<![CDATA[]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:09:40 +0000 hourly 1 <![CDATA[Kelly Osbourne: Makeup at the gym helped me lose weight]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:16:06 +0000 raveinfo kelly+osbourne+makeup+at+the+gym+helped+me+lose+weight_3356_800247540_0_0_7073132_300Kelly Osbourne has been getting lots of attention for her size 2 frame, but the pop star says it was rough going on the treadmill.

Osbourne told New York Magazine that slimming down wasn't easy - in her words, "it sucks!" - but it definitely helped to look good at the gym.

"I know people say, 'Don't wear makeup at the gym,' but I am that girl that wears makeup at the gym," she told the news source.

Before working out, she applies a touch of blush, foundation, and lip gloss. "If you don't like your reflection, you don't want to go back," she reasoned.

Gals who want to look their best at the gym should use makeup that will last, like blinc Mascara. The water-resistant formula won't run or smudge as you sweat, and the mascara still comes off gently when you're done thanks to its innovative tubing formula. The mascara encases each lash in a tube, binding to your lashes better than conventional formulas to give you optimal volume and holding power.

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<![CDATA[Mascara that won't run at the gym (even if you do)]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:19:27 +0000 raveinfo When confronted with the getting-ready-for-the-gym dilemma, we're usually told to forgo the makeup altogether.

A StyleList article by Deborah Dunham explores all the reasons we shouldn't sweat with it on as well as the best ways to shun that advice for those who refuse to sweat sans-products.

Exercising opens the pores which invites sweat as well as any foundation or makeup sitting on top of the skin. This leads to more breakouts and skin problems. Besides, a sweaty face tracked with runny makeup may be less attractive than no makeup at all.

Luckily, there are low risk strategies to avoid these common pitfalls.

Go for less cakier applications of foundation and keep the concealer minimal.

Water-resistant mascara and tinted moisturizer are also essential. A quick swipe of a tubing mascara might be your best bet for looking polished when you hit the treadmill.

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<![CDATA[Glam up for concert season with long-lasting makeup]]> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 05:38:50 +0000 raveinfo concert+season+calls+for+seriously+long+lasting+makeup_3356_800751185_0_0_14050904_300Spring marks the beginning of concert season, which means that if you're a music fan, you might already have tickets to an upcoming outdoor festival or show. If you want to look great while you're dancing and having a wonderful time, the key is long-lasting makeup that won't quit on you in the hot weather.

For starters, use a tinted moisturizer rather than foundation to even out your complexion. These formulas are lighter and look more natural, so you won't have to worry about sweating off your makeup. Use lip and cheek stain to give yourself a natural flush that won't smudge off as you spend your day in the sun.

On your eyes, blinc's bold liquid eyeliner is perfect for adding definition and helping you achieve the latest trends, like cat eyes. The no-run, no-smudge formula won't budge until you're ready to take it off, meaning your eyes will look gorgeous throughout the show.

A bit of tube mascara can also help to lengthen and volumize your lashes, so you'll have plenty of fringe to flirt with should you stumble upon someone worthy of a sultry gaze.

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<![CDATA[Sunglasses: your eyes' best friends this spring and summer]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:41:24 +0000 raveinfo sunglasses+are+your+eyes+best+friends_3356_800748282_0_0_7034584_300Despite what you may think, sunglasses are not just a fashion accessory. They're a useful way to protect your eyes from the damaging rays of the sun and prevent fine lines and wrinkles from forming around your peepers. That means a smoother surface for your eyeshadows, liquid eyeliners and tube mascaras to work with, not to mention a younger-looking complexion!

Wear sunglasses whenever you're outside or in the car. This will not only prevent UV damage to your eyes, but it will stop you from squinting, which can eventually lead to crow's feet and wrinkles underneath your eyes if you're always doing it. Choose large frames for maximum coverage.

Of course, sunblock should also be used as well. While there are plenty of non-greasy formulas out there, it might be a good idea to use blinc's waterproof tube mascaras and lash primer just in case so your eye makeup stays put if the sunscreen gets a bit messy. With these products, your careful application will look just as great at the end of the day, no matter what.

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<![CDATA[How to fix pink eyelids]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:43:50 +0000 raveinfo need+to+fix+tired+puffy+pink+eyelids_3356_800748627_0_0_14014208_300If you've ever woken up with puffy, tired eyes or have gotten all red and splotchy from a crying session, you know how swollen, pink eyelids can ruin your look. Despite a careful application of tube mascara and liquid eyeliner, your lids can still give it away. Here's how to fix the problem.

According to Allure Magazine, one dermatologist recommends dabbing a bit of nasal spray on your lids to help calm the area down. "Nasal sprays contain something called oxymetazoline, which addresses both redness and swelling," she told the source. Just use a cotton ball to gently apply it.

An eyeshadow base, like blinc's Fountain of Youthful Color Eye Shadow Primer, can also help to solve the problem. Not only does it help your eyeshadow stay on all day, but it can conceal fine lines and wrinkles as well as offer your skin plenty of anti-aging benefits. Just smooth it on, then top with a peachy eyeshadow, which will help to combat blue, purple or gray tones that might be ruining your look. Afterward, apply tube mascara and liquid eyeliner as usual to finish your look.

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<![CDATA[Quick fixes for puffy, tired eyes]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:46:54 +0000 raveinfo cucumbers+are+just+one+way+to+de+puff+tired+eyes_3356_800748621_0_0_14011335_300There's nothing like a lack of sleep to make your eyes look tired and puffy, effectively ruining the look of your carefully applied liquid eyeliners and tube mascaras. If you ever wake up looking less-than-gorgeous, here are a few tips to get your eyes back to normal.

According to Allure Magazine, one quick fix is to use a tea bag as a compress. The caffeine in the tea helps to constrict blood vessels, while the tannins in the bag will help to reduce inflammation. In addition, the pressure on the area will help to reduce puffiness.

If you're not a tea drinker, any cold compress will also do the trick, whether it's a bag of peas from the freezer, two cucumber slices or even your regular eye cream that's been stored in the fridge. Cold can help to shrink capillaries and improve the area's drainage. Even giving yourself a gentle massage can work wonders.

Once your eyes are de-puffed, a bit of concealer on your undereye area will cover up any dark circles. Liquid eyeliner and tube mascara can help draw the right kind of attention to your eyes and help to define your features.

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<![CDATA[Looking great at the gym while getting fit]]> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 05:49:12 +0000 raveinfo looking+great+at+the+gym+while+getting+fit_3356_800747504_0_0_5287_300Many women naturally reach for their sweats before heading to the gym and opt for little or no liquid eyeliner, which can create an unflattering look. However, it's hard to imagine looking your best when you're working out and sweating bullets.

Just because you're exercising doesn't mean you have to drop all of your efforts to look glamorous while getting in shape. There are a few ways you can look hot while staying hit at the gym.

First, find form-flattering clothing that keeps you dry and comfortable while working out. This means steering clear of those baggy sweatpants that might be holding you back from looking your best.

Next, don't be afraid to put on a little foundation to give yourself a natural glow before you work out. This can cover up any unsightly blemishes beforehand and improve the overall appearance of your skin.

Finally, apply tube mascara and liquid eyeliner from blinc to give your eyes some pop. These cosmetics are composed of a no-run formula that is guaranteed not to smudge, even during your most vigorous workouts.

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<![CDATA[How to wear liquid eyeliner and foundation to the gym]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:51:56 +0000 raveinfo how+to+wear+liquid+eyeliner+and+foundation+to+the+gym_3356_800733500_0_0_7008965_300If you feel like you can't go anywhere without your liquid eyeliner and tube mascara, you might be a supporter of wearing makeup to the gym. However, many women try to avoid applying cosmetics prior to exercising in for fear of clogging their pores and increasing the chances of a breakout.

While it's true that wearing certain types of makeup may do more harm than good to your skin while working out, Mother Nature News reports that not all cosmetics are inappropriate for rigorous activity.

It's possible to wear concealer and foundation before hitting the gym, as long as you pay attention to the type you are using. For instance, oil-based cosmetics are prone to smudging over time and can clog pores. Instead, mineral-based or natural foundations and makeup should be used to allow the skin to breathe and remain flawless during exercise.

If you're especially concerned about your eye makeup smudging while you're working out, invest in blinc's liquid eyeliner and tube mascara to relieve your anxiety. These cosmetics are composed of a no-run formula that won't smudge, even while you're pumping iron.

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<![CDATA[Are you headed off to the tropics? Make sure you bring these cosmetics along with you]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:01:21 +0000 raveinfo are+you+headed+off+to+the+tropics+make+sure+you+bring+these+cosmetics+along+with+you_3356_800715651_0_0_14014634_300It's the end of February and it's certainly the time of year when people need a break from the frigid weather. If you're heading off to a tropical location in the near future, you're going to want to look your best when sunbathing on the beach. Keeping a bit of tube mascara and liquid eyeliner handy is a hassle-free way to look fabulous on the sand.

While it may seem tempting to invest in a few waterproof makeup products, these cosmetics typically have thick applications and can be tough to remove. Water-resistant blinc liquid eyeliner is something you can throw on in the morning, and it will stay in place even if you decide to splash around in the water or play a game of volleyball.

Wearing mascara on the beach may seem like a potential nightmare, but not with tube mascara. This product will encase your lashes in tubes and won't run, smudge or crease throughout the day. Now you won't have to worry about the dreaded raccoon eye!

Whether you're hitting the beach or the boardwalk, these versatile cosmetics will keep you looking glamorous and can hold up to the heat and humidity of a tropical environment.

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<![CDATA[Office makeup that can easily carry over to your trip to the gym]]> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 06:04:40 +0000 raveinfo office+makeup+that+can+easily+carry+over+to+your+trip+to+the+gym_3356_800711060_0_0_7074478_300By now, you probably have a tried and true makeup ensemble that allows you to get out the door quickly in the morning and still look fashionable at the office. However, at the end of the day when it's time to hit the gym, it may take too long to remove your cosmetics. However, with water-resistant liquid eyeliner and tube mascara, you can skip this step, finish your workout and not worry about any unsightly smudges.

While you could opt for waterproof products, many of them can be extremely expensive and can go on a lot thicker than other designs. Products like blinc mascara will encase your lashes in tubes, preventing your lashes from running, clumping or smudging throughout the day.

Since most mascara brands will start to run at the appearance of sweat, this can lead to raccoon eyes and may even start to sting. These water-resistant products can handle the rigors of your active lifestyle

With a busy schedule, a workout circuit to complete and other activities on your schedule, you don't have any time to waste removing your makeup. Thankfully, these blinc products can make your daily routine a walk in the park.

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<![CDATA[Must-have post-gym cosmetics to keep in your bag]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:08:10 +0000 raveinfo must+have+post+gym+cosmetics+to+keep+in+your+bag_3356_800682038_0_0_7074478_300Some ladies try to pack a million activities into one day, and this can start to be a problem when they try to work a few dates into their schedule. If you're one of these people and you want to fit in a quick workout before you head out on your date, you'll need a few cosmetics in your bag to put your best face on for the occasion.

After you've showered up and gotten dressed, the other ladies in the gym locker room probably wouldn't appreciate you going through a full makeup routine in front of the mirror. You can keep it simple by bringing along a lash curler and your favorite brand of mascara - be sure to use the curler first to achieve the perfect shape before you apply your makeup.

Your cheeks will probably be a bit rosy after hitting the gym, so skip the blush and use your bit of color elsewhere. Red lipstick may be a bit much for a first date, so go with a playful color like tangerine or pale pink to add a bit of visual interest to your look.

These quick additions will allow you to get everything you need to do in a given day, while still looking chic for your big date!

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<![CDATA[Eye care tips for moms]]> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:11:05 +0000 raveinfo eye+care+tips+for+moms_3356_800680747_0_0_14013127_300Once you've got a couple bundles of joy to deal with every morning, your beauty routine goes out the window, right? Wrong! Just because your mornings are a lot more hectic doesn't mean you have to give up on looking fabulous. Even if you've been up all night changing diapers and warming bottles, if you have five minutes and a good lash curler, you can look your best for the rest of the day, according to the Orange County Register.

First, using a neutral shade, apply a coat of shadow to your lid. This will help brighten up those peepers and reduce the tired redness that comes from a lack of sleep. Next, grab your favorite lash curler and use liberally. Doing so will make your eyes appear more open than they may actually be.

Managing kids is seldom a walk in the park, but if you can walk out the door looking your best, you may have the confidence needed to make it through the rest of the day unscathed. It might not be the most elaborate getup in the world, but it'll definitely hold its own in a pinch.

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<![CDATA[Regular mascara and liquid eyeliner aren't safe to sleep in]]> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 06:14:16 +0000 raveinfo you+should+always+remove+your+makeup+before+bed_3356_800666267_0_0_7038703_300You may think it's okay to skip washing off your makeup before bed sometimes, especially if you had a late night out and you're too tired to cleanse your face. However, leaving your regular tube mascara, liquid eyeliner and other makeup on while you sleep has many negative effects on your skin.

The ingredients in your normal makeup can mix with your skin's natural oils, as well as any dirt and grime that you managed to accumulate throughout the day. This combination can get clogged in your pores, creating unsightly blemishes and irritation. Luckily, blinc's cosmetic products don't have any of these effects because they're specially formulated not to clash with your skin.

Your blinc tube mascara and liquid eyeliner are formulated to last all day and into the night, and they're safe to sleep in if you ever forget to take off your makeup. However, you shouldn't leave blinc makeup on every night.

If you're really short on time at night but still want to have a clean face, all it takes is a quick swipe of a cleansing towelette to get rid of dirt. Keep a pack by your bedside table just in case you ever find yourself in bed with makeup on.

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<![CDATA[How to take your makeup from day to night]]> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 06:18:13 +0000 raveinfo sometimes+an+evening+look+is+necessary+after+a+long+day+at+work_3356_800661764_0_0_7068731_300Even though your blinc tube mascara will last all day and into the night, there are some occasions which may call for more of an evening look. With so many holiday parties on the horizon, chances are one probably falls on a date when you're busy during the day and won't have time to shower before the event.

If that's the case, it's easy to take your makeup from day to night. The Beauty Department suggests assessing your makeup situation in the mirror, then deciding what needs to be fixed. Your lash primer and tube mascara should be intact, but your foundation and lipstick may have strayed throughout the day.

Reapply concealer on any spots which have resurfaced, then apply a powdered foundation to combat any shine you may have developed. Darken up your eye makeup with a bit more eyeshadow and a liquid eyeliner, then smooth on a bit of blush. Apply a bolder shade of lipstick and you'll be ready for a night out!

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<![CDATA[Ditch your regular lash curler for a heated eyelash curler]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:22:31 +0000 raveinfo you+don+t+have+to+be+scared+of+curling+your+lashes+anymore_3356_800657876_0_0_14042160_300How many times have you gone to curl your lashes with a regular lash curler, only to pinch your eyelid painfully, resulting in watery eyes and plenty of cursing? We've all been there, and it's really no fun to dread curling your lashes - especially since it makes such a huge difference in the appearance of your eyes!

To top it off, regular lash curlers take a lot of squeezing to get the right amount of curl. You usually have to start at the base of your lashes, squeeze for a few seconds, then move to the middle, squeeze, then do one more squeeze near the top. Enough already!

A heated eyelash curler from blinc delivers just the right amount of heat to give your lashes a long-lasting curl. It works in seconds, so you won't have to spend precious minutes in the morning trying to achieve the perfect curl.

Once your lashes are curled and fabulous, a bit of lash primer and tube mascara will ensure that your eyes look gorgeous, wide awake and flawless all day long. Why would you ever want to go back to that awful pincher?

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<![CDATA[How to make your eye makeup look flawless]]> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:26:08 +0000 raveinfo taking+off+your+makeup+shouldn+t+be+a+chore_3356_800753701_0_0_14004987_300While tube mascaras and liquid eyeliners can do a lot to make your eyes look bright and beautiful, they won't look great unless the skin around your eyes has plenty of help to stay hydrated and healthy.

A couple of good skincare products can drastically reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles around your eyes, so invest in some to use on a daily basis after cleansing. An anti-aging moisturizer is a good base to apply before your makeup during the day, but you'll also need a product to use each night that will help make your skin flawless in the morning.

Invest in an eye cream with plenty of antioxidants and brightening ingredients. Apply it before you go to bed, then use a primer on top so the active ingredients will penetrate and be sealed in, working their magic while you sleep. You'll wake up with a face that's ready to support your eye makeup, so using your heated lash curler, eyeshadow and tube mascara will produce fabulous results.

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<![CDATA[How to stop acne from ruining your look]]> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:44:29 +0000 raveinfo acne+shouldn+t+be+drawing+the+attention+away+from+your+eye+makeup_3356_800768023_0_0_14053520_300There's nothing worse than waking up one morning to see a zit greeting you in the mirror. Whether it's in a prominent spot on your forehead or nestled into the crook of your nose, blemishes like these can ruin the effect of your favorite eye makeup products, like tube mascara and liquid eyeliner. Your eyes will be drawn to your zit - not your peepers, but luckily there's one tip that can help.

Spot-treating acne with benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products is your best bet, but doing so will take one or two days before you start noticing results, reports Allure Magazine. Instead of waiting for blemishes to pop up before you treat them, you should be taking preventative measures.

Even if you don't see any pimples at the moment, you should be using an anti-acne cream and face wash if you know you're prone to them. A thin layer over the areas where zits typically show up is all you need. Keep in mind that some of these products can be drying, so it's best to follow up with an oil-free moisturizer. After a few weeks, you should be able to enjoy your favorite blinc cosmetics on a clean slate!

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<![CDATA[Must-have mascara stocking stuffers for the fashionista in your family]]> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:35:09 +0000 raveinfo must+have+mascara+stocking+stuffers+for+the+fashionista+in+your+family_3356_800652359_0_0_14040924_300Now that we're in the thick of the holiday season, you may be drawing up your list of gifts for family and friends. Almost everyone has a sister, cousin or aunt who never leaves the house without a flawless layer of makeup. You can make sure you bring a smile to her face this Christmas by purchasing some delightful tube mascara products that are just the right size to fit into a stocking!

As the weather gets cooler, ladies across the country will be bundling up to stay warm as they go through their daily routine. Underneath all of the coats, hats, scarves and gloves, sometimes the only part left visible are the eyes. By offering your relatives the gift of blinc mascara, you will be providing them with a top-shelf formula that is specially designed to prevent smudging, even in the midst of a snowstorm.

Thanks to this water-resistant mascara, ladies can strut down the sidewalk sporting beautiful peepers, framed by delightfully curled lashes. You can also provide unique hues, such as purple water-resistant mascara, which will be sure to complete a stunning look.

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<![CDATA[Tricks to help your makeup last longer during the holiday entertaining season]]> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:40:26 +0000 raveinfo tricks+to+help+your+makeup+last+longer+during+the+holiday+entertaining+season_3356_800650212_0_0_7076112_300The holidays are a crazy time of shopping, sending greeting cards and entertaining guests, so it's no surprise that your makeup may not be able to keep up with your active schedule. Luckily, with the use of a heated eyelash curler and a bit of tube mascara, you can be the perfect host without having to worry about your look, according to HometownLife.com.

Primer is the secret to crafting a beautiful look that can handle the rigors of cooking meals and chasing after children. Be sure to use it before you apply eyeshadow or foundation for a superior hold throughout your gathering.

Curling your lashes with a heated eyelash curler and then using water-resistant mascara can help them maintain a well-manicured look during your festivities. Be sure to apply one coat of mascara at a time to avoid the risk of lashes clumping together.

Paying attention to your eyebrows may go overlooked this holiday season, so stay protected with blinc Eyebrow Mousse. This will help provide water-resistant color to fill in your eyebrows and moisturize the skin underneath.

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<![CDATA[An easy on-the-go beauty routine]]> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 07:01:20 +0000 raveinfo sometimes+you+just+don+t+have+time+for+everything_3356_800647586_0_0_7042665_300Some days you just don't have time to sit in front of the mirror and strategically apply your makeup using every product in your stash. When you're in a hurry to get out the door in the morning, you want to use only a couple of products to cut down on time, but you still want them to make you look wide awake. Before you reach for your tube mascara, try these tips.

1. Use a tinted moisturizer, which will hydrate your skin and give you coverage.

2. Apply a cheek stain on your cheeks, eyelids and lips. These products are often meant to be used as an all-in-one, and the monochromatic look is flattering.

3. Use a heated eyelash curler to make your eyes appear wider and more awake. It's worth the extra 10 seconds to do!

4. Finally, apply two coats of blinc's tube mascara on your lashes to define your eyes and complete your look. Your face will be perfectly put-together, and no one will know that it only took you about five minutes to achieve!

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<![CDATA[How to look great while traveling]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:24:11 +0000 raveinfo looking+great+while+traveling+is+possible_3356_800770422_0_0_14055292_300Sometimes looking good is difficult when you're struggling to carry luggage, stick to a schedule or relax next to the guy who's snoring loudly on the plane. However, keeping up your appearance can help you feel more confident about yourself, and you never know who you might meet on the way! Here are a few ways you can ensure a flawless look while you're en route to your next destination

1. Pack a refreshing facial mist. Many mineral-enhanced complexion mists can deliver your skin the hydration it needs while giving you vital nutrients. They can also set your makeup and make your skin look dewy and glowing. Not to mention - the spritz feels great!

2. Don't forget your blinc cosmetics. Tube mascara, liquid eyeliner and eyebrow mousse are musts, as they really help to enhance your eyes and boost your overall appearance - without the fuss of other products. Plus, you know they'll stay put all day, so touch-ups in that tiny airplane bathroom are a thing of the past.

3. Bring an all-in-one beauty product. As for your cheeks, lips and eyelids, one product is really all you need to give yourself a fresh face. Choose a peachy-pink stain or some kind of cream bronzer to provide all of these areas with a pop of color.

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<![CDATA[A lash curler for the fashionista in your life]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:06:39 +0000 raveinfo know+a+fashionista+who+could+use+a+fabulous+gift_3356_800644903_0_0_14005552_300Everyone has one of those friends who just seems to have it all when it comes to fashion and beauty. They're practically gurus who understand everything there is to know about the latest beauty products and clothing. But does your fashionista friend have a heated eyelash curler?

Eyelashes that aren't curled act like a curtain in front of your eyes, which doesn't do you any good when you're trying to show off your gorgeous pair. Your friend may have all the latest eyeshadow colors and mascaras, but if she isn't using a heated lash curler, she's just not getting the best results.

A blinc heated lash curler is the perfect gift that will make her eyes look wide awake and brighter. Standard lash curlers can be painful if you accidentally get too close to the lid, but blinc's curler is easy to use and it takes just seconds to achieve the perfect curl every time. She'll be awestruck by the results.

Instead of relying on another gift card this season, get your trendy friend a blinc heated lash curler to update her look. She'll definitely thank you for it!

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<![CDATA[How to cut your makeup application down to 5 minutes]]> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:26:16 +0000 raveinfo five+minutes+it+s+possible_3356_800771054_0_0_7042691_300Most likely, you've had mornings that went horribly wrong even before you stepped out the front door. Whether you blame it on technology (why didn't your alarm go off?) or yourself (did you really need that extra drink last night?), sometimes waking up late is inevitable. Before you resign yourself to a day of unwashed hair and sloppy makeup, use these tips to cut down on your beauty product application time.

1. Skip moisturizer and foundation. Instead of taking the time to smooth on moisturizer and impeccably blend your foundation, use a tinted moisturizer or BB cream. You'll have coverage and hydration in one, and there's no blending required.

2. Simplify your eye makeup. A blinc heated eyelash curler is quick and easy to use, and it'll give your fringe lasting curve that will make your eyes appear larger. A touch of tube mascara will lengthen and define your lashes, and you won't have to worry about re-applying. That's all it takes!

3. Use a lip and cheek stain. One product can define your cheekbones and brighten up your pout, giving you a fresher face in no time at all. A couple of swipes and a bit of blending with your fingers is all you need!

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<![CDATA[How to create a face-flattering ponytail to show off your eye makeup]]> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 13:53:06 +0000 raveinfo the+right+ponytail+will+accentuate+your+bone+structure_3356_800771065_0_0_14046285_300Some of the trendiest new hairstyles don't do much when it comes to showing off your peepers, as long wispy bangs and braids steal all of the attention. However, a tried-and-true ponytail is a sure way to show off your carefully applied liquid eyeliners and tube mascaras. Not to mention, they're super easy to create!

BellaSugar.com recommends finding an angle that will complement your bone structure. Simply pull your hair back as usual, but before securing the elastic, use your hand to follow the angle of your cheekbone in a straight line all the way to the back of your head. This should give you the perfect ponytail height to enhance your features.

To complement the ponytail, you might want to think about creating a winged-out liquid eyeliner look to further define the angle and play up the almond shape of your eyes. A thin line along your upper lash line that's extended a bit past the outer corners is all you need. Finish with two coats of tube mascara, and you'll see how great you can look in a ponytail!

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<![CDATA[A two-minute trick for glowing skin]]> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 14:00:37 +0000 raveinfo a+two+minute+facial+massage+is+all+it+takes_3356_800771074_0_0_7040301_300If you're the type of person who doesn't always wake up with a glowing, refreshed complexion (and who is?), you might be looking for ways to revitalize your face in the morning. Instead of spending tons of money on cleansers and exfoliants, there's one simple, two-minute way to restore your glow, according to BellaSugar.com.

All it takes is a little massaging after cleaning and moisturizing your skin. Using your knuckles, gently massage the area underneath your eyes and above your cheekbones for two minutes. The source reports that doing so will stimulate more blood flow to the area, restoring nutrients and bringing back your natural glow.

After you've spent the time giving your face a bit of TLC, you won't have to struggle to get good results from your makeup. Your favorite blinc tube mascara and liquid eyeliner will help further improve your look by defining your eyes and making them appear wider and more awake. You'll never have to worry about looking tired in the morning again!

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<![CDATA[Junk food: your skin's sneaky enemy]]> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:25:29 +0000 raveinfo junk+food+like+chips+and+cookies+might+be+responsible+for+those+breakouts_3356_800769993_0_0_14005491_300It's hard not to look fabulous when you're wearing the season's hottest new lipstick, liquid eyeliner and tube mascara fashions. Except, of course, when you have acne that just won't leave you alone. If you've tried seemingly everything to clear up your face and are still experiencing frequent zits, perhaps it's your diet that's behind the issue.

A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that those who eat more processed carbs (like those found in junk food like chips, snacks and candy) break out more than those who eat foods that are high in protein and whole grains.

"High-glycemic foods cause your blood sugar to rise, triggering a surge of insulin. The insulin stimulates oil-producing hormones called androgens, leaving you with pimples," one dermatologist told Allure Magazine.

If you're guilty of indulging in these types of foods on a regular basis, you might be better off cutting them out of your diet. According to the news source, your acne could clear up in about six weeks once you stop eating these unhealthy foods. Then, your face, with its tube mascara and liquid eyeliners from blinc, will look stunning once again!

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<![CDATA[Are your wrinkles the result of your habits?]]> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:29:48 +0000 raveinfo sunglasses+can+help+you+avoid+squinting+which+could+lead+to+wrinkles_3356_800770001_0_0_14056489_300It's natural for skin to lose some of its elasticity and brightness as we age, but there are a lot of ways you can prevent and even reverse the signs of aging. One of the best ways is to use beauty products with plenty of potent ingredients like antioxidants, collagen and retinol, but before you pick these up, it's important to make sure your habits aren't what's causing your fine lines and wrinkles.

If you've been noticing crow's feet and fine lines around your eyes that have been making your tube mascara and liquid eyeliner fall flat, it might be because you're squinting your eyes a lot.

"Muscle contractions in the face cause the skin lying over them to be pushed, pulled and scrunched," one dermatologist told Allure Magazine. "Many lines in the upper part of the face are caused by these multiple repetitive movements."

If you think this type of movement might be responsible for those unsightly wrinkles, it's time to take action. Pick up a fashionable pair of sunglasses that cover your entire eye area so you're not struggling to see in the sun, and avoid reading when you don't have bright light - otherwise you might find yourself squinting to see the words on the page, reports the news source.

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<![CDATA[Are cigarettes ruining your complexion?]]> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 14:32:43 +0000 raveinfo are+cigarettes+responsible+for+your+lackluster+complexion_3356_800770007_0_0_14009764_300To ensure that your tube mascara and liquid eyeliner looks fresh and pretty every time you put them on, it's important to take good care of your complexion. That means washing your face twice a day, exfoliating, moisturizing and using anti-aging skincare products. But it also means not smoking cigarettes!

"Every time you take a puff, you're inhaling toxins, which induce free-radical damage - that means wrinkles and sagging over time - and constricting blood flow, which makes skin sallow," one dermatologist told Allure Magazine.

Even the occasional cigarette can have devastating effects on your skin, so it's best to quit them altogether to avoid making your skin appear dull, lifeless and full of fine lines and wrinkles.

According to the news source, you could see results just months after you quit the habit - increased blood flow to your face will give you a brighter complexion and eventually you'll have less fine lines and improved firmness.

After you've successfully quit, you shouldn't have a problem rocking your favorite blinc liquid eyeliner and tube mascara!

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<![CDATA[Is your 'do causing those breakouts?]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:35:17 +0000 raveinfo are+your+bangs+causing+those+breakouts_3356_800770016_0_0_14040914_300Bangs are all the rage lately, and they're a good way to call attention to your liquid eyeliner and tube mascara, as they typically fall right around your eyes. However, if you've been noticing increased acne on your forehead, your stylish 'do might be to blame.

According to Allure Magazine, hair that's touching your face can transfer oils from your scalp onto your delicate facial skin, often clogging pores and causing pimples. If you're using styling products like mousse, gel or hairspray, the effects are probably multiplied.

To clear up the problem, be sure to wash your hair frequently and use oil- and silicone-free haircare products, recommends the news source. This should help cut down on the pore-clogging effects, but you may also want to wear a different style for a while to give your forehead a break.

Clipping back your bangs can open up your face and still draw plenty of attention to your fabulous liquid eyeliner and tube mascara. Until the acne's cleared up, be sure to use a green-tinted concealer underneath your foundation to cover up those blemishes.

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<![CDATA[Share your favorite eye makeup with Mom this Mother's Day]]> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:38:23 +0000 raveinfo your+mom+will+likely+love+blinc+cosmetics+as+much+as+you+do_3356_800768844_0_0_14025738_300Mother's Day is right around the corner, and if you haven't already found the perfect gift, your time is running out! Instead of getting your mom the typical bouquet of flowers or a sappy card, how about giving her the gift of your favorite blinc cosmetics?

No matter how Mom typically spends her days, there are liquid eyeliners and tube mascaras that will enhance her eyes and stay put all day and night. The best part is that she won't have to worry about spending time scrubbing them off, either, because the formulas slide right off with a bit of pressure and warm water.

Think your mom would appreciate more luxurious lashes? The Long Lash eyelash enhancer can give her thicker, longer lashes in just two to four weeks. She'll notice healthier, conditioned lashes that will definitely boost her appearance. Of course, a heated eyelash curler might also be an appropriate gift, as it will help Mom's eyes look larger and more defined. Your mother is sure to love these products - just as much as you do!

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<![CDATA[Why you might need to calm down]]> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:41:38 +0000 raveinfo take+some+time+to+relax+for+your+complexion+s+sake_3356_800768034_0_0_7023705_300Are you constantly running around like a chicken with its head cut off trying to get things done? If you're always stressing out about your performance at work, maintaining relationships and dealing with everything else life throws at you, your skin might be paying for it. Stress can lead to a variety of health issues, and clogged pores and blemishes are just some of them, reports Allure Magazine.

If you've noticed extra zits on your face lately that have been distracting peoples' attention from your fabulous liquid eyeliner and tube mascara, it's probably time to find ways to relax. First off, have you ever taken a mental health day? That might be one way to calm down - not only will you be able to focus on yourself for once, but you can use the free time to take care of those errands you never seem to get a chance to tackle.

If that's not an option, try turning your bathroom into a spa for a night. After work, come home and turn on the bath, filling it up with some aromatherapy oils or bath salts that will lift your spirits and soothe your body. A few candles can add to the ambiance, and of course, feel free to pamper yourself with a mani/pedi, face mask or body exfoliant. You'll emerge a lot more calm - and your skin will be a clean slate for your favorite blinc products!

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<![CDATA[Miley Cyrus leaves gym, shows off abs on her way out]]> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:48:19 +0000 raveinfo miley+cyrus+leaves+gym+shows+off+abs+on+her+way+out_3356_800765828_0_0_14012641_300With blinc's liquid eyeliner and tube mascara, you no longer have an excuse to skip your workout at the gym. These cosmetics keep your face looking beautiful, even when you work up a sweat - and exercise is something that even celebrities value.

Pop singing sensation Miley Cyrus can say a lot about the value of working out, according to Celebuzz.com. Recently, the news source reported that the young star was seen leaving her weekend workout in a belly-revealing top that showed off her abs.

Cyrus is allegedly adhering to a gluten-free diet, which may contribute to her lovely figure.

If you're afraid of hitting the gym because you fear running into someone you know with sweat running down your face, have no fear! Blinc's cosmetics can keep you looking beautiful as you pump some iron.

The liquid eyeliner and tube mascara are both designed to stay on through sweat, and they can easily be washed away at the end of the day with a bit of warm water. You don't have to be a celebrity to look hot while you go for a run on a treadmill!

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<![CDATA[Three ways to enhance your makeup look in photos]]> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:52:08 +0000 raveinfo looking+great+in+pictures+is+easy+with+these+tips_3356_800766356_0_0_7010722_300It's pretty much a given that you'll look great in pictures if you stick to using your blinc tube mascara and liquid eyeliner, which won't smudge or run no matter what. But what about the rest of your makeup? If you go too heavy-handed with the application, you might end up looking a lot different in a photo than you did in the mirror. Here are a few ways you can ensure a flattering shot.

1. Go sheer on the lips. According to Allure Magazine, too much color or shine can look jarring with a camera's flash. Sheer formulas give you the perfect hint of both.

2. Use blush to avoid looking flat. A touch of creamy blush on the apples of your cheeks, along with a bit of highlighter along the cheekbones, gives your face dimension.

3. Translucent powder. Powder can get rid of excess oil, which makes your face look greasy in pictures, but a tinted powder will show up. Dust a translucent formula over your face instead, which will remain invisible.

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<![CDATA[Track and field star Jessica Ennis competes in makeup]]> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:54:27 +0000 raveinfo jessica+ennis+competes+in+a+full+face+of+makeup_3356_800759973_0_0_14010375_300It might not seem that weird to put on a bit of makeup if you're off to a yoga session or a pilates class, but would you bother if you were about to embark on a serious workout at the gym? Allure Magazine recently reported that Jessica Ennis, a track and field star who will be competing in this year's London 2012 Olympics, wears a full face of makeup when she competes - tube mascara, liquid eyeliner and all!

"I definitely think if I feel I look good, it makes me feel more confident," she told The Daily Mail. If you're in the same boat, you might be wondering about the best types of products to use while you're working your butt off during a grueling workout.

First, Allure recommends using a gentle moisturizer to act as a barrier that will prevent your skin from stinging from the sweat. Next, use a water-based foundation or mineral makeup to even out your complexion - oilier formulas can clog pores.

Finally, use blinc's tube mascara and liquid eyeliners to amp up your eyes and give you that last shot of confidence. Not only will they enhance your best features, but they won't run or smudge - no matter how much sweat's dripping down your face!

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<![CDATA[Making your lipstick last as long as your liquid eyeliner and tube mascara]]> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:57:38 +0000 raveinfo your+lipstick+can+have+the+same+staying+power+as+your+liquid+eyeliner+and+tube+mascara_3356_800759980_0_0_7018576_300By now, you know that blinc's liquid eyeliners and tube mascaras stay put all day and night - until you're ready to take them off. However, not all makeup has such revolutionary formulas. If you're always struggling to make your lips look as great as your eyes, there are ways you can help that lipstick keep up with your eye makeup.

First, Allure Magazine recommends prepping your lips by buffing them with a wet washcloth or lip scrub. Use a clear, moisturizing lip balm, let it sink in for about five minutes, then use a tissue to blot it off. Your lipstick will stick better to a smooth, hydrated surface.

Now, use a pencil that matches your lipstick color. This will provide an extra layer of pigment and it will prevent your lipstick from going outside of your natural lip line. Apply your lipstick straight from the tube, then blot with a tissue before adding another layer.

It's a good idea to choose highly-pigmented lipsticks with shine that's from shimmer - not texture. These types are longer lasting. Finish up with a light dusting of translucent face powder and your lips should be all set to complement your liquid eyeliner and tube mascara all day or night!

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<![CDATA[Hilary Duff gets back to work at the gym following the birth of Luca]]> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:00:21 +0000 raveinfo hilary+duff+gets+back+to+work+at+the+gym+following+the+birth+of+luca_3356_800758641_0_0_12832_300Many women like to hit the gym feeling beautiful with their liquid eyeliner and tube mascara on, and celebrities are no different. In fact, many Hollywood A-listers can't wait to exercise in between work, even right after giving birth!

Singer and actress Hilary Duff recently brought a new little boy into the world, Luca, and has since started working out to shed her baby weight, according to StarPulse.com. Duff has been the subject of criticism since becoming a new mom - many people have commented on her weight, but the star isn't letting it get her down.

Instead, Duff has enrolled in classes and started regularly visiting the gym to get back to her pre-baby weight. The critics might have been just what she needed to motivate herself to hit the treadmill!

If you want to look hot while sweating it out at the gym, make sure you have blinc's liquid eyeliner and tube mascara on hand. These cosmetics are composed of a no-run formula which is guaranteed to stay in place, even when you start to perspire.

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<![CDATA[Hot weather makeup tips]]> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:03:54 +0000 raveinfo when+it+s+hot+out+your+makeup+routine+needs+a+little+tweaking_3356_800757284_0_0_7014180_300In many areas of the country, the weather this spring is unseasonably warm, hinting that this summer may be brutal when it comes to heat and humidity. Hot weather can really put a damper on your makeup application, but luckily there are a few ways you can ensure that your look stays melt-proof - especially using blinc cosmetics.

Instead of a thick foundation, your best bet is to choose a tinted moisturizer, which will not only give your skin hydration, but will cover up any blemishes and give you an even complexion. It's lightweight and should sink right into your skin. If you tend to get a bit shiny over the course of the day, a bit of translucent powder will absorb the excess oil.

For lips and cheeks, a stain is all you need. These are super lightweight and will give you color without any of the heavy creaminess that's typically associated with blush and lipstick. Use the same stain on your lips and cheeks for a chic monotone look.

Finally, use blinc's liquid eyeliner and tube mascara for never-fail eye makeup that won't let you down in the heat. The unique formulas won't budge throughout the day - no matter what you're doing or how much you sweat.

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<![CDATA[Quit fighting to remove your makeup]]> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 05:32:23 +0000 raveinfo taking+off+your+makeup+shouldn+t+be+a+chore_3356_800753701_0_0_14004987_300After a long day at work or a lengthy night out, the last thing you want to do is struggle to remove your makeup. Despite the many product removers out there, doesn't it always seem like you still have traces of mascara and liquid eyeliner on your eyes?

Taking your makeup off at night is the best way to ensure a healthy, smooth complexion, but some formulas are resistant to budge. If you're using a regular waterproof mascara - you can pretty much give up on getting rid of all traces of it - at least for the next few days.

However, if you switch to blinc cosmetics, you won't have to fight with that cleansing wipe or cotton ball. The tube mascaras, liquid eyeliners and eyebrow mousse can all be easily removed with just a bit of warm water and light pressure. Plus, they won't smudge or run while you're getting on with your business - they'll only come off when you want them to!

Next time you consider putting on your average makeup, ask yourself whether you want to wake up the next morning with smudgy raccoon eyes. If the answer's no, stick with blinc!

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<![CDATA[Like bikram yoga? You need sweatproof makeup]]> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 05:35:37 +0000 raveinfo bikram+yoga+can+get+sweaty+so+you+need+makeup+that+will+last_3356_800751186_0_0_7031252_300Bikram yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga practiced in the U.S. today, and it's great for helping you relax and tone up your body. However, the extreme heat of the studio (which is typically around 105 degrees) can do a number on your makeup if you're not using the right products. Here's how to ensure your look stays put.

If you're the type of woman who doesn't like to go anywhere without a bit of product to define your features, you'll need cosmetics that can last as long as you do. Because you'll be sweating a lot, waterproof eye makeup is necessary to ensure that you don't end up with black rivulets streaming down your face.

Use blinc's liquid eyeliners and tube mascaras to achieve the look you desire without having to worry about whether your appearance will last until the last posture of class. You can use the liquid eyeliner to define your eyes and make them look bolder, while the tube mascara can amp up your fringe. After all, you never know who might show up to your next session!

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<![CDATA[Lengthening mascara is perfect for mature lashes]]> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 15:06:50 +0000 raveinfo go+for+lengthening+not+volumzing+mascara_3356_800757675_0_0_14001100_300You've probably noticed by now that as we age, our lashes get thinner. It's an unfortunate side effect, but luckily it's easy to fix. While you may think that thickening mascaras will provide your lashes with the extra volume they need, it's actually lengthening tube mascara that you should be looking for.

"Your lashes can't support the extra weight [of thickening mascara]," one makeup artist told Allure Magazine. "Heavy formulas flatten the lashes." Instead of piling on the mascara in an effort to volumize your thinning lashes, it's better to go with extra length.

Aside from using blinc's long lash eye lash enhancer to naturally build up the length of your fringe, you should be using lash primer and tube mascara to enhance the effect. After curling your lashes with a heated eyelash curler, apply the lash primer to bulk up your lashes and give your tube mascara an added boost. Then, apply two coats of the mascara, making sure to thoroughly coat each individual lash.

This should help to make your lashes look more substantial without weighing them down!

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<![CDATA[Rachael Ray confesses to steering clear of exercise for years]]> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:12:45 +0000 raveinfo rachael+ray+confesses+to+steering+clear+of+exercise+for+years_3356_800755771_0_0_14007541_300Although many celebrities are known for their hot bods, not all of them were born this way - many have to exercise on a daily basis to look beautiful in front of the cameras with their liquid eyeliner and flashy jewelry.

One woman who can vouch for this is celebrity chef, Rachael Ray. Yahoo! reports that the 43-year-old chef recently confessed that she didn't start working out until three years ago. Ray used to go by the standard belief that "eating in moderation" is the key to looking good, but she has since discovered what exercise can do for your bod.

"I didn't start meaningful exercise until I was 40 and I feel really guilty about that now that I'm a few years into running six days a week. I really feel like I missed out a lot in my adult years," Ray told the news source. "I wish I had those other 25 years back between when you're forced to go to gym class and where I'm at now."

If you want to look flawless while working out, consider applying blinc's tube mascara and liquid eyeliner before heading to the gym. The no-run formula in these cosmetics can help you look as beautiful as Ray on any given day.

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<![CDATA[Cameron Diaz isn't shy about her vigorous workout routine ]]> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 15:09:22 +0000 raveinfo cameron+diaz+isn+t+shy+about+her+vigorous+workout+routine_3356_800756848_0_0_10732_300If you wonder how celebrities manage to look as hot as they do on the red carpet, many will tell you that it's thanks to a vigorous workout routine - but even while exercising, you don't have to shed your glamorous look. Tube mascara and liquid eyeliner now makes it possible for celebrities and everyday women alike to look stellar while working out.

One woman who can tell you a thing or two about diligently exercising is Cameron Diaz. FitSugar.com reports that Diaz is always looking for ways to get in her daily dose of physical activity, whether it's through her favorite sport - golf - or jet skiing on the fly. Diaz also notes that she puts an ample amount of effort into toning her muscles through intensive training.

"Exercise for me is like eating, sleeping, and breathing. I'm consistent, and when I'm not consistent, it shows up on my body," Cameron told Harper's Bazaar.

Tube mascara and liquid eyeliner from blinc can help you look beautiful while you kick butt at the gym. These cosmetics are composed of a no-run formula, meaning you can sweat it out without worrying about how you look.

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<![CDATA[Blending your work makeup into a glamorous evening ensemble ]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:10:40 +0000 raveinfo With the holiday party season on the horizon, many ladies will be going straight from the office to myriad formal events, and that could be a detriment to their makeup! However, according to Access Hollywood, there are a number of ways to use tube mascara and liquid eyeliner to your advantage to create a fabulous look.

When you're on the way to your formal event, be sure to give your eyes a quick dose of glittering shimmer - this can go directly over the top of your existing eyeshadow and give your eyes a luminous glow. Alternatively, you can remove your current makeup and use a heated eyelash curler to revitalize your lashes for the party.

If you're not a fan of red lipstick, opt for a shade of pale pink during the day. When the soiree rolls around, you can easily put on a shade of bright rose or lavender that will blend beautifully with your daytime color.

If you're looking for a touch of definition on your eyes after a long day, try blinc Eyeliner. This handy product will provide a water-resistant layer of color that won't smudge, run or crease throughout the night's activities.

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<![CDATA[Active women can turn to waterproof mascara in the summer months ]]> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:22:46 +0000 raveinfo Most of us love long, lazy days on the beach and sultry nights spent dining al fresco, but the heat and the humidity of the summer months can sometimes cause our makeup to run.

Makeup artist to the stars, Kimara Ahnert, recently dished a few tips to Access Hollywood to help women avoid the unflattering effects of blurry makeup.

Ahnert suggested that active women who want to look fresh despite their busy schedules and the balmy weather can turn to waterproof mascara for a pristine appearance.

"Waterproof mascara, an old standby, has an added polymer that makes the formula stick to your lashes and resistant to water," she told the news provider. "To avoid mascara smudges on your eyelids, apply a dusting of pressed powder on your brow bone."

The expert, who has worked with the likes of Brooke Shields, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Gwyneth Paltrow, also suggested using oil-free foundations and concealer during the warm months.

Women who desire the hold of waterproof mascara, but with easy removal can turn to tubing mascara, which requires no makeup remover and slide off with simply water and gentle pressure.ADNFCR-3356-ID-19811882-ADNFCR

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<![CDATA[Sunglasses and tubing mascara may be beneficial to eye health ]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:06:27 +0000 raveinfo As the warm weather approaches, women who like to soak up the sun are likely to be shopping for the perfect pair of shades. Whether they don something stylish and trendy, or a pair of classic dark frames, most know that sunglasses are an accessory that enhances your health as much as your ensemble.

Because exposure to UV rays can lead to glaucoma, cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, the American Optometric Association (AOA) suggests purchasing sunglasses that block at least 99 percent of both UVA and UVB rays, screen out 75 to 90 percent of visible light and have a gray tint for proper color recognition.

So, the next time you hit the beach or spend an afternoon poolside, be sure to throw on some sunglasses.

In addition to shades, in the summer months, choosing the right eye makeup may be beneficial to one's eye health and comfort.

Women who live an active lifestyle and spend time outdoors are likely to benefit from tubing mascara, which will not flake off and irritate their eyes the way that some traditional mascaras might.ADNFCR-3356-ID-19823314-ADNFCR

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<![CDATA[Active women can make high-quality products part of their summer beauty routine ]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:02:47 +0000 raveinfo Though the summer is supposed to be a time for rest and relaxation, active women often spend the warm months dashing from the office to after-work cocktails, or heading to the gym so they look svelte on the beach.

But, even though your schedule is packed, it's important to take time to choose beauty products that will stand up to the heat (so that you're not constantly reapplying) and also be beneficial to your skin.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher whenever you're venturing out under the sun's rays between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Many facial moisturizers contain a strong SPF and will nourish your skin while guarding against skin damage.

Those who have sensitive eyes who are searching for mascara that will stay put all day and won't irritate their peepers could try tubing mascara. The acrylic-based formula will not flake, smear or smudge and won't require touch-ups throughout your busy day.
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<![CDATA[How to look fantastic after a trip to the gym ]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:00:53 +0000 raveinfo With the abundance of meetings at the office and after-work appointments, many women are surprised and thankful when they can squeeze in a trip to the gym. Sometimes, however, exercising falls before an important occasion for which you must look polished and put together.

Instead of forgoing your daily workout for fear of compromising your flawlessly made-up face, employ a few insider tips to help you look your best when you leave the gym.

Recently, makeup artist Jemma Kidd told Allure that women don't need a full face of makeup after a workout, as they will likely have a gorgeous natural glow. Instead of covering it up, a mineral powder foundation will help hide any imperfections, and mascara, a tinted lip gloss and a neutral shade of eyeshadow will create a polished look.

However, ladies who frequently visit the gym during a hectically scheduled day may rarely have time to redo their makeup post-workout. Busy gals should use acrylic-based tubing mascara. After it's applied in the morning, the mascara won't smudge, flake or smear - even during a sweaty trip to the gym!ADNFCR-3356-ID-19933966-ADNFCR

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<![CDATA[Expert advice for avoiding raccoon-eyes ]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:58:40 +0000 raveinfo a+two+minute+facial+massage+is+all+it+takes_3356_800771074_0_0_7040301_300Few mishaps can ruin a look more than runny mascara - it can make even the most put-together person look sloppy! Unfortunately, smudged lashes may be one of the most common problems that ladies encounter. Luckily, there are a few tips to help keep your makeup on your lashes, and not below your eyes.

According to Oprah.com, industry expert Ross Burton reminds women to coat their lashes from the base upward, as only applying mascara to the ends can weigh lashes down and deposit product onto the skin.

He also recommends dusting a bit of loose powder on lashes, as the particles will help the fringe hold onto the mascara.

Finally, women who find themselves constantly looking like a raccoon may want to try an acrylic-based tubing formula like blinc Mascara (formerly blinc Kiss Me Mascara). Instead of painting lashes, which can lead to runny eye makeup, this innovative product forms small tubes around each lash that won't flake or smudge.

But unlike typical water-resistant formulas that can be hard to take off, blinc Mascara is easy to remove - the tubes slide off with gentle pressure and warm water.

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<![CDATA[Tips to reducing puffy eyes ]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:56:12 +0000 raveinfo tips+to+reducing+puffy+eyes_3356_800115418_0_0_7020572_300Whether you spent a late night out with friends or suffer from seasonal allergies, it's nearly impossible to avoid waking up with puffy eyes every now and then. Luckily, there are a multitude of remedies that can help reduce the appearance of swollen peepers.

According to Allure magazine, before heading out of the house, place something cool on your eyes, such as cucumber slices, gel eye pads or chilled, damp tea bags, as the temperature constricts blood vessels. Additionally, apply an eye cream with caffeine or vitamin K to strengthen vessels.

Makeup can also be used to hide the signs of puffy eyes. The news source recommends brushing tawny eyeshadow along the lower lash lines, curling your top lashes and applying a coat of mascara, as this will help eyes to appear wider and more awake.

If you suffer from allergies, you may want to be particularly careful when selecting eye makeup, as your eyes may be more prone to irritation throughout the day. A water-resistant tubing mascara will define your lashes, and you won't have to worry about the makeup smudging or flaking when your eyes tear up.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Decker talks about her must-have products ]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:38:31 +0000 raveinfo brooklyn+decker+talks+about+her+must+have+products_3356_800207726_0_0_7063535_300There are few women in the world more beautiful than the Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover models. While we may not all look like one of the flawless females, Brooklyn Decker, the most recent woman to grace the publication's cover, recently shared some inside information about looking great on the beach with StyleList.com.

"Every woman - no matter her shape or size - has insecurities, especially when it comes to being in a bathing suit on the beach," Decker told the news source. "But I'm sure you've seen it - if a woman looks confident, it's instantly sexy, no matter what her shape or age."

One of Decker's necessities is a great razor to keep her body smooth and sleek. The blonde beauty told the news source that she always carries a razor with her. The other two products that Decker can't live without? Lip balm and waterproof mascara.

Women who lead an active lifestyle like Decker may want to use an acrylic-based tubing mascara. The water-resistant formula won't smear or flake, whether you are splashing around in the waves or running to work during a rain shower.

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