If you don’t know how to take a perfect selfie yet, here are a few tips and tricks that will help you out.  It has nothing to do with how much or how little makeup you are wearing.  Please skip on the selfie stick.  These selfie tricks are good for both men and women.   Find your best lighting.  If you are unsure face directly into or away from the sun (if your are indoors do it with light). During the middle of the day when the sun is high it can cast shadows  on your face making your face look older. It can highlight the bags under your eyes and give you that double chin look. Take photos during the golden hour which is either sunrise or sunset.  The lighting is soft and flattering. If you are indoors and can’t find the perfect lighting you can get a little help by…

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Now that 2015 has come to an end we picked some of our favorite products that we tried this year.  There are so many products that we tried this year and so many that we loved that it was really hard to narrow it down.  These products have won the Coucou Jolie 2015 Beauty Award. NūFace Trinity.  It’s a mini facelift and you see results immediately.  This is a must have for everyone.  Look younger instantly.   Philip B. Oud Royal Shampoo and Conditioner. I love how shiny and soft this shampoo and conditioner makes my hair look and feel.  The scent is so pretty and last so long. It’s the best.   Smashbox Photo Finisher Primer Water. I love how light weight this primer is.  It makes my makeup last all day and I can also spray it on through out the day to refresh your makeup.    …

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After trying Artis Brushes I don’t want to use anything else, you won’t either.  I tried three brushes from Artis and I have my eye on 2 more (actually I’m dying for them).  Artis brushes are visually gorgeous.  They look sleek and stylish.  You will want to show them off on your vanity, these are not brushes that you put away.  The actual brush is so soft, definitely the softest brush I have ever used. The “hairs” on the brush are man-made fibres called CosmeFibre and have microscopically tapered ends for  a smoother makeup application.  They are easy to use and hold which allows me to quickly apply my makeup because I don’t have to go back and reblend. The three brushes I tried are the Elite – Linear 1, the Fluenta – Oval 6 and the Fluenta – Circle 1R. These brushes are the Rolls Royce of brushes.  …

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