My Background

At a young age, I realized makeup seemed to be the most trendy obsession. All the pretty, bright colours that catch your eye while strolling through the cosmetics aisle at the local drug store was nearly like walking through a candy store for me as a kid. Of course, it wasn’t in my mothers best interest to let me cake my face at the age of 13. So Maybelline Great Lash and Lipsmackers it was! The feeling of putting something on my face that drew attention to my features was addicting. Although with makeup, I felt there was always some sort of restriction as a kid, and I was taught to put a limit on how much should go on my face. So I feel as though that almost enhanced the addiction part. We all want what we can’t have, right?

Every year of getting older meant I was inching closer towards wearing more makeup. Which I originally thought was the ultimate success! But to my disadvantage (90’s baby), growing up there wasn’t much access to makeup blogs and relatable advice. You couldn’t find much on YouTube either. There was of course teen magazines (J-14, bop, teen vogue, and my all time favourite, seventeen) which I won’t lie, did help. But it definitely doesn’t compare to the technology advancements we have today. In which we simply type out anything we want and it pops out exactly what we’re looking for.

Advice, spice & everything nice

In this generation, young girls (age ranging anywhere from 12-16), don’t really seem to have much of a limit with makeup. A full face; foundation, eyeliner, contour, blush, eyeshadow, brows, setting power, lipstick, and don’t forget the lashes.

I walk past a short, adolescent person with a full chiseled face, glistening of beautiful highlight shimmer and have to second guess whether I just encountered a 25-year old or 14 year old. Man, it must be exquisite to not have to go through that awkward, ugly phase as a teenager. But don’t get it twisted! There’s absolutely no shade or hate on this end! I think the world of makeup is wonderful and should always be celebrated. Which is why I thought it’d be a natural and positive idea to create a blog to specifically target all age ranges and genders about all sorts of makeup related topics, as I didn’t have such thorough help growing up.

A small gift to you

More than anything I wanted to create a safe space for anyone in dire need of even the simplest of makeup advice and recommendations! I do not consider myself a highly trained expert. I am only here to give my most humble and honest opinions towards makeup in the purest form.

Please feel more than free to comment with any questions!

Emilys Make Up Tools

"Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty; it's a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside."

-Michelle Phan