Chelsea Crockett

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3 Concealer Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Concealer is one of the best beauty tools in the world.  You can hide your tiredness by disguising dark circles or conceal stubborn pimples that won’t go away.  It color…

Concealer is one of the best beauty tools in the world.  You can hide your tiredness by disguising dark circles or conceal stubborn pimples that won’t go away.  It color corrects, brightens, and evens out your skin to give you the perfect foundation for a beautiful face of makeup.  With that being said, we should know what we’re doing wrong with our concealer to guarantee that we’re making the most out of our product! 

  1. Rubbing in your concealer with your finger.Chelsea Crockett - Naked Concealer  It may be gross to think about, but our fingers are covered in dirt, oil, and lots of bacteria.  Our fingers also don’t absorb any of our concealer like a beauty blender would which leaves it feeling caked on.  A beauty blender will blend it evenly and leave you without creases or streaks!
  2. Using the same concealer for all your blemishes, dark circles, etc.  Although this isn’t necessarily the wrong way of doing it, you can get much better coverage by using differently textured concealers.  For dark circles, try using a thicker concealer such as a cream based one.  As for pimples, try using a light, liquid concealer!  
  3. Applying your concealer first as your base.  Although you may be anxious to cover up those zits as soon as you wake up, you won’t get your best coverage by starting with concealer.  Apply your foundation first, then apply your concealer!

What mistake are you making?  Now you know what to change when it comes to applying concealer!

XO – Chels

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Say “Goodbye” to Baking Mistakes!

If you browse through my website, you’ll be sure to find out that I love food…especially sweets! Whenever I have free time, I love to try out new baking recipes…

If you browse through my website, you’ll be sure to find out that I love food…especially sweets! Whenever I have free time, I love to try out new baking recipes for fun! While it may seem easy, baking can be hard sometimes! I even mess up the box directions! By observing my mom and my own mistakes, I figured out the way around some of the most common…and not some common, baking mistakes. Let’s make the best cake ever!Chelsea Crockett- baking mistakes

  • I love love love fruit! If you’re making a cake or cupcakes with fresh fruit, roll the fruit through flour to keep each piece from sinking to the bottom.
  • Melting chocolate chips can be hard! Microwave chocolate pieces with vegetable or canola oil for short amounts of time, stirring in between. Chocolate can burn very easily! (I’ve done this too many times.)
  • Only fill cupcake cases 2/3 high to leave room for rising! They’ll turn out to be the perfect size!
  • Don’t put too many things in your oven! This causes the baking time to be longer, which may result in over-baked or burnt goods!
  • Test cakes right out of the oven by dipping a toothpick in the cake. If the toothpick is clean, then your cake is perfectly cooked!
  • To avoid your desserts from looking sloppy, make sure they are fully cooled before decorating or icing. I know it’s hard to be patient when it smells so good!!

Happy baking Insiders!

           Chelsea

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10 Beauty Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Do you ever crawl into bed after a long day and accidentally fall asleep with your makeup on? Or maybe you always “forget” to wash your makeup brushes. Sound familiar?…

Do you ever crawl into bed after a long day and accidentally fall asleep with your makeup on? Or maybe you always “forget” to wash your makeup brushes. Sound familiar? These are only a couple of the many beauty crimes you might be committing! I’m here to let you know what beauty mistakes you should put an end to ASAP!

  1. Sleeping in your makeup. Foundation residue and layers of eye shadow are doing more than you think when you sleep. They clog your pores and encourage breakouts!
  2. Wearing waterproof mascara every day. Doing this results in dried-out lashes. Also, when scrubbing it off at the end of the day, you’re likely to lose more lashes.
  3. Ignoring a topcoat. If you want your polish to last, don’t neglect this.
  4. Applying nail polish over your cuticles. Your polish won’t stay on for long. Avoid this!
  5. Forgetting to wash your makeup brushes. Keep them clean to keep away any bacteria you might be adding to your skin. Yuck!
  6. Applying makeup in the wrong lighting. You don’t want to look orange or like a ghost!Chelsea Crockett - Matching Foundation
  7. Reapplying makeup continuously throughout your day. Caking on makeup is never a good idea. Although it may seem like there’s none left, wash your face before adding another layer!
  8. Matching your foundation shade to the back of your hand. This often tricks you by thinking you found the perfect shade.
  9. Washing your hair every day. Having hydrated locks is good, so don’t dry them out by doing this.
  10. Forgetting to apply facial sunscreen. Sunburns to your face are often the most damaging to your pores. Avoid it before it happens!

And the list goes on and on! Put a stop to your beauty crimes before they do even more damage!

 

XOXO – Chelsea

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How To Reverse Beauty Mistakes 101

Hi Insiders,             Have you ever applied makeup or a new product and thought, “Uh oh.”  Well don’t worry, it happens to everyone.  I’ve had my fair share of beauty…

Hi Insiders,

            Have you ever applied makeup or a new product and thought, “Uh oh.”  Well don’t worry, it happens to everyone.  I’ve had my fair share of beauty mishaps.  Although the outcome may look horrendous, there is a way to reverse everything.  I will give you the 101 on how to reverse the most common beauty mistakes.Chelsea Crockett- beauty mistakes

  • Put on too much self-tanner?  No problem!  Squeeze fresh lemon juice on a loofah and start scrubbing away in a hot shower.  This will slowly remove dark splotches and streak marks.  Apply lotion generously when you’re finished.
  • You’ve spent too much time in the pool and now your blonde locks are green.  Yuck!  To reverse the green tint, shampoo your hair twice, once with a shampoo with golden tones and once with a clarifying shampoo.  You can find a variety of these shampoos at your local department store or click here!  Just make sure to read the bottle!  Be sure to rinse your hair with tap water after each dip in the pool to prevent this from happening again.
  • You got sweaty after you applied your makeup.  No worries!  Always carry oil pads, a beauty sponge, and lip gloss with a pop of color in your purse.  Use the oil pads to soak up excess sweat, smooth foundation and remove smudged eyeliner with the sponge, and apply the lip gloss to give yourself that fresh look. 

I hope these tricks come in handy!  Next time you make a beauty mistake, remember, there is always a quick fix!

        -Chelsea

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