Summer DOs and DON’TS!


1. DO wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun and keep your skin hydrated. Its a secret to a great summer glow!


It helps to prevent facial brown spots and skin discolorations.

It also helps to reduce the appearance of facial red veins and blotchiness.


2. DON’T wear flip-flops (all the time)


You wouldn’t do your workout in flip-flops, right? Then don’t walk long distances in them. The angle of your foot hitting the ground changes compared to when you wear regular shoes, and an abnormal gait pattern can lead to leg pain.


3. DO try a vibrant color lipgloss (preferably) or lipstick to brighten up your face and make the perfect summer statement.


Lipsticks that are dark and opaque can look too severe in bright sunlight, while glosses can be tough to wear because the heat can make them feel gooey and sticky.

4. DON’T wear heavy eye liner or mascara — unless it’s waterproof.  You don’t want to leave the beach or pool with the raccoon look.


No need for layers of shadow. Instead, dust your lids with bronzer and line the top of your eyes with a neutral color that contains a hint of sparkle. Go for a natural eye “look”

5. DO wear bronzer (correctly)


Bronzer is the secret weapon to faking that sun-kissed look. Apply it to the apples of your cheeks, nose, and forehead with a wide brush made with natural fibers.Choose a liquid bronzer that is shear or a powdered mineral bronzer. Use a bronzer, instead of foundation, that compliments your skin tone instead to create an amazing sun kissed look.

6.DON’T wear a thick cream-based foundation under the summer rays


Try to prevent melting makeup by skipping liquid or cream foundation and use mineral powder instead. The less foundation and fewer products you use, the more likely it is that your makeup will stay in place.

7.DO Try a Hair Primer


Hair primer? Weird right. Your hair can’t get sunburned, but the sun can still damage your color and dry out your strands.

8.DON’T wear short shorts!


I know it’s hot out, but there’s a fine line between underwear and shorts — and that line is the bottom crease of your tush. Ladies: Please take a look at your behind before leaving the house.

9.DO embrace the peplum.


If you’re straight it adds a curve. If you have a little something extra in your stomach or your tush that extra flounce covers it.

10.DON’T match too much.


Don’t wear matching jewelry. Or match shoes and belts and trims. Keep it simple. Don’t over accessorize.






Oh La La Lip Tar Review


I’ve wanted to do a review on these since I saw their ad. I didn’t want to order online because I actually wanted to test the colors first before buying and finally I saw some at the mall. Just to clear this up, I am not being paid to do these reviews. These are 100% my own opinions.


What  is Lip Tar?

It’s a combination of the longevity of a lipstick, with the ease of application of a gloss. The formula doesn’t contain petroleum or silicon. Lip Tar is 100% Vegan and Cruelty-Free, and is also free of parabens and other harsh preservatives.


















  • The pigmentation on these are crazy. I have very pigmented lips and I was actually surprised that “Hush” was a perfect nude for me.


  • This product is great when you’re looking for a bright, bold neon pink color! When I wear this I get so many compliments and questions on what it is. However there is a downside, this product is EXTREMELY drying. I suggest exfoliating your lips and adding a bit of Vaseline or something to moisturize your lips before you put this on.


  • If your looking for a sheer option this is not for you. But if you want rich velvety smooth vibrant colors choose this product, it is matte.


  •  They are $16 for just a small tube, but a little goes a long ways. You have to be careful when squeezing the tube not to apply too much pressure or else the all the product will just come out. Keep in mind the tube is only 0.33 oz.


  • It didn’t stay on as well as I had been led to believe. I have to reapply this multiple times through the night to keep the pigment, but my lips also end up slightly stained for the next few days.

Overall, these were an okay product. They are very pigmented but it does make your lips dry. It also has a weird smell to them and I dislike how the peppermint oil in it felt. I know this sounds like a rant, but I wish that I didn’t waste 90 dollars on them. I love the color but I don’t really like much else about it.

You can purchase yours here at Sephora. ($18)




Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream


Look what I found! Everyone is recently talking about this product. I decided to try it. I promised myself to only try the BB cream but I ended up buying all of there products. I loved all of them but the best one that I would recommend is the Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream. They only have a couple of shades available since it is a new product.  Here are some swatches.


You can tell right away that one is more cool toned and the other one is more on the warmer side. I have a light skin tone but my undertone is yellow so it’s really hard to find a foundation for me that won’t make me look to dark or too light. I give this product a 5-star because it matched perfectly with my skin tone. I didn’t have any problems with it turning orange on me, whatsoever. I tend to break out easily when using new products but, not with this one. It’s also a tinted moisturizer(most BB creams are) which I love! Because you the moisture is already included in the BB cream. Using a normal tinted moisturizer or a heavy foundation usually means that I look super orange and I definitely look like I’m wearing too much makeup.But this combination of their moisturizer & BB cream went great together. It does go on your skin very smoothly. Its light weight but it gives you fantastic coverage. It did a great job covering my blemishes and evened out my skin tone. Olay is a brand my mother trusted, and it’s a brand I trust as well. Give it a try. I’m sure you’ll love this as much as I do.

1O Make up transformations you wouldn’t believe! Take a look!

How many times have you heard “make up isn’t everything”, “you look so much better without make up!”, or “natural beauty is better!”. Make-up is a very powerful tool for transformation. Make up is more than mascara and powders…it’s more like magic! Here are some make up transformations.






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