Flair Yourself Friday: Simple Highlighting Tip for a Youthful Look

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Hello ladies! Welcome to another exciting addition to Flair Yourself Friday! After last Friday's elaborate post on brow care, I thought it would be fun to focus on something more simple, facial highlights! It's a small step in your makeup routine that can make a huge difference! Going from my twenties into my thirties, I've noticed I can't wear my makeup in the manner I use to. Certain techniques that were once a regular part of my makeup routine, now make me look older and draw attention to the fine lines that have begun to form on my face, so I am always on the look out for new … [Read more...]

Flair Yourself Friday: Cleaning Up Your Eyebrows

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Welcome to another exciting addition of "Flair Yourself Friday!" Eyebrows, the crowning glory on every woman's face! They're one of your most important facial features. With clean, well-shaped brows, your face will look more polished and you, too, can rock it with flair! Before we begin, here are a few tools of the trade you'll need to get started. Good pair of tweezers Brow pencil (matched to your hair color for a more natural look) Brow brush Mini scissors (typically found in the manicure aisle of the beauty department) Important: Keep in mind, it's better to … [Read more...]

Flair Yourself Friday: Beauty for Every Mama

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With the great response to my Birthday Bash Makeover Series...which has barely even started...it became overwhelmingly clear, that there are many women, like my sister and me, who are aching to know more about beauty, style and just feeling good about themselves. My sister-in-law, Amy, and I agree that beauty is individual and every woman deserves to feel wonderful in her own skin. After talking about it at length, we've decided to start a new feature, devoted to feeling beautiful, inside and out. And so, "Flair Yourself Friday: Beauty for Every Mama" has come to be. Amy has graciously … [Read more...]

Beauty Birthday Bash, Part 1: Background on the Arias Sisterhood

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On Saturday, I wrote a post before I left for my brother and sister-in-law's house. I was heading there for what I only knew to be a girly makeover day with my sisters. Beyond that, they were very sketchy about the details. I was given specific instructions of what to bring and the rest would be "taken care of." As a little background, I grew up learning very little by way of beauty tips. My mom is a strong, beautiful, independent woman, and she concentrated her life lessons more on inner beauty and seeing the wonderful, beautiful qualities in other people. We weren't a Cosmo magazine … [Read more...]

Flair Yourself Friday: Plucking Your Brows

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Welcome to another exciting addition of "Flair Yourself Friday!" Eyebrows, the crowning glory on every woman's face! They're one of your most important facial features. With clean, well-shaped brows, your face will look more polished and you, too, can rock it with flair! Before we begin, here are a few tools of the trade you'll need to get started. Good pair of tweezers Brow pencil (matched to your hair color for a more natural look) Brow brush Mini scissors (typically found in the manicure aisle of the beauty department) Important: Keep in mind, it's better to … [Read more...]