BEAUTY-full, Broke, AND Fabulous!

Originally posted on The BEAUTY-full Life:

crying-woman-with-empty-walletThis is the “Broke Girls” guide to looking fabulous! Everyone is on a budget these days. Sad to say most women put their beauty needs on the back burner. Here’s a few tips to keep you looking HOT, get the most out of your products and help you save, save, SAVE!

1. When you’re strapped for cash collect deluxe size samples from your favorite makeup counters to help tie you over till your next payday. They’re also great for traveling.

2. To save money on a manicure do the trimming, buffing, etc. yourself then go to the nail salon and ask for a “polish change” ranging from $6-$10 to get the finishing touches.

3. Invest in products with multi uses like cheek creams that can also serve as a lip stain or argan oil that’s great for your hair, face and body. Also saves on…

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The Red Lip Guide

Red Lip CollageRed lipstick is a Fall beauty staple, but what shade is correct for you? Here’s our guide to help your lips go from ewwww to oooooh!

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3 Pro Tips …

1. Exfoliate your lips before applying any lip color. It will allow your lipstick to go on smoother.

2. Prep lips with a translucent powder for a longer-lasting color.

3. Lip liner is optional, but for a more defined & natural looking lip apply it after your lipstick.

 

 

A Hipp Giveaway

jenna-hippCelebrity nail stylist Jenna Hipp has brought “green” to the nail biz by creating a collection of eco-friendly polish. They contain no formaldehyde resin, toluene, and other stuff we can’t pronounce! Yet still remaining long-lasting and chip resistant. Celebs such as Jessica Alba and Emma Stone seek out her lush manicures. Using fun color names like “I Surf With Boys” and “Say Yellow To My Little Friend”. Jenna is based in L.A. but for more Hipp tips visit http://www.beautysmostwanted.com.

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Get Un-Stuck Out of Your Beauty Rut

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Hey POPPY! 1. Spice up your makeup with a POP of color. Pinks, reds, and oranges wake up your complexion. Rock the BAND! 2. Lean on fun hair accessories and avoid a bad hair day (even guys can do it). … Continue reading

Take Your Favorite Summer Looks To Fall

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1. Everyone loves a great maxi dress for the summer. Winterize this look with a chic leather jacket and black booties. 2. Take that beach tunic, add denim leggings and a cool, printed loafer for a fall city stroll. 3. … Continue reading

Be a Glow-Getter!

Photographer: Jonathan Hutchings Makeup: Jami Svay Model: Mae Simpson

The “J-Lo” glow is a phrase we all know to well! How do we get this glow? Here’s a few of my makeup pro tips and favorite must-haves to achieve just that (some products as low as $10)! 1. Try … Continue reading