Skincare Habits to Start

Skincare Habits to Start

We believe, it’s never too late to establish healthy skin habits, and there’s no denying the power of a habit. And as we all know, our skin is an organ and requires proper care to keep it looking and feeling it’s best. It might take some discipline at first, but the results are well worth it and your skin will thank you for it, always! Let’s start now :) Start with proper cleansing: Make sure your skin is really clean. Facial cleansing can help removing oil, dirt and other debris from your skin and delicate face. Without cleansing, dirt and grime will...

Beauty Essentials we always carry with us

Beauty Essentials we always carry with us

Most women have developed a beauty routine and instinctively know which products to always carry with them. Making sure we are fully prepared for whatever comes our way, it seems we have these beauty products in our purses at all times. We asked our community and here are the beauty essentials that are a staple in everyone’s beauty bag. MoisturizerWhether you are already working with a 5-step skincare routine or like to keep your regimen short and sweet, you really need a great facial moisturizer. Moisturizer not only boosts your skin's hydration for a smooth and supple skin surface, but it...

Face Elixir

Face Elixir

Simply put, face oils are one of many skin care solutions out there. They are specially tailored to work with your natural oils to help keep your skin balanced and hydrated. Face oils have many potential benefits, but their overall purpose is to serve as an extra level of protection for your skin. Did you know that Grapeseed oil is packed with antioxidants (like Vitamin A, Vitamin C & Vitamin E), omega fatty acids (like linolenic acid, an essential component of the skin’s barrier), and amino acids (the building blocks of collagen), as explained by Dr. Green, cosmetic dermatologist. So, yeah. Grapeseed oil...

Global Handwashing Day – October 15, 2021

Global Handwashing Day – October 15, 2021

Global Handwashing Day is an international handwashing campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits. Washing hands at critical points during the day and washing with soap are both important. Global Handwashing Day occurs on October 15th of each year.Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership as an opportunity to design and implement creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap, especially during critical times.The first Global Handwashing Day was held in 2008. Since then, the community as well as national leaders and influencers have used this national...

Chocolate Brown Lips

Chocolate Brown Lips

Ahh, the awesome '90s. There were so many beauty and fashion trends that we seemed to never get enough of, don’t you agree? For example, that Chocolate brown lipstick had a total moment in the '90s, and not just because super models from back then like Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford rocked those yummy shades.The warm-toned shade of brown is making a comeback this season! Not gonna lie, we are so excited to bring that look back again. We spotted several cool lip looks on Instagram, shades of chocolate ranging from soft to deeper hues. A chocolate liner and lipstick...

Reasons why October is one of our Favorite Months

Reasons why October is one of our Favorite Months

There is a famous quote we keep seeing on Pinterest that goes like this, "I am so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." We certainly agree with this - what a lovely month - better yet - what a lovely season this is!Pumpkin-flavored everything: Or at least almost everything ;) Whenever the season of Fall starts, especially in October though, everyone starts making or baking delicious foods and beverages. But not just food that is pumpkin inspired, your house can smell like October too. And your makeup could be very Fall inspired as well. Don’t you...

And this is why we love Halloween

And this is why we love Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and we couldn't be more excited! If you're anything like us and this is one of your favorite holidays too, we can feel your excitement! We here at Deluvia are certainly super excited. Halloween is certainly great for discovering hidden beauty talents and it’s lots of fun trying out new makeup techniques and products that pique your interest!We prefer Halloween looks with intricate makeup because beyond that, your costume itself becomes secondary. You can dress cute and comfy and people are still able to tell what you are. Throw on a few relevant accessories...

Why a Face Cleanser?

Why a Face Cleanser?

It can sometimes be rather annoying to have to brush your teeth and wash your face after a long and exhausting day. Yes, sometimes it feels like you’d rather not. However, heading to bed with any trace of makeup or dirt from the day on your face is never a good idea, and it's important to get into the habit of washing your face daily.Daily facial cleansing helps remove traces of dirt, excess oil, pollution and unwanted skin cells off of your face. If not cleansed properly, dirt and pollution accumulate on the surface of your skin and could potentially...

Our Fall Favs

Our Fall Favs

Fall is a great time to swap out your summer foundation for a lighter shade. As we move into this cooler weather season we say, Goodbye summer tan, hello fall!And if the changing season has you wanting to play with some fall makeup looks, we don’t blame you -- we understand! That means it's time to steer your minimal glam game into a whole new direction. Certainly, one that can support your darker fall wardrobe. Light cardigans to chunky sweaters are what’s all about! Yeah, we love it. We’re diggin’ this cozy style for sure.Fall makeup trends including shades from...

Skin Exfoliating

Skin Exfoliating

Want instantly softer skin? Well, you might want to try skin exfoliating with our Ginger Citrus spreadable Body Scrub. Exfoliating is the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of your skin by using a granular substance, or exfoliation tool. You probably already know your skin naturally sheds dead skin cells to make room for new cells every 30 days or so -- isn’t that so amazing?! Using a physical exfoliant on our bodies is a great way to help your body remove most of these dead skin cells. On a side note, the skin on our body...

Lip Liner - yes, please!

Lip Liner - yes, please!

You asked us for one little secret about lips and here goes: Always apply lip liner before wearing lipstick or lip gloss. Lip liner not only helps to outline or zone the area in which you'll be applying lipstick or your favorite lip gloss but applying lip liner also helps to ensure your lipstick doesn't bleed outside your lips and has a longer-wear finish and looks neat. We experienced that this statement remains true no matter if you're wearing a creamy formula, matte finish, classic tube, or liquid lipstick or lip gloss. Start by prepping your lips. Simply massage the lips...

Define Your Eyes

Define Your Eyes

It's really no secret that eyeliner is one of the most widely used products in everyone's makeup bag. You can find this famous pencil on almost every girl’s vanity table. For thousands of years, women have used the cone-shaped, super-rich pigment to define their eyes. Yet again, the modern makeup artist refined techniques to create unique eye makeup looks using colorful eyeliner pencils for even more stunning ways to get you from day to night with beautiful looks.Certainly, we here at Deluvia are massive fans of the most recent Runway show makeup looks that show that beautiful eye makeup styles....

Summer Hair

Summer Hair

Summer hair all year long? You asked and we answered.If you’re seriously craving some beach-side or yacht vacay vibes, listen up. Summer hair that reminds us of fun days in the sun with friends and lots of laughter -- isn’t that what we are really looking for? That amazing smell of sand, sea and coconuts is certainly a favorite smell to so many people, including us. It has been said that beach waves are the off-duty equivalent to the “no-makeup” makeup days.You have been asking: “How to keep those summer waves all year round?” Well, the secret is our Beach...

Summertime Fun

Summertime Fun

Summer is here and we are still working on getting back to our daily life patterns, but that doesn’t have to exclude our summertime fun! What to do? Here are some neat ideas from around our office (being mindful of following protocols):~ Do a Book-A-Thon to read with your kids, family and friends~ Cater a Board Game party~ Learn a new hairdo -  braids or beach waves~ Throw a Netflix Movie Night with popcorn, soda and yummy nachos - there are amazing healthy snack options as well - give them a try!~ Search for children/adult coloring books or puzzles that you...

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Soap and Aromatherapy: Fall in Love with a ScentOf our five senses, smell is perhaps the strongest of them all. A scent can take you back to a moment in time, triggering a memory you may have all but forgotten. Today, people often use fragrances to set a mood – from a calming atmosphere to a more romantic vibe, burning a candle or using your favorite scented soap can help to accomplish that goal. Perhaps the most classically relaxing scent, lavender is pleasantly calming and a staple in the world of aromatherapy. Not only is lavender a great scent, but...

Mineral Makeup

Mineral Makeup

The ingredients found in mineral makeup provide properties are less irritating to sensitive skin. Mineral makeup is free of artificial colors, oils, perfumes, or preservatives, which often clog pores and irritate the skin. Mineral makeup is considered one of the safest makeup choices because it adheres to the natural oils in a person’s skin and doesn’t seep into the pores.https://www.sheknows.com/living/articles/100499/5-reasons-to-use-mineral-makeup/ Mineral foundation allows your skin to breathe while still offering flawless coverage. We believe mineral makeup promotes the look of healthy skin. When you do find that perfect mineral foundation, it is almost impossible to go back to conventional makeup!...

Shimmer Bronzer

Shimmer Bronzer

We believe that a bronzer is the real go-to beauty product for getting a golden, sun-kissed glow at any time of the year. Winter or summer, healthy, glowing skin is pretty and we feel it is flattering on all skin types - it's just a matter of how much and how the product is applied. Whether it's matte or shimmery, a dusting of bronzer accentuates and lifts your cheekbones, sculpts your features, and creates a warm, just-stepped-off-the-beach radiance in seconds.Essentially, bronzer is used to emulate a sun-kissed glow or it can enhance your natural tan - it's also a great...

The Kabuki Brush

The Kabuki Brush

Kabuki brushes are a makeup-bag staple. We love our kabuki brush because it is a compact, user friendly and incredibly versatile brush, perfect for applying all kinds of makeup, especially loose powder makeup such as our foundation and our finishing powder. The bristles of our kabuki brush help dust on just enough product without making your face look cakey or overdone.  Interesting fact: The Kabuki brush is named after the Kabuki Japanese drama theater where actors wear keshō, a very heavy makeup that emphasizes the nature of their characters. There, the kabuki brush is used to apply the white rice powder uniformly on the entire face - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabuki_brush All right but what...

Summer Purple Hues

Summer Purple Hues

Purple Hues for spring and summer? We say: Yes!Try some of our beautiful violet and purple mineral makeup shades and see your eyes poppin’. Give it a try! Purple eye makeup is about to have a serious moment ladies! ♥Celebrities like Dua Lipa at this year’s Grammy Awards1 shown us that purple eyeshadow is not just for the red carpet. It’s actually a really flattering shade on pretty much every skin tone. 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFWv44Z4JhkLighter skin tones look great in shades like pale lilac and pinky purples - while darker skin tones will look beautiful with pretty much all purple tones....

Mascara Tips

Mascara Tips

You don’t have to be a pro makeup artist to create eyes that seriously stun. You can get that beautiful look all on your own with the help of your trusty mascara wand. Think of mascara as the finishing touch to your makeup routine. Applied after eyeshadow, eyeliner, and any other eye makeup, using mascara will complete your look. Most makeup artists use an eyelash curler first to open up the eyes. So, we recommend before applying mascara, use an eyelash curler to lift and lengthen your lashes. If you wish you can now put on a coat of eyelash...

Home Spa Day

Home Spa Day

Want to enjoy Spa-Like moments at home? Here are some ideas for you. Having a spa-like experience at home might not be your biggest concern at the moment, but it's a perfectly acceptable and fun way to unwind and relax after a day or busy week of running errands, at home or at work. First, set the stage for self care time and relaxation. Start with a clean room so you won’t be distracted by work or clutter. Light a couple of scented candles, or start an essential oil diffuser. Aromatherapy scents can be a great way to add to...

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Here’s a tip you might not know about your pillow and skin care! Wash your pillowcase at least once a week Your skin produces oil as you sleep and while that oil isn’t necessarily bad for your skin, is does stay on your pillow and sheets. Sleeping on many night’s worth of accumulated oil is not ideal for your skin. It’s best to wash your pillowcase once a week. If you are acne prone…you should be washing that pillowcase at least every three days. It’s a hassle but your skin will thank you!

Powder vs. Liquid

Powder vs. Liquid

Powder vs. Liquid Foundation How do you choose between using a powder foundation or a liquid foundation? What are the differences? Let’s take a look! Coverage This is a common question, so let’s get it out of the way. Does powder foundation cover up the same as liquid foundation? The answer is yes, and no. Powder foundation gives you a different coverage than liquid foundation will give you. This is not necessarily a bad thing though. Liquid foundation usually goes on more heavily and is useful for very uneven skin tones. But choose carefully to avoid a cakey-looking complexion. Powder...

5 Tips for Dry Skin

5 Tips for Dry Skin

If you have dry skin, you know that it sticks around no matter what season it is. You also know how difficult it can be to keep under control. Dry skin can not only feel extremely uncomfortable, but you can also have little flakes on your skin. It often feels like no matter how much moisturizer you put on; you can never get the hydration that your skin needs! Don’t worry -- because I have 5 tips for you to help get your dry skin under control! Tip 1: Change up your shower routine There’s nothing like a nice long,...

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