Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Skinny Tips: Swept Side Braid Tutorial

We are in love with this Sexy, Swept Side Braid look! This chunky, loose braid is the perfect way to keep long hair off your face while still showcasing your lovely locks! Keeping our hair off of our faces is a guaranteed way to keep acne & splotchiness at bay as well. Less hair on the face = less oil from our hair over the course of the day! Check out these 8 simple steps to an effortless, boho-chic look that works for work or play! Give it a try…

swept  braid tutorial

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Skinny Tips: How To Pull Off Red Eyeshadow

We talk a lot about what colors are best for your skin tone, your eye color, etc. But sometimes we forget that makeup also holds the key to spicing things up & challenging our everyday go-to colors. That said, we’ve decided to add some red eyeshadow to our holiday look. We found this great tutorial that pairs a hint of red shadow with charcoal. It’s a fantastic winter spice that will warm up your chilly days and make a true holiday statement! Take a look …

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Skinny Tips: The Big Braided Bun Tutorial

The holidays are here which means it’s party season! Between Christmas and New Years there are just so many events to attend, so give your hair a new and fabulous look with this incredible Big Braided Bun! We love this look because it has the elegance of a bun with the whimsy of a braid. With this look you can be boho and sophisticated at the same time, what a perfect way to end one year and begin another!
big bun and braid tutorial

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Skinny Tips: Ombre Liner

Ombre is the trend that keeps on giving and we just can’t get enough!  Which is why, when we stumbled across this Ombre Liner tutorial, we figured we’d find it just as eye-catching as we did!  Choose a color, then pick 3 liners in the same gradient color family, and just follow the easy steps towards Ombre Liner perfection! Our Fall favorite color combinations? Gold to Bronze. White to Black. And of course, Lavender to Eggplant. Too cool!
ombre eye liner tutorial

Monday, November 4, 2013

Skinny Tips: Romantic Ombre Lip Tutorial

We’ve decided to add a fun trend to a classic with dark berry, ombre lips!  This color choice is perfect for winter and the ombre styling makes it a great choice for our slew of holiday parties coming up before we know it. PLUS, we love Obessive Compulsive Lip Tars because they are cruelty-free and PETA-certified as 100 percent vegan (Check out all the Lip Tar colors here)!  So go ahead and show off your luscious lips with this romantic, trendy style … we’re behind ya all the way!


ombre lip tutorial berry

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Things We Love: Vintage Vixen Hair Tutorial

With Halloween just around the corner, we can’t help but work on our costume ideas. After seeing this Vintage Vixen Hair Tutorial by Lauren Conrad, we are thinking… Flapper Girl! This fabulous hairstyle is perfect for a flapper costume or even just to add some flare to your look for the holiday season!  What’s your Halloween Hair-Do this season?


vintage vixen lauren conrad hair tutorial

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Skinny Tips: Choosing the Perfect Red

We love a red lip for the fall/winter season! And if you’ve been tuned in to us for a bit, you’ll know by now how much we love Jouer Cosmetics! So we just had to pass along this amazing chart by Jouer that will help you choose your perfect shade of red lipstick!

perfect shade of red

Monday, September 23, 2013

Skinny Tips: Eye Makeup Brush Cheat Sheet

There are so many different kinds of eye makeup brushes out there that it can get overwhelming and confusing!  Which is why we love this Cheat Sheet that breaks down each type of brush and what to use it for.  Keep this chart in a handy place in your bathroom or even print it out and put in your purse the next time you go to the store to buy brushes.  You’ll never be confused again, beauties!

eye makeup brush cheat sheet

Monday, August 19, 2013

Skinny Tips: Eye Makeup Chart For Your Eye Shape

What’s in an eye shape, you ask? A lot! When it comes to makeup, what works for one eye shape doesn’t necessarily work for another.  So when we came across this chart for applying eye makeup based on your individual eye shape, we just had to pass it along to you! You won’t be disappointed with the fresh, new results. Enjoy!

eye make up chart eye shape

Friday, August 2, 2013

Skinny Tips: At Home Spa Treatments

We love to go to a spa but sometimes it can get pricey and/or time consuming. Nonetheless, we still need to relax and check out of our everyday stress. In reality, all we need is a little freshening up, which is why we had to share this list of simple At Home Spa Treatments that you can do anytime on your own.  This guide makes it so simple to follow each one.  Plus they are quick and inexpensive!  Check it out…