Let’s Talk About Tarte: On Why Being Socially Conscious is a Benefit to the Beauty Community

"A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half" -Jeff Cooper Hello my lovelies! Good news guys, Tarte finally decided to do us all a favor and invent black people! Ok but really, Tarte fucked up here. I said what I said and I'm not sorry about it. Why should… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Tarte: On Why Being Socially Conscious is a Benefit to the Beauty Community

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Trying New Shit Vol. 3: The Eyes

"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today" -H. Jackson Brown Jr.   Hello my lovelies!   This is the eye look that I came up with in my previous First Impressions post, and I figured I would share it with you guys since I think it turned out well!     As… Continue reading Trying New Shit Vol. 3: The Eyes

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Full Face Using the Least Amount of Makeup Possible.

"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated" -Confucius   Hello my lovelies!   As many of you have probably noticed, I really like makeup. I think it's fun, interesting, and a great creative outlet for those of us who don't seem traditionally artistic. At the same time, I think there's a… Continue reading Full Face Using the Least Amount of Makeup Possible.

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Be My Valentine Eye Tutorial

"You don't need another human being to make your life complete, but let's be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn't see them as disasters in your soul, but cracks to put their love into, is the most calming thing in this world" -Emery Allen   Hello my lovelies!     I know… Continue reading Be My Valentine Eye Tutorial

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Lilac Eyes: What I Actually Wore for NYE

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream" -C.S Lewis   Hello my lovelies!     If you guys haven't noticed, I am trying very hard to find ways to make glitter work for me. As someone with very deep set eyes, getting glitter to stick to my… Continue reading Lilac Eyes: What I Actually Wore for NYE

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Classic Christmas Eye Tutorial

"Maybe Christmas' the Grinch thought, 'doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more" -Dr. Seuss   Hello my lovelies!     I'm going to keep this intro simple since it's Christmas Eve. I actually don't usually wear red lips during Christmas time, mostly because I think it's easier to get… Continue reading Classic Christmas Eye Tutorial

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Cool Brown Smokey Eye Tutorial

"Follow your dreams. Figure out where you'd like to be, what you would like to be doing, and then figure out what you need to do to get there" -Kennon M. Sheldon   Hello my lovelies!     I just want to immediately point out that I used a warm toned palette in order to… Continue reading Cool Brown Smokey Eye Tutorial

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Color Contrast Eye Tutorial

"Blaze your own glittery, sparkly, fiery, shimmering path" -Cara Alwill Leyba   Hello my lovelies!     As promised in my last blog post, I am dropping a tutorial for this eye look on you. I had been stewing this color idea in my head for quite some time, and finally decided to sit down… Continue reading Color Contrast Eye Tutorial

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Sugar Plum Fairy Eye Tutorial

"Incidentally, the world is magical. Magic is simply what's off our human scale...at the moment" -Vera Nazarian   Hello my lovelies!     Since I've been feeling so uncharacteristically festive, I wanted to start posting holiday looks, so you can look cute for whatever you do or don't celebrate.     This is a relatively… Continue reading Sugar Plum Fairy Eye Tutorial

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Firebird Eye Tutorial

"Artists are fiery, they do not weep" -Ludwig Von Beethoven   Hello my lovelies!     Despite the fact that I've lost my voice and look like an extra for "The Walking Dead", I somehow managed to come up with this color combo late at night. I was casually looking at swatches for palettes I… Continue reading Firebird Eye Tutorial