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Makeup Basics: Primer

Part two of the Makeup Basics series. Now that we’ve discussed foundation, let’s back up a little bit. I know, I know, it’s out of order, but I didn’t want you putting your primer on and then going “now what?”  It’s rude to just leave people hanging, don’t you think? Primer: What is it? Primer is a colorless or very lightly tinted product that you put on after your skincare routine and before your foundation. Why might I want to use this  ...

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Makeup Basics: Foundation

This is part one of the Makeup Basics series. Let’s just dive right in, shall we? There are a very, very few people in the world have naturally flawless, even-toned skin. For the rest of us, there’s foundation (or base makeup, if you prefer). Now, I’ve met a lot of people who think that you must wear foundation if you’re planning to wear makeup. False. Just like everything else in your makeup arsenal, it’s a tool that you can use to accomplish a specific  ...

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Makeup Basics Intro: Products & what to do with them

Ok folks, I’ve had this idea kicking around in my head for a little while. I participate in a couple of makeup & beauty-related forums, and at least once a day someone posts some variation of “I don’t know how this makeup thing works and I’m paralyzed by all the choices and what does this stuff even do and also please tell me what to buy.” I would have thought this topic had been covered ad nauseum, and it probably has. A quick google tells me, though, that  ...

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