I am Moana!

Moana came out last year (in 2016) but we just now got around to watching it… like a couple weeks ago. I know I know I must have been living under rock right? Oh and just in case you have been under a rock too it’s on Netflix now! Yay! It was kind of perfect timing though because the last …

Summer Foundation Trick!

Summer time is here!  Yay! That means spending more time outside which for me means running around after my 4 year old and also that my skin gets super oily. Especially in the T-Zone. Here’s a little foundation trick I’ve been using every single day. It has been a game changer for helping my makeup to hold up. I tested …

Don’t make these makeup mistakes!

I need to get something off my chest. Something you REALLY need to know if you want to unlock your true beauty.   See, in my line of work, I’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, and the ugly.    And unfortunately, there is some REALLY bad advice floating around that could actually set you back in your journey. …

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Makeup tips for photos or video

When you’re applying makeup for photos, video or even speaking on stage the “rules” are a little bit different.  Here are my top tips: 💄 Use a face primer before your foundation. This will  help your makeup stay on longer, plus the makeup won’t settle as easily into pores and fine lines.  💄 Spend a little extra time on your …

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How I learned to take better pictures

Some photographers are artists and some are teachers.  Kristin Tatem is both. When I found out Kristin was teaching a Beginners Photography Class I knew I wanted to take it so I immediately signed up as soon as she released the date for the class. I took Beginners photography for two reasons: 1.) I wanted to take better pictures for my …

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5 TIPS TO BUST OUT OF A MAKEUP RUT

Are you bored with the same old makeup routine day after day?   If you’re ready to bust out of the makeup rut and seriously take your makeup skills to the next level then keep reading.  Here are my 5  top tips:  1. Grab a lipstick color you don’t usually wear!  Bonus points if it’s brightly colored!  Bright lipstick can …

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My fav TOOLS/PRODUCTS for Winged linger

A few of my favorite products + tools for winged eyeliner! 💋 Maybeline eye studio gel liner – this gel eyeliner doesn’t budge once it’s on! (Especially if you use the eye primer). I have tried many others MAC fluid line, Inglot # 77 to name a couple and this is the one I always go back to. It just …