The Differences Between Dry And Dehydrated Skin

Photo by Park Street on Unsplash Dry, dull, and tight feeling skin can be a total downer. Not to mention, it can make working with makeup more difficult. What would you say, though, if I were to tell you that your skin actually might be dehydrated and not dry at all? You might be thinking “Ashley, I’m pretty […]

7 Easy Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

With Halloween only a couple days away, you may find yourself in a last-minute scramble to find a costume for yourself or even your kids. I know I’ve done that plenty of times. While this does open the door for creativity, it can also be frustrating. So I’ve gathered a list of seven last-minute costume […]

The Easy Answer To What Color Lipstick Should I Wear

Once you see this, you won’t be able to unsee it.  This is a lipstick technique well known to professional photographers, makeup artists, and print layout artists, but maybe not so much to lay women because it’s actually very subtle…  And it makes wearing lipstick FUN, because it’s so easy.

You know all too well how hard it is to select shades of lipsticks.  You’re standing at the…

How To Do A Breast Self-Exam & Remember It Monthly – Let’s Talk Boobs

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month – but our breast self-awareness should be year round, am I right? Since originally writing version 1 of this article in October 2018, I’ve begun a monthly breast self-exam schedule and am more passionate than ever about bringing awareness to this topic. Last October, our employee, Melissa, finally went to […]

New At-Home Research Study Aims To Make Diagnosing Celiac Disease Easier and Less Invasive

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A new at-home study is being conducted by Adaptive Biotech & The Celiac Disease Foundation. This at-home study will collect blood samples from people who have a Celiac Disease diagnosis or who suspect they have Celiac Disease. If you’ve ever been through the lengthy process of Celiac testing, you know it’s invasive and painful. For […]

Why and How You Should Break Your Makeup Ruts

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A makeup rut is when you wear the exact same makeup, every day. Same lips, same eyes, same shades. Makeup ruts happens for a lot of reasons. Fear of the unknown, lack of motivation, complacency, excuses, or you simply might not know what to do next. There’s something to

How To Stop Lipstick Bleeding

Lipstick bleeding is one of the more significant frustrations when it comes to wearing lipstick. Let’s kick off with why lipstick bleeding happens.  Why does lipstick bleed? Lipstick bleeds or feathers because of one reason – wrinkles on the lip skin and surrounding areas. Wrinkled lip skin has two underlying causes. First, loss of collagen […]

9 Lipstick Shades You Need In Fall in 2019

Fall 2019 is upon is us!  The cozy clothes, the camp fires, the leaf changing, and the upcoming holidays are sooo welcome after all this heat! It’s an especially exciting time to buy new gluten-free lipstick colors, and here’s 9 lipstick colors we’re obsessed with this fall. Paris A Lipstick Shade Perfect for Fall in […]