Friday, May 15, 2009

Makeup Makeover Series: Part Two

Where to Scrimp and Where to Splurge in Your Makeup Case
Part Two- The Face

Foundation: Having a flawless complexion is definitely one of the most important aspects of looking your best. In a future post, I'll share some great ideas for keeping your skin healthy and glowing. But great foundation can really make all the difference. Be sure to look for one that contains sunscreen and shop around until you find a brand you really love. Indulge in the highest quality foundation that you can afford.

Concealer: Like your foundation, concealer is important to achieve the perfect smooth look we all want. But as long as you're investing in a quality foundation, you can probably buy a cheaper version of concealer. Remember to use sparingly and blend carefully, since concealer tends to go on thick.

Minerals: Mineral makeup can really make your skin look radiant. Here's a few shops on Etsy who have some great selections:

When you're trying to trim some money from your beauty budget, remember that any looking great begins and ends with your face. It's the first thing everyone notices about you! Your skin deserves some indulgence, so take good care of it!

(P.S.-- Don't forget to enter my giveaway for a free recycled paper bracelet. The last day to enter is May 31st and the winner will be announced on June 5th.)


  1. I would love to win your necklace! I also love the Willow necklace at your etsy shop!!!