Monday, July 31, 2017

Check Out The Latest Makeup Technique: Sandbagging

Check Out The Latest Makeup Technique: Sandbagging

Contouring, baking, and highlighting. What do all of these words have in common? They are makeup techniques. Even though I use these words on a daily, I understand that they sound a little bit odd. If I say, "I need to highlight my face." I would totally get it if someone gave me a funny look. Understandable. Oh, and if I say, "I need to bake my face." Please, do not be alarmed. No, I'm not putting my face in an oven. I'm just baking my under eyes with setting powder. 

Another makeup technique that might sound a little bit weird is sandbagging. If you want your lip gloss to be on point, then you need to learn how to sandbag. This technique is new to me, and it seems like it's going to be a part of my makeup vocabulary. The Kardashians and Jenners are doing it, so I want to do it, too. You can call me a follower, whatever! If you want your lip gloss to be on fleek, here's all you need to know about sandbagging and what lip glosses are perfect for this technique. 

1. Exfoliator

First things first, you need to exfoliate your lips. Massage the scrub all over your lips, and then rinse and pat dry. I love doing this step because my lips feel so smooth after. 

2. Hydrate

Apply a lip balm onto your lips, and let it soak in for a few minutes. 

3. Lip Mask 

These lip masks are so cool because they hydrate and plump your lips. It also looks pretty fun to wear. If you don't have a lip mask lying around, no worries. This step is optional. 

4. Foundation 

Since your lips are going to have a dewy finish, you will need to mattify your skin. Apply a matte foundation onto your face, and then add a touch of it onto your lips. A tiny dot on your lips will do the trick.

5. Lip Liner 

The lip liner will help keep your lip gloss in place. You can either outline your lips or fill them in. 

6. Lip Gloss

Apply your lip gloss and then blot with a paper towel. Go in for a second coat and repeat. 

7. Setting Powder 

This is your magic weapon. Take a small brush and outline your lips with setting powder. Let the powder sit for a few minutes, and then dust it off. The outer corners of your lips will look super clean, and your lip gloss will stay in place. That gloss will not wonder where it's not wanted. Yay!


Look at the final look! Stunning. Now that we learned about this awesome technique, here are some great lip glosses that are perfect for sandbagging. 


This lip gloss is amazing for lip plumping. Who would say no to bigger lips? Not me! 

Full Coverage 

Get a lip gloss that has full coverage. Fewer touchups throughout the day. 


A lip gloss that has shimmer in it is excellent for adding dimension to your lips. So pretty. 


Make sure you purchase a lip gloss that has a non-sticky formula. Honestly, there is nothing worse than getting your hair caught in your lip gloss. It used to happen to me all the time. Gross. 

What do you think about sandbagging? Do you have any lip glosses you would recommend? Comment to let us know! 

17 Hilarious Times Clueless People Thought They Met A Celebrity

17 Hilarious Times Clueless People Thought They Met A Celebrity

Us regular folk have an arguably unhealthy obsession with celebrities, and we can get starstruck when we think a celebrity is in our vicinity - so much so, that we convince ourselves that it HAS to be them even if they might not look anything like them at all. That, or some people are just way more stupid than others.

These people have hilariously mistaken regular, every day people, for celebrities. Now use your imagination and just picture how hilarious it must be for the person who is being confused for a celebrity. They're agreeing to take selfies and smiling all while secretly knowing that they aren't AT all who this person thinks they are. 

Check out these hilariously oblivious people:

1. Maybe you met Childish Bambino, instead?

2. Somewhere in the world Bill Murray is actually photobombing someone's picture while these fools pose next to an imposter.

3. It's more like Reese Noperspoon.

4. "Guys, it's called Hollywood magic"...or maybe it's called HE'S NOT JOHNNY DEPP.

5. See, if that was actually Taylor Swift, she would've fallen in love with him instantly, gotten her heart broken, then would have written a song about it.

6. Umm, if you've been seeing him in the same spot for the past two days, he might be a homeless man and not George R. R. Martin.

7. The best part of this all is that Dwight Howard actually verified that this guy is an imposter.

8. The best part about this photo is the hashtag #truefan.

9. Double the nope in one shot.

10. So, any Hispanic bald guy with over-sized glasses is pretty much Pitbull?

11. No, Peter Dinklage did not buy you a drink. Random, weird guy did.

12. Tall, white guy with a fur coat = Macklemore

13. Hugh Jackman's lesser known brother...or something.

14. At least she met a celebrity...just thought he was a different one! 

15. This guy was drunk at a bachelor party and thought he had met Matthew McConaughey

16. "Jake Gylenhaal is the most down to earth guy ever!" Lol, no.

50 People Were Asked To Enter A Room Filled With Balloons...What
Happened Next Left Me Stunned

50 People Were Asked To Enter A Room Filled With Balloons...What Happened Next Left Me Stunned

Bet you would've never thought a balloon could teach you a better lesson than a human could...well read on, because it happens. 

Once, a group of 50 people was attending a seminar. Suddenly, the speaker stopped and decided to do a group activity. 

He started giving each person a balloon. Each one was asked to write his/her name on it using a marker pen. Then all the balloons were collected and put in another room.

Now these delegates were let in that room and asked to find the balloon which had their name on it, within five minutes. Everyone was frantically searching for their name, colliding into each other, pushing around others, and there was utter chaos.

At the end of five minutes no one could find their own balloon.

Now each one was asked to randomly collect a balloon and give it to the person whose name was written on it. Within minutes everyone had their own balloon.

The speaker began— exactly this is happening in our lives. Everyone is frantically looking for happiness all around, not knowing where it is.

Our happiness lies in the happiness of other people. Give them their happiness; you will get your own happiness. And this is the purpose of human life.

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

14 Ridiculously Expensive Beauty Products

14 Ridiculously Expensive Beauty Products

Have you ever heard of "treating yourself"? That's something I do more often than not. If there is something I want at Sephora, I don't deprive myself. I mean, life is short, buy the lipstick! If a nude lipstick will complete my collection and make me feel better, why not drop $25.00 on it?

Even though spending $25.00 on a lipstick is reasonable to me, it can sound ridiculous to some. I went to Sephora with my mom and the look on her face when she saw a $50.00 bronzer was hilarious! She's not amakeupholic like me, so she thinks everything there is overpriced. 

If you think the prices in Sephora are out of this world, then you're in for a shocking surprise. There are even more expensive beauty products out there that even I wouldn't buy. This is coming from someone who has a Sephora VIB Rouge card, so that's saying a lot. Check out this list of 14 ridiculously expensive beauty products.  

1. Face Mask

Even though this is a very beautiful lace face mask, I don't think I could spend $330.00 on it. Way out of my price range! 

2. Highlight

If I'm paying $95.00 for a highlight, then I'd better be glowing all day. 

3. Foundation 

This foundation costs $220.00! And I thought spending $60.00 on a foundation was too much.

4. Blush 

This rose petal blush is so beautiful and unique. Ugh, why does it cost $150.00!?

5. Eyelashes 

This is the most expensive beauty product on the list! These diamond lashes cost $1,350. Um, I'll stick to my $13.00 lashes instead.

6. Another one 

If the diamond lashes are not in your budget, no worries. These 24-karat gold lashes are a little bit more affordable. They only cost $295.00.

7. Mascara 

This mascara is formulated with growth-boosting peptides. Let's hope it's worth the $70.00.

8. Lip Gloss 

The man behind the beautiful and very expensive Louboutin shoes also created these stunning lip glosses for $85.00 each. 

9. Matte Lipstick 

Christian Louboutin is back at it again, but this time, it's lipsticks. I'm a lipstick hoarder, so I can see myself spending $90.00 on this. Don't give me that look! 

10. Setting Spray 

This setting spray costs $48.00! I can't knock it, though, because I own this. Not going to lie, it's worth every penny! It makes my skin feel super moisturized and look dewy. 

11. Concealer 

This is a skin care and beauty product in one! Not only does this conceal your under eyes, but it also reduces puffiness. Does $120.00 sound worth it to you? 

12. Lip Balm 

I wonder how my $2.00 lip balm compares to this $55.00 lip balm?

13. Makeup Brush 

This foundation brush is all over Instagram. Not going to lie, I wanted to buy it, but the price tag made me take back that decision real quick. Don't think I want to spend$65.00 on a makeup brush! 

14. Primer 

This $100.00 primer is supposed to improve your skin's texture and make it feel a lot smoother. Why did I have to read that? Now I really want it!

What's the most expensive beauty product you have bought? Comment to let us know! 

These Bros Went On A 'Homiemoon' While All Their Friends Were Getting

These Bros Went On A 'Homiemoon' While All Their Friends Were Getting Married

When Imgur user ignoreeverythingido and his best friend noticed that all their friends were settling down, getting married, and having kids, they wanted to take advantage of their less-tied-down situation by taking a trip together. Together with his "burly, hilarious, large orange-bearded, kind dude" of a friend, ignoreeverythingido re-created the classic honeymoon with a twist: the homiemoon.

The adventure begins!

I think we're going to see a theme here.

Like so many honeymooners, the bros are headed to majestic Thailand.

Here they are on the famous, bromantic Tonsai Beach. 

In the evening, a jaunty man bun makes an appearance at the Chiang Mai Sunday market.

No visit to Thailand would be complete without a visit to the Wats.

Beautiful craftsmanship went into these ancient temples, and you know that two purely platonic pals would hate to miss such a sight.

Thailand has no shortage of Wats to explore.

All part of the bro-venture!

Bathing with the elephants at a sanctuary is a unique way for bros to bond.

Can't you just picture the elephants moving along like the friends, holding onto each other's tails by their trunks?

Giving their spiritual sides some nourishment, the bros paid a visit to the White Buddha in Pai.

That's 353 steps to the top, for the record. Plenty of stairs in Thailand!

And the trip comes to a bright, boisterous end in

Say what you want, these bros must have had a great time on their homiemoon. 

Would you go for a homiemoon with your best bud? Where would you go?