Ever since I discovered the joys of mascara and eyeliner back in middle school, I’ve worn makeup every day. Every single day for the past 11 years — except for a small handful of times when I was sick or just wasn’t leaving the house. I love makeup. I think it’s so much fun getting all dolled up, or even just adding a touch of blush here and a little mascara there to draw some attention to some of my features.
What I don’t love, however, is the feeling that I need to wear makeup. I know that beauty comes from within and that I’m still me no matter what product is on my face, but somehow over the years I seem to have developed a dependency on it. Read more »
There are so many products available these days to whiten your teeth, but they can be incredibly pricey. I’ve tried certain methods, but the results never seem to last (which probably also has to do with the amount of coffee I drink). Read more »
Lately we are all about the low bun here at Free People. I love the effortless look of hair pulled back and knotted in a messy bun at the back of the neck – and how it appears very chic and put-together at the same time. To create a little more interest, I love adding in accessories like hair combs and bun picks. Read more »
When it comes to nail polish, I often have a hard time finding colors that suit me. I feel that I can always find a ton of bright, pretty colors, but my red hair and pale skin always have me wishing for earthy greens and browns, which just aren’t as abundant in nail colors. I recently discovered a way to make my own nail polish in any color, and it totally blew my mind. It’s so easy! All you need is clear nail polish and eye shadow! Read more »
We are huge fans of the ponytail here at Free People. It’s a hairstyle that looks effortless and playful, but chic at the same time. Today I want to share with you a little secret to make your ponytail look longer and fuller. I’ve been doing this trick for years and am always looking for people to share it with. Read more »
One of my favorite parts of summer is submerging myself into seawater at the beach for the very first time. I love the feeling of calm that surrounds me as soon as my head sinks beneath the water’s surface. Read more »
I’ve had long hair for as long as I can remember. Without it I’d feel like a totally different person! I feel that my hair is a huge part of me, and I love the versatility of having long hair – I can wear it a trillion different ways and never get bored. Going from long hair to short hair is easy – all it takes is a pair of scissors and a few minutes – but the transition from short to long isn’t quite so pleasant. If you’ve decided to grow your hair out, there are a few things you can do to speed up the process. Read more »
Beauty comes from within, but there’s nothing wrong with giving a little love on the outside too. We love beauty tips that add sparkle to your routine, inspiration to perk up your best features, how-to’s, get our looks, and input from our resident experts.