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
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
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
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
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)
Hello! Welcome to Part 2 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 Making The Leap – Why Are You Here?
I'm in my early 30's so I've been alive long enough now to see several makeup trends become iconic and must-have, only to fade into oblivion and be made fun of after the haze of what's popular has finally cleared. Today I want to stare into my magic ball and predict the current trends that… Continue reading 5 Makeup Fads We’ll Mock In 10 Years
About a month ago my girlfriends and I decided we deserved a break! School has just kicked off for all of our children and after surviving the stress of the first week of school, we wanted to treat ourselves to a few days at the beach. Woohoo! We found a darling condo on Airbnb right… Continue reading Girls Trip 2017 – Part 1 – Packing My Makeup!!
I adore home decor because it gives me the ability to express myself within the very walls of my home. Considering I work from home, I'm here a LOT, so I've always placed a lot of emphasis on the design and decor of my various spaces. One area that hasn't had a lot of love… Continue reading My DREAM Vanity!
When I was contacted by Influenster about the Milk Makeup Blur Liquid Matte Foundation, I actually screamed. I love the Milk Makeup brand and I'd already heard so much about the new foundation they were going to be dropping. There may have been happy dancing involved. Milk Makeup has successfully marketed itself as makeup for… Continue reading Review – Milk Makeup Blur Liquid Matte Foundation and Dab & Blend Applicator