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5 Simple Ways to Keep Makeup Intact the Whole Day

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Makeup Intact the Whole Day

*Guest Post by Sally*

Women who lead busy lives often find themselves in a frenzy trying to keep their makeup intact. A perfectly finished look can go to waste quickly in a high-intensity life.

All day foundation makeup doesn’t seem to always make the cut, lasting longer, but not the full day. Promo events often describe new makeup that is guaranteed to stay on itself.

The truth is, no promo girl work cosmetics will last either way unless you do something on your part to keep it on. Luckily, you can utilize a few beauty tips and tricks on how to keep makeup on all day. [Keep Reading]

Why Coconut Oil Should Be Your New Beauty Staple

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Why Coconut Oil Should Be Your New Beauty Staple

*Guest Post by Dr. George*

Are you looking for an all-around natural beauty product that you could add to your beauty staple?

You need not spend thousands on every beauty product on the market. You can look beautiful with just a bottle of coconut oil that costs $10 or less. Yes, this wonder oil has practically got it ‘oil’ for you!

Coconut oil is more than just for healthy cooking. It also does beauty wonders that can make you look and feel your best from head to toe. In fact, it is used in a variety of cosmetics and beauty products.

Here are the different uses of coconut oil that makes it worthy of a place as your new beauty staple… [Keep Reading]

Summer Beauty Trends for 2014

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Summer Beauty Trends for 2014Don’t you just love how the seasons change? Especially when it brings you closer and closer to being summer time!

As far as seasons go, Fall is definitely my fave, but Summer is a close second. Spring can suck it because it’s too drizzly and damp and that is NEVER good for my hair.

Over the years I have found some trends that always seem to recur during the hot summer months. Natural beachy curls are popular for hair trends, the au-natural face comes back and it makes sense. It’s too dang hot out to really vamp it up. While there are these reincarnated faves, that doesn’t mean there aren’t more new and noteworthy trends. [Keep Reading]

From Vamp to Tramp: 3 Halloween Makeup Tutorials

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Halloween Makeup TutorialsI love this time of year. Getting dressed up in costume and having it actually be acceptable is a phenomenal concept to me. Over the past few years I’ve retired my super-skank attire and opted to embellish my costume with bad ass makeup instead.

Turns out dressing as a french maid hussy is not as cool in your late 20’s as it was when you were actually 20.

In the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve, I’m going to share 3 fun and easy Halloween makeup tutorials with you. From vamp to tramp and even themed, there’s a little something for everyone. [Keep Reading]

10 Fall Makeup Ideas to Fall in Love With

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10 Fall Makeup IdeasWell ladies, it’s back to school for some of you which means the seasons are about to change. Summer is slowly sliding into Fall and that means makeup trends are blossoming. Those turquoise toes and orange-hued lipsticks will shortly be shelved until next summer comes around.

To stay ahead of the game and in with the new, here are the top 10 Fall makeup ideas you can expect to see this upcoming season.

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A Quick and Easy DIY Blush for the Perfect Flush

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A quick & easy DIY blushIt’s no secret that we love our natural homemade alternatives here at Top Beauty Brands. Of course we enjoy seeking out the best in the biz and trying each product out, but it’s always fun to get your DIY on too.

From homemade hair products and mascara, to lip gloss and at-home faux-glows, we’ve covered a lot of ground. One beauty item I never really considered was blush or bronzer.

I’m a fair-skinned gal so you’d think I use blush to give myself  a healthy glow, but I rarely do. I’m a bit of a minimalist when it comes to makeup, but from time to time my cheeks need a little color added to them. [Keep Reading]

How To Make Your Own Homemade BB Cream

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How to make your own homemade BB cream

People seem to be going bananas over BB creams lately. To be perfectly honest, when I first heard of them I had to google what BB stood for. For those misinformed beauty bloggers like myself, it stands for ‘blemish balm’ or ‘blemish base.’

Curious to know more? Let’s get into it… [Keep Reading]

How To Look Good Without Makeup

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How to look good without makeup on

You slept through your alarm, you’re late, and you just don’t have time to put your face on before running out the door. It’s mornings like this that I dread and have had to battle through on far too many occasions.

You see, I’m the type of girl who neeeeeeds to apply concealer, no matter what. In fact, it’s possible I would scare children if I walked out the door without concealer on. It’s just not something that should happen.

However, with that being said I would love to find a more time efficient way of getting ready in the morning that won’t result in me looking a fright. Which is what got me thinking – if I want to look better without makeup on then surely there are other women out there who would love to learn how to look good without makeup.

So, I searched. I read. I researched. I chatted with girlfriends. And I discovered 6 easy and efficient ways to look good without makeup on, meaning I don’t have to feel ugly or that I should spend the day in sunglasses if I am running late.

Keep reading to discover how to look good without makeup – I promise, it’s a lot more simple than you think! [Keep Reading]