Chelsea Crockett

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3 Ways to Recycle Your Makeup Products

When I think of recycling, I immediately think of paper, plastic, and soda cans.  But turns out you can recycle your very own makeup products after you’re done using them! …

When I think of recycling, I immediately think of paper, plastic, and soda cans.  But turns out you can recycle your very own makeup products after you’re done using them!  Pretty cool, right?  Here are three different ways to recycle your products to make sure you’re getting the most out of them!

  • Depending on the brand of your makeup, you can recycle a certain number of empty containers for a brand-new product! Chelsea Crockett - MAC LipstickBrands such as M.A.C. for example will take six of your empty M.A.C. product containers and give you a free lipstick in return.  Look up a couple of your favorite brands and see if they offer any deals like this as well!
  • Be smart when you buy! If you care enough to put in a little research, see which brands make their product containers out of recyclable material.  Whether the product is made with glass, plastic, or another material, we can be smart about which products we can recycle and which have to go in the trash.
  • Think of how many products fall to the bottom of your makeup bag that go completely unused. I know for me, it’s a lot!  I encourage you to go through your bags monthly or every few months and find the products you have yet to open.  Odds are, if you haven’t opened them yet, you probably don’t need them! I encourage you to donate them to a women’s shelter nearby or find someone who would appreciate it more than you would!

Now you can start doing more than just simply using your makeup products!  Find a second purpose for them like the ones above! 🙂

Xoxo – Chelsea

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5 Clever Deodorant Hacks You Need to Know

You may’ve read this title and thought… deodorant hacks?  Does that even make sense?  I’m here to tell you IT DOES, and there are so many different ways to use…

You may’ve read this title and thought… deodorant hacks?  Does that even make sense?  I’m here to tell you IT DOES, and there are so many different ways to use deodorant other than its original purpose.  Here are a few clever hacks that’ll give your deodorant 10x its purpose!

  • Put some deodorant on the bridge of your nose to prevent your sunglasses from slipping. You know that feeling when the sun’s beating down on your face and the area between your sunglasses and nose starts to sweat? Prevent that by swiping on a little deodorant! It’ll keep your glasses in place and stop you from sweating.
  • Apply deodorant to your mosquito bites to stop the itching. I’ve never tried this remedy until now.  It really does help!  It coats the bite and helps soothe the skin around it.  Try it out for yourself next time you have a pesky bite!
  • This one’s for the ladies! Apply a swipe of deodorant to your bra line. You all know what I’m talking about! It can be so annoying when the area between your skin and bra line starts to sweat when you’re out in the sun or working out.  I promise this trick works!
  • Put a swipe of deodorant on the backs of Chelsea Crockett - Deodorant Hacks our heels to prevent blisters. You can apply a swipe on your heels or on the back of your shoes like the picture on the right!
  • I think we can all agree that razor burns are so annoying and painful. If you get done shaving and razor burns appear, help soothe them with a swipe of deodorant!

When it comes to the products you own, sometimes you just have to think a little outside the box!  I hope these tips come in handy. 🙂

XO – Chelsea

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The Perfect Guide: Where to Put Eye Makeup

When I first started out using makeup, I didn’t really have a clue what I was doing!  But over the years, I’d like to think I’ve gotten pretty comfortable with…

When I first started out using makeup, I didn’t really have a clue what I was doing!  But over the years, I’d like to think I’ve gotten pretty comfortable with creating all the different beauty and makeup trends on my own skin.  Eyeshadow trends can sometimes be the hardest to pull off without knowing where to put each shade.  Chelsea Crockett - Eye MakeupThis guide helped me master eyeshadow and know the best way to accent my eyes!

  • Brow bone/Highlight.  As far as your brow bone goes, focus on highlighting it.  This will give your eyes the pop they need!
  • Crease.  To add some dimension to your eyes, add a darker shade to your crease.  Once again, this will make them pop!
  • Lid.  This is where your base color will go.  I suggest a neutral shade that will be a good foundation for your other darker tones!
  • Outer V.  If you’re a fan of the “cat eye” eyeliner look, then this part of your lid will practically be covered anyways.  But if you’re not big on eyeliner, then apply a darker shade to your outer v.  If you want a softer look, blend with a blending brush for a less sharp effect.
  • Lower Lash Line.  Once again, if you’re an eyeliner type of girl, then this part of your eye will most likely already be covered!  But if you want a little more definition, add a darker, neutral shadow to your lash line. 
  • Tear duct.  To add a little glow to your eyes, apply a shimmery or light colored eyeshadow.  This will make your eyes sparkle! 

I hope this helps you just as much as it helped me!

XO – Chelsea

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Hairstyles for Hiding Your Bangs

Sometimes you try something new with your hair and end up loving it.  Other times, taking a risk with your hair can be something you regret!  Depending on the person,…

Sometimes you try something new with your hair and end up loving it.  Other times, taking a risk with your hair can be something you regret!  Depending on the person, they can love or hate their bangs.  Or maybe they simply get tired of them!  I know they can take a while to grow out, so here are a few hairstyles for hiding your bangs!

When it comes to bangs, braids can be your best friend.  There are so many different styles of braids that will help hide your bangs and are also super stylish! Chelsea Crockett - Braid Top Knot If you want to keep it simple, French braiding your bangs and bobby pinning them on the side of your head is an easy solution.  One of my favorite looks is the braided topknot like the picture on the left.  As long as you can master the look, it turns out super cute!

If you haven’t invested in any accessories, then you should start!  Hats and headbands are perfect for hiding bangs (and for fixing a bad hair day!).  Purchase a few that you can switch up with different outfits and you’re good to go!

Another quick way to style your bangs is by drying your hair a certain way.  Training your part to go the opposite way can be hard, but by doing this you can master the flipped hairstyle.  This will allow your bangs to blend with your hair better along with using some product to seal the deal.

If you’re regretting getting bangs, then I hope this helps!

XOXO – Chels

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New Beauty Trend Alert: Ice Rollers!

You may or may not have heard of the newest ice roller beauty trend.  If you haven’t, well then you’re in for a treat!  I’ve always heard that ice and…

You may or may not have heard of the newest ice roller beauty trend.  If you haven’t, well then you’re in for a treat!  I’ve always heard that ice and coolness can help certain aspects of your skin such as dark circles, wrinkles, etc.  Here’s a little insight on why you should try it out for yourself!

As I’ve said already, applying ice to breakouts, morning under-eye bags, etc. can reduce redness and swelling.  Chelsea  Crockett - Ice RollersSo with that being said, I was super intrigued when I first heard about ice rollers.  It’s described as an inexpensive cooling therapy for your skin that is proven to result in many noticeable benefits!  Applying the coolness of an ice roller increases blood flow, which reduces redness, inflammation, and tightens your skin.

If you break it down, it’s actually a very simple product.  Ice rollers are either filled with gel or water and kept in the freezer to maintain their temperature.  They have many short and long term benefits including wrinkle and pore reduction and minimizing puffy morning eyes!  Some are as cheap as $15 while others can creep up to $70 or $80!

Ice rollers are a much bigger product in Asia and Europe than they are in America, but they are starting to make their debut!  Buy one and watch the magic happen for yourself!

XO – Chelsea

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4 Different Everyday Sunscreens

Research shows that sunscreen can benefit your skin by wearing it every day, not just when you’re at the pool. There are tons of different everyday sunscreens whether your skin…

Research shows that sunscreen can benefit your skin by wearing it every day, not just when you’re at the pool. There are tons of different everyday sunscreens whether your skin is oily, dry, sensitive, etc. You may only be outside for 5 minutes, but sunscreen can benefit your skin in more ways than just protecting you from harmful rays!

  1. For sensitive skin, Clinique offers a mineral sunscreen that is fragrance free and less irritating than other sunscreens. Chelsea Crockett - Coola SunscreenYou won’t have to worry about breaking out or having a negative reaction when putting sunscreen on your face.
  2. For oily skin, Neutrogena has a dry-touch sunscreen that is oil-free and won’t clog your pores. It’s lightweight and leaves you with a clean finish. As long as you find an oil-free product, you should be set!
  3. If you rely on organic skincare, Coola has the perfect products for you. All of their products are eco-conscious and prevent harm to your skin and the environment!  
  4. For dry skin, find a sunscreen that is considered a moisturizer, too. This way you can tackle both dry skin and protection from the sun!

Which product is your go-to sunscreen? With summer in full swing, I may have to give it a try!

 – Chels

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Spin for Perfect Skin!

As most of you know, I recently attended Beautycon LA in July. It was such a fun weekend and definitely the best Beautycon I have ever experienced! Every time we…

As most of you know, I recently attended Beautycon LA in July. It was such a fun weekend and definitely the best Beautycon I have ever experienced! Every time we go to one of these events, we come home with lots of goodies such as makeup and face products. This past trip, my goodie bag had a Face & Body Brush by My Life My Shop in it. I wanted to give a little review of this awesome product! Chelsea Crockett - The Spin Brush

Once you receive the product, you’ll find four different attachments for the brush. Each one has a different purpose. The first one is a cleansing facial brush and the second is an exfoliating facial brush. You have to be gentle with your skin while using them both. Using either of them too much can hurt your skin, so make sure to use them gently, especially the exfoliating brush (and especially if you have sensitive skin!). If you do so, your skin will look fab! The amount of acne on my face started to decrease, especially surface acne. It really works! As for the other two attachments, one is a pumice stone and the other is a body brush. Both are perfect for pampering and polishing your body. You can use it in the shower without worrying about it getting damaged by water. You’ll have to try it out for yourself!

XOXO – Chelsea

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The Benefits of Good Makeup

Walking through a makeup store and seeing foundation for $30.00 isn’t appealing to most people.  I mean, why buy that foundation when you can buy a different foundation for $8.00…

Walking through a makeup store and seeing foundation for $30.00 isn’t appealing to most people.  I mean, why buy that foundation when you can buy a different foundation for $8.00 somewhere else?  The truth is that the price of the makeup doesn’t mean anything; it’s the formula you should be looking at.  Inexpensive makeup doesn’t always mean you’re getting a lesser quality of makeup, you’re just getting more bang for your buck!

When shopping for makeup, the more expensive something is doesn’t always mean it’s better; although you usually get what you paid for.  Most high-end makeup stores offer products that are safe for all skin types and are not made with foreign chemicals; but this doesn’t mean you can’t find these types of makeup at other department stores.  Brands like L’Oreal, Neutrogena, and NYX offer good quality makeup for a fair price.  Next time you buy makeup, check out the ingredients, not the price.  If it is free of irritants (alcohol, menthol, oils), then you are most likely getting a good product.  Never settle for makeup just because it is cheap!Chelsea Crockett- nyx makeup

Spending less doesn’t hurt your skin and spending more doesn’t always help it.  What matters is that you are using good makeup.  The benefits of good makeup will soon pay off for your skin.

-Chelsea

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