A few days ago, I wrote about the importance of using brushes when you apply make up. and how it is the key to flawless makeup. You can read that here. Once you invest in a good set of makeup brushes, it is important to take care of them. You don't want your brushes to [...]

I can't tell you how many times I have ruined my eyeshadow by dropping the palette on the floor. Call me Butterfingers! Each time, the eyeshadow would crumble into small pieces and I would throw it away and buy a new one. I think about all of the eyeshadow I've thrown away over the years....and all [...]

For years, I applied my makeup with my fingers or with whatever applicator came with the package and I didn't think twice about it. I sometimes wondered why some other women's makeup looked much more polished than mine, but couldn't figure out why. Two years ago, my then 17-year-old daughter began using makeup brushes. Her [...]

Hello Ageless Beauties! Choosing the right eyeshadow is hard for many women. It seems easiest to match your eyeshadow with the color of your clothes, right? Well, that's the wrong thing to do! Many make up pros have indicated that coordinating your eyeshadow and your outfit is tacky, overbearing, and outdated (yikes!)...unless you're going for [...]

Today, I used the Avon True Color Illuminating Stick in champagne. Some of you may be wondering, "What in the world do you do with an illuminating stick?" Let me explain. The illuminating stick and foundation are not the same. You illuminate after applying foundation. Use it to highlight areas on your face. I generally highlight (or illuminate) [...]