Makeup for Photos or Video

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 …

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“How long should I keep my Beauty Blender?”

Recently someone asked me “How long should I keep my Beauty Blender?” I get it, because they aren’t cheap and when you are investing in products or tools, you want them to last! There are several brands that have a similar product but the actual “Beauty Blender” is $20.   They are meant to be replaced about every two months …

Hair Care Basics

Have you ever had a bad hair day? We all have! It’s just part of life. But now you can have less of them.This week I am going to do a live class on how to care for your hair! I am going to give you tons of tips that you can use no matter what type of hair you …

The Best DIY Body Scrub

Do you have the winter blues yet? Yeah me too. I’m ready for warmer weather and so is my skin. The winter can make your skin so dry and just all around blah. This week I thought I would share with you my favorite go to DIY body scrub. I use this on my scalp too when it gets super …

Lessons From A Cold Sore…

Last week about this time I was dealing with a nasty cold sore. It’s finally gone now but it did leave behind a lesson or two. The first lesson is, sometimes there is no make up tip. I wanted to do a makeup tip on covering a cold sore but there was no covering this guy. He had his own …