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Makeup Application 101: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hi everyone! My name’s Alessandra - but you can call me Ali - and I am very excited for my first post. As part of the 6100 Main team, I look forward to reviewing products, answering questions, creating tutorials and guides, and sharing new looks and trends.

So, I know what you're thinking: "6100 Main is a fashion blog. Why are you telling me how to put on makeup?"  Well, just like there are new clothing trends, there are always new products and looks going in and out of style. Long before we all started following fashion, however, we had to learn how to put on clothes in the first place. It sounds silly, but makeup works the same way. You have to know what you're doing before you can really start getting creative.
Many students say they would wear makeup, but they don’t know where to start.  I figured sharing the order of application of makeup would be a good starting point, or foundation for us (ha, get it? Like FOUNDATION. No? It’s alright, we’ll get there).

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Summer Favorites and Procrastination [Welcome Back to School!]

First off, I would like to thank all of our followers and readers, as well as the people who have let me take a picture of them for #riceootd! 

While we're experiencing a 'cold front,' let's be honest. It's still going to be summer for at least a few more weeks, so here are a few of our summertime favorites! 

Kai Holnes, one of our bloggers and editors, is rocking the mixed leather look in her favorite summer #ootd shown below. She says sunglasses are the item for this summer because "they're an item you really don't get to use during the rest of the year as much as you use them during the summer. With Amazon and Forever 21 carrying cheap and awesome sunnies in all styles and colors they can add so much to your outfit!" Houston is a pretty sunny city year round, so sunglasses are a good staple to keep in your purse or backpack!

Meanwhile, our other blogger and resident make up guru, Ali Pineiro, "love[s] a good maxi dress. They're comfortabl…