Although it seems like it’s been around forever, body shaming is a relatively new issue facing our young girls today. The age of social media and reality television has taken the act of critically looking at women’s bodies away from scouts of runway models and puts it into the hands of every person who has a smartphone. Even before this new generation of technology, women were praised looking a certain way, but the era of photoshopped magazine covers and edited Instagram photos have given us regular folks a false sense of what a person’s body – no matter their size – actually looks outside of staged shoots.
With all the beauty trends that come and go, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with what’s new and now. We’ve got the skinny on this year’s hottest beauty trends to look out for in 2017. With everything from glitter lips to holographic nail polish, it’s going to be a fun year for beauty! Along with the more daring trends, there’s something for even the minimal makeup wearers to look forward to. Read on to have a look at some beauty trends you’ll be seeing this coming year.
You can never go wrong with Valentine’s Day gifts that sparkle. Giving the gift of jewelry allows you to create a memory that will be shared and remembered every time she pulls it out of her jewelry box. From the dazzling to the unique, we’ve put together a list of Valentine’s Day picks that your love will cherish every day of the year.
Beauty is not in the face; Beauty is a light in the heart – Kahlil Gibran
A celebration of love and beauty, Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to treat your love to a day of relaxation and beauty. We’ve rounded up everything she needs from getting dolled up for a night out on the town to finally tossing out that five year old drugstore eye shadow. It’s gross; toss that stuff. Browse through our picks and show how much you pay attention to her beauty habits, or for ladies who’d rather shop for themselves, splurge on some new must-haves and tell them Cupid sent it your way.
You’re getting ready to put your makeup on and all of a sudden the unthinkable happens… you drop your favorite eye shadow palette. You hold your breath as you slowly open it up, praying that miraculously it’s all still intact, only to find a powdery explosion inside. Your favorite shade is shattered. Thankfully, there are ways to save even the biggest mess, and you only need one unexpected household ingredient to do so!
Spring is just around the corner! The days of bundling up for blustery weather will soon be behind us. To prepare for sunnier (and more comfortable) days to come, you should start shopping for your work wardrobe now. You don’t need heavy layers, thick tights, and boots. You need to lighten up with comfortable suits and dresses that will work for you during those lovely spring days that we are all looking forward to. As you dream of warmer days ahead, picture yourself in these gorgeous spring wear to work outfits from one of our favorite brands, Tahari ASL.
If you’ve read our post on “Beauty Products You Didn’t Know Were Multi-Purpose,” you know that makeup products can be used in many different ways. Today we’re going to show you how you can make eyeliner using any eyeshadow you have. Not only will you be saving money and time from buying new eyeliners, you can also create your eyeliner in any shade you want, using products you already have in your makeup bag. Read on to see what you need and how you can step up your eyeliner game using this simple method.
We all have issues with our skin. As we age, new issues arise and those issues need new solutions. Whether you need to soothe your skin, clear up blemishes, reduce fine lines, or just soften and moisturize, you need to find products that will give you the results you desire. Skip the drug store brands. Get skincare that works. Here are some of our favorite skin solutions to give you renewed skin for the new year.
It’s a new year and many of us are getting off the couch and getting active again! Heading to the gym is hard enough; choosing the right sports bra doesn’t need to be another challenge in your daily journey towards fitness. Selecting the right coverage for the gals will help ensure your comfort and confidence no matter how hard you’re working. Stop hitting the gym in the same old bra from college and check out Brooks Running’s line of sports bras, designed specifically for women on the go.
With all the makeup products out there, it can be hard to know which ones are worth the money. We’ve compiled a list of our top favorite affordable makeup products to take the guesswork out of your decision. From primers and foundation to blush and false lashes, we’ve got you covered with amazing products with a wallet friendly price tag. Whether you’re in need of new makeup, you’re just starting your makeup collection, or you just love trying and learning about new makeup, read on to see which ones made our list and why!
Whether you are a wedding guest or a member of the wedding party, deciding what to wear can be stressful. Of course you want to look and feel amazing, but you also have other factors to consider. You don’t want to wear anything that even remotely resembles a wedding gown. It is, of course, the bride’s big day. You want to be comfortable. Bonus points if you pick a dress you can wear again, especially if you are in the wedding as a bridesmaid. A wedding guest or bridesmaid dress doesn’t have to be ugly. You can be the life of the wedding party with LuLus!
Unless you live somewhere tropical, winter usually means dry, chapped skin and zero tan lines. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with fair skin, some people just feel more confident when they have a golden glow. We have the perfect sunless tan routine to get you through winter, and not only can you do it in just a few hours, it doesn’t involve unsafe tanning beds! We’re sharing our favorite way to get a natural, olive toned tan using Loving Tan’s 2 Hour Express Tanning Mousse. Read on to learn all of our tips and tricks on how to get a beautiful tan and how to maintain it during these cold winter months.
The changing of the seasons usually means we’re also changing up our beauty products and routines. In winter, we’re switching to products that hydrate, nourish, moisturize, and do us all the favors to combat the harsh elements that winter brings. We’ve got you covered with some of our favorite beauty products to not only give your body the nourishment it needs, but keep you looking and feeling your best throughout winter.
When it comes to makeup, there really are no rules. Makeup should be fun, and an expression of who you are. There are, however, a few tips that can be helpful to everyone no matter how you prefer to wear your makeup. Read on to see if you are making any of these 5 mistakes when applying your mascara.
The leaves have fallen and the Christmas tree is decked out, there’s either snow on the ground or just a bite to the air, the kids are bundled up in jackets and gloves while you frantically tie a scarf around your neck before opening the door… yup, it’s winter. The first day of winter actually; December 21st marks the first day of the cold season for 2016. And what better way to ring in snowflakes and hot chocolate than with a post about one of our favorite brands, KEEN, and their bright, unique, and winter-ready boots for the little toes in your family!
You may be dreading boot season, but unless you plan on escaping to the tropics for the next few months, it’s here, and it’s here for a while. So go ahead and cheer yourself up by being extra prepared for whatever the weather throws at you this year, by making sure your kid’s feet are protected from the elements, toasty warm and dry, and of course, super stylish.