Bright Eyes. Get Springtime Fresh With 5 Colorful Eyeliners

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  For the past few weeks I’ve been sharing all my spring beauty picks and tips and experiences with Target, from bright lips to DIY nails. This week, I’m all about the eyes. The bolder and brighter, the better for spring!     However, it can be tricky and intimidating, trying to pull the look […]

The Best Gel Eyeliners at Neighborhood Drugstore Prices

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Doesn’t matter the season. A classic cat’s eye (or Cleopatra eye) NEVER goes out of style. It’s my go-to look when I’m in a hurry and need to look classic and fashionable for an event. Spackle on some primer, dust on a little gold glimmer eyeshadow, and lay on a fabulous streak of liner along […]

Another Way To Look Less Tired And More Clean, Crisp and Pulled Together

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It’s night time and you’re taking off your makeup. How do you do it? Do you use makeup wipes? Do you wash your face? Both? On more nights than I care to admit, I use makeup wipes and call it a night. Or I wash my face when I’m practically asleep and am not paying […]

Finding The Ideal Orange Lip Color

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Tangerine Tango is Pantone’s color of the year, and we’re officially in the midst of Spring – Chicago’s dismal weather aside. Orange is sizzling hot right now for lips, cheeks, nails, and even eyes. Yes ma’am, just the other day I gave Make Up For Ever’s orange Aqua Cream a try on my eyelids under […]

Travel Beauty — Makeup That Came With Me To The Caribbean

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I travel a fair amount, so I am well familiar with the ins and outs of beauty on the go. When I pack my makeup bag, I tend to go for flat eye shadow palettes, multi-use products, and anything that comes in pencil form. I’ve got an always packed makeup travel bag, so at the […]

What Were The Top Makeup Trends of 2011?

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For an answer to that question, I turned to Afrobella’s friendly makeup vlogger and reviewer Sherry Blossom (follow @MsSherryBlossom on Twitter)! She did amazing, exhaustive research to give you the definitive answer. Take it away, Sherry! What Were The Top Makeup Trends of 2011? With responses from over 100 of my makeup peers: pro makeup […]

The Essential Gift Guide for Your Favorite Makeup Artist!

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If you have a professional makeup artist in your life, consider yourself BLESSED, bellas. Professional MUAs work so hard for the money. The makeup artists I know and respect take their craft SO seriously. They will spend all day on their feet at a shoot to get the right look. They sometimes have to sacrifice […]