Natural Beauty Essentials

I’m usually running late — to literally, everything. Hence, why I keep my beauty routine quick and minimal. Plus, I’ve always preferred the idea of ‘less is more’ — at least, while I’m still in my twenties 😉 If you love a simple makeup routine, keep a handful of beauty basics in your drawer. A cheek and lip stain, tinted moisturizer, lightweight concealer, mint lip balm and lengthening mascara. My freckles get to stay, my…. Read more

Feel Natural: Applying Dewy Makeup

Happy Friday! Lets celebrate with a little makeup party, okay?! I’ve long been a lover of natural, dewy makeup. It feels light, airy and approachable, and is one of the few looks that works from day-to-night. The key is to strategically apply sheen, so your face reflects more light. Don’t be afraid of mixing both matte and cream-based products to achieve the look. Beyond the products, I’ve found my skin…. Read more

Pucker Up: Find The Best Red Lipstick

Pucker up, beauties! We’re talking red lips today. Team Lauren’s Lyst did some very serious research. We tested drugstore-bought lipsticks in different shades of red. Why? Because after attempting to rock red lips like Gwen Stefani, I [frightfully] realized pulling it off is harder than it looks. It’s tough to apply evenly, and even tougher to take off. A few tips…  Apply balm prior to lipstick to avoid peeling and…. Read more