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5 Basic Makeup Tools Everyone Should Have

When you go to all the trouble of finding the perfect makeup products, it’s important to have the tools needed to apply them properly for beautiful results. The following five items should be a part of everyone’s beauty collection.

Brush Set

Once you have a set of proper brushes that are designed for the exact purpose you need, you’ll wonder how you ever used your fingertips. (In fact, one should avoid using their hands with makeup because the bacteria on them will mix into the product and grow over time.)

Ideally, you’ll have brushes to apply powder, blush or highlighter, eye makeup, and lip products. Within these categories will be specific designs to achieve the look you’re after, like an eye liner brush or a loose setting powder brush.

You can buy individual brushes to suit your needs, but a good way to ensure you’re getting the best ones, and … Read the rest

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How to Get Your Child Ready for the Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school preparation, especially shopping, can stress out parents, teachers, and children alike. Sometimes the best thing you can do as a parent is to start preparing your child for school in precisely the right ways. Here are some tips to make sure your child is ready to take on the school year.

Shopping for supplies effectively

Getting supplies is often the most stressful part of going back to school. Every kid usually has a different list of supplies for each class. The best tip to remember is to save as many supplies from previous kids as you can salvage for the next year. The amount of supplies needed can be pricey, so it’s also best to get what you can online or at dollar stores in your area. When it comes to picking out the right supplies, it also can get overwhelming — every year, there seems to be a … Read the rest

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