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Top Products Needed to Do Your Own Stage Makeup

Top Products Needed to Do Your Own Stage Makeup

Here at Frends Beauty, we love stage makeup. We understand that life doesn't present a lot of opportunities to wear it for everyday, but if you're going to be attending a big costume party or regularly perform in plays and on stage, we invite you to get excited and stock up on some of our favorite stage makeup items. 

Here are the products that we can't live without for stage and special effects.

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The Best Things You Can Do For Your Skin Every Day

The Best Things You Can Do For Your Skin Every Day

We all dream of having flawless skin that's always glowing and barely needs a stitch of makeup to look great. The secret to flawless skin actually can't be found in a single skin care product or spa treatment. That's because the secret to glowing skin is consistency; as in, using the right products and techniques, every day, morning and night.

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Tips to Using Every Shade in Your Makeup Palette

Tips to Using Every Shade in Your Makeup Palette

Break it Down

At first glance, an eyeshadow palette can be overwhelming; How do you know what goes where? Break it down into some basic groups to avoid overwhelm and use your shades effectively: 

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9 Ways to Help Your Lashes Grow Longer

9 Ways to Help Your Lashes Grow Longer

Who doesn't want longer, fuller lashes? A gorgeous lash line is a perfect addition to every look, but we don't all want to use fake lashes every day to get there. Thankfully, you don't have to. There are many easy ways you can improve your natural lash length and health. Check them out!

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Beauty Emergency: How To Fix A Broken Makeup Palette

Beauty Emergency: How To Fix A Broken Makeup Palette

 However, like laptops and cell phones before them, makeup palettes unfortunately have a tendency to slip out of our hands. Everyone has probably, at some point or another, been a total butter-fingers and let a makeup palette fall to the floor. Unfortunately, while we're wild about makeup palettes, they're not the world's most durable product.

 

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Embrace Your Freckles, and How to Fake Them With Makeup if You're Lacking

Embrace Your Freckles, and How to Fake Them With Makeup if You're Lacking

Are you blessed with a sprinkle of freckles across your cheeks and nose? It wasn't always considered a blessing, but now more than ever we're all embracing the skin we're in. 

Read on and learn how to let your freckles shine (or create some if you're lacking!). 

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Avoiding Common Blush Mistakes

Avoiding Common Blush Mistakes


However, there are a few common blush errors that we keep seeing. To help you ensure that your look is as close to perfection as possible, here's how to avoid some common blush mistakes.

Your Blush Never Wants To Stay In One Place

No one wants to look like the crazy old lady at the slot machine who has rouge literally everywhere. Instead, we want that flawless Instagram finish, where everything is exactly where it's supposed to be.

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Yes, You Can Wear White (Makeup) in Winter, And Why You Should!

Yes, You Can Wear White (Makeup) in Winter, And Why You Should!

We're sure you've heard that you shouldn't wear white after Labor Day, but that doesn't have to apply to your makeup. In fact, white makeup could be just the thing you need to freshen up your look this winter. 

Here are the benefits and some easy ways to get started: 

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How To Create Model-Worthy Cheekbones

How To Create Model-Worthy Cheekbones

One of the biggest defining makeup trends of 2016 was, to put it in Instagram terms, dat contour. While there's already somewhat of a push to move toward more natural looks in 2017, we don't think the trend of model-worthy cheekbones are going away anytime soon.

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Get Perfect Lashes with this Mascara Routine

Get Perfect Lashes with this Mascara Routine
Ah, mascara. This must-have product can go from being your best friend to the bane of your existence in a matter of moments. Take the stress out of the equation with this simple routine designed to get you perfect, clump-free lashes every time.
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Incorporating Theatre Makeup into Your Everyday Looks

Incorporating Theatre Makeup into Your Everyday Looks

Think the products used by theatrical makeup artists and professional actors are only reserved for film and stage? Think again. When it comes to everyday makeup, some of the best products come from the world of theatre makeup. To help you add some theatrical glam to your cosmetic arsenal, here are some of our favorite theatrical makeup products for everyday use.

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Makeup Dilemmas for Pale Skin and How to Overcome Them

Makeup Dilemmas for Pale Skin and How to Overcome Them

Gone are the days of using lead-laden white powders to make skin pale. The problem now is the struggle of finding foundation that is light enough! Fair skin comes with its own set of challenges, but luckily there are solutions.

 

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Get In the Holiday Spirit With These Holiday Party Looks

Get In the Holiday Spirit With These Holiday Party Looks

The holiday season is upon us, and with it plenty of parties. Make sure you're ready and try out these easy, elegant looks.

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Foundation Tips For Dark Skin

Foundation Tips For Dark Skin

We'll admit it: A lot of tips on foundation and concealer can focus on lighter skin tones. At Frends Beauty, we definitely don't want any of our customers and blog readers to feel excluded from the conversation. So today we want to talk about the rules we swear by for dark skin tones.

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18 Pros Tell Us Their Favorite Makeup Product & Why

18 Pros Tell Us Their Favorite Makeup Product & Why
Being asked to pick your favorite makeup product is like being asked to pick your favorite child. At first you're like "Oh wow...this is impossible", but then the devil on your shoulder says "Who are you trying to fool...we both know it's _____!" So we asked 18 Frends Beauty clients who happen to be working professional makeup artists that exact question! Here's what they said...
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Makeup Brush Mistakes You're Probably Making

Makeup Brush Mistakes You're Probably Making
Using the right makeup brushes can take your look from decent to flawless with just the swipe of a brush. Using brushes, as opposed to finger application, reduces the spread of bacteria, helps your foundation go on flawlessly, and prevents product waste.
 
 
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Creating the Perfect Vanity Space on Any Budget

Creating the Perfect Vanity Space on Any Budget
Who doesn't dream of having a gorgeous vanity, similar to those seen in glamorous old movies or YouTube makeup videos? If you're on a budget and working from a beauty supply case on your bathroom sink, then the perfect vanity of your dreams might seem out of your reach. However, there is a vanity for just about any budget.
 
 
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Applying Your Makeup Without Using Brushes

Applying Your Makeup Without Using Brushes
We sure do love our makeup brushes, but sometimes you just don't have the time or the budget to use them. Whatever your reason for forgoing brushes, you'll love our quick guide to other handy makeup applicators.
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Problematic Skin, with Eva Hendrick

Problematic Skin, with Eva Hendrick
Recently, we were lucky enough to talk to our friend, Eva Hendrick, about dealing with the issues associated with acne. Eva is a licensed aesthetician with a clinical focus. She has experience with lasers, and is currently a pre-nursing major at Nashville State, working toward becoming a dermatology nurse. Specifically, we asked questions of Eva about our customers and employees who are dealing with acne and other skin issues. We asked about everything from dryness to oiliness, and we asked Eva for some product recommendations for each skin issue.
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Makeup Mistakes That Age You

Makeup Mistakes That Age You
When any of us do our makeup, we're generally aiming to appear more youthful and refreshed. However, there are some common makeup mistakes that we at Frends Beauty keep seeing that actually age women instead of making them look younger.
 
 
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