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Beauty

How To Get This Natural-But-Glam Look

When it came to shooting the campaign for Giorgio Beverly Hills Glam, my glam squad went all out. Much goes into consideration when you’re creating the look for a campaign. It’s not quite as simple as just “looking pretty.” The team has to brainstorm the story we’re telling and the tone we’d like to convey.

For this campaign, we knew that the Giorgio Beverly Hills girl is clean, pretty, and glamorous. Make-up artist Beau Nelson took that inspiration and my desire to look like myself — natural but with a bit of polish. The look he created was pure perfection! So much so, that many of you have been asking how he created it and with what products. Beau was kind enough to share his tricks of the trade with us all!

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Beauty

Natural Makeup Tips and Must Haves

I’m so happy because I’ve just learned a beauty trend I am a huge fan of is here to stay. Many of us have embraced natural looking makeup look, which enhances features with modest highlighter and a rosy glow. This is a major departure from the highly contoured and heavily made-up look that was so popular not that long ago, and I’m loving this shift into a more natural look because sometimes it’s exhausting to have to put so much effort into something as tedious as your cheekbones, right?!

Models strutting down runways during New York Fashion Week had the same au natural beauty look I’ve been loving, meaning the same fresh-faced style will still be trending in 2017. Can I get a woohoo?!

To achieve this look, the overall rule is “less is more,” however, the truth of the matter is it takes a little work to look effortless. The key word here is “natural.” Steer clear of bright hues, instead seeking out pale pinks, nudes, and modest bronzes. In order to pull off a luminous look, I stay away from anything with shimmer unless it’s a highlighter. My must-have make up products for appearing makeup free are featured below. Continue Reading

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Beauty

Blue Eyes That Pop In 5 Easy Steps

I’ve been dying to talk to you all about my make up from Monday night’s Dancing With The Stars. While I was getting ready, the cut and style of the dress reminded us of a mermaid, so my hair was braided back and styled cascading to the side, enhancing the mermaid vibe.

Spencer Barnes, my friend and pro make up artist, knew a fun, colorful eye was the way to go. Spencer chose a mix of cool blues, and I absolutely love the edgy look he created!

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Beauty

DIY: Create The Custom Lipstick Color Of Your Dreams

I recently learned how to turn an eye shadow into a lipstick or tinted gloss. This may just be my new favorite DIY! I know I’m not the only one who has a collection of underused colors of shadow sitting in my makeup drawer. Maybe they seemed like a good idea at the time or perhaps they came in a gift set. Either way, I haven’t used them… yet. I chose to convert a lavender, rose, and shimmery gold from eye paint to lip love. It was easy to do! Continue Reading

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Beauty

How To Get Wide Awake Eyes With Spencer Barnes

Hello! I’m Spencer Barnes and I have been doing Jules’ makeup for over eight years now. We first met on a shoot for a Juicy Fruit commercial. I was pretty much smitten by her infectiously radiant and upbeat personality.

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Since then, we have shared many amazing adventures together. I have been able to watch her incredible career continue to evolve and develop up close & personal. Quite simply, Julianne is one of my favorite people on the planet. One of the things I love most about Jules is her sunny disposition and bright-eyed optimism for life, living and friends. She truly is pure sunshine and has a golden heart.  

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Speaking of Jules, she tells me that some of you have inquired how to achieve that sunny “wide awake eyes” look. Here are some of my favorite tips and techniques: Continue Reading

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Beauty

Mad About Matte

The trending lipstick shades for spring reach way beyond pigment. The latest look calls for a rich hue in velvety matte. The colors-du-jour are variations of coral, tomato red, and shocking pink — however, if you’re not into bold lips there are more muted shades in a matte texture that are just as stunning.

To pull off a matte lipstick your lips have to be prepped and healthy, otherwise they’ll look cracked and dry. Remember my DIY lip scrub? It’s exactly what you need to prep your pout.

Beauty tip: If you’re going for heavily-hued lips, keep everything else clean and neutral.

Photo credit: Duane Fernandez

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Beauty

Nail Color Trends For Spring

Like fashion, winter manicure colors are all about warmth. During the colder months I’ll sport a deep, dark red or an edgy, sharp black, but now that we are heading into a fresh and bright spring season, I am ready to switch things up. New York Fashion Week is obviously the indicator for fashion trends, but it’s also the best place to check out makeup and nail trends for the coming seasons. Continue Reading

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Beauty

Green With Eye Envy

Happy first of March! With spring well on its way and shamrock decor about to take over, this month is all about one color: green. The happy hue reminds me of all things fresh and bright, two things I strive to incorporate into my everyday. One way to celebrate the luck of the Irish and their signature grassy shade is to go green… on your eyes!

When I apply a colored eye shadow, I steer clear of going lid to brow. Especially in this case, where it would appear as if I’m growing a lawn over my eyes. Instead, I choose a neutral shade that matches my skin tone to accompany and balance out the stronger shade.

I’ve learned, to keep heavily pigmented colors from falling onto your face during application, causing crazy color cheeks (yikes), apply your eye make up before foundation. Post eye-make up, clear any debris using a cotton swab with toner. Continue Reading

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Beauty

Face Off: The Pantone Colors of the Year

Every year the color experts at Pantone name a color that will serve as the “it” trend in fashion, home décor, beauty and beyond in the seasons to come. This year for the first time two shades were chosen: rose quartz and serenity.

According to Pantone, “Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times.”

Whether you’re a trend follower or not, it’s still fun to seek out these colors especially when they evoke words like “calm” and “relaxation.”

I got pretty inspired while searching through some of my favorite products for shades of rose quartz and serenity. I always forget about blue mascara! It’s a subtle way to add a simple, surprising pop to your look. The same for light bubble gum pink lips.

Artist Eye Shadow $21 | Dandelion Box O’ Powder Blush $28 | They’re Real! Mascara $24 | Nars Nail Polish $20 | Laura Mercier Lip Glace $24 | Color of the Year Matte Lipstick $23 | Butter London Nail Lacquer $15

Do you love the colors of the year? Which one would you wear?? Continue Reading

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Beauty

Make Your Own All Natural Eye Makeup Remover

After discovering some crazy chemical ingredients on the back of my usual make-up remover, I decided to seek out a homemade solution to take its place. Sure, I could buy something au natural but where’s the fun in that? I could also go out and buy a ready-made salad but I find joy in preparing my own.

There were so many different recipes online, and after trying several, this was definitely my favorite. It absolutely works and it even removes waterproof mascara!

DIY All Natural Eye Makeup Remover

Ingredients:
• 2 Tbsp witch hazel (you can even use lavender or rose petal)
• 2 Tbsp natural oil (such as jojoba oil, almond oil, etc.)
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