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 ...

BB vs. CC Cream vs. Tinted Moisturizer: THE HOT SCOOP

Anyone else wondering what the heck the difference is between a BB cream and a CC cream and a Tinted Moisturizer? I have tried to read the differences that each cream is supposed to have.  To be honest, it always feels like a lot of words.  15-benefits-in-1!  Boosts skin glow!  Protects against environmental damage! AGH.  The madness.  ...

Jergen’s BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream: Review & Demo

Well.  It finally happened.  There is now a BB cream for ... your body. And ... I like it.  A lot actually. BB cream stands for "Beauty Balm" and is a step up from a tinted moisturizer in that it usually includes ingredients that help your skin in the long run (antioxidents, etc).  Generally that have slightly ...

My Skincare Routine & Favorite Products

Skincare!  So important.  Your skin is your canvas.  And For What is makeup without the perfect canvas?? Ok.  Enough philosophy.  I don't want Aristotle or Plato to feel their place in history is being challenged by my Deep Thoughts. I have tried so many products over the years and used a ton that are totally wrong for ...

Drugstore Makeup That Will Rock Your World.

This post is gonna be short and sweet, because these products speak for themselves!  These are my drugstore go-to's.  High end quality at under $13.  I have repurchased these items multiple times over. I'm putting all the photos in a gallery below, so that you can print this part out and bring it with you to ...

My Foundation Routine

All these steps will seem overwhelming at first.  This I Know.  But once you have the routine down, it takes less than five minutes.  I promise. I've written out my daytime and nighttime foundation routines.  For day, I like lighter, dewier skin and for nighttime/auditions/photos I like more matte skin with fuller coverage. For daytime: For a softer ...

BB Creams: They’ve taken over ‘Merica & they’ve taken over my heart.

Garnier BB Cream Review and Demo (click the link above for a video review) BB Cream has come to the US from Asia.  In Asia it stands for Blemish Balm, American marketing has translated that to Beauty Balm. What it is: A moisturizer with slightly more pigment than a tinted moisturizer.  Also, BB Creams have skin friendly ingredients, ...