What traveling tips do you have when it comes to makeup? Any tips or tricks you’ve found to make sure everything has a safe voyage? How do you deal with any airport restrictions (like liquids)?
Mom’s can be difficult to shop for, because so many of us have darling mothers who spend little time fussing about their looks and adore their minimalist beauty regimens. Of course, some of us also have mothers who are bigger beauty addicts than ourselves (sigh, don’t I wish!). Today’s guide, however, is dedicated to finding the perfect beauty products for the mom who doesn’t mind looking amazing, as long as it is easy, quick, and painless.
THE MINIMALIST MOM | Surprise her by providing her with a basket of beauty goodies that improve her regimen without adding hours to it. Everybody loves their skin to look their best, so we think this is one aspect to concentrate on for moms with less beauty product love and more natural beauty love.
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Skyler tells us about her very enviable storage solution…
I call this my “Personalized MAC Pigment/Glitter Rack.”
I have an extremely handy grandfather, Doug, and I approached him in the summer about making me a customized pigment rack. I had searched high and low for one to buy, on eBay and otherwise, but nothing suited my needs (or my wallet). They were either too big or too small, too ugly or too cheap. Since I knew Doug, a woodworker, had made tons of furniture for my family members over the years, I figured a pigment rack would not be out of his range. Of course, he had no idea what the hell a pigment was but he was very willing to make it for me. I wanted something high-quality, sturdy, easily accessible, and something that could withstand my day-to-day use. I wanted to be able to see each pigment colour as well. I gave him a rough blueprint and he ran with it. He measured the cut-outs with an actual pigment jar and I asked for additional spots so that my collection could grow and still fit into the unit.
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For those of us staying in and avoiding the crowds, you can still scoop up a few snazzy beauty deals through the web.
Makeup.com is having a pretty decent sale – 15% off everything from November 22nd through the 26th with code BLACKFRIDAY Spend $60 or more and receive free shipping, too.
Save 20% off Lancome purchases from November 19th through the 26th both online at www.lancome-usa.com as well as in-store at Lancome Boutiques (see coupon for locations). To use it online, simply enter code OURGIFT. to receive 20% off plus free shipping. If you’d like to make a purchase in-store, please print out the coupon here.
Spot any good beauty deals? Let us know in the comments!
Are you (did you) brave the Black Friday madness?
Do you do themed holiday looks? For Thanksgiving, are you doing a combination of autumn tones? Do you do a green and red eye for Christmas? Black and orange for Halloween? Or do you find it cheesy?
P.S. – Happy Thanksgiving [to those who celebrate it]! What do turkey-goers have planned for the day? I can’t wait for the FOOD! I’ve been dreaming about my mom’s feast for weeks! And yes, Temptalia really does not take off on holidays, 365 days a year, baby! Or I’ll try, at least.