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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…

The Daily Find: ASOS Lyric Lace-Up Ballet Flats

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You know it's going to be a top trend when you start seeing it in every fashion blogger's feed. For spring 2016, one of those trends is the pointed lace-up ballet flat. Much like other trends, it hit the scene a few years ago, gained more traction among the fashion elite last year, and now that everyone's eyes have had time to adjust; it is a huge trend across the board this season. Every store, every price point, numerous designers...they are all gracing us with their own versions of this super cute flat for spring. Pictured: ASOS Lyric Lace-Up Ballet Flats


ASOS currently has a nice selection of lace up ballet flats between $25 and $50, and stores like Target are carrying them as well. Hell, I bet I could even snag a pair at ROSS for $20. And while, yes, it would be much more practical to get a pair of lace-up flats in black or beige, let us take a moment to salivate over the glorious hot pink pair.




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  1. Precious! Thanks for posting it on every budget. Xo, Christianne
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