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March 29, 2018

The 6 Best Matte Makeup Products for Oily Skin

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The best matte makeup for oily skin

If you have oily skin, you know how difficult it can be to find makeup that works for your tricky skin type. By 1 pm, you can feel your foundation melting off and you’re probably reaching for those blotting papers. Sound familiar? You’re probably using the wrong makeup! With just a few key matte products, (...)

March 21, 2018

The $6 Setting Powder That Actually Works

makeup, Product Review
The best drugstore setting powder

If you’re not using a translucent powder in your makeup routine, then you’re seriously missing out (especially if you have oily skin!) A setting powder is an absolute MUST for mattifying shine, smoothing pores and keeping your makeup in place. Some of the best ones can be pricey (this one is worth every penny), (...)

March 9, 2018

Get the Look: Zendaya’s Oscars Makeup

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This Oscars red carpet was filled with the most gorgeous beauty looks. I fell in love with so many celebrity looks, from Zendaya to Sandra Bullock, and decided to have you guys vote for which makeup look to re-create (see the results here).  More than HALF of you (me included) voted for Zendaya! I (...)

March 5, 2018

Best Makeup From the 2018 Oscars

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Oscars Beauty 2018

And the winner for Best Makeup at the Oscars goes to…

In case you missed it, the red carpet at the 90th Annual Academy Awards was filled with the most STUNNING beauty looks. From classic, Hollywood red lips to glam, slicked back hair, the women at the Oscars gave us some serious beauty inspo. There (...)

February 28, 2018

Look Like a French Girl With These 5 Beauty Tips

Beauty, makeup
how to get french girl makeup

It’s Paris Fashion Week and I’m getting major French girl beauty and makeup inspo. Seriously, is it just me or do French girls look effortlessly flawless 24/7? From their perfectly tousled, just-rolled-out-of-bed hair, to their glowing skin and barely-there makeup, you can say I’m très obsessed! I love their natural, minimal approach to getting ready (...)

February 23, 2018

4 Unexpected Ways to Use Highlighter

Beauty, makeup
make your body glow

So you’re looking for that super-glowy, lit-from-within look that’s trending right now…and you’ve come to the right place. Sure, we all know to dab a little shimmer on our cheekbones, but I’ve got some fresh, new highlighter tips to take your glow to the next level. Now, grab your highlighters and let’s get glowing!

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February 19, 2018

Makeup Brush 101: The Ones You Really Need

makeup, Makeup Brushes

If it’s one thing I’ve learned from being a makeup artist, it’s that a good set of makeup brushes is key to taking your makeup application to the next level. But with so many brushes out there in different sizes, shapes and materials, I know how difficult it can be to know exactly which ones (...)

January 29, 2018

Sona Selects Valentine’s Day Edition

Beauty, makeup, sona selects
Sona Selects Valentine's Day

Can you believe January is already OVER?? With February just a few days away, it’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day. It’s the perfect time to glam it up with a bold red lip or a sultry, smokey eye. KB and I usually keep the 14th pretty low key, but I know some of (...)

December 27, 2017

Travel Makeup Bag Essentials

Beauty, makeup
travel essentials simplysona

I don’t know about you, but it’s so easy for me to accidentally over pack! Especially when it comes to my makeup bag because there are so many products I love. Figuring out what to bring on a trip can totally be overwhelming, and sometimes I end up bringing way more makeup than I need. (...)