Beauty Products, Tips & Tricks

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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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 follow the...

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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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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 as...

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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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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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Give the Gift of Beauty this Season

  Please click here to request your gift certificates for family and friends.   Holiday Specials:  Treat a loved one to one of the following gifts of beauty. Full Makeup Lesson  150.00 Event Makeup Application  75.00 Teen Makeup Lesson...

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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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