15 Timeless Makeup Tips Every Girl Should Know | 12 Days of Christmas

I have drawn inspiration from my own personal experiences with beauty and my most iconic role models to assemble a lovely list of my fifteen most timeless and empowering makeup tips that I strongly believe every girl should be aware of. 

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A Rose Gold Makeup Edit | 12 Days of Christmas

There are so many things in life that make me truly happy and rose gold is most definitely one of them! With its effortlessly glamorous, feminine, and sophisticated undertones, this trendy yet timeless metallic color has gradually infiltrated into almost all aspects of my life, especially my makeup collection. To honor my signature shade, I have chosen six of my most loved rose gold makeup products to share with you in hopes of helping you add more of this perfect hue to your cosmetic bag.

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How to Achieve a Winter Glow with Dry Skin |12 Days of Christmas

As the temperature decreases, the dullness of our skin increases and many of us are left to embark on a never-ending quest to attain oh-so-coveted luminosity. Despite how it may seems, achieving the perfect glow that everyone dreams of is not impossible — not even with the driest of skin or in the harshest of Winters. Just follow these five simple steps and you will completely forget that your complexion was once anything but luminous!

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November Beauty Favorites 2017 | 12 Days of Christmas

Today, I will be writing about my most-used and loved makeup of the month! The products I have been loving during November are all effortless ways to carry your look into Winter and are sure to look amazing and work well on everyone

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The Christmas Beauty Tag | 12 Days of Christmas

 Merry Christmas!!! I hope you and your families had an incredible day and I am so grateful for each of you who read my posts! Have you been naughty or nice this year with your skincare routine? I am always nice with my skincare routine, and even though it is fairly simple, balancing my acne-prone skin…

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Day-to-Night Makeup for the Holidays | 12 Days of Christmas

During the holidays, we are constantly busy – running errands, spending time with family, and getting dressed up for special occasions all in one day! However, completely redoing your makeup in the middle of the day for a different event it is not realistic, so I am going to teach you how to transition your…

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Lippies and Lyrics | 12 Days of Christmas

Last year, I came up with the idea of creating a post in which I write about my favorite lip products and songs for the holiday season, and since Christmas is all about traditions, I will also  be doing my Lippies and Lyrics again for this Twelve Days of Christmas. Grab some festive snacks, and…

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10 Tips for Makeup Shopping | 12 Days of Christmas

With last minute holiday purchases, shopping for makeup can be stressful, especially when you are obsessed with beauty and find yourself wanting to buy everything in the entire store! I have compiled a list of my top 10 tips to ensure that you are pleased with your pretty products! Read Reviews Regularly: Always, always, always…

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Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color Review | 12 Days of Christmas

Today, for my 2nd day of Twelve Days of Christmas, I am going to be reviewing one of my favorite lip products for Winter: the Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color! These are $7-9 depending on where you buy them and can be purchased at any drugstore or at Ulta. One of the best aspects…

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My Christmas Day Routine | The Twelve Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas, everyone and welcome to the Twelfth Day of Christmas and the last day of Beauty Blogmas on Makeup By Makena! Like yesterday, this post will be about how my family and I celebrate this very special day of the year… I honestly feel so greatful and fortunate for my family and I hope…

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