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How To Take Care Of Your Specific Skin Needs

The key to flawless makeup application is what goes underneath. One of the most helpful tips of advice I have learned is that, skin care, and understanding you skin type is essential. Our skin is the largest organ in our body, and it is important to take care of it, as you can prevent early sign of aging, and prevent acne.

91750601If you use too abrasive of cleansers or toners this can affect oily skin especially because now your skin dry, even though it is recommended to constantly wash and tone your face.  But, this will result in your skin having to working overtime trying to reproduce the oils that you stripped away. Continue reading How To Take Care Of Your Specific Skin Needs

PAT McGRATH LABS: Luxury Cosmetic Brand

squared-Pat-McGrath-ok-534x800Pat McGrath is one of the most luxurious beauty brands on the market. She has been named “most influential makeup artist in the world.” Queen Elizabeth has named Pat McGrath the Member Of the Order Of the British Empire, in the service of beauty and fashion industries. Pat McGrath has paved her way to a beautiful and one of the most influential futures. Over two decades of her life has been dedicated to developing and launching some of the most luxurious makeup created. Pat McGrath has done endless runways, and creating amazing advertising campaigns, and she has been involved with numerous editorial spreads. Pat McGrath creates custom beauty looks for each season of couture shows in Milan, Paris, London, and New York. She is the origin of “no-retouching foundation” and dewy-luminous skin. In 1999 Pat McGrath was hired by Giorgio Armani to create, develop than launch a cosmetic line. “I was struck by the way she interpreted colour and by her ideas of beauty and femininity.” One of her most recent projects was developing and launching Gucci’s debut makeup collection. “PAT McGRATH LABS” is her personal creation and influence on the world of beauty. Continue reading PAT McGRATH LABS: Luxury Cosmetic Brand

Newest Product Releases: BeautyBlender

download  Rea Ann Silva released the BeautyBlender to stores fifteen years ago, Silva has twenty years of experience under her belt in the makeup industry. Silva worked with countless actresses, actors, and musicians.

The inspiration behind the infamous BeautyBlender was the fact, when she would use stage makeup such as airbrushing, it would begin to “cake-up”, and be very heavy on the skin. While on set she couldn’t bring the bulky equipment to airbrush, so she would use a sponge, but the makeup sponges at the time would soak-up and apply the makeup in a very splotchy way.  “I realized that the smoother sponges would absorb less makeup once wet and create a natural finish. I’d spend hours cutting the sponges into the tear shape by hand, and they’d disappear from the trailer!”  Continue reading Newest Product Releases: BeautyBlender

Makeup Primers: That Work For Your Skin Type

One of the most important aspects of makeup is understanding the importance of what you apply before the actual makeup application. One of the most important products every makeup lover should invest in, is a good primer. If you buy a primer and it’s formula doesn’t link together effectively, you can experience your makeup flaking off, or even cracking.  Continue reading Makeup Primers: That Work For Your Skin Type

The Weather Collection: Kylie Cosmetics

bundle_pic_updated_joyceIn 2016, Kylie Jenner created a makeup brand empire that has taken us by storm.  Since she has created her brand, she has establsihed a path towards a $1 billion dollar compant by 2022. Most recently, Kylie has given birth to her daughter, Stormi Webster Jenner. During the nine months of her pregnancy, she created a new collection that was completely inspired by her daughter, The Weather Collection.

The Weather Collection features two brand new eyeshadow palettes (kyshadows), a highlight palette, 3 brand new matte lipsticks, a new loose “Ultra Glow” highlighter, eyeliner, lip gloss, and “glitter eyes”. You can purchase the whole bundle for $280, or you can pick and choose individual items for yourself!  Continue reading The Weather Collection: Kylie Cosmetics

Jeffree Star Cosmetics: “Love Sick” Collection

phobdj20ow2qbwe.pngJeffree Star Cosmetics has the beauty community starstruck with his newest launch of “Love Sick”, which features his third and largest palette to date. Alongside his newest palette, the Lovesick collection will feature 4 brand new Velour Liquid Lipsticks: “Self-Control”-($18) is a “muted lilac”, “Restraints”-($18)- is a “metallic gray”, “Problematic”- (18$)-  is a “berry purple”, “Romeo”-($18)-is a ”rose bright pink”
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Epidermolysis Bullosa: A Boy’s Life Changed Forever

skin-layersOur skin is our protective layer from outside forces, it’s constantly growing, and adapting. Most of us can’t imagine not having this security blanket around us at all times, but for a 7-year old boy that became his reality. He lost most of skin due to a rare genetic skin disease, Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is when your skin blisters and tears off at the touch. Epidermolysis Bullosa is often fatal in most cases. Continue reading Epidermolysis Bullosa: A Boy’s Life Changed Forever

New York City Flexes It’s “Mussels”

poop3b-2-webNew York City has some of the most grimy and grubby waterways, swarming in “runoff from wastewater treatment plants” and cigarettes.With the waters being so mucky, it is nearly impossible for water life to survive. Water plants and fish can’t thrive because of algae, the algae is eating up most of the oxygen; which causes the waterlife to deplete. Algae is mostly found in fresh bodies of water, and is described to be a greenish-yellowish color.  Continue reading New York City Flexes It’s “Mussels”