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Why “Nontouring” is Better Than Contouring

Move over contouring, there’s something new in the makeup world. It’s called strobing—or “nontouring,” and it’s pretty much the alter ego of the face-thinning contouring trend.

A hot makeup trend of the last few years, contouring involves using darker foundations or concealer on the chin, neck, and areas close to the hairline, and lighter-colored foundations on the cheeks, nose, forehead, and areas where light hits in order to make the face look lean.

Strobing, on the other hand, promotes a younger look by highlighting the tops of the cheeks and inner corners of the eyes. Strobing gives a soft, dewy appearance to make a person look younger.

Here are some additional advantages of nontouring:

Compared to contouring, it’s a simple technique. To strobe, apply a primer followed by a light, dewy foundation or tinted moisturizer and concealer on areas where you need coverage. Then apply highlighter to the tip of your hose, the tops of your cheeks, and your brow bone. Whala—you’re ready to roll.

It’s quicker. When done correctly, contouring can take 30 minutes or more. You can nontour in just a few minutes or less.

It’s cheaper. Contouring involves using a few different shades of foundation to create a more chiseled look. This requires a person to invest in multiple bottles, which adds up.

It’s a more natural look. Because contouring involves several different shades of foundation, it can result in a “made up” appearance. Nontouring, on the other hand, promotes a soft, radiant glow.


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5 Summer Hair Treatments

Sun exposure over the summer, can leave your hair looking dull and dry. Adding a treatment to your hair routine, will help to smooth and soften your strands, making them manageable and easy to style.

Palmer’s Coconut Formula Deep Conditioning Protein Pack – This is a good quality product that comes in single use treatment pack. The one use packs are great when you are travelling and have a few minutes to spare. This product will soften and help detangle your hair after a day at the pool or beach. READ MORE (more…)

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Three wardrobe essentials worth splurging on and three to skimp

Instead of splurging on your entire wardrobe for all your essentials, here is a list of 3 scimp friendly items that will save you money on the splurges.

T-Shirts = Skimp – Most of the low end retailers offer soft fabrics that are cool and great as staples. Choose to stock up on the lower end brands to give you more variety.

Jeans = Splurge – Good quality denim can last you a lifetime. Invest on a good brand that creates designs that suit your shape. It is best to invest in classic cuts and washes, which are timeless. READ MORE (more…)

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Five ways to save money on your wardrobe

Everyone these days is on a budget. But being on a budget doesn’t mean that you have to not buy any new clothing. Here are 5 ways to save money on your wardrobe.

Shop slightly out of season – Most often retailers will get their new seasons stock at least a month or two in advance. These stocks will be on discount, although they are on trend. Therefore, visit the stores early and snag your staples for the next season, well in advance for a steal. READ MORE (more…)

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Shopping For Clothes Without Breaking Your Monthly Budget

Everyone loves to shop. Based on research, a person ideally visits a shopping mall in an average of 2 to 3 times a week. While we love to shop, it is even better if we shop for bargains such as wholesale plus size clothes, accessories, jewelry or even wholesale sunglasses for your next summer vacation.

For people who are running an online clothing store, it is typical that you purchase clothes in wholesale prices to have a better profit margin. Since you are ordering in bulk, stocks will continually be available for your customers. READ MORE  (more…)

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3 Secrets for Using Concealer

3 Secrets for Using Concealer

Whether you’re dealing with dark circles around the eyes, pimples or other facial imperfections, concealer can be a tremendously useful product. Of course, as with any type of makeup, there’s certainly an art to using it correctly. Apply it in the wrong place or in the incorrect manner, and you can actually make the concealer itself stand out more than the blemish did. When you get it right, though, the results can be flawless perfection.

Luckily, it only takes a few tips and tricks to become a concealer-applying pro. We spoke with the skincare and beauty researchers at Adore Cosmetics and had them share their concealer secrets with us.

#1 Try a Triangle
One of concealer’s most valuable uses is as a method for hiding dark circles and lines under the eyes. However, many people address this problem with a simple swipe of concealer right underneath the lower eye lid. Instead, a better approach is to use concealer to make a full triangle beneath the eye, with the point facing down. This approach draws attention to the eyes and also makes the face appear lifted. In addition, this larger coverage area is easier to blend out seamlessly into the rest of the face.

#2 Go Green
When it comes to concealing pimples, it can go one of two ways: Either you use so much that the concealer becomes more visible than the pimple was, or you use not enough, and you can still see the pimple. To conceal pimples correctly, start with a green concealer that counteracts the red of the pimple. Then follow up with a skin-tone liquid concealer to mask the green and blend it seamlessly with the surrounding skin.

#3 Address Under-Eye Circles
A lot of the trick with using concealer correctly is matching the color to the problem. When it comes to under-eye circles, they’re often blue, so a peach or orange concealer is the correct contrasting color to use. Another tip for under-eye circles is to apply the concealer with your ring finger rather than your index finger. Since the ring finger is weaker, it’ll put down a lighter swipe of concealer that’ll be easier to blend with the rest of your face.


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Four things all stylish girls have in their closet

Stylish girls always have the freedom to look their best for every occasion. This has mainly to do with the selection of attire they possess. However, anyone who has a good sense of style will have pieces that they wear on heavy rotation. Though each person may put their own unique style on each piece, they still own these items and wear them often. Here are the 4 things all stylish girls have in their closet.

A really good coat – A good coat can keep the chills away and add a lot to a simple outfit. Look for coats that can be worn closed or open, in neutral shades like tan, brown, black and white. READ MORE (more…)

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Finding Wholesale Fashion Online

Article submitted by Young Fashion

Everyone wants to improve the trendy and style look that they are giving off.  The fact of the matter though is that style can be something that can be difficult to achieve without spending a lot of money at a big retail store.  Fear not though, purchasing bulk wholesale clothing can help make that dream a reality.

Buying clothing can be a very expensive endeavor if you do not shop in an intelligent manner.  Purchasing clothing from a retail store can mean that you are going to be spending a lot of money on a product that is of inferior quality to other products.  When you are trying to start to learn how to shop and save money, you should start it out by setting yourself up with an accurate budget first and foremost.  If you decide that you only want to shop and spend a certain amount of money you can do that.  Once you have set the budget, you should then try and figure out the best place to do your shopping.  Arguably the best place to shop is at wholesale stores.  When you shop wholesale you are going to be saving a lot of money as you are going to be buying in bulk and directly from a wholesaler rather than having to go through a retail store.  This can mean more money in your pocket when it is all said and done.

Wholesale boots or even wholesale scarves can be obtained without you having to break the bank.  The team has stocked trendy and stylish clothing items that will have you looking great. Just search on Google or Amazon and you should find some great deals. Forget going to your local mall.

Here are a few great sites we recommend that sale cheap clothing that are fashionable:

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Advantages of Shape Wear

Written by A Fashionable Mind.

Most women are obsessed in keeping their bodies look slim and fit. That is why many of these women choose to purchase a slimming shaper to help them achieve the body shape they have always wanted instantly. There are various types of slimming undergarments readily available in the market, you will find bodysuits, waist cinchers and even a plus size shaper. You can now also purchase a shape wear through online stores, just search through the Internet for a reputable and trusted supplier. READ MORE (more…)

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How to check if your whole clothes are good quality.

Purchasing wholesale tops or other clothing can sometimes be worrisome, many wholesalers out there are not the quality they claim to be. Finding someone who is willing to give you quality items at a good price can be the biggest battle we struggle with in getting stock for our businesses, buying items such as wholesale pants that fall apart with one wash can be a big pain when trying to own a reputable business.

To avoid having your reputation tarnished by clothes that may seem well made but after a first wash or serious wear are garbage, always get a test product first. Most reputable places will be happy to send you a sample product, usually for a little higher than bulk single price but it shouldn’t be too much. Then tug on some of the “stress” areas, so for jeans it would be the knees, rear, crotch, and pockets. If you are a particularly strong person, putting all your force into it isn’t necessary but give it a good few tugs, and put it through the wash with other clothes, and tug on it a few more times. If it doesn’t tear or rip then it’s rather decently made. Though some clothes are naturally more fragile then others so the rules doesn’t apply as much, such as sheer over shirts and leggings, but it’s still important to check the quality of the sew and fabric as much as possible. Because even if it is fragile, if a customer wears it only a few times and finds a bad review, then your store will be to blame, not the supplier.