4 Basic Beauty Lessons To Learn

These days, we get a lot of really useful beauty tips from really talented people. In an instant, we can learn how to line our lips properly, how to get our eyebrows on fleek, how to contour and highlight like a pro, and even a little special effects makeup. Bottom line is – we can learn some pretty cool beauty lessons these days.

But what about those really simple makeup lessons that we could all benefit from? We’ve got you. Here are some makeup lessons that we want to pass on from a sister to another! Enjoy and happy makeup-ing!


Wear a Nude Lip that suits you, not what what suits other people.
We know just how much you want to go out and splurge on all the high end nude lip colors that your favorite celebrities wear, but this is something to avoid! Lipsticks are something you need to shop around for! Make sure you do a lot of swatches because everyone’s complexion is different, and different lip colors match different people. Before you go out and buy that YSL Nude color, head in-store and swatch it on your skin before you spend all that money. You might hate the product on your skin, but you might just fall in love – you never know.

Blend, then blend some more.
It’s in the girl bible to always blend when it comes to applying makeup. It’s still a little cringe-worthy when makeup is visibly un-blended and you just wanna help a girl out! When applying makeup onto that beautiful face of yours, whether it’s eyeshadow or foundation, blend in circular motions. You can also try out blending sponges if you’re feeling a little more creative.

A little lippy goes a long way.
Whether it’s your fiercest dark lip, your brightest pink or a some gloss, a little lip love makes you look a little more ‘put together’, especially on your off-duty days when makeup is just not necessary.

Don’t do your makeup in bad light.
If there was one beauty lesson that everybody should learn from the very first day makeup touches their face, it’s that they should never, ever do a full face of makeup in bad light. Bad light is basically anything too dark or even too bright. To achieve good light, sit by the window and try to let the natural light hit your face while you do your makeup. This helps you to get a flawlessly made up face every time.

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Makeup Bag Essentials

Whether you’re off to Fashion Week or to walk into a Chanel Store pretending you can buy a single thing, a girl needs a makeup bag full of only the best kinds of stuff. When was the last time you updated your makeup bag? Lucky I’ve always got ya back because here’s a sign – it’s time we get serious about Makeup and sort this out together!


concealer-1Take a concealer around with you for whenever you need to quickly touch up a specific spot to look more awake!

cream-1You never know when your hands will need that little bit more softness during the day/night, so having a cute little sample sized cream is so convenient!

eyebrow-1Let’s be real. Our eyebrows need to be on fleek all day. Having an eyebrow pencil and a spooley brush will save you from bad eyebrow days!

fragance-1For those times when you just want to feel fresher – you can pop into your makeup bag and spritz on something that makes you smell fancy.

hair-2Sometimes we want to let our hair down, but sometimes we need our hair up. Save yourself from being that person who asks everyone if they happen have a spare elastic.

lips-1Every girl needs to carry a variety of lip products. A red lipstick – for a quick glam makeover. A Lip Balm – for when those chapped lips get the better of you. A lip plumper – obviously, for those situations where you want to look sophisticated and sexy.

makeup-1In case of emergencies, makeup wipes are there to save the day.

mascara-1For that much needed extra flutter, a good tube of mascara will go a long way.

powder-1For those gals who love a powder touch-up (me included!), this is a go-to item. Here’s a tip – find a powder shade that can be applied all over the face and can also be built up to be a bronzer or even a blusher! Works a treat!

brushes-1Now how are you meant to touch-up with no brush?

stain-1Two products in one! Lip and cheek stains are an awesome product to carry around, especially if you’re all about that value and convenience.


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