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Holiday makeup || What came first: the Turkey of the eyeliner?

Posted December 19, 2015 @ 10:25am

Holiday makeup || What came first: the Turkey of the eyeliner?What came first: the turkey or the wingtip liner? By Andrea Claire The holiday hustle is here. Countdown to turkey in 5-4-3-2 - hold the phone... a little higher with a top tilt... This is your selfie posed and ready to click. The problem with this day and technological age, is that we feel the pressure to be picture perfect as we are bent over, face in the oven about to baste with haste. It's bad enough that we need our #ootd to complement our kitchen utensils, now we need our hair & makeup to be #onfleek?!Let me share with you, a few beauty bites that will get you ready for the #santaselfie and / or #turkeygroufie this holiday season. A photo posted by Andrea Claire (@aclairebeauty) on May 2, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT Never ask a mom with wingtip liner why she’s late to the party! Best applied with your eyes open for that perfect angle.Do not tug your...

 

The age of Adaline to Zelda

Posted August 7, 2015 @ 7:39pm

The age of Adaline to Zelda[sorry my head's so big... I gotta work on that!] We are constantly on the uphill battle of beauty. Why? Because society and media tell us we are (and the occasional mother-in-law).Lately I have been having a constant revolving door conversation with many women about age and makeup. Researching for ideas. What is the general consensus?20s - it's the 'anything goes' years30s - it's 'use caution but with your newly added eye cream'50s - it's 'grab your coral lipstick'60s... Wait...40s....? Why is the 40s seeming to be a lost decade? Cut your hair into a bob and sit quietly until 50s beauty rules kick-in?I thought it was just me projecting (I'm 44); but after asking other women in their 40s if they felt the same, well, turns out that I'm not alone. It's almost as if under 40 & over 40 have their place in the world but we are the 'hold on a sec' decade. I guess our kids ballet and...