Basic Beauty Babe

Teenage Heaven!

This is Lily!  Lily is my niece and a fellow beauty product junkie!  Lily’s product knowledge for 14 is astounding!  I cannot be held responsible for her CVS habits because she lives down in Virginia.  But I’ll tell you, it sure makes visiting a blast!  Lily, Maggie and I were able to cover all our favorites from shampoo, nail polish to under eye concealers… including our obsession with little sample products!

Lily’s room is a teenager’s dream!

Lily revealed her Must Have Products:

Physician’s Formula Cat Eye Collection Liquid Liner.  Lily uses the very tip of the applicator and applies a thin line very close to the lash line.  This creates an appearance of thicker lashes rather than a harsh black line.  This is a clean and fresh look for a teenager.

Maybelline Volum’ express Pumped up Waterproof mascara in black.  Lily applies one to two coats on her top lashes only to create a soft look for her beautiful blue eyes.  Waterproof is very helpful in summer to prevent black smudges under the eyes.

Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in custard.  Lily uses this daily under her eyes.  I taught her to apply  the concealer to the outer corners of the eye and in the eye socket rather than a big swoosh under the eye.  On teenagers less is more. (Choose a color one shade lighter than your skin color)

lily dog

Not everybody was as excited as we were about our new discoveries!

I introduced to Lily 2 products she purchased immediately!

Nars Longer Than Life Long Wear Eyeliner in “Rue Saint Honor” This eyeliner is the most fun ever!  Applied very close to the lash line it makes a glowing summer tan radiate and any eye color sparkle.  It lasts through the heat and humidity!

Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow  in 821 Chimere.  This shadow looks fabulous on anyone.  You can apply a thin layer for day or a more intense application for night.  In a pinch this can be used on cheeks for a dash of color or on lips for a perfect shimmer.

I knew Lily and I were kindred spirits when I saw her HAPPINESS poster above her bed.  There is so much Beauty to be found in Road Trips and Family Fun.

Lily’s Beauty Secret:

Her charismatic smile and unyielding enthusiasm whether playing sports, cooking with her family, or scouring the aisles at Sephora.  Lily’s our Kind of Basic Beauty!