Beauty of the Month: Britaña Campos, Owner of Savvy Boutique & Author of Blogging with B

It’s time for my February Beauty of the Month!  Meet the drop dead gorgeous Britaña Campos.  A New Mexican like me, she writes the wonderful fitness and lifestyle blog, Blogging with B, and owns the chic new women’s clothing store … Continue reading

Beauty of the Month: Cathy Anderson of Poor Little It Girl

I’m thrilled to feature the beautiful Cathy Anderson from Poor Little It Girl as my December Beauty!  Poor Little It Girl (PLIG) is a fantastic fashion blog featuring all things stylish that are under $100!  I’ve found quite a few amazing … Continue reading

Awesome Lipsticks: Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butters

{From left to right:  Sweet Tart, Strawberry Shortcake, Creamsicle, Creme Brulee} I am head over heels for Revlon Lip Butters.  With the strong pigment, creamy texture and hydrating formula you can’t go wrong with these.  These aren’t just my favorite drugstore lipsticks, … Continue reading

Prime those lashes, ladies!

I’m not sure why I haven’t been doing this my whole life. My June Beauty of the Month, Lauryn Evarts, shares her best kept beauty secret, priming her lashes! I purchased MAC Prep Prime Lash to try this little trick out and I’m in love. My lashes are fairly thick but they aren’t long at all. I’m always trying to get my lashes long, thick, dark and lush looking without getting them spidery and this totally achieves that look for me.

I do my eye makeup first, then swipe lashes with 2-3 coats of primer. I then apply several coats of my FAVORITE mascara EVER, L’Oreal Voluminous. The primer makes a great base for the mascara to glide onto easily without clumping. It also prevents the mascara from flaking and it conditions the lashes. It makes the lashes fatter and longer than mascara does alone.

Here are my lashes without anything on them:

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Here are my lashes after priming and using the Voluminous mascara:

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Don’t they look awesome?! They look fake! As you can see, I like dramatic lashes. You can definitely get a more natural look using primer by applying one coat of mascara. I apply several. Whatever your preference on natural, dramatic, etc., the primer gives the mascara a perfect base for building length and volume while staying all day without flakes.

Do you prime your lashes?

New Beauty Find! BeautyBlender Makeup Applicator

My June Beauty Talk guest listed the BeautyBlender as one of her top 5 beauty essentials.  After hearing her rave about it I just had to get myself one!  I’m so glad I did.  This is so far from your drugstore makeup sponge … Continue reading