Lipstick Latitude

Misc

Slight site changes

Hey folks! As you may have noticed, I’ve moved this blog to a self-hosted domain. Why, you ask? Well, wordpress.com sites are awesome, but I wanted to have a little more control over the layout, and the self-hosted option also lets me use cool plugins for things like related posts and giveaways (yes, that’s a teaser).  I’ve set up a redirect on the old wordpress.com site, but be sure to update any bookmarks or subscriptions! And of course if you notice anything not working  ...

Continue Reading

Guides, How to Makeup

How to Makeup: Brow Stuff

Part seven of the How to Makeup series. You’re probably sitting there thinking “Why do I need to put makeup on my eyebrows? That’s crazy!” If this is you, then just sit tight until the next section, because this doesn’t apply to you. Or does it? Brows create a frame for the eyes and act as a focal point, so defining them can make any look seem more finished. Brow Stuff: What is it? A pencil, powder, gel or marker product used to enhance your brows or fake their  ...

Continue Reading

Nails, Reviews

Review: NYC Matte Me Crazy! Mattifying Topcoat

I admittedly am not a pro at nails. My hands aren’t really steady enough to do the awesome nail art that I’ve seen on some people – let’s go ahead and blame that on my caffeine intake – so I’m usually a one-color-on-all-fingers girl. The past year or so though I’ve been wanting to branch out a little, so I’ve bought some colors that aren’t pink/red(!) and I’ve tried some different finishes. One of the more interesting ones  ...

Continue Reading

Guides, How to Makeup

How to Makeup: Eyeliner

Part six of the How to Makeup series. Eyeliner: What is it? A powder, liquid, cream or pencil product used to enhance (or completely change!) the outline of the eye. Why might I want to use this stuff? Eyeliner is the picture frame for the eyes. It can be as subtle as making your lashes look fuller, adding a bit of drama with a colored liner, or going all out with a sixties cat eye. A simple google images search for ‘eyeliner’ should give you an idea of what a huge impact  ...

Continue Reading