Influencer Advice, Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

You Should Be Celebrating Rejection Letters

A recent news story has gone viral regarding an influencer and a Dublin hotel that I won't be naming here because I'm earnestly afraid of the hotel owner's wrath. You can find information about the situation here and I encourage you to do so. This whole debacle has had me thinking a lot about what… Continue reading You Should Be Celebrating Rejection Letters

Makeup, Opinion, Reviews

Why I’ve Stopped Using Glitter In My Looks

I love sparkle and shine. I love the gorgeous shimmer of of light dancing across a well lit glittery nail or eye. It's gorgeous. It's magic. And it's no wonder glitter is one of our favorite makeup essentials these days. But, I can't be a part of the glitter club anymore. Because it is literally… Continue reading Why I’ve Stopped Using Glitter In My Looks

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Instagram Growth – An Introduction

When I launched my makeup blogging on Instagram, I did so with reckless abandon. I didn't always know what I was doing, but I did make a few observations and sound judgements along the way. In continuation of my series on starting the influencer process, I want to talk about the first few months of… Continue reading Instagram Growth – An Introduction

Haircare, how to, Makeup, Opinion, Reviews, Skincare

My 10 Favorite Beauty Products of 2017

It's been an awesome year for me and my makeup journey. I've learned a lot and I've gotten my hands on a lot of great products this year, so I wanted to take some time to tell you my 10 favorite products from 2017! 1. The Balm Cosmetics High Light N Con Tour Palette This… Continue reading My 10 Favorite Beauty Products of 2017

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Naked Cosmetics – A Crash Course In Working With Mica Pigments

I LOVE mica pigments and powders. When I received my first Naked Cosmetics pigment in an Ipsy bag 6 months ago, I understood how amazing it was IMMEDIATELY. The versatility of pigments is mind blowing. I have realized however that not everyone feels comfortable using mica pigments; including established makeup artists and enthusiasts. If working… Continue reading Naked Cosmetics – A Crash Course In Working With Mica Pigments

Makeup, Reviews

Tamara Canup Holiday 2017 Giveaway is here! (CLOSED)

UPDATE: Congratulations to Katylin Pittman! Katylin was AMAZING because she took advantage if every extra entry available! Go Katylin!! Congratulations! Original post: I am so excited to announce that I have gathered some of my favorite products to gift one lucky winner this holiday season, just because I love ya so much! In the past… Continue reading Tamara Canup Holiday 2017 Giveaway is here! (CLOSED)

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“I’m Not Here To Make Friends” Is Dumb & Why Collaboration Matters

A few months ago I was fortunate to be invited to a small Facebook support group for beauty bloggers. The idea behind this group was simple: share information about how to contact brands, share tips and advice about social media, and gain access to built-in engagement from real life people. These groups, or pods, are… Continue reading “I’m Not Here To Make Friends” Is Dumb & Why Collaboration Matters

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Strengths And Weaknesses

Hello! Welcome to Part 6 of my series on becoming an Influencer! In this series I'm going to give you all the behind the scenes info on how I've been able to start receiving products and services for free and how I've grown my social media presence on my chosen platform: Instagram! If you're new… Continue reading Strengths And Weaknesses

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What Now? – The Worst Case Scenario

Hello! Welcome to Part 4 of my series on becoming an Influencer! In this series I'm going to give you all the behind the scenes info on how I've been able to start receiving products and services for free and how I've grown my social media presence on my chosen platform: Instagram! If you're new… Continue reading What Now? – The Worst Case Scenario

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Looking Ahead – The Best Case Scenario

Hello! Welcome to Part 3 of my series on becoming an Influencer! In this series I'm going to give you all the behind the scenes info on how I've been able to start receiving products and services for free and how I've grown my social media presense on my chosen platform: Instagram! If you're new… Continue reading Looking Ahead – The Best Case Scenario