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11.05.2011

Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Look



Primer: UD Primer Potion
Base: MUFE Flash Palette - Gold
Shadow on top of Base: UD 15th Anniversary - Chase 
Outer Base: UD - M.I.A.
Crease: MAC e/s - Cork
Brow Highlight: MAC e/s - Blanc Type
Between Brow Highlight and Crease: UD -Midnight
Bottom Lash Line: UD FLOW inner / M.I.A. outer
Mascara: L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes
Eye Liner: MAC Penultimate liner in Rapid Black
Waterline: MAC Kohl Power Liner in Feline
Liquid Foundation: MUFE HD Foundation - 150 & 170
Powder Foundation: MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation - C4
Loose Powder: MUFE Multi Loose Powder - 52
Finishing Powder: MAC Prep and Prime Transparent Finishing Powder
Blush: NARS Duo - Orgasm & Laguna


Lip Liner: MAC Pro Long Wear Lip Pencil - Etcetera 
Lipsticks: MAC Kinda Sexy, Lime Crime - Great Pink Planet, MAC Mlle
Finish lips with: MAC Lipglass Gloss

10.08.2011

Peace, Love & Eyeshadow

I'm trying to keep with my blog, posting various makeup looks...
and I'm still struggling for followers.
What are your tips and suggestions???

On a lighter note, here's another look!


Base: Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Palette - Tainted e/s
Crease: UD - Half-Truth, M.I.A & Blackout e/s
Brow Highlight: MAC - Vanilla e/s
Lower Lash line: UD Blackout & Half-Truth e/s
Inner Tear Duct: UD - Virgin e/s
Eyeliner: MAC Penultimate Liner in Rapid Black
Mascara: Voluminous Million Lashes
Lips: MAC - Velvet Teddy
Cheeks: Benefit Bronzer - Hoola & MAC VV - Bite of an Apple
Foundation: MAC - NC42 Studio Fix Fluid & MAC - C4 Studio Fix Powder

Nails: Essie - Lady Like

Thanks for stopping by and leave a comment please!!! :)

10.04.2011

Pin-Up

I love a classy pin-up look.


Eye Primer: Lime Crime Candy Eyed Shadow Helper
Base: MAC Vanilla e/s
Crease: MAC Wedge e/s
Inner Tear Duct & Lower Lash line: UD Virgin e/s
Brow Highlight: MAC Shroom e/s
Eyeliner: MAC Fluidline - Black Track
Bottom Waterline: MAC Technakohl Liner in Graphicblack


Lip Liner: MAC Lipliner - Cherry
Lipstick: MUFE  Rouge Intense Lipstick - 37
Foundation: MAC Studio Fix Foundation - NC40
Blush: MAC Dainty Powder Blush & 
MAC VV Her Own Devices Beauty Powder
For the lashes I lost the box they came in :/
I don't know the brand, once I figure it out i'll update it! ;)

The Grass is Green

I am finally back to blogging again, 
and yet again, I am way behind! 
This look was done earlier this year:


Eye Primer: Lime Crime Candy Eyed Eyeshadow Helper
Eyeshadow Base: Inglot 477
Crease: MAC Brown Down e/s
Inner Crease: MAC Patina e/s
Inner Tear Duct: Urban Decay Virgin e/s
Brow Highlight: MAC Vanilla e/s
Eyeliner: MAC Penultimate Eyeliner - Rapid Black
 Waterline: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencil - Zero
Lower Lash Line: Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil - Baked


Mascara: MAC Haute & Naughty Lash - Black
Foundation: Makeup Forever Foundation HD - 145
Blushes: MAC Powder Blush - Melba & Dainty
Cheek Highlighter: MAC Mineralized Skin Finish - Refined

8.12.2011

The Rusty Octopus

I did a look based on this awesome bow that my friend Zombrie made. She makes a variety of custom made accessories from earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets, bows etc., you name it shes got it! :) My favorite was this glittery golden bow with an antique/rusty looking octopus. What caught my attention was how the color blends in so perfectly with the sea foam green color. Below is the look I came up with.


For the Look I used:
Primer: Urban Decay Primer Potion
Base: MAC Paint Pot- Delft
Eye Shadow Base: Inglot 17
Outer Crease: True Blood Palette - Bayou
Deep Crease - True Blood Palette - Werewolf
Inner Tear Duct: The Light



Eyeliner: MAC Penultimate Liner - Rapid Black
Waterline: MAC Chromographic Pencil - NC15/NW20
Lower Lash Line: Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner in Baked & Underground
Mascara: L'Oreal Voluminous Lash Mascara
Cheeks: Hoola Bronzing Powder from Benefit
Lips: MAC Summer Shower Lipstick (Fashion Flower Collection)



7.14.2011

Shimmery Basic Look

A Shimmery Basic Look you can do in the Summer. 
For fun in the sun or the office!


Base: NYX Dramatic Chromatic Eye shadow pigment - Panic
Crease: MAC Brown Down
Brow Bone Highlight: Mixed MAC's Vanilla, Brule & Bamboo
 Above Crease/Blend Highlight & Crease: UD - Sidecar 
Waterline: MAC Chromographic Pencil Crayon - NC15/NW20
Bottom Lashline: MAC Brown Down
Cheeks: MAC VV Powder Blush - Bite of an apple (Apple of cheeks)
MAC VV Cajun Cooling Powder (Bronze effect on rest of cheeks)
Lipliner: MAC Lipliner - In Sync (shade entire lip)
Lipstick: MAC Lipstick - Kinda Sexy (Matte)

Below is a random pic from this look...
I'm such a weirdo haha I was tired!


Hope you enjoyed the look and thanks for stopping by!!!

Overdue IMATS Haul

Waking up Sunday morning was a drag for me! I attended a wedding in Camarillo the night before and didn't sleep till late. I had about 4 hours of sleep but as I woke up; excitement grew on my face, as if I was going to Disneyland...lol So I headed out 60 miles on the freeway to Pasadena with no one besides me, myself and I. Crazy?! Yes!! Would I drive from Camarillo to Pasadena early in the morning again? HELL NO! haha!

Well enough of that morning, lets get on to the 
purchases I made at IMATS! 

1) Beauty So Clean Pro Package/IMATS Special $40

I know I'm not the only one who forgets 
to clean their makeup brushes. 
Using these products makes it simple, easy and quick to use! 
Knowing how fast these products clean the bacteria off your makeup and brushes BLEW ME AWAY! 

The package includes: 
*Pro size Cosmetic Sanitizer Mist - You spray your eye shadow, blush, powder foundation etc. and it kills 
the bacteria without ruining your makeup. 
*Pro Size Conditioning Brush Cleanser - It quickly conditions and kills bacteria that is left on your makeup brushes and dries instantly. 
*Cosmetic Sanitizer Wipes - Used to clean mascara wands, lipsticks etc.

I will definitely purchase this again and recommend 
this product to every MUA. 


NYX Products (Left to Right):
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Oyster, Bronze & Purple
NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss in Beige, Pink Frost & Ice Princess
NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Milan & Tokyo
NYX Dramatic Chromatic Eye shadow Pigment in Panic
NYX  Glitter Gel in Moon Shine
NYX Matte Lipstick in Pale Pink
NYX Blush in Pinky & Terra Cotta



Lime Crime Lipsticks (Left to Right):

Great Pink Planet
Cosmopop
Centrifuchsia
Coquette

Love the pigmentation and presentation of the product. 
Unfortunately, while applying the lipstick you have to be careful not to break it. :(



Lime Crime Candy -Eyed Eye Shadow Helper

This is the best eye primer since UD's Primer Potion! I love this primer because its true to its name, it helps with bringing out the shadow more than you can ever believe! 
I will definitely buy it again and highly recommend it!



Lime Crime Magic Dust (Left to Right)

Lime Criminal 
Abracadabra
Troubadour
Empress

Highly pigmented, vivid, the color is best when wet and/or 
with the Candy-Eyed Eye Helper. 
Will buy again and recommend this to anyone looking to 
stand out from the crowd!



So there you have it, my purchases at IMATS 2011 in Pasadena. 
I look forward to next years exhibitors new and old. And hopefully next year I can splurge a little more! Can't wait for IMATS 2012! Whoo-hoo!

7.13.2011

Birds of Paradise: Look 1 - Fischer's Lovebird


I wanted to do different looks based off of tropical birds awhile back and completely forgot about it. So here I am, posting a look I did a few months ago, based off the Fischer's Lovebird. I chose this bird because of the beautiful mixture of green, yellow, orange and red. 

Below is the look I  came up with:


Base: Inglot Eye shadow -10 (Yellow)
Crease: Inglot Eye shadow - 58 (Green) & 57 (Darker Green)
Above Crease: Inglot Eye shadow - 50 (Red)
Inner Crease: Inglot Eye shadow -10 (Orange shimmer)
Inner Tear Duct Area: UD - Virgin
Brow Bone - MAC Vanilla
Eyeliner - MAC Penultimate in Rapid Black
Lower Lash line: UD 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencil in Baked

Cheeks: MAC Powder Blush in Merla

Lips: MAC Lipglass in Gold Rebel


More Birds of Paradise looks to come! Till then take care! :)

7.01.2011

LIME CRIME Magic Dust

Lime Crime Magic Dust


Primer: Lime Crime Candy Eyed Eye Shadow Helper
Base: Lime Criminal and Torbadour
Crease: Empress
Tear Duct Area: Virgin (UD Naked Palette)
Brow Bone: MAC Eye Shadow in Vanilla
Eyeliner Upper Lash Line: MAC Penultimate Liner in Rapidblack
Eyeliner Lower Lash Line: NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Oyster
Waterline: MAC Technakohl Liner in Graphicblack
Mascara: L'Oreal Voluminous Original Mascara
Lips: Lime Crime Opaque Nude Lipstick in Coquette

Blush: MAC VV Magically Cooling Powder in Cajun

 I will be doing a blog on the Lime Crime products I purchased at this years IMATS in a few days and if you would like to purchase any products go to the Lime Crime Website.

6.30.2011

Tarte for TRUE BLOOD LipSurgence


This was my first Tarte LipSurgence purchase and
 I must say this stuff rocks! It has a minty smell and taste
 that makes me want to keep reapplying it! I love how it instantly moisturizes your lips and gives a voluptuous look. Rawr! :)


This Lip tint is a bit pricey, $24 at Sephora.com
so if you're looking for a great alternative I would go 
with the Just Bitten Lipstain + Balm from Revlon they're
 about $8.99 and you can find them at Target or any drug store.

My Lips before:


My Lips after:

Tarte for TRUE BLOOD

I was anticipating the arrival of this palette, not only because its a Tarte palette with 17 gorgeous colors but its TRUE BLOOD Limited Edition! The quality of the packaging is great, the only downfall (on my end) is when i received it one of my eye shadows was cracked in a few places. I managed to put it together in one piece by smashing it gently in place with my finger.  


Inside is a mirror and a pull out (similar to Urban Decay Book of Shadows) with Tarte for True Blood Lifted Natural Eye Primer with Firmitol, Tarte for True Blood EmphasEYES aqua-gel liner in Black and Tarte for True Blood Lights, Camera, Lashes! Mascara.



It actually took me a few seconds to figure out how to open it since it has the same appearance as the Urban Decay Book of Shadows. To make it easier on people, the top part is magnetized so just lift that part up and viola!


Above is the open palette of shadows with names.



 Shadows right to left: The light, Dawn, Bayou, Moss, Werewolf, Charmer, Telepath, Fairy, Glamour Me, and Legend


Cont. from right to left: Dusk (very faint on my skin), Waitress, The True Death, "V", Nocturnal, Stake and Immortal


This palette also comes with 4 different looks created from
 the lead makeup artist Brigitte Ellis that you can try for 
a night out with your special vamp...haha :)


This is the TRUE BLOOD look I came up with!

Primer: Tarte for True Blood Lifted Natural Eye Primer
Base: Charmer
Crease: Glamour Me
Brow Bone: Dusk
Inner Eye: The Light
Bottom Lash Line: Moss
Upper Lash Line: Tarte for True Blood emphasEYES 
aqua-gel eyeliner
Mascara: Tarte for True Blood Lights, Camera, Lashes 
Bottom Waterline: MAC Technakohl Liner in Graphblack
Cheeks: MAC Magically Cooling Powder in Cajun (Venomous Villains Collection) 
Lips: Tarte for True Blood LipSurgence Natural Lip Tint

Get yours while supplies last at Sephora Online

4.07.2011

MAKE IT RAIN


This shirt was the inspiration for the eyeshadow.


 Eyes:
Primer- Urban Decay Primer Potion
Inner Lid- Urban Decay Eye Shadow Gunmetal
Outer Lid- Inglot Eye Shadow 491 (purple)
Crease- Inglot Eye Shadow 465 (brown)
Deep Crease- Urban Decay Eye Shadow Creep
Brow Bone - Urban Decay Eye Shadow Naked
Inner Lower Lash Line- Inglot Eye Shadow 41 (green)
Outer Lower Lash Line- Inglot Eye Shadow 32 (teal)
Eyeliner- MAC Penultimate Liner in Rapid Black
Waterline- MAC Chromagraphic Pencil in NC15/NW20


 Cheeks:
MAC Powder Blush in Merla
MAC Mineralize Blush in Dainty



Pic above: On lips Urban Decay Pocket Rocket Shade (Ombre): Doug 
sounds dirty! lol


Above: Urban Decay Pocket Rocket in Doug...ummm no comment lol

That's it! Till then...let me see how you Make It Rain! :)

Belle of the Ball March 26, 2011

I was all but confident in high school.  I never wore makeup nor did I care for it. But to have a mentor or have someone show you basics on how to be confident in yourself...well..that's what its all about! The Belle of the Ball was an event for teens not having that confidence like I did or able to afford to go to Prom.

Being treated like a princess is every girls dream and the Belle of the Ball was dedicated to put a smile on every girls face. Prom dresses, shoes and even jewelry was donated to ensure each girl got what they were looking for. Thanks to my friend Esther (Follow her on Twitter and subscribe on YouTube!) from Classic Glamour Dolls, I was one of the 75 makeup artists that volunteered their time to help these girls with basic techniques on how to apply makeup, facial cleansing and hairstyling tips to help boost up their confidence. I'm glad to have been part of it this year and will continue to participate in this glamorous event for years to come!

Below are a few of the pics I took with the girls, prepping them up for their Ball! :)





Lovin all the smiles!!

3.24.2011

Ruby Red Eyes

Its tough to pull off red eyeshadow without making it look like a Halloween mess! I came up with an smokey eye look and used a vibrant red color to the lids of my eyes. I managed to use the red shadow without overwhelming the rest of my face.



Eyes:
Base - Inglot Eye Shadow 495 
Crease - Inglot Eye Shadow 464
Deep Crease - Inglot Eye Shadow 62
Brow Bone - Urban Decay Naked
Inner Tear Duct Area - Urban Decay Virgin

Blush:
MAC Powder Blush - Merla 
MAC Liberty of London Beauty Powder - Shell Pearl

Lips:
MAC Lip Liner - Naked Liner
MAC Creme Sheen Lip Stick - Creme Cup
MAC Lip Glass - Oyster Girl



Plain Jane

This is a great everyday look thats simple and easy to do using the Urban Decay Naked Palette.




Eyes:
Base - Naked
Crease - Buck
Brow Bone/ Inner Corner & Inner Lower Lash Line - Virgin
Eye Liner - MAC Penultimate in Rapid Black
Mascara - MAC Haute & Naughty Lash


Blush:
MAC Breath of Plum Powder Blush
MAC Briar Rose from the Venomous Villains Collection
MAC Love Rock Mineralize Blush


Lips:
MAC Lip Liner - Sublime Culture
MAC Dazzleglass - Local Colour

Pretty basic right? Tell me what you think :)

3.20.2011

Chocolately Minty Eyes with a Glob of Morange

Was there inspiration for this look? Maybe...
A turquoise-blue rectangular box with a white bow, 
with something I can wear around my neck inside...lol
Does that sound like a Tiffany's box?! hmm...
Anyway, that wasn't really my inspiration.
 I was just bored and decided to create a look 
with colors I've never used before and 
this is the look I came up with.

Eyes:
Base - Inglot Eye Shadow 24
Crease - Inglot Eye Shadow 465
Above Crease - Inglot Eye Shadow 62
Brow Bone & Inner Corner/ Tear duct - Urban Decay Naked
Inner Corner/ Tear duct - MAC Glitter Liner in Her Glitz
Lower Lash Line - Blended Inglot Shadow 24 & Her Glitz

Cheeks:
MAC Powder Blush - Merla
MAC Mineralize Blush - Dainty
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish - Refined

Lips:
MAC Lip liner - Sublime Culture
MAC Lipstick - Morange
MAC Lipglass - Strange Potion (Venomous Villains Collection)



Feeling Green...

INGLOT Eyeshadows were used to create this look. 
I'm in love with these eye shadows!



Eyes:
Base - Inglot Shadow 59
Crease - Inglot Shadow 465
Above Crease - Inglot Shadow 62
Brow Bone & Inner Corner/Tear duct  - Urban Decay Naked
Lash Line - Inglot Shadows 62 & 59 (Blended)


Blush:
MAC Powder Blush - Merla
MAC Mineralize Blush - Dainty


Lips (Pic Above):
MAC Lip Liner - Magenta (applied softly)
MAC Lipstick - Myth (dabbed on lips softly)
MAC Venomous Villains Collection - Revenge is Sweet 
MAC Lip glass - Oyster Girl 


Lips (Pic Below):
Lined Lips with MAC Lip liner - Magenta
Shaded center of Lips with MAC Lip liner - Naked Liner
Darkened Liner with Makeup Forever Rouge Artist Intense - #15
Colored Center of Lip with MAC Lipstick - Myth
Glossed Liner with MAC Venomous 
Villains Collection - Revenge is Sweet
Glossed center with MAC Lipglass - C-Thru



Hope you like the look I came up with!

Note: Pictures were taken with two different cameras, with different lighting.