Category Archives for Tutorials

November 24th, 2013

Tutorial: The 1 Minute Princess Bun

It’s easy and requires no tools, pins, heat styling, or hairspray. You’re welcome.

This is the simplest, quickest updo hairstyle in existence.  All you’ll need is your hair, a few fingers, and a thin elastic headband. Yup, you don’t even need a brush. (more…)

24. November 2013 by saradujour
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August 14th, 2013

Tutorial: The Perfect Red Lip


Whether you’re going for a classic pin-up look, or just want to spice up your makeup, the perfect red lip is a staple.

I love wearing red lipstick on days I’m feeling a little drab. There’s something about it that just lifts up your spirits and changes the way your carry yourself. (more…)

14. August 2013 by saradujour
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June 11th, 2013

Tutorial: Berry Stained Ombre Lips


If you’ve ever longed for natural-looking flushed lips that look like you just devoured a bushel of blackberries, then this tutorial is for you. (more…)

11. June 2013 by saradujour
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June 5th, 2013

Tutorial: My Everyday Soft Cat Eye

Sara du Jour: My Everyday Soft Cat Eye

I’ve gotten a ton of requests to do a tutorial on my everyday eye makeup, so here we go! This soft, slightly smokey cat eye is the eye makeup I do pretty much every day (though sometimes I skip a few steps to save time), both for daytime and evening.

I find this style of eye makeup most flattering, because it isn’t too obvious but makes your eyes look bigger and more awake, and your lashes fuller.

It may seem like a lot of steps at first, but once you get the hang of it, you can bang this out in under five minutes. (more…)

05. June 2013 by saradujour

May 2nd, 2013

Tutorial: Nude and Gold Dot Nails


This week I wanted to do a manicure that was subtle, but just a l’il bit fancy. To find out how I created this nude and gold mani, read on! (more…)

02. May 2013 by saradujour
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March 4th, 2013

Tutorial: Easy Ombre Nails.


The ombre trend is everywhere nowadays. Hair, clothing, makeup – you name it. It’s even become a trend in nail art – one that looks impossible to replicate. If you’ve ever wondered how to do ombre nails, this is the post for you. (more…)

04. March 2013 by saradujour
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