• Makeup

    Why I love cream eyeshadows!

    One major swap I made when deciding to use safer products was with my makeup.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I don’t wear makeup every day but I wear it enough to really want to make sure what I am using is safe.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀It’s no secret that I absolutely love the Beautycounter brand and use most of their products. You can learn more about this clean beauty brand and my favorites on my Beautycounter FAQ page.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Even though I’m a HUGE fan of Beautycounter’s makeup, when they launched their cream eye shadows a couple months ago, I wasn’t excited. Why?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I thought they were going to be like the old school creams I’ve tried before that slip all over…

  • Makeup

    How to Help Your Makeup Stay Put in the Heat of the Summer

    As hot and humid as it gets in South Carolina, I have to keep tricks up my sleeve to help my makeup stay in one place. And I know I am not the only one because my DMs are poppin’ with questions about keeping makeup in place!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀FYI: I’m not a makeup artist. I am a mom of five… learner of things and sharer of what I learn. Here are just a few tips for your makeup to last all day:✅Don’t go straight from applying your skincare to putting on makeup. Your skin needs a little time to absorb what you’re doing so give it a good 10 minutes between skincare…

  • Makeup

    Here are my thoughts on working in direct sales…

    It’s been six years since my decision to join Beautycounter as a consultant. To be honest, I only joined *at the time* for the discount on the products I was already using and purchasing at full price. My views on social selling changed quickly after I became a consultant with Beautycounter and took a deeper look at what the company stands for and has to offer. Beautycounter as a company strives to curate “clean beauty” high performing makeup and skincare while also educating consumers on why they should want safer in the beauty industry and empowering them to lead with an informed mind. I was first introduced to Beautycounter when…

  • Health,  Makeup

    How Often Do You Clean Your Makeup Brushes?

    How often do you clean your makeup brushes?  Let’s talk about it. This is a safe space and I won’t judge you. I’ll even be super upfront and share that up until a few years ago I NEVER EVER washed my makeup brushes… I would just replace them as they stopped working. I didn’t realize that they weren’t working because they were so dirty. What a ditz! Anyway, I PROMISE… I won’t judge but I really wanna know about this cleaning of the brushes situation so PLEASE share. Here is why I asked about the cleaning of your makeup brushes. I bet you didn’t know that the average makeup brush…