THE WEDDING ….Countdown

THE WEDDING ….Countdown

The one week countdown is officially on!  This has been a fun filled year for Your Basic Beauty!  Filled with Love, Parties, Presents and Wedding Planning. Now it’s WEDDING TIME! People have been asking all year….Who is going to do Gemma’s make up?...
Mascara Matters

Mascara Matters

Beauty Blogger’s have a right to change their minds. As you all know, Basic Beauty swears by Maybelline Lash Discovery Mascara.. but recently I couldn’t take it anymore and had to buy the cult favorite mascara by the one and only, Trish McEvoy.  Not one to...
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Professional Photos. Follow these SIMPLE steps to achieve your perfect picture. (Here are some of my favorite shots from my engagement photo shoot) 1.) You want your skin to look clean & natural, but in order to avoid looking washed out- add a bit more color Such...
Wedding Hair Prep

Wedding Hair Prep

Hair, hair, HAIR. Having a great head of hair on your wedding day is imperative… but it’s a process! Not only do some people (myself included) need a little TLC when it comes to growth and thickness in order to achieve that perfect pulled back ‘do,...