Did you know our mood plays a big part in our choices when it comes to fashion and beauty? You may have chosen a particular outfit because you felt sexy, or a hairstyle because you felt bold.
The same thing goes for when you choose your makeup style, in particular, your lip colour. Like mood rings that change colour when you are sad, happy or angry, you can also choose lipstick shades based on the same analogy.
Whether you prefer lipstick, glosses or lip stains, there is a shade to go with whatever you are feeling and match your mood. Below are a few examples of the perfect lip colour for some of the more common moods.
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When and How to Use
Is it Really Worth it?
I say yes! It is a great addition to your skin care regimen. Not only does it help with the above benefits; it is also a great stress reliever and fun! The stone/Crystal, also has a cooling effect on the skin, which is very soothing.
Leave roller in fridge overnight to keep it cooler longer, increasing benefits of reducing puffiness and refreshing the skin.
You can use it daily or a couple of times a week; whatever is best for your skin type and the results you are looking for.
We would all love for our makeup to have super powers and last for eternity; but in reality, after 4-6 hours you may just need a light touch up. This is especially the case if you haven't prepped your skin correctly before makeup application and if you have oily skin. With proper preparation and setting of your makeup, you could go as long as 8-10 hours without needing a touch up! Check out my pro makeup tips on how to prep, set and forget.
A common concern with multiple makeup touch ups throughout the day is your makeup beginning to look caked on or darker/lighter than your complexion. This can happen because of incorrect technique and products being used during touch up.
Generally, you want to have touch up sheets or Kleenex available to remove excess oil first; then set your makeup with a finely milled, translucent powder. Watch the video below for proper technique, application and additional information and tips on how to correctly touch up your makeup. If you follow these steps, I guarantee you will not need to touch up your makeup more than once for the day!
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In studio vs on location beauty services and why the cost gap.
So you have an amazing event to attend and you want to look your absolute best. You want that red carpet special and the convenience of makeup and hair services in the comfort of your home, hotel or place of venue; but you don't want to pay the cost that comes with it. Girl I get it! Convenience is not cheap, and I am going to share with you some factors that contribute to the cost of on location beauty services. Including but not limited to the following:
Are you a hair oil lover like me? Hair oils are one of my favourite products to use. They are lightweight, packed with vital ingredients to promote healthy hair and adds lots of shine to your mane.
I can always count on finding gems, when I go shopping at Winners; one of my favourite apparel stores; that also carries health and beauty products. It is a great way to discover and try out new products such as the Luseta Argan Oil hair repair serum.
The Redavid Orchid Oil hair collection was developed by Canada's most celebrated hair Stylist Leonardo Redavid. Thanks to the wonderful team at Redavid hair, I had the opportunity to test out the entire Orchid Oil line!
The collection is made up of five beautifully packaged hair care products; designed for curly or extremely damaged hair. These luxurious products contain key ingredients Dynagen-R and Orchid oil; a 7-in-1 ingredient that:
Don’t these products sound fabulous!
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