Archive for the Tools & Tips Category

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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Summer, Swimsuits and Sunscreen!

Posted on May 6, 2013 by admin

We had a blast working on the set of Austin Fit Magazine’s shoot for the May swimsuit edition. It reminded us of all the things we have to look forward to this summer –  including more time outside! Here are 3 simple tips to protect your skin from this summer’s rays while you have fun [...]

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Color Palette Inspiration: Green with Envy

Posted on October 26, 2012 by Charmie Stryker

Colors are an important part of what we do. Each hue tells a story; maybe it makes your eyes look “greener”, highlights a feature, matches your accessories or simply calls for attention. We find our inspiration everywhere when choosing our color palettes. It’s earthy tones make green shades such a complimentary color to any skin [...]

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Coveted: A Handmade Wedding

Posted on October 22, 2012 by Charmie Stryker

Etsy has become such a resource for finding beautiful and unique pieces for your wedding! It’s easy to get lost in all of it’s crafty goodness. Whether your looking for one of a kind pieces or to get crafty, it’s the perfect place for inspiration. Here are a few that we found and fell in [...]

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PLAY DRESS UP! : PINUP GIRL

Posted on October 10, 2012 by Charmie Stryker

Halloween is right around the corner which means costume parties and themed events! It’s tough to find a costume that is wearable, fun and unique to your own personal style. This is why we love the idea of dressing up as a pinup girl! This costume is sexy and very classic with glamorous makeup and [...]

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Day-to-Night Makeup

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Charmie Stryker

Two really great day to night makeup inspirations. Day makeup is best with neutral tones and opaques such as sheer gloss and shimmery shadows. When it comes to night makeup, it’s best to put emphasis on one feature such as dramatic eyes or bold lips. As always, lighting is everything. For example, bathroom lighting usually [...]

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