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How To Get the Last Drop of Concealer, Lipgloss and Squeeze Tube Products

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Ever known that there is more product in that lipgloss or lotion tube but you just can't get to it?  Here's a video to show you the secret to getting every last drop!

NYX Pro Foundation Mixers - Review and Swatches

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The approaching spring/summer season means it's time to start adding a little gradual tanning lotion or sunless tanner to my routine.  What that also means is that I have to put away my winter foundations and concealers because they are way too pale.  I have always hated that I have to buy foundations in a summer shade and winter shade.

Many have solved this problem by buying the Cover FX Custom Cover drops in a lighter or darker shade and using those to alter the color of their foundation.  But who wants to spend $44 for that option? Might as well buy another foundation, right?

One day, while browsing the "What's New" section on Ulta's website (a dangerous thing to do! ;-), I saw these NYX Pro Foundation Mixers....
There are 6 shades and I chose Warmth, Olive and White.  The claims from NYX are that they...
"are designed to adjust the tone, shade and finish of any liquid foundation, resulting in a truly perfect match."
And, they are only $10 (or less i…

Age-Appropriate Preteen Makeup Tutorial

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If you are just getting into makeup or you are a parent of a preteen that is interested in getting into makeup, this tutorial contains helpful information about skincare and then I demonstrate two easy makeup looks, using only drugstore products.  I hope you find this video helpful!



PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Maybelline FitMe Concealer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwx/
*e.l.f. Clear Brow and Lash Mascara ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cw7/
*Milani Romantic Rose Powder Blush ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwy/
*Wet and Wild Photofocus Eyeshadow Primer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwd/
*Wet and Wild Walking On Eggshells Eyeshadow Trio ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwa/
*NYC Liquid Lipshine Lipgloss #576 Prospect Pink ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwt/
*Maybelline Great Lash Mascara (Dark Brown) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cww/
*Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss (Berry Medium) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwu/
*Essence Sheer & Shine Lipstick (Like a Princess) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3cwv/

BRUSHES USED:
*Wet and Wild Small Concealer Brush ~ h…

Busy Mom Day to Date Night Makeup Tutorial

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Whether you are a busy mom or just a woman pressed for time in the morning, these videos will help give you some ideas of how to feel and look put together in no time at all.  In these tutorials, you will meet my wonderful friend, Debbie and find out why I think she deserves the title of "Super Mom" :-)  I first did an easy daytime appropriate look on her that we then take to a "Date Night Look" in Part 2.

Part 1:  Easy Daytime Look

Part 2:  Day to Date Night in a few simple steps
For information about the adoption foundation that Debbie and her husband have started, visit their website at:  http://www.graftingtree.com/

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*It Cosmetics CC Cream (Medium) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3j7b/
Mary Kay Eye Primer ~ https://www.marykay.com/en-us/products/all/mary-kay-eye-primer-130901#
*E.L.F. Brow Pencil (Neutral Brown) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3j79/
*Tarte CC Undereye Corrector (Light-Medium) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/3j7a/
*It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Waterproof C…