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Easy Everyday Contouring and Highlighting

Contouring and highlighting has been a huge makeup trend in recent years, and with good reason - you can use concealer to achieve more defined cheek bones, to make your lips look bigger, and my personal favorite - to hide a double chin. And despite all of the intricate tutorials out there, I want to show you that it can actually be quick an easy!

The first trick is to start with the right concealer shades. First, let’s get one thing straight: when I say highlighter, I do not mean the super light and shimmery highlighter that should only be reserved for above the cheekbones. I’ve seen all too many makeup vloggers apply that all over, from the forehead to the tip of the nose, to the cupid’s bow and the chin. Those however, are rather places for a creamy skin-tone concealer.


How to Pick the Right Shade of Concealer

For the highlights, you want a concealer that is one to two shades lighter than your foundation. If you just go one shade lighter, as I have, pick one with a yellow tone, so y…

Pic of the Week: A Snow Day in Spring


This morning we woke up to our biggest snow day of the season in my part of Maryland. I've admitted how much I love snow to a borderline insane degree, but even I'm ready for spring at this point!

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  1. Gorgeous! We have a high of 64 degrees on tap here in South Texas today--and that's considered cold by our standards. :)

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  2. When it looks like that on the trees, it's spectacular.

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