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Makeup & Muses: Beauty Tips from the Web


I'm just getting back into the swing of things after my mini vacation to Florida. So for Friday I'm bringing you a makeup and muses post featuring a few beauty tips from the web.

Check out these tips and let me know of any beauty tricks you might have in the comments. I'm always on the lookout for ways to wear makeup without looking like a clown.
♥ Summer eyeliner looks to try 

I'm not very adventurous when it comes to my eyeliners and eye makeup in general.

Usually I stick to black and on occasion I will transition to either brown, white or blue, but that doesn't happen often.

If you're anything like me when it comes to eyeliner then this post is for you. You won't honestly know if the look is for you unless you try it on yourself at least once.

If it doesn't work, then I'm apologizing in advance.

 ♥ Household products to use for beauty
These products range from baking soda and cinnamon to toothpaste and dryer sheets. That's right...dryer sheets.

It's amazing how many homemade beauty goods you already have lying around your home without even knowing it. 

Just be sure you're using the products properly so that no one has to call the CDC and keep you quarantined.

 ♥ Makeup tricks that look good in pictures

Finally! I will now know everything there is to know about having a great lookbook post. Well, not everything. But I can at least use some of these tips so I don't fug up your computer screen anymore.

For example, did you know blush and black liner and mascara are good for the camera? These things make your cheeks and eyes stand out, which makes your photo pop.

And always put on your makeup in natural light. This way, people will no longer laugh at your oddly colored face. It is the only way to really know what you look like when you're out and about.

♥ Caviar nail art DIY

Whether or not you eat caviar, you will love this nail trend. 
Adding it to your lips is not required. 

I just love that it's a textured manicure because I think I'd be the type of person to constantly run my fingers over each other just to feel the texture.

But you know me, I love a good nail DIY, but I'm way too lazy (aka: don't have the patience) to try them all. 

Let me know when someone makes the nail strips version of these caviar delights.

Any beauty tips you'd like to share?

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  1. Ah I loved all your tips, definitely going to try them! :) Good to see you're back and active on the blog!


  2. I'm pretty unadventurous when it comes to my eye make up looks as well but I really want to experiment more!

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

  3. This is great! I'm going to try the olive oil and cinnamon beauty trick for sure.
    My sisters and I have done the caviar nails but went to Wal-mart and bought the microbeads for $5 instead of the $25 Caviar nail kit at Sephora.

  4. love this post! I'm thisclose to making the caviar manicure my next set of nails. I just haven't done it yet...well...because I've been lazy. ;-)
    Happy Friday!

  5. I don't wear makeup but this seems helpful.

  6. Those were some great tips Cheryl!! i always wanted to try out the perfect royal blue eyeliner but somehow never found the perfect shade for my skin .
    Am off to try that winged look. Thanks :D

  7. Thank you for including AWS!!! I love that caviar/beaded nail look, how fun!! Happy weekend love! PS I love all your lookbook photos!

  8. love all the tips...i love caviar nails trend...but i am too lazy to try it :P

  9. You never fug up a screen, my dear! Great tips for photography makeup though!

  10. just adore the blue eye make-up..fabulous! xo

  11. Amazing post!
    Love that blue liner!


  12. I totally agree with putting makeup on with natural light. I freelance as a makeup artist (well, more so before than now), and that's what I always tell my clients:)

  13. I'd say as far as makeup goes, I'm also most adventurous when it comes to eyeliners and shadows. I'll have to check this out!

  14. I seriously have to switch up my makeup routine! Colored eyeliner might be the way to go.. And in terms of beauty tips, I recently watched a fab how-to video on Refinery 29 about curling hair with a straightener, and it literally changed my life!

    Hope you have a lovely weekend! :)

    sorelle in style

  15. Okay, I just spent waaaay too much time on these links. LOL!

    I liked the photo makeup tricks one the best. I need to start wearing blush when I go out!

  16. i love that its now called caviar nail art... i used to call it 'bead nails'... i know have a classier way to say it :)... im sure the nail strips will come out soon. I'll get those asap
    enjoy ur weekend!!

  17. Thank you for the tips. I will try the ones for in front of the camera.

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  18. i can't believe it took me so long to find your blog! in love! follow back? xx

  19. Excellent links! I so lobe the caviar nails and want to give them a try!

  20. Hiya... Thanks for your comment, trying to catch up with all my fav blogs whi.e there's wi fi! Excellent post, so many tips I had no idea about before

  21. I am in love with these makeup tricks for photos!

    xo Teresa

  22. I love the blue eye make up, so fun.=)


  23. nice tips dear! i will use eyeliner and blush on everytime i want to take photos ;p omg that caviar on the nails and lips are so gorgeous <333 xx

    Letters To Juliet

  24. OMW caviar nail art?? Love this! I'm going to try blush, liner and mascara for photo's. I never wear foundation, but I still apply the rest of my make-up in natural light.
    Thanks for the tips Cheryl <3

  25. I definitely have been trying brightly colored eyeliner -- and I do like the caviar nail trend but I also don't have the patience, haha.

  26. I did my own caviar nails....you outta check em out


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