Easy, Last Minute Halloween Batman Mask with Everyday Makeup

Let's start out by saying there are some POPPIN' halloween makeup tutorials on YouTube. However... I am the official Grinch of Halloween.  I don't love the holiday.  I know.  I just don't. I worked as a princess and dress up character for many years for a children's birthday party company.  I loved that job, the kid's reactions to ...

Lover.ly Collab + GGG “Brides Just Wanna Have Fun” Makeup

I have been super lucky to get to attend not one, but two of my close friend's weddings this year.  At each wedding we danced all night and gave the bartenders a decent workout.  Both weddings were beyond fun and so memorable in different ways. Lover.ly, a wedding inspiration and planning site, reached out to me ...

My Updated Foundation Routine/Anything But Routine: 11 Steps to Create Flawless Skin.

"Some things change, some things stay the same."  - The Pretenders Did the Pretenders look into the future and think I might update my foundation routine when they wrote their epic hit "Hymn To Her"?  Probably.  We don't know, so let's just assume yes. In my previous foundation post that was way overdue for an updating, I ...

Concealer Trick: Spotlight Post

This concealer trick is one of my favorites.  It's totally brightened up the look of my face.  If you have dark circles you'll love this trick.  I use it everyday, but find it's especially helpful after a late night.  Considering Netflix released all of season 2 of "Orange Is The New Black" at once, it's ...

Basic Eye Makeup For Non-Basic Ladies

One thing about "natural makeup" that I have learned by trial-and-error, SIGH, is that it's actually better to wear a little bit more shadow, in neutral colors.  Wearing less makeup actually made me look more tired, instead of fresh and natural, AS PLANNED. For this post, I'm using the Stila "In The Light" palette, which is ...

How To Fix A Broken Compact

How to fix a broken heart: complicated. How to fix a broken compact:  a couple of drops of 70% rubbing alcohol. Yep, it's that simple.  Don't toss a broken compact! Seriously, easiest fix ever. What you'll need: - 70% Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol - Plastic Wrap - Knife or spoon - Q-tip for edge clean-up How to Fix: 1.  Place a couple of drops of alcohol ...