My Top 10 Beauty Products for Teens

teen wearing purple sweatshirt with pink beauty products on her face

In my 20+ year career as a professional makeup artist, I’ve worked with countless models and celebrities. And while I do continue to work with women and men of all ages, in the last number of years, I have found my niche working with the younger generation and finding the best products that work for them. A few years ago, I wrote a post that listed my favorite kid-friendly beauty products and while those still are staples in my kit, I’ve written an updated version of my top 10 beauty products for teens. A version 2.0, if you will! Keep reading to see a few familiars and some newbies that have made their mark in my kit!

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How to Sanitize Your Beauty Products

Products used to sanitize beauty products

Almost every day we’re being reminded of how important it is to clean, disinfect, and sanitize everything around us in order to stay healthy and safe from the risk of spreading germs. We’ve gotten used to regularly sanitizing our homes and repeatedly washing our hands to keep our families and friends safe. But, have you ever considered the importance of sanitizing your beauty products?

For makeup artists who work in such close proximity to our clients, if we’re not careful, there’s the possibility of passing along harmful bacteria and germs that could lead to pink eye, cold sores, and even mites. Eww! With the COVID-19 pandemic in front of us, we’re reminded how important it is to keep our products and the working environment extremely clean and sanitary. Looking ahead for the beauty industry, this will be a top priority.

It’s not a question whether we should be sanitizing our beauty products for professional or personal use, the question is, what is the right way to sanitize? In this post, I’ll share some of my best practices and tips on how to sanitize your beauty products. Let’s start!

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IG Live Brow Tutorial

This Friday at 12 pm, I’m chatting on Instagram Live with Bridgid Coulter of for their Flyness Fridays series. The BlackBird House is a shared workspace that connects all women through wellness, creativity, and activism. I’ll be giving an easy brow tutorial and sharing about a few of my favorite products!

I’m excited to be a part of this series and hope to see you there. Tell a friend (or two)!

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Spring into Palettes Giveaway

spring into palettes giveaway

It feels like I haven’t done a giveaway in eons! Well, this week make sure to enter my Spring into Palettes Giveaway. I’ll be giving away three makeup palettes loaded with everything you’ll need to update your Spring makeup look.

Scroll down to see what’s in these palettes and make sure to read the entry guidelines at the end of this post. Good luck!

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