Step 1

Use fingers to dab cream foundation that’s one shade lighter than your skin tone on the center of your forehead and chin, down the bridge of nose, and on cheekbones. Apply a base that’s two shades darker below the cheekbones and jawline, along the sides of the nose, and at the temples.

 

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Step 2

Warm hands by rubbing them together, then press palms against skin to blend foundation. Set with loose powder.

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Step 3

Finish with pink powder blush on apples of cheeks and liquid highlighter at the top of cheekbones.

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Don’t you love when you come across a nail tutorial that looks gorgeous on but is also SO easy to replicate? Me too! Well, this just happens to be one of those nail tutorials! Go stock up on some reinforcements (the kind that you use when your notepaper holes rip) and stack them up like you see in the picture. Paint them whatever color you like and make sure to let them dry before setting the next set of reinforcements on your nail.

Cat Eye Beauty Hack!

Sometimes when I’m feeling a little daring, I like to attempt to a little cat eye! Generally, one eye ends up completely different than the other and I get frustrated and just call it quits and wipe it all off! But now, with this creative little trick, us girls can all get the perfect little flick every single time!

 

Grab a spoon and set the long handle of it to extend up from your lower lash line.

Now draw a thin line with your eyeliner.

Next use the rounded part of the spoon to connect and fill in the rest of the cat eye flick.

There you have it! A perfect little flick with minimal effort!

 

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Easy French Manicure

Who here LOVES the classy look of a French manicure but just can never manage to do it by themselves? *Raises hand* I’m definitely one of those people. I think it probably stems from my inability to have a steady hand, like, ever. Well, with this new tip even us shaky-handed ladies can easily manage to get the perfect French manicure every time! The only items you need? A big rubber band and your nail polish color of choice!

 

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Those lip plumpers in the drugstore definitely work…but why are they always SO pricey?! Here’s the easy way to plump your lips while staying inside your budget! Who knew looking so fabulous could be so affordable!

Oh! And before anyone asks, you definitely do not need to use this specific brand of peppermint, just be sure not to add too much or you’ll end up with a burning pucker! Less is definitely more and you only need a small drop to get the difference you’re looking for!

Make Your Own Lip Plumper!