Maybe it’s the pimple that shows up out of nowhere right before a big event, or those hormonal breakouts during adolescence, pregnancy or perimenoupause. Whatever the cause, we know you’d do anything for them to disappear completely…and the only way to do that until they’re really gone is with a little bit of makeup and some expert tips.
BITB turned to accomplished makeup artist Derek Selby, who knows more than a thing or two about makeup, to share his wisdom on the art of concealing acne. Selby is currently the Global Ambassador and Spokesperson for Cover FX, a makeup brand developed under the supervision of dermatologists for a truly healthy foundation. He has over 25 years of experie
Like most of you, I love nail polish. Right now I’m loving it all shades of blue, rich or vibrant purples, pale pink tones and black, but unlike most of you I love it only on my toes. For my fingers, I’ll always choose a nice clean buffed nail over color any day. There’s just something about a buffed nail that I can’t get enough of. It’s chip free so perfect if you’re more the low-maintenance type and gives your nails an understated “finished” look with a healthy-looking, natural sheen.
You might be wondering what my dilemma is. The truth is, if I step into a salon to get it done, it’s hard for me to justify spending the same amount of cash on a mani when I won’t be getting the “included
A cozy sweater, fur-lined hood, weather-be-damned boots and a hot toddy can make the cooler months downright enjoyable. So can switching out your usual scent for something that has a bit of warmth to it. And since fragrance tends to dissipate sooner in colder weather, you’ll need a few tips and tricks to help your scent last this time.
How to give your scent some staying power:
SWITCH UP YOUR SCENT When the temperature drops you’ll want to set aside your light, fresh fragrance for one that’s a bit more complex and has stronger base notes like patchouli, vanilla, sandalwood or musk. In perfume, the stronger base notes tend to be the longer lasting notes that stick around. Since w
Certain women can pull off the bold lip look with aplomb. Me…I’ve never been one of them. When I go for statement makeup, I tend to shy away from a bold-colored mouth and choose a kohl-rimmed eye or something smoky instead. But lately, I’m liking the bright lipped look — I’ve been favoring it in shades of red, plum and even fuchsia.
If you feel like a statement lip is something you can’t do, I’m here to tell you that you can and should give it a shot. Done right, there’s nothing sexier and it’s easier than ever to make it work. Simply downplay the rest of your makeup in neutral shades and play up your lips so that they take center stage.
4 EASY STEPS TO GET BRIGHT RIGHT: