How to set your curls so they last! 🌙
This is a pro tip to get curls to set and stay for you all day. I probably wouldn’t do this for my every day blow out but I would definitely take these steps to do a blow out for a special occasion like a wedding or anniversary date. Steps for long wearing curls: Use a 1 inch curling iron, I like BaByliss PRO - Porcelain Ceramic Spring Curling Iron and curl one inch sections of your hair into ringlets. Take each ringlet and twist them back away from your face then secure with a duck bill clip. I like these /kit·sch/ - Rainbow Coated Metal Styling Clips Let your curls set in the clips while you do your makeup and get dressed. The more time you give them to set the better! Take out the clips and gently finger comb your waves. You can finish with a hair spray or texturizing spray and you’ll have curls that last all night!
BaByliss PRO-Porcelain Ceramic Spring Curling Iron
Get Yourself a Wet Brush for Tangles!
If you don’t have a wet brush, Go get one right now I use to dread washing my hair because of how long it would take to detangle when I would get out of the shower. I have lots of fine textured hair that has also had lots of bleach in it. The perfect recipe for tangles. Over the years I have figured out how to detangle my hair quickly and with a lot less pain! 1. Start detangling in the shower. After you work in your conditioner through your mids and ends use your fingers or a wide tooth comb to get out anyUs knots or tangles that may have formed when you shampooed. I think like to twist my hair up in a loose bun and let the conditioner sit on for the rest of my shower. 2. When you get out of the shower do not tie it up in a towel! I know this is hard but it will only add tangles. Instead, use your towel to just squeeze out some of the water so it’s not dripping all over you. 3. Use a leave in conditioner or oil and work it through your mids and ends. I like to apply these products before brushing out my hair to prevent damage. The brush will help distribute the product really well. 4. This is the most important step! Get yourself a wet brush! They are life changing, I use one at home and also to detangle all of my client’s hair at the salon. This brush will make combing out your hair wet or dry so much quicker and easier. They are only $10 and you can pick them up at target or order though Amazon. They make detangling pain-free. I also highly recommend them for children who hate brushing their hair haha! They won’t fight you on hair brushing anymore with one of these magic brushes!
Top Picks for Cleaner Beauty 🍃
I’ve been slowly transitioning my way into clean beauty products. Every time I run out of one of my makeup products, I try to replace it with a clean alternative. I think that putting fewer harmful chemicals on your skin can only have positive benefits on your health and now there are so many options and products on the market, clean beauty is a lot more accessible to everyone. Here are a couple products I’ve purchased recently that I am loving: COVER FX - COVER FX Contour Kit This matte powdered bronzer gives a beautiful sun kissed glow that does not look fake and contains ingredients like green tea that actually help to improve your skin Does not contain harmful ingredients like fragrance, talc, sulfates, parabens or sulfates Cover Rx states on their website that they make high performance makeup that contains clean ingredients. I personally think they’re fulfilling that promise with this bronzer. It’s long wearing, looks natural and is good for your skin. It’s also reasonably priced at $19! I don’t think I’ve ever used another bronzer with all those qualities! tarte - Shape Tape Shaping Eyeshadow Palette Obsessed with this eyeshadow palette. It has great neutral and pink shadows that you can use every day or glam up for night time. Really great for someone who is new to eyeshadow or is intimidated by larger palettes. Like a lot of Tarte’s products it is infused with Amazonian clay! All of Tarte’s makeup is formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates and triclosan This eyeshadow is long wearing and vibrant. It’s probably one of the best palette’s I’ve bought and the best part is it’s only $19!
COVER FX-COVER FX Contour Kit
Steps to Perfectly Painted Nails 💅🏻💅🏻💅🏻
Steps for Painting Your Nails Perfectly 💅🏻 1. Put a dot of nail polish on the middle off your nail and then only use three brush strokes to cover your entire nail. Move your brush to left then right then center. This will save you so much time and look better than making a lot of brush strokes. 2. Let your top coat dry for a minute and then apply your second coat the same way! The second coat will look better and last longer. 3. Don’t forget your top coat! This is the best way to prevent your nails from chipping. I love the Sally Hansen - Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat 4. Wait until your nails are dry and then go back and clean up the edges. I did another post about using a paint brush or makeup brush to dip in nail polish remover and using it to swipe around your nails to clean up any nail polish that got on your skin.
Sally Hansen-Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat
Red Power Nails for Aries
I’m an Aries girl. Aries are passionate, confident, and courageous. So it is not surprise that an Aries power color is red! I love to keep this in mind when I am picking out a nail color that I’m going to where somewhere special or just when I want to feel more empowered and confident. If you’ve seen any of my other posts about nails, you’ll know I’m a big fan of the Sally Hansen Insta-Dri line of nail polishes. They come in so many great colors, wear really well and they actually do dry in 60 seconds. Recently I discovered one of my fav red colors from them. It’s called Cinna- Snap. It’s more of a burgundy red which I prefer especially in these fall and winter months. I like to keep my nails pretty short when wearing red, I just think it looks better! You also definitely want to do two coats of polish so you get the nice bold nail.Sally Hansen - Insta Dri Nail Color
Sally Hansen-Insta Dri Nail Color
Aztec Secret Healing Clay Not For Me 🙅🏼♀️
I purchased this product a while back because I kept hearing so much hype about it and how it helps with blackheads and cleaning out your pores. It has great reviews on Amazon and so I thought why not give it shot! I have used it a few times and here are my thoughts on why it’s not for me. Smell: You mix with apple cider vinegar which gives it a very unpleasant smell Didn’t see a difference: After using it a few times I noticed no difference in my skin’s appearance. It didn’t help with blackheads or cleaning out pores in general Redness: The only real difference it made in my skin is that it made my face super red for several hours after using which may have been worth it if I had seen a difference in my skin Clean up: I thought it was kind of annoying to have to mix together different ingredients in another bowl and then clean it all up at the end. Minor but also annoying. The good news is this product won’t go to waste because my husband likes to use it and this is probably because he knows nothing about skincare lol! AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clay
AZTEC SECRET-Indian Healing Clay
Dandruff VS Dry Scalp: What’s the Difference?
Many people use dandruff and dry scalp interchangeably, but these scalp problems are actually very different. While they both can cause an irritated scalp and itchiness, they are caused by different issues.
✨MASK TO HELP STRENGTHEN HAIR/PREVENT LOSS✨
We have all noticed a little extra hair in our brush or shower drain and wonder what the heck is going on! Most people go through some kind of mild hair loss for all different reasons (i.e changes in hormones, stress etc.) I began to notice some hair loss after I had a baby last year, which is totally normal but still really scary when it’s happening to you! While I can’t tell you how to get rid of hair loss or prevent it completely, I can tell you what I like to do to keep my hair healthy and strong and minimize loss! Masking is a something you can do once a week to ensure your hair is getting enough moisture so that it can stay strong. Lately my favorite mask has been the Malibu C Replenish Mask. ♥️Why I love it♥️ You can leave it on for 10 minutes or overnight depending on how much hydration you think you need. (I like to leave mine in a shower cap for a couple hours while I clean up the house!) Gives you intense moisture, controls frizz, and helps maintain colored hair Comes in cute little single use packets so you know exactly how much to use each time! Smells like a tropical vacation! Coconut yesss! Does not leave hair feeling greasy, just soft and smooth! *PRO TIP: look for a salon that offers professional Malibu treatments. These are amazing for your hair as well as your scalp and will give you an extra boost against hair loss.
✨3D ANTI AGING SHEET MASK REVIEW✨
I am a sheet mask enthusiast. I’ve been using sheet masks since they became popular several years ago. They’re such an easy, fun way to add a mask to your skincare routine. I recently tried out the 3D anti-aging care sheet mask from the popular J-beauty brand, Kracie Hadabisei. I waited a few days after using the masks before writing this just to see how my skin fared so I could give you my honest opinions! ✨Here are my highlights✨ *This mask contains collagen and lemon extract, both great anti-aging ingredients that leave skin feeling soft. There was also plenty of serum in this mask (30ml) so I was able to easily massage the serum in to my face as well as neck and décolletage (these areas need love too!). *Immediately after use my skin felt a lot softer and smoother. While my fine lines weren’t gone, I felt like they were a little less visible since my skin was so moisturized. Applying makeup an hour or so after this mask was a breeze. *I love the sturdiness of this mask. Some sheet masks are very thin and tend to slide down your face as you wear them or drip the serum all over. This mask stays put and I was able to walk around with it on and get things done. *The 3D fit allows for a lot coverage. No sheet mask is going to fit your face perfectly but this one is able to cover your jawline and underneath your chin which is great. *MOST importantly this mask did not make me break out! I have skin that’s sensitive to fragrance and these masks are fragrance free. A few days after use and not a break out in sight. Overall I really enjoyed using these sheet masks and will purchase again. They made my skin feel great and the fact that my skin didn’t break me out in the process means these masks can have a spot in my rotation! HADABISEI - Facial Mask 3D Aging Moisturizer
HADABISEI-Facial Mask 3D Aging Moisturizer
Cherie Picks the Best in Makeup
Hi all, hope you're doing well! We're so excited to announce Cherie's Picks for makeup this week. Cherie's Picks is our way of celebrating different Cherie users for creating amazing content that the community has been loving, so these Cherie users have been selected by YOU, the community! Congrats to @CedricShi@xreyymua@thatlookyoulove@Jillianb1@firstname.lastname@example.org@Scurtoworld@AlexRonallo@Jenna_11@mel.beautyfor being in this week’s Cherie’s Picks. We hope that you’ll give all these amazing users a follow to browse more of their content. Thank you all for sharing such great posts with all of us. We are so grateful to have all of you as a part of our community and will continue to spotlight Cherie members and their posts every week. Happy posting!
Baby Pink Barbie Nails 💅🏻
My go-to nails polish has always been Essie’s “ballet slippers”. It’s such a classic and a little more fun than using just a clear polish. I ran out of “ballet slippers” recently and went to Target to pick up a fresh bottle. As I was browsing all the color options, I decided to get wild and try a new pink polish. Well, I think I found a new favorite in Essie’s “Free to Roam”. It’s such a cute pink and gives me major Barbie vibes. I usually keep my nails short and round but I feel like you could use it on a longer nail, acrylic or on your toes and it would still look amazing. It’s much more pink than “ballet slippers” but I think that’s perfect for summertime. For me, Essie stays on great, especially when I use their Ultra-Fast Dry top coat on top of the polish. I buff the nail before applying the first coat which also helps with longevity. Another thing I’ve found in the past is that some of Essie’s nail polishes can be a little harder to apply, I’m not sure what it is but I had a taupe color that I could never get on right. However, this color was really easy to apply and after two coats I thought it turned out really great!
essie-Enamel Nail Polish
Shampoo and Conditioner Favs (for medium width)
There are three different hair widths: Fine, Medium and Coarse. This is determined by the thickness of the individual hairs on your head (not the amount of hair you have overall, that’s your hair density). You can determine your own hair width by plucking out a single strand (just one, you’re going to be in pain if you take more!) and taking a peek at it. A fine strand will be almost invisible, a coarse strand will be visible and appear thick, the best way to describe a medium strand is a clearly visible strand of hair but without the thick appearance of coarse hair. I have medium width strands and I’ve found that finding the right shampoo and conditioner made it possible for me to wash less while getting enough moisture to tame. With medium hair it can take longer to dry and style so it’s important to find products that can extend your time between washings. I’ve tried so many shampoos and conditioners and was always feeling like my scalp was greasy and my ends were dry the next day. After a lot of trial and error, I found Innersense Pure Harmony Hair Bath and Pure Inspiration Conditioner and they’ve made such a huge difference for my hair. My favorite thing, besides the fact that they smell amazing, is that they don’t leave any feeling of residue on the hair. Innsersense is an organic brand and their products don’t contain any silicones, parabens and other synthetics that can leave a waxy coating on your hair. The hair bath uses pumpkin seed, shea butter and coconut oil to cleanse the hair without drying it out. The conditioner contains bran oil and aloe which help smooth and moisturize the hair, I don’t put any conditioner on my scalp so I can go even longer without washing. My hair feels clean for days and I save so much time not having to constantly wash it!