Concealer and Foundation Over 40: How to Avoid Caking

Circles, bags, wrinkles. Under eye problems. As I’ve gotten older (I’m 41 now), those problems have gotten a bit harder to deal with. When I was younger, using the “triangle of light” concealer tip with a super pigmented concealer was the best concealer hack ever. Things are different now. Even though my under eye area is relatively free of fine lines and wrinkles, my favorite under eye concealers have become too thick, and by mid-afternoon…

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Weekend Beauty Reads with The Beauty Spotlight Team

This week, Polarbelle is giving us an insight into what happens with her during gluten poisoning, why it’s serious, and why she is so adamant that cosmetics should be gluten free to alleviate the suffering and danger for people like her. Jen of Laugh, Love, Contour currently has focused her attention on the land Down Under when it comes to cosmetics. This past week, she has tried out a few products by Australian brand BYS…

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Paraben Free Drugstore Makeup Kit: Yes, It Is Possible!

Today I am sharing an updated post, this post was originally published in 2014 but has remained popular over the last 4 years. I wanted to update it with new product recommendations as some of the products I mentioned are no longer available or were reformulated (luckily none had added parabens). The good news is that it was much easier to find paraben free makeup in 2018! Parabens are a hot topic these days. While…

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Weekend Beauty Reads from The Beauty Spotlight Team

If you’re a fan of vintage style and if you want or need new high quality beauty tools, Never Say Die Beauty says you must check out The Vintage Cosmetic Company’s Your Beauty Tools set, now sold at JC Penney. Not only are they super cute, they are high quality and so well designed! Prime Beauty is obsessed with the new Anastasia Norvina Eyeshadow Palette. The shades are beautifully unique, work well together and make…

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My Sephora VIB Event Picks

I’ve been so busy with the end of summer that it feels like forever since I’ve published a blog post! I’ve been super hard at work on a bunch of new pregnancy skincare and makeup posts, right now I’m working on guides to makeup setting sprays, lip products (which is really hard as the ingredients can vary a lot even by shade) and deodorant/antiperspirant. I’ve also been working on 2 (free) eBooks, 1 on basics…

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