Confident Beauty

Beauty tips and products for the mature, confident woman.

Ages 40 & Up

Every stage in life has its challenges. Walking with confidence into the future can be overwhelming while dealing with sudden changes in our skin, hair, and metabolism. We can get stuck with an old beauty routine that no longer fits our life style or changing self image. Get tips and tricks to keep you fresh, vibrant and modern. Simple solutions with beautiful results.

Articles

A RED LIP is always a classic!

  This is Charlotte! Charlotte is a mother of 4, a professional carpooler and my Beauty Muse.  Charlotte has been willing, for years, to try all my new discoveries.  She has run to the supermarket with one smokey eye, been to her children's soccer games with false...

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Everlasting Love! I mean, Lipstick.

Another Gem, from Gemma The struggle of making your lipstick actually STICK to your lips for an extended period of time can be maddening.... But the answer to this problem doesn't need to be found in the 'Long-Lasting Lip-Wear' section of your local drugstore.  You...

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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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Color Care

Julie and I have been together a long time!  Each time we meet she has to add a little more product and a little more often!  We both love all the same products from the Blog Post below.  We have a couple more favorites as well! [gallery...

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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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The Benefit of Benefit

I love when I learn about a new product and it takes me by surprise. This past summer my beautiful and fun niece came to spend a couple of nights on her way to Cape Cod. I was very excited and of course, top of our agenda, was to play with makeup! Before we left on...

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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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Up and Down

Sometimes we are up and sometimes we are down.  But our friend Rebecca makes it all look beautiful. Rebecca has a lightheartedness about her with an easy smile. She is as fun as she is fit!  Her weekly fitness routine is a combination of spin, strength training,...

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The Perfect Summer Tote

    We all have that one (or five) perfect summer bag. It's light and pretty- exactly how we all want feel! Take a peak inside Basic Beauty's Perfect Summer Tote to see what we think every woman should be carrying around this season.         Summer Must Have Bag: The...

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Best Self Tanners

Get glowing this summer with any of our favorite self tanning methods. Whether for your face, body, 24 hour stay, or long-lasting.. we've got you covered.   Face  Both of these products are buildable. For long lasting results must use for 2-3 days in a row. Clarins...

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