Tag Archives: Features

Link Love: 5 Easy Ways to Melt-Proof Your Makeup

Hop on over to Meets Obsession, where you’ll find a “Summer Basics” article with 5 easy ways to make your makeup survive the Summer heat. Continue reading

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Link Love: Color Burst Summer Makeup Look

Here is a rainbow-bright look done by the lovely MissChievous.

I love these kinds of looks. They’re not practical, but they’re fun, creative and artistic–things makeup should be!

If you go over to Miss Cheivous’ channel, please let her know Allura sent you! Continue reading

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Link Love: Summer Metallics Evening Look

Here is another tutorial from one of my favorite YouTube makeup artists Lisa Eldridge featuring a metallic eye look for Summer. Continue reading

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Skin Talk: Irritating Ingredients

I often urge readers to avoid irritating ingredients found in a lot of skincare products and makeup. The most frequent and worst offenders are alcohol and fragrances.

Here is a more comprehensive list, from Paula Begoun (aka “the Cosmetic Cop”), that you can use to avoid products that will irritate and damage your skin. Continue reading

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Link Love: Natural Shimmery Summer Glow

In this video, one of my favorite YouTube makeup artists Lisa Eldridge creates a simple, natural look perfect for Summer.

Please check it out! Continue reading

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POTW: Makeup Good Enough to Eat

A Burger King ad in the Netherlands features a delicious burger eye look. My favorite part of this look is the lettuce made from the green lashes. Very creative! Continue reading

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