Follow @ladybuggirlqtee Tweet LAYING SOME GROUNDWORK... I should probably explain myself a little bit here before I even tell you all about moisturizers, organic products, or even Aveeno. I absolutely LOVE skincare and beauty products,...Show More Summary
Yay for the new year! It's time to clean out the makeup bag and makeup drawers, throw away old, expired makeup and make room for everything new. With all of the new makeup launches, it's not hard. The makeup brands have been bringing...Show More Summary
Holy moly, it’s 2017 y’all! Shutterstock Can you believe it?! Where did last year go? As with each new year, 2016 brought some amazing and fun new beauty trends. We saw even bolder brows, bigger lashes, and the bravest of us experimented with multicolor and glitter everything! Today, it’s easier than ever for Insta-worthy looks […]
Wishing everyone a very happy, healthy and blessed new year. Here is to 2016 and welcoming 2017! I can't wait to see what the new year brings.
Can you believe that 2016 is coming to an end? I've had a rough year, personally, so I will be glad to see it go. Onward and upward, as they say. I am looking forward to a better and brighter new year. As I always do at the end of the year, I like to run down the most popular beauty posts of the year. Show More Summary
I always love the MAC Look in a Box collections that MAC give Nordstrom as an exclusive during their Anniversary sale and holiday. Although these released really late (just last week) for holiday, these are meant to be holiday collections. Show More Summary
I cannot believe that 2016 is almost over. Seriously. Where does the time go? I guess the saying is true; time flies when you're having fun. Or maybe it's because I've been so insanely busy this year that the year just flew by! I've been busy with real life and behind the scenes at Beautiful Makeup Search testing a lot of new beauty products. Show More Summary
You guys, we are rounding the final bend of this year and gearing up to welcome the start of 2017!! I can’t believe it’s here already, 2016 flew by! So many great things happened this year at SkinCare by Alana, including some awesome additions to my product line and finally launching my beautiful new site, […]
For every complaint you have about your complexion, there’s a fast fix! No matter who you are or how flawless or flawed your skin may be, everyone has concerns when it comes to their complexion. We’ve all experienced ups and downs with the skin on our face: dry spots, flaky spots, brown spots. Or maybe […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like winter! Shutterstock I love this time of year! Even though it’s still 60-70° here in California, I did actually get to use my heater for the first time the other night! Few things in this world are better than when my husband and I get to enjoy a […]
The last-minute holiday shopping rush is ON! If you are like me and have not completed your holiday shopping and are still scrambling to find some last-minute beauty gifts, look no further than Sephora. Sephora is where I went yesterday to finish up a large chunk of my shopping and I picked up a lot. Show More Summary
You do not have to break the bank when shopping for great gifts. There are plenty of beauty gifts (good ones!) that will cost you $10 or less. Whether you are looking to put something in a stocking or gift something small to someone, these little beauty gifts are perfect, especially as you are doing your last-minute shopping.
Crow’s feet. Laugh lines. Creases. No matter what you call them, we all know them as one thing. Wrinkles. And, unless you’ve discovered some rip in time, we’re all going to experience wrinkles at some point in our lives. It’s a natural part of aging. In fact, it’s one of the defining attributes of aging! […]
Is there anything better than a personalized gift, especially a personalized beauty gift? You know they are super rare treats! That's why I am really excited about The Body Shop's personalized Body Butter in celebration of the brand's 40th anniversary and to benefit a great cause oo.
In the midst of holiday I have a little sneak peek at some must-have spring palettes that are knocking my socks off. You know NARS always does a cheek product better than anyone else and when they combine them in a palette — watch out. Show More Summary
As a skincare professional, one of the questions I hear the often is, “Alana, is there an eye treatment out there that actually works?!” Shutterstock Whether it’s from stress, genetics, sleepless nights (holla at ya, moms with little ones!), or simply aging, different factors can affect the brightness and youthful glow of our eyes. And, […]
Have you ever checked out the SEPHORA COLLECTION brushes and bags? They have so many brushes, brush sets and makeup bags that are super luxurious and professional quality. This year they are KILLING IT with their holiday Sparkle & Shine collection!...Show More Summary
Hello, Beauty Mates! I am SO excited to share today’s post with you. I scoured the web and found 25 beauty bloggers / dermatologists and asked them to dish on their number one favorite skincare brand. PLUS I share my favorite brand down below (making 26!). When it comes to skincare I always like to look towards the […]
We scoured the web, found 25 beauty bloggers / dermatologists and asked them to recommend what is their number one skincare brand and favorite line of products. Hope their answers to please you and help you find the right skincare brand and product for your own use. Enjoy the insights and tell others about this […]
Wooooo! Winter is right around the corner which means cozy scarves and sweaters, fires in the fireplace and that crisp chill in the air. (Or so I’ve heard. It’s still 70 degrees here in California!) It also means it’s time to switch up your skincare routine! That’s right! Dry winter air can really take a […]