Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture Palette Swatches & Thoughts

As a beauty enthusiast my eyes are always drawn to new and pretty things. Many palettes have made their debut recently but for some reason the¬†Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture Palette said “BUY ME” when I laid eyes on its swatches. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: The Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture palette is the “sister” palette to the ever popular¬†Modern Renaissance palette but the shades are all new and made to complement it. It retails for $42 and is currently only available on the Anastasia website (although currently sold out). You can get it elsewhere starting Tuesday, August 1st at & other online retailers and then in stores Tuesday, August 15th. The 14 shades range from “grungy mattes to bold metallics” as described on the website and are all meant to be SUPER pigmented at that. Although it was originally thought that this palette was limited edition, Norvina confirmed via…

How to Keep Your Oily Skin Matte This Summer

It’s officially summertime and I’m an oily skin girl in NYC. If you’ve never been just know that’s a deadly combination due to NYC’s INSANE humidity in the summertime. In the past I have struggled to maintain a flawless makeup look for more than a couple of hours due to not being able to combat sweat, humidity, and my oil glands. Are you anything like me and need help? Here is my foundation routine that will show you how to keep your oily skin matte this summer: Here are the tips I highlighted in this video: Keep your moisturizer light and give it time to absorb. I used H2O Plus’ Oasis Hydrating Treatment because it has a gel like consistency and is light but will help your skin not attempt to overcompensate for moisture. I let this absorb into my skin for about 20 minutes before moving to the…