Beauty Tips

How to make matte lipstick not crack

How To Make Matte Lipstick Not Crack

By Vivane Woodard / July 9, 2020

Sometimes it seems like lipstick has a mind of its own as it meanders off the mouth and takes up residence in those fine lines on the upper lip, or hides out in random cracks and crevices. Well, we see you lipstick, and you’re not getting away with it any more! It proves to be…

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10 Benefits of Botanical Body Scrubs

10 Benefits of Botanical Body Scrubs

By Vivane Woodard / June 24, 2020

In this weird wild natural world, many animals molt, others shed their fur, and some ditch their entire exoskeleton when it no longer suits their needs. We humans have our own way of changing things up. We regularly need to slough off some of our dead skin on that surface layer in order to reveal…

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When to start using anti-aging moistuizer

When To Start Using Anti-Aging Moisturizer

By Vivane Woodard / June 11, 2020

Those of us who are more advanced in age may look back at our 20s and 30s and think about how we could have done a few things differently. And maybe some of us wouldn’t change a thing. While there’s no reason to spend too much time mulling over the past, we can surely pass…

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How to use Vitamin C Serum

How to Use Vitamin C Serum

By Vivane Woodard / June 4, 2020

Where do we even begin when it comes to vitamin C? It appears to be everyone’s favorite vitamin, it’s in numerous serums for the face now, and it’s so cool that even a pop singer in the 90s went by the name “Vitamin C.” Apparently naming yourself after nutrients gave you a lot of street…

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When to apply sunscreen

When To Apply Sunscreen

By Vivane Woodard / May 29, 2020

Does your sensitive skin fear a cruel, cruel summer? Are you feelin hot hot hot? If you want to enjoy a summer breeze that makes you feel fine, and not worry about a full-body burn, then have that sunscreen handy! And don’t forget your other best buddies that help you deal with the summer sun:…

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How to make hair moisturizer

How to Make Hair Moisturizer 

By Vivane Woodard / May 21, 2020

When summer comes rolling around we often focus our fretting about the sun on our skin, and lather on that sunscreen to stay safe. However, we would all do well to remember to care for our hair as well. While you may wear a hat to avoid excessive exposure, your hair still sees some sun…

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When to Use Vitamin C Serum

By Vivane Woodard / May 14, 2020

Maybe you’ve seen your face staring back at you recently on a Zoom work meeting, or that HouseParty call with your cousins, and you thought to yourself, that face could use a little lift…a little zhuzhing. Well, first off, whoever invented that front-facing camera was not considering our delicate egos. Secondly, don’t fret, because there…

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How to Use Moisturizing Spray Viviane Woodard

How To Use Moisturizing Spray

By Vivane Woodard / May 7, 2020

A spritz, a splash, a sprinkle, or a spray. Even hearing these words can paint a picture of a refreshing respite from the routine, and a much needed moisture break. Whether escaping the heat or fighting dryness, a fine mist on your face can work wonders for your skin. However, you don’t need to wait…

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How To Make Homemade Makeup Primer

How To Make Homemade Makeup Primer

By Vivane Woodard / April 30, 2020

Whether you’re about to reveal your ready-for-my-close-up fully made-up face or are just heading out with some tinted sunscreen and the bare minimum of make-up, applying a layer of primer can be a big plus. Many people pass on this step since it’s something they’ve never tried or didn’t know they needed. Others may have…

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11 Ways To Make Your Own DIY Lip Mask

11 Ways To Make Your Own DIY Lip Mask

By Vivane Woodard / April 9, 2020

Most people think of masks as something you use to cover up, but sometimes the focus is on the big reveal. With lip masks, it’s what’s underneath that matters. Sometimes our lips need a little extra lovin’ and that’s when a lip mask or scrub comes in. There are several nourishing fruits, oils, and exfoliants…

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