My Favorite Budget Friendly Beauty Hacks

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I’ll admit, somewhat shamefully, as a makeup artist and esthetician that I am NOT a “product junkie”. Let me translate – I’m not one to buy new products merely because they’re new. I simply buy what I need, when I need it; And in the case when I absolutely need a product, color or beauty solution and I don’t have it, I take a lesson from my mother and probably every grandmother ever, and figure […]

Bloom into Spring with Motives New BLOOM Palette

Live your life in full BLOOM this Spring! It’s finally Spring! Is it me, or did it seem like Spring took forever to get here? One of my favorite things about season changes is changing my beauty routine. From makeup to skincare, I love trying new products and most importantly having a valid reason to do so LOL. This year’s Spring Trends haven’t changed too much from last year. We’re still glossing, bronzing and sparkling […]

Beauty Trends – “Baking” and “Strobing” and More

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When it comes to makeup there are always new beauty trends, lingo, and products that seem to just come out of nowhere and go viral. The beauty novice can become a bit overwhelmed & confused as she is trying to learn what everything means while she’s also trying to figure out what products work best for her. Even as a makeup professional, I sometimes get overwhelmed. Like, “Damn, I just got these new Beauty Blenders, […]

6 Reasons You Need to Grab A Motives Cosmetics All Day Liquid Lipstick

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Hey beautiful! It’s been a while since I’ve given you a product review. Truth be told, I haven’t been wearing a whole lot of makeup lately. I mean, I go HAM on my clients all day everyday, but when it comes to my face I prefer a clean slate these days. In fact, I think I love putting makeup on other people more than I love putting it on myself. But don’t get it twisted, […]

Foundation Options for Sheer to Light Coverage

Foundation Options for a Sheer to Light Coverage

Foundation comes in all types of formulas and several different coverages. You have your full coverage, medium, light, and sheer. Which one works best for you? Well, that depends on your skin needs. I remember when I first started doing makeup I always went for the full coverage foundations and I used it all over my face, even in places where I didn’t even need it. Full coverage foundation definitely came in handy when I […]