Category: Beauty

Microblading: 10 Things To Know Before You Get It Done

microblading eyebrows

Microblading: everything you’ve ever wanted to know, and more. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been eyeing the microblading trend for awhile now, but have been too nervous to actually get it done. I mean, it seems a little too permanent, and ohmigosh, it involves needles, right? Guys. I’m here for you in your time of cosmetic need.  And I’m happy to tell you I had microblading done in the interest of research, and I la-la-love my new eyebrows. I…
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Win A Birchbox Subscription For One Year!

birchbox makeup box

Birchbox Subscription // This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Balance. As always, all opinions are my own. // I’m going to be really honest here for a minute, in the twelve years since my son’s birth there have been entire months I’ve subsisted entirely on energy bars. I’m not even kidding a little. My daughter was a whole different animal. When she was little we had entire meals with civil conversation and moments of silence….
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This Makeup Hack Will Give You Extra Curly Eyelashes

This Makeup Hack Will Give You Extra Curly Eyelashes

Makeup Hack: try this for extra curly eyelashes! There are so many makeup hacks it’s hard sometimes to separate fact from fiction.  But if anyone has tried every makeup trick out there, it’s me.  Makeup is just one step away from painting with watercolors, and that’s been a hobby of mine since at least the 5th grade, so the way I see it, all the field research I’ve done to find the best makeup hack for your: eyes, lips, cheeks,…
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Makeup And Beauty Gift Ideas At Every Price

make-up gift guide

Makeup and beauty gift ideas! If you’ve ever tried to buy a gift for a makeup and beauty lover, you know how tricky it is to find the right gift.  There are so many makeup and beauty options, how do you even know what you’re looking for?  How do you choose the right color palettes? There are so many deeply philosophical questions here.  The good news for you is that I’m a makeup and beauty connoisseur.  By which I mean…
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Getting Mistletoe Ready For Holidays This Year

stocking stuffers

Are you mistletoe ready for the holidays? If the answer is ‘no’ don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Editor in Chief of Yahoo Style, Author, and Host Joe Zee has some holiday style tips just for Petit Elefant readers, (that’s you!) in the personalized video below. Let’s recap what it means to be mistletoe ready: 1. Let it shine It’s always fun to include a little bit of sparkle in your outfits during the holidays.  Even if you don’t normally…
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Why You Need To Try Asian Face Shaving

Why You Need To Try Asian Face Razoring

Face Shaving!  It’s a new, (but actually super old) beauty technique you need to try ASAP, so let’s get right to business. Here’s the real deal: is face shaving really a thing?  It totally is, and it’s not even new.  Asian women, the mavens of all things beauty, have been doing it forever and a day, with amazing results. Does that seem totally weird?  It’s okay to feel weirded out if you, like me, are from a western nation and…
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OPI Summer Collection Nude Polish 2016

OPI nail polish

Nude polish summer collection: OPI’s Infinite Shine 2. I love a good nude polish.  Granted, nude color varies a lot by skin tone, but there are a lot of different shades of basic nude polish, and it looks good on everyone. Nude polish is especially good if you worry your hands or fingers are too short, (it’s a thing, I promise) because using polish the same color as your skin extends the visual line of your hand all the way…
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What Makeup To Use For Spring Makeup Looks

spring make up palette

Spring makeup is my favorite, and a few weeks ago I showed you a really gorgeous, super easy before and after Spring makeup look on my daughter.  Today I’m sharing the makeup I used to create the look. It really didn’t take too much to create such a gorgeous, fresh Spring makeup look on my daughter, and as with any makeup look, it’s just a matter of using the right products in the right colors to really make your face…
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Step By Step Spring Makeup Look

step by step spring make up look

Today, a spring makeup look, step by step, with easy instructions so you can learn recreate it on yourself at home. // This post is in collaboration with Burt’s Bees® and EcoTools® both of which are sold at WalMart.  Thank you for your kindness and support of Petit Elefant sponsors. //  It’s been awhile since I’ve done a step by step makeup look, so I’m excited to share today’s post, which is a really simple tutorial for a gorgeous, dewy…
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