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Our All-Time Favorite Makeup Stuff

By SparkLifeApril 13, 2012
Knowing what kind of makeup to buy can be really, really hard. There's so much of it! Everywhere! And when you walk into the makeup section of basically anywhere without a clue what to get, you will probably spend exactly 12.5 billion dollars, try everything,... More  →
Our All-Time Favorite Makeup Stuff

A Beginner's Guide to Eyeliner

By Lucy HutchinsonApril 13, 2012
Eyeliners are like breath mints. There are many different varieties, and some will make your eyes water. Also, you can get them quite cheaply in many gas stations. If you're the sort of person who struggles with basic concepts like spoons and bus timetables, learning to draw More  →
A Beginner's Guide To Eyeliner

What's in My Makeup Bag

By SissyApril 12, 2012
It's Makeup Week! And because I am a beauty lover and makeup hoarder, I’ve picked some of my favorite products to share with you. MAC Paint Pot: This stuff is art for your eyes, so have fun experimenting with it. I use this creamy... More  →
What's in My Makeup Bag

How to Make Brown Eyes POP

By ContributorApril 12, 2012
This week, Lucero shows us how to make her lovely brown eyes even MOAR GORG. —Sparkitors... More  →
How to Make Brown Eyes POP

A Bohemian Braid for Prom

By EmmaApril 11, 2012
Something about this look says "Princess Bride" to us, which means we love it! —Sparkitors Related post: Prom Hair: The Romantic Waterfall Braid... More  →
A Bohemian Braid for Prom

Lucero's Makeup Evolution

By ContributorApril 11, 2012
In honor of makeup week, Lucero—our resident makeup specialist—tells us how she got started in the world of cosmetics. —Sparkitors My makeup story doesn’t have a very creative, or inspirational beginning. In fact, the one of the first real makeup products I ever wore... More  →
Lucero's Makeup Evolution

Makeup We Wish Existed

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 10, 2012
It seems like every time we turn around, we see an advertisement for a brand new patent-pending, secret-formula, peptide-enhanced, alpha-hydroxy must-have makeup product with tri-glyceride technology and mineralized wrinkle erasers. In truth, it sucks us in every time. "Pigment minimizing moisture beads!" we squeal with... More  →
Makeup We Wish Existed

More Beauty Tips for the Cheap & Lazy!

By Chrissie GruebelApril 10, 2012
We all have a comfortable, day-to-day makeup routine—but every now and then, don't you just wanna pull a Hermione and do a slow-motion staircase entrance lookin' smokin' hot? Don't you want to get aggressive with the fancy-face, even if it's just for the... More  →
More Beauty Tips for the Cheap & Lazy!

Fun Nail Art Designs to Try

By Valerie BurnApril 10, 2012
I was not always a super girly-girl—in fact, as a kid I was more of a tomboy. During my teen years, however, I began experimenting with makeup and fell in love. That’s not to say it was always a success… my brief romance with yellow... More  →
Fun Nail Art Designs to Try

Heatless Headband Curls

By ContributorApril 3, 2012
We loved Lucero's beautiful waves from her last video so much that we asked her to teach us how to do it. It turns out to be heatless—that means it's Sparkitor-proof! —The eds ... More  →
Heatless Headband Curls