Nicola P. Young

Lover of Books, Saxophone, Blogs, and Dogs. Not necessarily in that order. Book blogger at heartofinkandpaper.com.

How to Make a Powdered Eyeshadow Stick
9 days ago
Eye makeup can be the biggest hassle. With having to clean eyeshadow brushes, falling glitter, and other hazards of the powder eyeshadow, it’s no wonder so many people are turning to eyeshadow sticks ...
Best BB Creams for Pale Skin
24 days ago
Having extremely pale skin can be a nightmare when it comes to foundations and BB or CC creams. Even the lightest shades of many popular brands or beauty lines come out looking, well, like you're wear...
Toxic Beauty Treatments from the Past
a month ago
Although beauty standards across time and space may differ drastically, every culture at every time has held some beliefs and practices regarding beauty. And while standards and preferences may change...
10 Best Face Self Tanners for Acne Prone Skin
2 months ago
Self-tanners are a tricky business to begin with. You have to find the right products, and apply them the right way to avoid orangey disasters, streaks, over-tanning, and missed spots. It's daunting f...
Everything You Need to Know About Cortisone Injections for Acne
2 months ago
Cortisone is a pervasive steroid hormone, released naturally by the body in many situations, and used extensively in the medical field. It's responsible for your fight-or-flight responses that prepare...
Makeup Products That Offer Sun Protection
2 months ago
Summer always seems so glamorous from far away: bathing suits, beaches, blue skies, sun. Those lovely UV rays can wreak serious havoc on your skin though, causing problems from unsightly sunburns, to ...