Beginner Beauty

Beauty tips and products for teens and young adults

Ages 13-20

Academics, events, athletics and hormones can make teen skin a constant wave of challenges.  What make up to start using and how to apply it can be confusing.

We can help, one mascara and pimple tip at a time.

Heat & Humidity Hair Help

Going to college in Texas in the fall is going to bring about a lot of change. I might start saying y'all, I will begin wearing cowboy boots, and I will be eating a lot of barbecue. I am very excited about all the change to come. Except, there is one thing I am not...

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Dorm Room Essentials

We are so excited to introduce you to Caroline!    Caroline Ryan is our kind of beauty!  She is a young entrepreneur who is following her passions. She has created a business that both fulfills her and makes others happy. The life we all pursue! After college Caroline...

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Perfect Make Up Bag!

We here at Your Basic Beauty have been searching for the perfect make up bags to suit the on- the- go woman.  It is the perfect price, size and shape. We are so excited to announce that we will be selling our white double zipper make up bags with blue lettering.  Your...

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My Skincare Routine

EVER Skincare products have completely changed my life! Starting three months ago, I began to use three of EVER’s products consistently everyday. These included: REBALANCE Gentle Purifying Cleanser - I wash my face every night with this wash. I am really noticing that...

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Best EVER

We at Your Basic Beauty love when we find one product that meets the need of all three of our generations.  We tend to fight over them actually when we are together working or trying to get photo shoots done. [video width="480" height="480"...

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DIY Makeup Organizer

With my love of makeup, I have bought numerous eye shadows, mascaras, blushes, and concealers over the years, but I have found it hard to organize it all. Most of the time, a product will get lost in all the clutter. Over the recent snow day, I finally came up with a...

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Anniversary Celebration

We have been at this a very long time now!!! It never ever stops being fun! We can solve lipstick bleeding, crank out a killer smokey eye and laugh all the while. We are expanding our business to meet your needs: See Gemma's new company she owns and runs?...

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Travel Diaries

I am so happy to be a guest Blogger for Your Basic Beauty! This semester I am studying abroad in Florence, Italy! This amazing opportunity has already led me to visit several countries on the weekends. That being said, it has been difficult for me to minimize my...

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Confidence & Clarity

Beauty comes from the inside out: Our mantra, time and time again.  To date we have not found one single beauty product that works better than CONFIDENCE.  Confidence is directly correlated to how you feel within yourself...

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Glow baby Glow

What do you want to be when you grow up? So many questions are asked of us during our final year in high school.  So may tasks to be accomplished from SAT tests, to grades, to college application deadlines.  How about writing an essay that explains exactly who you are...

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The Best EVER way to Brighter Skin

The Big REVEAL: EVER Skincare is a Botanically based skincare line that utilizes the Magnolia plant to deliver smoother and brighter skin.  This is how they describe their products on their website: "Our formulas and ingredients are free of parabens, sulfates,...

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The Best Eye Makeup Remover

We can get pretty excited over here at Your Basic Beauty.  We have been known to scream over highlighters and maybe jump up and down about long lasting lipsticks, but this little baby has brought us to a stand still...jaw dropping pause. Clinique Take the Day Off Eye...

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