidden gem of a dupe. I loved fuschia lipstick in high school mainly because I wasn’t allowed to wear red lipstick. So finding an inexpensive dupe for M.A.C. Pink poodle really excited me. Who knew I was ahead of the curve….    M.A.C.-Pink poodle-17.00 (M.A.C. Cosmetics) is the perfect day to night pop of color. It…

Eyeliner 101

With there being different types of eyeliner on the market, it can be a tough decision deciding on which finish to choose.     Here are examples of the five types of eyeliners. NYX super skinny marker 9.99 Milani infinite liquid eye liner 3.99 Ruby Kiss Xxpress liner 2.99 Femme Couture cake eyeliner 5.99 Bodyology gel…

Beauty on a Budget

   This has to be one of the best nude dupes ever. The perfect everyday nude color for all women.  I wear a nude lip majority of the week. M.A.C. Velvet Teddy (17.oo) is a great choice. Wet ‘n’ Wild- Bare it All (1.99) is an exact dupe.  Bare it All had a smoother application…

Beauty on a Budget 

M.A.C. Rebel – 17.oo Milani- Sangria-5.99 Rebel is a beautiful purple hue with a smooth satin finish. Meaning, it’s a long wearing color, similar to a matte but has a moisturizing sheen that’s not drying on the lips. Sangria is the perfect affordable dupe. With the same richness in color, you get the same color…

A Tour Around Contouring 

 What exactly is contouring? Should I contour? Is it really worth the time my daily makeup routine?   ​Contouring gives shape to an area of the face and enhancing the facial structure through makeup. Wait what? In layman’s terms, emphasizes your cheekbones by finding the hollows or the underside of your cheeks, slims your nose,…

Facing Oily Skin 

Oily skin will make you feel as if your face is melting off but they are some simple ways to manage this problem.  First lets understand some of the reasons we have oily skin.  Hormones control how much oil your skin produces. Your testosterone level increases when you go through puberty, this is why your…

Hello world!

I started this blog mainly because I have a lot of friends who ask for my advice/opinion about everything hair and makeup Ive been a licensed cosmetologist in Texas since 2007. A professional makeup artist since 2009. Im currently a freelance concierge stylist and a NYX (pronounced Nix) product educator