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“Girl, How Did You Get Those Brows?”

23 Mar

Hi Beauties,

A few weeks ago I posted a pic that sparked a few questions about how I fill in my brows. My routine by NO means was an overnight success, it took a lot of trial and error to find one that worked.

I used to try to fill them in with eyeshadow, but they didn’t seem natural enough and sometimes very harsh looking. I also tried the pencil method, but the end result wasn’t exactly what I wanted. I started watching a lot of Youtube videos and began mixing both techniques with a little concealer to achieve the “BROWS” I proudly sport today.

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Tools/Products Used: MAC Lip Pencil Chestnut , Sonia Kashuk flat angle brush (target) MAC NW45 Concealer, MAC flat brush (212 is similar number is rubbed off) w-Embark Eyeshadow, MAC Pencil Brush 219. I also love using a spooley brush, which is basically a mascara wand. It’s really good for grooming the eyebrows in place once you’ve filled them in.

 

Step 1-2

Outline brows (top & bottom) with the pencil of  your choice. Do not use black to outline or fill in the entire brow.  It is okay to use black if you use small, soft strokes to define the tail of your brow (end).

Step 3

Use a natural color eyeshadow with a flat brush to fill in your brows. Use extremely soft strokes as you fill in the outer portion, leaving the very tip semi filled in.
 

Step 4-5 

Use concealer with a flat angle brush to outline and clean-up brows. This will make those brows POP and can also serve as a base for your eyebrow highlight.
 

Step 6 

Use a small dense brush to feather the concealer into your skin.
 

Step 7

Starting at the outer tip, use the same dense brush to blend the concealer outward giving your brows a airbrushed faded look.
 
 
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I hope this helps Beauties… Until next time  MUAH~~

MARC JACOBS: Launching a Cosmetic Line?!

10 Apr

 

Hi Beauties…last week was my son’s birthday, so I really didn’t get a chance to catch up on my weekly reading, blogs, entertainment, etc. Well yesterday I discovered some news that made my week. My favorite designer, MARC JACOBS is in talks with cosmetics giant Sephora to launch his own line. Can we say faints, cheers, and she dances across the room!!!!

MARC had his first meeting with Sephora, and shared the following with WWD.com “I see makeup, fragrance — everything, really — as an opportunity. The idea of choosing a color for your lip, or an eyeliner — it’s just such a delight. The ritual of waking up and making those choices is something people really enjoy. We currently are working on defining what Marc Jacobs cosmetics will be, what they’ll say, what makes them distinctive. I think that will take some time, but the first meeting was good.”

Now you guys know how I feel about Marc, from his handbags and clothing to his infamous floral fragrant scents (SN:Dot is coming out in July)this man knows how to make a woman feel and smell good! I can’t wait to see the color range of eyeshadows, lipsticks, maybe even blush… as MJ has the eye of a Color Fairly God when creating his masterpieces. There is no release date at this time, but you better believe that I am going ham like a kid in a candy store when the time comes. I will keep you guys posted with any updates that I come across.

 

Until Next Time Beauties…Muah!

FOTD: Soft and Simple

22 Mar

Hi Beauties…Here is a very quick and simple look that I did yesterday!Products Used: MAC Vanilla-lids, MAC Embark-crease, MAC-Ricepaper-eyebrow highlight, NYX White Pencil-lower lash-line, Revlon Hint of Ruby-blush, NYX Brown lip liner, MAC Creme D Nude-lipstick.

 

Until next time Beauties…MUAH

Wet N Wild 8 Palette Review

4 Dec

Hi Beauties…I hope you guys are having a wonderful weekend. As promised, I wanted to share this EXTREMELY late review on the Wet N Wild 8 Palettes that came out earlier this year.  Each palette was $4.99 and I purchased them from Walgreens.  If you are look for some new vibrant colors that are budget friendly these shadows are perfect for you.

Comfort Zone is the perfect Neutral palette. The colors are very warm tone and have a nice mix of matte/shimmer shadows.

Petal Pusher in all honesty, this palette is my  least favorite out of the three. I find that the colors are very chalky and not as vibrant as the other colors in the collection.

Blue had me at hello is my FREAKIN Favorite. The name speaks for itself….the colors are BOLD and BEAUTIFUL!!!

PROS:

  • inexpensive
  • colors are vibrant and silky
  • ability to create a lot of looks
  • sleek 8 palette design

Cons:

  • not really a con———-> You HAVE to wear a primer to prevent creasing/long wear (which is true for most brands)
  • Petal Pusher palette colors are not as vibrant and not very friendly on darker skin
  • They sell out very quick so if you see them BUY THEM

Have you tried any of these Palettes? If so, which one do you like the most?

Until Next time Beauties…MUAH

Bright Eyed

22 Sep

Hi Beauties…I hope you all are looking and feeling your best today!!!! I’m back with a “bright” new look for the fall. YES I said for the FALL!!!!! This will be the most colorful fall/winter you have ever seen…trust me. If you are looking for a different look and you’re bold enough to pull it off, then this look is for you!

Products Used

Foundation: MAC Studio Fix Fluid  NW45/ MAC  Studio Fix Powder NW45

Primer: e.l.f Liquid Primer/Champagne

Eyeshadow- MAC-Steamy (1st)   MAC-Newly Minted (2nd)  MAC-Carbon(3rd)  MAC/Ricepaper (eyebrow highlight)

Mascara: NYX- Electric Blue (lower lashes) ♥♥♥♥

Pencils:  N.Y.C-White Pencil / NYX-Seafoam Green

Blush: Revlon-Hint of Ruby (♥♥♥♥)

Lips: MAC-Up The Amp (♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥) / e.l.f Hypershine Gloss- Berry Cherry

Brushes

MAC: 212/ 249/ 222/ 214

Sonia Kashuk: Dome Brush (Target)

Crown: Lip Brush

Would you try this look?

Until Next Beauties…. MUAH!!!!!!!!

>Hot Pink Lips For The Fall

1 Dec

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Hot Pink lips are not just for the spring. We are starting to see more and more designers incorporate the bright hue into their collections. Rules are made to be broken…pink it up!

>MAC CREMESHEEN GLASS

2 May

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I ♥ This product, it is so Delish for your lips ladies. It goes on very smooth, and not as sticky as Lipglass. I recently purchased one on my trip to DC in the “Richer Lusher” color. ~FAB~ buy one HERE and let me know what you think!!!