The Beauty of Natural Makeup

“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” – Sophia Loren

In today’s beauty trends, natural beauty is hardly acknowledged. I’ve noticed the effects of these trends on social media and younger women. Makeup is often used as a form of self-expression. Although for many, makeup is a way to hide from the world. Most of the makeup looks I see are layers upon layers of contour and a “unique” assortment of eye shadow. These looks can come across as off-putting, overwhelming, and even inappropriate if worn in an everyday setting. There is a time and place for everything, especially for dramatic looks like these. Fortunately, a great alternative to dramatic makeup is a natural look. With natural makeup, your wearing less product and styling it in a way that enhances your own features. Enhancing your natural features means not drastically changing your look. Continue reading “The Beauty of Natural Makeup”

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Makeup

If you’ve never shopped for makeup before the whole process can be extremely overwhelming. With a wide variety of products and brands, it can be difficult to choose what products are best for you. With the right guidance, you can find the products that make you feel beautiful. Before heading to the store you should do your research, look at the products you might need such as foundation, mascara, blush, and lipstick. These are just some of the basics you may need to achieve your desired look. Then you should set your budget, this is important because shopping for makeup can easily get out of hand. There is a wide variety of quality products for any budget. Price doesn’t always correlate with quality, some of my personal favorites are from the drugstore. You should also research the highest rated products, thoroughly read the reviews to see if the product could potentially work for you. Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Makeup”