Archive for the Tools & Tips Category

What Do You Keep in Your Handbag?

Posted on March 24, 2014 by Rae Cosmetics

Handbags come in all shapes and sizes – some are so small you can barely fit your car keys and your change purse and some are the size that Mary Poppins herself would have been proud of. A large handbag is a convenient way of making sure that you’ve got everything with you that you [...]

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Rae Cosmetics Eyeshadow Swatches (Part 3, Colors)!

Posted on January 31, 2014 by Anastasia Miller

We’ve already covered Light and Dark Neutrals, so today we’re going to move to the fun part; colors! Along with the extensive line of neutrals we offer, Rae Cosmetics also has blues, greens, purples and silvers/greys. These colors might be bright, but they’re surprisingly easy to wear! They can be used as a pop of [...]

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Rae Cosmetics Eyeshadow Swatches (Part 2, Dark Neutrals)!

Posted on January 30, 2014 by Anastasia Miller

Rae Cosmetics has eyeshadows suitable for any occasion! Today we are looking at the dark neutrals, shadows perfect for creating a smokey eye for day or night! The first set of eyeshadows are medium/dark, perfect for a daytime smokey eye or for someone looking for a more subtle smokey look! These shadows are pigmented and [...]

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Rae Cosmetics Eyeshadow Swatches (Part 1, Light Neutrals)!

Posted on January 29, 2014 by Anastasia Miller

Rae Cosmetics has a huge range of beautiful eyeshadows! This line is focused on beautiful, easy to wear eyeshadows for every occasion. Today I will be focusing on the light neutrals, the easiest to wear eyeshadows of the group! These colors are pale and pretty, perfect for brightening up the eyes, neutralizing the lid color, [...]

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Rae Cosmetics Gift Ideas!

Posted on December 20, 2013 by Anastasia Miller

The Austin Fashion Week blog recently featured Rae Cosmetics in a holiday gift guide! They showcased two of Rae Cosmetics’ awesome gift sets: the Mistletoe Emergency Kit and the Smokin Eye Set. I thought it would be fun to get a little more in depth with these kits and swatch them for you! First up [...]

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Trends for the 2013 Holiday Season!

Posted on December 16, 2013 by Rochelle Rae

The glitz and glamour of the season are upon us and it is time to get into the holiday spirit! Prepare for late nights hopping from party to party, champagne toasts and dancing until dawn, all while looking a bit more glamorous than any other time of the year. It is time to pull out [...]

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Rae Cosmetics Blush Swatches!

Posted on December 6, 2013 by Anastasia Miller

Rae Cosmetics has an incredible array of blushes; eighteen in total! This makes it possible to find the perfect color for any occasion. Each blush is highly pigmented and easy to blend out flawlessly, creating a gorgeous and natural flush. Like Rochelle Rae wrote in her recent Fall/Winter 2013 trends post, pink cheeks are what [...]

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The Beauty of SPF (and Mineral Tint Swatches!)

Posted on November 12, 2013 by Anastasia Miller

We all know the health benefits of using sunscreen – it prevents UVA and UVB rays from causing sunburns and significantly decreases the risk of skin cancer. While this is reason enough to use it, SPF also has serious beauty benefits; it prevents the development fine lines, wrinkles and age spots, as well helping to [...]

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DIY Face Masks

Posted on July 9, 2013 by GabbyZarnegar

Good Afternoon! With all the sun I have been getting this summer, taking care of my skin has been my top priority. We all know the basics; never fall asleep with makeup on, always wear sunscreen and exfoliate at least once a week. But what about when your skin starts to look dull and those [...]

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Keeping Your Cool

Posted on June 26, 2013 by GabbyZarnegar

Good Morning! Living in Central Texas really is something else. I am used to waking up in the California summer to a brisk 65 degrees, so boy did I have to learn to reapply my makeup once I moved to Austin. I have a little secret to share thats cheap, convenient and really works; ice [...]

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