I started a new tradition last year: DIY Valentine’s Day date night. This tradition is a result of the frustration I faced when trying to plan an evening out, then missing a reservation because of traffic after I rushed to get ready in the first place. Traffic plus waiting at restaurants with crowds of people [...]
Author Archives: Gina
Name: Gina Angie
Occupation: Graphic & Package Designer
Age: Forever Young
About Me: I love all things art and design. I also love traveling, spending time with family and friends, and trying new things.
What is in your beauty bag?: Eyeshadow colors for any occasion and the basics.
#1 must have product: Mascara
Best beauty tip: A good mascara is key.
Biggest beauty concern: Puffy eyes and dark circles.
Skin type: Combination
Maybe it is the fact that we just launched The Magazine – Winter Edition, or it could be my excitement and anticipation for the family and friends that are visiting from now until New Years, but I am TOTALLY IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRT! We are getting a real tree this year (for which I already [...]
I first discovered My Prime while working on our 2013 Fall Magazine. After reading about My Prime’s quality ingredients, I decided to try the Skin Recovery Formula as well as Dynamic Lifting Serum for myself. Being that they are vegan and paraben-free, both products got bonus points from the start! These formulas are the most lightweight [...]
Whether it’s Instagram, facebook or twitter, additional apps are great for presenting your beauty shots in a unique, more artistic way. These are my top 5 best apps to use before sharing photos online. With options including collages, adding text, frames, and simply expanding your filter library, these additional apps are going to be great [...]
As a package designer, I place a higher value on beauty products that are well-designed. It really shows when companies take time to design their packaging for their customers. These are my top packaging finds for spring—and I promise the formulas inside match the quality designs on the outside. 1. Paul & Joe Beaute’s Face [...]
After being disappointed by one shampoo after another I realized I have basically been picking out my shampoos blindly. I have concerns like dry scalp and limp hair that I would like to know how to avoid so I decided to do a little research. I found that there are 4 standard ingredient types that [...]
Happy Valentine’s Day from blush! We can’t get enough of lipsticks lately so we’re sharing our current lust list with you. Click each snapshot to see the lipstick shade. The shades above are all available now on blush.com: BeingTrue – Bashful Kelly Teegarden Organics – Tammy Too Faced Cosmetics – Strip Tease butter LONDON – [...]
Sometime last year the sudden surge of BB creams in the beauty market had me thinking I should consider trying one. Really, who wouldn’t want to consolidate multiple products into one? But where do I start? How do I know this isn’t just another fad? And what is “BB cream” anyway? After hearing about (yet [...]