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4 minutes fresh face makeup for the Chic on the go

We’ve all been there: after hitting the snooze button so many times, it’s do or die; Since we all don’t have the luxury of a makeup-applying pink corvette like Penelope #childhoodcartoons, I’ve put together a quick, easy, and affordable fresh face makeup tutorial for y’all. First, you want to make sure you’re working with a freshly washed face. || Tip || To make sure your face is soft and supple, try slathering your face with coconut oil after cleansing, and then “rinse” off the excess…

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Transformation Friday || Sleek Eyes & Red Lips

This may or may not be the face I make when my friends volunteer their faces to Mige’s Parlor: Today, I had the lovely opportunity to slap all types of makeup on my friend’s face to create a sleek eye and bold red lips look. The main trick to nailing any type of makeup look is to have a clean and even canvas. I achieved this by using a great primer that allowed the foundation to go on her skin very smoothly. Moreover, an accompanying tip…

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Ice Ice Baby || When Silver Meets Electric Blue

This makeup tutorial originally started off as me trying to do a taupe eye, but then came the silver, and then came the electric blue and by the time I knew it, I was too far down the flawless train to retreat! For more info about the products I used, check out the tutorial! Tips on applying vibrant eyeshadows: Add your eyeshadow with your finger- this gives less fallout than using a brush! Make sure you apply the eyeshadow on top of your eyeshadow/eyelid primer while it’s…

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San Francisco Food Crawl

Because we were bored and bougie, my friends and I took a trip to San Francisco this past weekend to embark on our very own Food Crawl. For eight hours, we ate, drank, and explored the city from the busy streets of the Mission to the posh streets of Hayes Valley. Our first stop was La Taqueria Cancun, where I got a soft taco with beef tongue. Then, we headed to a chocolate-lover’s dream: Dandelion. The smell of chocolate is quite strong as soon as you step…

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Transformation Friday: Soft Gold & Mauve Lips

So yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to play on one of my friend’s face. The gif below may or may not be an exact replica of what I was feeling on the inside when she agreed to let me publish it on my youtube channel. Now when someone agrees to give you a blank canvas, you have to use it wisely! I decided to go for something fresh and soft- gold eyes and mauve lips. To start, I used the NYX Pore Filler. It helps…

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Pink Slayage: Valentine’s Day Makeup Tutorial

I’ve been obsessed with pink lately. I’ve even gone as far as to incorporate it into my style with a pink bag, pink tennis shoes, pink jacket, pink scarf, omg the list goes on. The softness of the color makes it so neutral and it compliments every color, and so of course I had to do a soft pink look for V day! The main star of this look was bellini in the Too Faced Sweet Peach palette and I am obsessed!! M

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Stay Fly not Cracked: A Guide to Applying Liquid Lipsticks

I know everyone and their mother is obsessed with liquid lipsticks. I mean who wouldn’t? The name itself is completely revolutionary: liquid lipstick. But for far too long, we have all witnessed the hot mess that happens when one underestimates the drying effect of most liquid lipsticks. This usually ends up leaving its wearer with a severely cracked lips and weird dried up chunky pieces in the center of their lips. And forget when they smile. Cheee[craaaccckkk]eeessee! Let’s fix this in 3 steps: Add vaseline to your…

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Brighten Your Winter Gloom With These 5 Highlighters

We may not be fairies but I’m pretty sure highlighting powders are the closest we’ll come to the powerful strength of fairy dust! During the summer, our faces are usually glistening from erm sweat and that #bronzeglow, but for the next six months, here are a few highlighters to help you fake that glow:   My favorite highlighter in this entire world is the Nars Albatross highlighter. I was so unbelievably hesitant to buy this highlighter but thank goodness I did because it truly is the…

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Relaxed Winter Wardrobe Staples

I must admit I love cold weather because it is the one time when I can throw on a coat and look instantly fabulous. The structure of a great coat can really pull together any outfit regardless of whether you’re wearing a simple tee or sweatpants underneath. But for the days when you don’t want to wear your structured coat, here are some tips on how to achieve the perfect relaxed winter wardrobe: The long bomber jacket has been in style for quite some time…

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