A PSA on Undertones

Open any beauty magazine or read any beauty blog and you’ll likely see an article on undertones. Warm, cool, neutral, warm-neutral, cool-neutral. It’s insane. There are a list of tips and tricks to figuring out your skin tone that range from looking at the color of your veins to wearing a white T-shirt in front of a mirror. I even wrote an article breaking down … Continue reading A PSA on Undertones

What the Hell the with the Gel?: Gel-Based Lipsticks

There are a plethora of options for lip color out there. Read my article, Not Just Lipstick Anymore, if you want to know what I mean. More recently, you may have been noticing an influx in the market of lipsticks labeled as “gel” formulas. Gel? What does that mean? Does it come in a pot instead of a tube? Do I have to use it … Continue reading What the Hell the with the Gel?: Gel-Based Lipsticks

Tone is Everything… SKIN Tone, I mean

Ever wonder why two lipstick shades that look nearly the same actually look very different on you. One makes you look like Taylor Swift, and the other makes you look like this: Photo courtesy of nowmagazine.co.uk  It’s because their undertones are different. When you wear a lipstick, eyeshadow, blush, or even sweater that has different undertones than your skin, it can look off. Sometimes it … Continue reading Tone is Everything… SKIN Tone, I mean

Newest Beauty App: Plum Perfect

Ever had your Color IQ determined at Sephora? If not, then you totally should. It’s an awesome tool that takes pictures of your skin and tells you all of your perfect foundation matches out of all of their 1,200+ foundations. Insane! It only works for foundation, though. Photo courtesy of beautypointofview.com A new app (which, by the way, is indeed FREE) called Plum Perfect seeks to … Continue reading Newest Beauty App: Plum Perfect