Lipstick Tricks

Bella Breakdown I remember being little and getting into my mom’s makeup. My absolute favorite thing to wear was lipstick. There were so many colors, so many consistencies, and it just made me feel like a grown up! I couldn’t wait to wear lipstick when I was older! But much to my inner child’s dismay, lipstick sort of died out while I was a teenager. Extra shiny, neutral colored glosses were really what was in style. Luckily, 2015 came around and put lipstick back on the map! Thank the makeup Gods for matte lipsticks of all different colors. My...

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Makeup For The Busy Woman

Bella Breakdown Whether you’re the Mom on the go, or the 8am to 9pm worker, you know that you don’t have a lot of time to spend on well, anything. Sometimes it is difficult to carve out time for your beauty routine. Your makeup game is okay, but it could definitely be elevated. There are a few products that will help you step up your makeup game without having to spare anymore time to do it! 1. A Bomb Hair Dryer By investing in a really good hair dryer, you can save time in the morning, and still get...

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Match Your Lipstick To Your Shoes? MAC And Puma Say Yes!

Bella Breakdown Where sneakers used to be simply gym wear, over the years, they have become a fashion statement. All of the top designers have come up with a collection of trendy kicks. Now the MAC makeup company is getting in on the action. A collaboration between Puma and MAC Cosmetics will have people matching from head to toe! Matching your shoes to your purse is a lady-like tradition that is straight out of the 50’s, but one mega makeup brand and a shoe giant are taking a new approach to making sure you match from head to toe....

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This Artist Uses Colorful Lipstick Kisses For Her Paintings

Bella Breakdown There are a lot of incredible people in this world, with talents and gifts that inspire others to follow their passion. Alexis Fraser uses one of the coolest painting techniques in her artwork…she uses her own kiss marks! This unique and creative skill is the definition of inspiration. This artist uses her own kiss patterns to create different and unique patterns in her artwork. In this video, we watch her create the ocean surrounding a turtle with blended kiss marks, and the end result is absolutely stunning! Fraser lives in Ontario, Canada, and has been working as...

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How That Lovely Shade Gets Its Pop

How Lipstick Is Made We all have that perfect shade of lipstick that pulls our entire look together. That perfect pop for your perfect pout! Refinery29 shows us just how lipstick is made, and we are pretty excited about it. Imagine all of the wonderful shades of lipstick you can find out there. Well, there are plenty of different pigment powders that are used and blended to find that perfect shade. There is a secret blend of solvents that is then added to the powder. The rest of the process is pretty simple…the lipstick is then molded in an...

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