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Happy Friday! It’s going to be a Super weekend! Whether you will be watching the big game, cheering for the Steelers or the Packers, or just interested in relaxing, eating snacks or watching the commercials… it’s a good weekend for hanging out with friends and family.
Anyhow, here’s a listing of some new free goodies for all the Bionic Beauties out there!
Keep the in-between your pearly-whites super clean with a free sample of Dentek floss picks.
E.l.f. Cosmetics (also known as Eyes Lips Face) is holding a brand new, splendiferous sale. Simply use the coupon code MHHALF at checkout to receive 50% off your E.l.f. Cosmetics mineral makeup order!
Elf makeup, brushes, and cases make excellent stocking stuffers for the upcoming holidays. And now it’s even better since you can save a few bucks.
Valid only on orders over $20. You can buy other items besides mineral makeup, of course, but the half off discount will only apply to the mineral items in your “shopping cart”. Offer expires on November 14, 2010 so shop quickly!
One of the most frequent topics that fellow Bionic Beauties ask me via email is for mineral makeup application tips. I have some tricks n’ tips scattered in the archives of the Bionic Beauty blog, but I figured it was high-time I posted compiled list of my most useful application techniques.
Using a glazed terracotta pot saucer as a mineral makeup “tray” makes application onto your brush or sponge MUCH easier. I outlined my full technique in this article and added some photographs and further details. You can pick up these glazed pot bottoms at home improvement stores for around $1-2. They are easily sanitized too!
Many women think you can only apply mineral makeup with a brush. Step outside of that thought-box and check out my review of the Beauty Blender sponge. I also included a video from Beauty Blender themselves on how to use the sponge. It took me about a week to get my technique nailed, but now it’s a breeze.
If you’re not ready for the price of the Beauty Blender, but want to check out something similar, head to your local Target store. In the makeup aisle, you’ll find Sonia Kashuk’s blue version of this infamous makeup sponge. It usually runs around $8-$10.
In the hopes of helping you skip the awkwardness that I had when I got my first Beauty Blender, here is my step-by-step application technique…