Each day I strive to live a longer healthier life. I am always trying to improve what I put into my body, so why not be more aware of what I put on my body too. The products we use can affect our health as much as what we eat.
My current skin care routine is made up of a combination of store-bought and D.I.Y products I made at home with natural ingredients from my kitchen. Ole Henriksen is one of the first skin care brands I discovered when I was searching for products that were better for both my skin and health. I have tried multiple other brands over the past couple of years, but Ole Henriksen is by far my favourite. …
Finding the best natural deodorant on the market can be a difficult task. Many of the formulas may be goopy, leave stains on your clothes and have unpleasant scents. I know this, because I have experienced it first hand. As I started my journey as a blogger a little over a year ago, one of my first posts was “Why to go natural when choosing a deodorant.” I explained in detail, the harsh effects of the ingredients found in these products we apply to our bodies each and every day. I also talked about one of the best natural deodorants I had discovered at the time. Since then I have tried several new products and eventually found one that worked for me.…
In honor of the recent release of one of my most beloved Disney movies ” The Beauty and the Beast ” I thought I would put together some of the top Beauty and the Beast themed videos to help inspire each and everyone of you to treat yourself to a day as a Princess!
As a young girl growing up we all dreamed impossible dreams, and followed our hearts with the hope to one day find our Prince Charming just like our favourite Disney Princess’ always have. Unfortunately real life doesn’t always turn out like your favorite fairytale. Life may bring many obstacles and although we may not endure magic carpet rides, encounter talking animals or have the gift of everlasting beauty, we all deserve a happily ever after.…
When choosing which makeup colours to use there are no rules set in stone, but one thing is for sure not all shades will suit everyone. Your overall makeup look will look more polished if you take into consideration the colour of your eyes, skin and hair. In this post we are going to focus all of our attention just on the eyes. The eyes can tell so much about a person, so play them up and accentuate one of your best features to make them pop. This can be achieved by simply choosing the right colours.
BEST SHADOWS FOR YOUR EYE COLOUR
- shades of orange such as terracotta, peach, copper and bronze will warm up those baby blues and really make them pop
- gold and brown neutral shades are always a compliment, great for a subtle everyday makeup look
- virtually any shade looks flattering on brown eyes
- vibrant purples and rich plums will highlight the clarity of your eye color
- a mossy green shade will lighten and brighten those brown eyes
- enhance this beautiful rare eye color rather than let your makeup take center stage
- warm neutral shades and purple will accent your green eyes and make them pop
- use a shade of green slightly darker than your eyes to create depth
- rust and cranberry will also look very beautiful
- use bright violet shades to make hazel eyes stand out
- apply warm neutral shades to enhance your natural gold flecks
- amplify your unique color with cool shades of blue
- pewter gray, and shimmery charcoal shades will help to add depth and enhance your natural hue
If you are looking to step outside the box a bit when it comes to eye makeup, I have found some fun and vivid shadows that will work with every eye color. …
Proper makeup removal is an essential step to keeping your skin healthy. Going to bed with your makeup on will leave your pores clogged, preventing them from naturally balancing the PH of your skin.
You should always be washing your face twice a day. When you cleanse your skin in the am, you are washing away all the toxins that were released while you slept. When you cleanse the skin again in the evening, you are removing all the makeup and impurities that may have accumulated on your skin throughout the day.
3 steps to proper skin care:
- Cleanse – start by removing all the makeup from your eyes and lips with a gentle makeup remover and cotton pad, then wash your face with a cleanser best suited to your skin type.
Similar to my “Top 5 gift ideas for the Fitness Lover in your life!” I decided to put together a list of gifts that are sure to put a sparkle in any girls eyes. While traditionally Valentine’s Day is meant for couples, to me it’s a day to celebrate love, so why not treat someone you love to something special this year? Maybe even treat yourself!
So let’s get in the mood for love this February and find the perfect gift for that special girl in your life, whether it be your sister, your wife, your girlfriend or best friend. All these gifts are available for purchase online but may be found in a store near you.
Last minute Valentines Day gift ideas!…
Today I want to show you all how I made my own super-easy makeup setting spray. It will leave your skin feeling refreshed and your makeup looking more natural.
Using a makeup setting spray will help to blend all your makeup together giving you a smooth dewy finish. You will find several ready to use products available for purchase meant to set or fix makeup, but you may ask, what is the difference? A setting spray is meant to blend all your makeup together, giving it a more natural appearance. A fixing spray is meant to make your makeup last longer – the best way to tell them apart is by checking the ingredient list. If alcohol is one of the top ingredients listed, then it is meant as a fixing spray. …
If you are looking to achieve that flawless, professional looking makeup application it is essential to use the right tools. The types of brushes you use, will have a big impact on the type of look you will create. The brushes you choose should be good quality. Ensure the handles are sturdy and the bristles are securely fastened. No this doesn’t mean you have to spend a pretty penny and purchase high-end brands. There are many affordable options available for purchase. You can find a wide selection brushes at your local drugstore or for purchase online.
There are two types of brushes on the market:
Synthetic – these bristles are suitable for cream products such as foundations, concealers and lip color
Natural – commonly made from different animal hair, these brushes are best used with powder products such as shadow, blush, and setting powders
With so many options available – how do you choose? …
As we age, not only does our style change, but our skin care needs change too. At every stage of life, we should feel comfortable in our own skin and learn to make the most of our best features. Read on to find out how you can adapt your skin care and makeup routine at each stage in your life to achieve your own personal best.
Make up for all ages!
In your 20’s
This is the age for experimenting with vibrant colors and multiple different looks, it’s the time to truly let your personality shine. Try experimenting with different make up looks until you find the one that best suits you. Not sure where to start? Thousands of “how to” make up tutorials can easily be found, free of charge via You Tube and/or Pinterest. …