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6 Tips to Help Your Makeup Last Throughout the Day

6 Tips to Help Your Makeup Last Throughout the Day
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1. The Right Foundation
Just as building a house begins with a solid foundation, applying makeup requires a smooth, durable base. Find a gentle product that goes on light while evening your skin tone. For an all-day formula, try an oil-free cream, such as Lorac’s Natural Performance Foundation.

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The Frends Guide to Picking the Right Brow Product

The Frends Guide to Picking the Right Brow Product

 

Before you even start looking at products, you need to know what kind of brow you're going for. Do you love a bold, edgy look? Or do you prefer a softer, more natural brow? There's no one right way - it's whatever you love! Check out our infographic that can help you decide. 

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Brow Down: Achieving Perfect Brows

Brow Down: Achieving Perfect Brows

Brows have been a trend for quite some time and we don’t really see it dying. Mainly because brows frame the face, it’s like the icing on the cake. Without a little brow enhancement, you may look a bit unfinished. And who wants cake without icing…NOBODY!! So If you haven’t mastered your brow game, don’t worry there’s plenty of tips and tricks to help you out.

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Getting a Stellar Strobe!

Getting a Stellar Strobe!

Highlighting, strobing whatever you prefer to call it, bottom line is that it’s a trend that just keeps growing. Why? Because it’s a simple little step in your makeup routine that literally makes you glow! It takes your highlighting and contouring one step further giving you some serious game to your glam. 

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Helpful Winter Makeup and Beauty Tips

Helpful Winter Makeup and Beauty Tips

The groundhogs might not have seen their shadows this year, but many places across the US are still dealing with blustery winter weather. Sure, the colder winter weather can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a real hassle in the beauty and makeup arena. If you want to keep unsightly winter skin dryness and redness at bay, among other issues, there are a number of helpful tips out there waiting for you. 

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Baked To Perfection: How to Properly “Bake” Your Face

Baked To Perfection: How to Properly “Bake” Your Face

Though I love to bake cookies and my famous “crumbs buns” (maybe I should start a new blog…?), this baking blog does not include any use of measuring cups or an oven. The hottest trend happening in the social world of makeup right now is baking. What the hell is baking you ask? It’s an old way to apply concealer and powder that blends into your skin to create a sculpted shimmer free highlight. 

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How to Polish Your Look After the Gym in Under 20 Minutes

How to Polish Your Look After the Gym in Under 20 Minutes

Maybe you were getting your sweat on by doing lunges and squats, or coming off an amazing spin class. Whatever your gym workout of choice is, now it's all about the pretty. It's time to refresh your look and get on with the rest of your day!

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Should You Be Storing Your Beauty Products in the Refrigerator?

Should You Be Storing Your Beauty Products in the Refrigerator?

There are plenty of things we love that are best stored in the refrigerator. No one wants a warm glass of white wine and we definitely prefer our milk chilled. But when it comes to our beauty products, most items are best served at room temperature.

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4 Best Makeup Tools You Should Be Using

4 Best Makeup Tools You Should Be Using

Achieving your perfect makeup look isn't just about choosing the right products for your face. Quality makeup tools should find a home in every routine. They can vastly improve the ease with which makeup can be applied and can help even the newest makeup users create professional quality looks. Here are the 4 best makeup tools you should be including in your beauty routine.

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No Time for a Complete Makeup Routine? No Problem!

No Time for a Complete Makeup Routine? No Problem!

In a perfect world, we'd always be styled and groomed to perfection, ready to go out on the town at a moment's notice. News flash - we don't live in a perfect world! In the real world, every woman knows all too well that schedules are tight and friends have a bad habit of calling us at the eleventh hour when they want to go out, giving us roughly zero minutes to get ready. The struggle is definitely real.

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Why an Updated Makeup Routine May Be Just What You Need

Why an Updated Makeup Routine May Be Just What You Need

With the everyday stress of life added to the overwhelmingly busy nature of the holiday season, many women are left feeling like their appearance and self-confidence have fallen by the wayside. Instead, completing deadlines at work, finishing gift shopping, cleaning, decorating and all those other seasonal pratfalls take center stage. It can be easy to settle into a basic makeup routine and not try new things. But an updated makeup routine can have amazing benefits for your confidence and love life. Whether you want to meet someone new or simply feel great about what you see when you look in the mirror, updating your makeup routine can be the key to feeling like a brand new you.

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Some of Our Most Popular Makeup Products of 2015

Some of Our Most Popular Makeup Products of 2015

Here at Frends Beauty, we'd like to think that all of our products are the utmost best in makeup and skin care. The truth is, however, that some products are just a cut above the rest. As we say farewell to 2015, we want to look back at our top sellers of the year, some true favorites that helped us to stay glam all year long.

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How To Get Your Makeup Kit Ready For The New Year

How To Get Your Makeup Kit Ready For The New Year

New Year's is the time when we're all making resolutions. It's the time when we're all vowing to get rid of bad habits and replace them with more positive ones. If you're like most people, your makeup kit could probably use a little sprucing up. All of us tend to let our makeup kits and vanity spaces get a little out of control, especially during the holidays when we're constantly getting ready for parties and events. If you want to ensure that your makeup kit is ready to go for 2016, then follow these tips.

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Lashes, Lips and Glitter: NYE!

Lashes, Lips and Glitter: NYE!
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New Year’s Eve calls for drama, not throw a drink in someone’s face drama… I’m talking eyelashes! Lashes are a perfect way to add some oomph to your look. If you want to go all out try mink lashes like Blinking Beaute, Velour or Flutter Lashes. If you want to save some money try Stilazzi lashes, my personal favorite is #938. 

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Tips to Make Contouring Look Natural

Tips to Make Contouring Look Natural

The difference between a face that has been contoured and one that hasn't is remarkable. It’s no wonder then than contouring, a technique once left mostly to professional makeup artists, has become an important part of many daily beauty routines. Contouring includes using different shades of powder or liquid color chosen to complement your skin tone, to highlight specific areas of your face and downplay problem areas. When contouring is done correctly, it can make your jaw line appear slimmer, your nose appear smaller, and your cheekbones higher and rounder. Of course, nothing about your face changes, but colors can be used to give a contouring illusion favored by many. Here are some tips on how to make your contouring look natural.

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How To Keep Your Skin Glowing All Winter Long

How To Keep Your Skin Glowing All Winter Long

Could winter be any more harsh on our skin? Between the frigid temperatures and the dry, artificial air in our homes, winter is just about the worst time of year when it comes to our complexions. Keeping your skin hydrated, healthy and supple during the winter can be a challenge, but we at Frends Beauty want to help. Here is our guide on how you can keep your skin glowing all winter long.

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The Right Brow Shape for Your Face: Infographic

The Right Brow Shape for Your Face: Infographic

Ever look at your face and be like "this just isn't right..." when you notice your brows? Are they on fleek? Do they lack fleek? If you're in search of fleek...or whatever the cool kids call it, we can help. We put together this eyebrow infographic to help you figure out the best eyebrow shape for your face.

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Expert Makeup Tips to Make Your Eye Makeup Pop

Expert Makeup Tips to Make Your Eye Makeup Pop

If the eyes are the window to the soul, we certainly like to choose beautiful drapes to accent the view. Bold, beautiful eye makeup can take a simple and sophisticated look and make it stand out by accenting your best features with colors and techniques tailored to your personal style and complexion. We love makeup that brings eyes front and center and celebrates their beauty. Let's start with some great techniques that can improve your overall eye look.

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Look Hot in Humid Places!

Look Hot in Humid Places!

So I survived the hottest humidity I have ever been in and I can actually post pictures from it! WOOHOO! Thailand was an unreal country but the heat was tough on my makeup, the humidity was even worse. I knew it was going to be challenging but I think I nailed my beauty routine while I was enjoying paradise! 

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Keep Your Tan Through Winter

Keep Your Tan Through Winter

So fall has finally hit sunny SoCal, which basically means that it’s sunny and beautiful with a light, cool wind…real tough to deal with. Though, during the winter months, even we Southern Californians tend to return to the paler versions of our golden tan Summer selves. Hard to believe I know, but it’s true; which is why I’m writing this to help us all out! I leave for Thailand in a few days and I need to bring back my summer glow ASAP so I thought I would share with you all on how I do it.

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