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March 18, 2017

Is it Worth It? My Take on Expensive vs. Drugstore Makeup

Beauty, makeup

As any makeup lover knows, beauty products can get expensive. Replace just three pieces and before you know it, you can easily be spending $100 or even more! I will be the first to admit that high-end designer makeup is awesome. It has a better formula, usually lasts longer, and often comes in prettier packaging. (...)

March 16, 2017

How to Apply Foundation: Brush, Beauty Blender or Silisponge?

Beauty, makeup
sona gasparian decisdes which is best to apply foundation, beauty blender, brush or silisponge?

Hi loves! Have you seen the recent craze over the Silisponge? New tools to apply foundation have been all over the internet lately, and it can be difficult to decide what’s best! Of course, there’s the traditional brush, the Beauty Blender, which seems to have taken over the beauty world, and now there’s the silicone (...)

February 28, 2017

4 Spring Makeup Trends You Need to Try in 2017

Beauty, makeup
sona gasparian shows 4 spring makeup trends for 2017

Hey loves! Spring is just around the corner! In LA, of course this means that it’ll be just slightly warmer, and the rainy spells should subside, but most importantly, it means that I get to try out all the latest Spring makeup trends!! That’s not to say that I’m in any way over my smokey-eye (...)

February 15, 2017

4 Drugstore Lipsticks that are Too Good to Be True

Beauty, makeup
the best drugstore lipsticks

Whenever I go to a drugstore I almost always end up grabbing a new lipstick. The feeling of picking up a gorgeous new shade while getting an amazing deal is just too good! Lipsticks are one of my favorite beauty products to experiment with, and since drugstore lipsticks are low investment, you can try a (...)

February 9, 2017

8 Concealer Hacks Every Girl Should Know

Beauty, makeup, Tips
nars concealer hacks

This year I’ve made it my goal to share more makeup tips and hacks with you! One of my favorite parts of being a makeup artist and beauty YouTuber is being able to experiment with makeup and find new, unconventional ways to use it. Today, I’m telling you all about my favorite concealer hacks! These (...)

February 2, 2017

Sona Selects: January 2017 Edition

Beauty, makeup, sona selects
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Hi loves! January has come and gone and now it’s time for my monthly roundup of beauty favorites! This month features a wide variety of beauty products at all price ranges, from drugstore to high end makeup!

Nivea In Shower Smoothing Moisturizer in Coco Butter ($6)

My skin is almost always dry, but this winter (...)

November 29, 2016

Get Fuller Lashes with these 3 Drugstore Mascaras

Beauty, makeup
the best drugstore mascara

We all know the instant glam effect of mascara, but what’s the best way to get that look for under $10? Luckily, I’ve found drugstore mascara that lengthens, thickens and makes your lashes look all around fuller and darker! Thankfully, this is one beauty product where you don’t have to break the bank, especially since (...)

August 10, 2016

Affordable Back To School Makeup: Giveaway + Video

Beauty, makeup, Tips
Simply Sona shows off her adorable back to school makeup tutorial.

Back to school season is here! I know a lot of my readers and subbies are probably heading back to school soon and you may want to start your new school year off fresh and in style. I thought I would show you an easy and affordable back to school makeup makeup tutorial to help, (...)

July 22, 2016

Pur Cosmetics Love Your Selfie 2 Palette

Beauty, makeup
Simply Sona creates a looking using Pur Cosmetics new Love Your Selfie 2 Palette.

Who doesn’t love a good selfie?!  Selfies can be serious business for some people, and that’s why Pur Cosmetics Love Your Selfie 2 Palette is so cool! It’s a palette filled with all the makeup you need to take a killer selfie. The launch of this new palette also promotes encouraging young girls and women (...)

June 6, 2016

7 Best Foundations You Can Buy

Beauty, makeup
Current Favorite Foundations

I know how hard it is to find the perfect foundation that meets your needs and looks good. That’s why I have narrowed it down and chosen 7 of the Best Foundations! I know, it may sound crazy, but when I share with you what my 7 favorite foundations are, you’ll get it. The thing (...)