Holiday Party Makeup

Holiday Party Makeup

For the holiday’s this year, I’m steering clear of heavy makeup (I know… shocker, NO smoky eyes for me this year!) in favor of fresh skin, sparkly eyes, and statement lips. I went with a peachy color shimmery creme shadow (chanel illusion d’ombre in New Moon) – make sure to use a lid primer first! […]

Messy Bun: A hair tutorial for the novice

Messy Bun: A hair tutorial for the novice

We all need a go-to hair style for the mornings when we just don’t have enough time.  For a while, the top knot was the big dog on campus, but now there is a new kid in town, and man… is that one chic kid or what?!? (I’m talking about the messy bun people, do […]

Foundation/Contouring VLOG

Foundation/Contouring VLOG

I wanted to post a video tutorial for foundation/contouring/blush/bronzer.  I get sooo many questions about this from women of all ages, and most of the tutorials I found were for a very heavily made-up “MAC” look.  This isn’t my view for the “everyday” woman, so I thought I’d share my own routine which is easily incorporated […]

Glitter Eye Make Tutorial – A VLOG attempt

Glitter Eye Make Tutorial – A VLOG attempt

So guys, bear with me as I foray into the world of vlogging, video editing, etc.  Please be kind 😉 I decided to do my first Vlog after watching a tutorial by Joey Malouf here (love him – Rachel Zoe’s makeup artist) on glitter eyeshadow IRL.  Well, while I would wear the look he created, […]

Easy everyday ombre lip look

Easy everyday ombre lip look

Click on each image to see a step-by-step instruction on how to create a wearable ombre (a fade from dark on the outside to bright/light in the center) lip look!  You can easily do this with coral, red or pink (rather than plum).  I prefer to wear this with a minimal eye look – so […]

Blushing…

Blushing…

If you can get a cream blush right, nothing looks more natural or dewy.  Conversely, if you get it wrong… big splotchy mess!  It can be especially hard here in Houston where we deal with so much humidity – no one wants anything creamy on their skin because we already feel like we are walking […]