Smokey eyes have been a big style for quite awhile and there's no sign this particular trend is going away anytime soon. Here I will show you step-by-step instructions on how to get the perfect Smokey eye. The key to the perfect Smokey eye is proper blending. You want to make sure colors are blended together flawlessly. Also, it's important to pair light base colors with rich dark colors....more
This post was one I have been dreading for a while! hahahaha Yeah, I've put up eyeshadow posts before, no problem! But this one, well, it didn't look good at all. AT ALL. As you guys know, I just recently really got into makeup. I didn't know what difference real make brushes would make. Let's just say, my first attempt at a look with this eyeshadow palette isn't even fit for human eyes. Let's just say that since I have acquired a few brushes, I'm much more comfortable working with this palette....more
Happy Sunday! Today you guys are going to get both my eyes and my lips! Two separate posts hehe, but still, both! First up is an eyeshadow duo I got from Apothica from the Isadora line. The color I got was Spicy Bronze - a tan and a deeper brown....more
This holiday season, I have been feeling especially festive, so I've been trying out all sorts of makeup looks. One thing I've been obsessing over lately is colored eyeliner, and I've decided to start a little collection. So far I've accumulated a light aqua, eggplant purple, navy blue, and hunter green. And yes indeed, I do intend to do makeup looks with them all.
There comes an age where the “experts” say that we women should no longer wear shimmery or glittery eye shadows. And I listened to them like a dutiful little woman who reads her fair share of fashion magazines and wants to look her best.So, I packed away all my pretty shimmery colors and went out and bought a whole bunch of mattes in what were normally my favorite shades. I have one word for them… Boring!...more
As soon as I heard about the new NYX cream eyeshadows, I knew I had to try them right away! I used to hate cream eyeshadows, due to their creasing and inability to stay put for any length of time, but since I tried Maybelline's Color Tattoo cream shadows, my opinion has changed. I was anxious to find out if these were just as fabulous...The NYX Cream Shadows come in 24 shades- here are 11 of them:...more
Lately, I've been reviewing a lot of new products that have been released in 2012 on my blog, and one of my favorites is Maybelline's new Color Tattoo eyeshadow. It's a cream eyeshadow in a pot, and unlike most cream eyeshadows that crease and slide off, these truly stay put all day. One of my favorite colors is Tough as Taupe- its the perfect blend of gray and brown. I use it alone, or sometimes layer it under either gray or brown shadow, depending on the look I'm going for. It makes a fantastic eyeshadow base for poweder shadows! ...more
A beauty trend that I have such a crush on right now is glittery/sparkly eyeshadow. I love how they've been dolling up a lot of the girls on The Sing Off with this and I think it's just the perfect sparkly touch for a holiday party or event.
Here are a few pretty examples of glittery eyeshadow. You can make it as glam or as subtle as you want by mixing up the color palette and how course or fine the glitter is.
Here's a quick pop culture quiz for you: Lady Gaga is which of the following?
a. A pop star and musician.
b. A fashion and beauty icon.
c. A social media-savvy business woman.
d. All of the above.
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