eye spy, mascara tips & tricks

Mascara is the most indispensable piece of makeup we keep in our beauty arsenal for a few reasons: it's simple, quick, and universally flattering. On days when we have about 17 seconds to go from bed head to instant glam it adds instant definition and a polished look to our otherwise naked palette, and for big nights out it adds the finishing touches and makes us stand out.

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how to build a designer wardrobe for a fraction of the cost

Every girl loves to shop, maybe it's hardwired or maybe it's a product of our environment, but either way it can be a major drain on your super cute kate spade cost more than you wanted to spend but you just had to have it wallet.  The solution you ask? I've found ways to score designer (or indistinguishable designer look-a-likes) for a fraction of the price.

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DIY: CND shellac gel nails

If you love the feeling of a professional shellac manicure from the salon but cannot afford to pay 30+ dollars every two weeks this article is for you!  I have very basic nail painting skills from years of practice and strong desire to stop frivolously spending money on manicures that I chip immediately upon leaving the salon so I decided to research doing my own shellac nails at home.  As it turns out, a self serve shellac manicure is no more difficult than a regular manicure and after a first time investment in the CND products anyone can have beautiful, strong, shiny nails!

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fabulous on-the-fly fixes for beauty emergencies

Most of the time I carry around a handbag the size of Rhode Island, but when going out at night I manage to cram half of the belongings in a wristlet the size of a coin purse.  Needless to say this coin purse has no capability of carrying the essentials needed for a long night out so I have compiled a list of fabulous tips and tricks to fix most beauty emergencies.

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banish breakouts and reduce wrinkles.. what you eat affects your appearance

It seems to be an ever growing struggle, the amount of time we have to spend in the bathroom and in front of the mirror in our endless grooming routine.  Not only are we wasting time, but it gives our boyfriends/husbands/and men in general the ability to nag at our penchant for being late.  Through a bit of hard research (combing hundreds of beauty magazines, I know, hard life) I have found 8 superfoods that will help your beauty shine from the inside so we can spend less time in the mirror and more time out and about.

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