Green Smokey Eyes

I’m a creature of habit – in many aspects of life but especially in makeup. If I find something that works for me I stick with it – OK, let’s face it I stick with neutrals. I LOVE neutrals (MAC’s All that Glitters was my go-to shadow for all of last year; I purchased about 3 pots). But this year I thought to myself, “Ilse, you have so much makeup.…
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Merlot Lips

There’s something to be said about wearing your favorite shade of red lipstick. I don’t know about you but when my lips are colored with a red hue I instantly feel a little sexier; my attitude changes, even my walk is a little bit more sultry. Rouged lips didn’t always have that affect on women; Just a quick look at America’s history and it’s evident it took time for them to become…
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Say No to Under Eye Creasing

No matter your age, you simply cannot escape it. If you wear under eye concealer, you’re bound to develop some sort of under eye creasing throughout the day. How much creasing can depend on what concealer you use and the amount of prominent fine lines you have. The good news is you can definitely minimize creasing by applying a setting powder. I’ve discovered with setting powders that a higher price…
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Beauty Basics : Brush Cleansing

Raise your hand if you dread cleaning your makeup brushes! I know my hand’s raised. It’s so tedious, so repetitive and basically I have to turn my bathroom into a dance party in order to get the job done (Backstreet Boys Radio Station on Pandora anyone? No shame.) On top of that cleansers can get pretty expensive. I’ve yet to try highly raved about cleansers like Beauty Blender Cleanser Solid for…
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Current Favorite High-End Foundations

Finding a foundation that suits my daily skin needs has been a tough endeavor. I’m 27 and still suffer from acne. And if I’m not dealing with the pimple of the day, I’m trying to cover past acne scarring. I’m also combination/oily, which in the long run could be a good thing (they say oily skin shows signs of aging later than other skin types) but for my fellow oily…
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