Everything You Need to Know to Find Your Perfect Foundation

A high quality foundation is absolutely essential for a high quality makeup look, but unfortunately finding a product that looks and feels amazing all day is often a challenging and lengthy process. Keep reading if you want to know my most helpful strategies to finally purchasing your perfect foundation.

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My Magazine Article | “The Art of Makeup Transforms Faces and Lives”

I have had the incredible opportunity to serve as copy editor for Currents Magazine and publish my very own article — “The Art of Makeup Transforms Faces and Lives!” I hope that this article conveys the creativity behind makeup and its ability to bring people together while honoring the fact that so many of the techniques I use today originated in the drag queen community.

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10 Reasons Why I Love Doing My Makeup

Life is all about pursuing the things that make us the happiest, and makeup is certainly one of those things. So here are a few of the reasons why I love doing my makeup everyay.

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15 Facts About Me | The Girls Behind the Blog

I have always loved learning more about the individuals behind my favorite blogs, so today I am sharing fifteen facts that you don’t know about me.

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My Grandma Guesses Makeup Prices

My glamorous Grandma is my best friend and my biggest supporter, so I thought it would be fun to see if she could guess the prices of some of my favorite products. Keep reading if you are in the mood to laugh because she’s adorable!

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The Best Apps for Beauty Bloggers

Finding a new way to be more inspired and productive is always a good thing, so today I thought I would share five of my favorite apps that can help you do just that!

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An Exciting Announcement | Makeup By Makena

When I gathered the courage to publish my very first blog post, I felt excited, nervous, and proud; nearly three years later, I am experiencing those exact same feelings as I launch my very own website — http://www.makeupbymakena.com!

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10 Things I Have Learned from Beauty Blogging | 12 Days of Christmas

March of 2018 will mark the third anniversary of Makeup By Makena and after nearly three years of beauty blogging, I have learned so many priceless lessons, some of which I would be honored to share with you today…

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