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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~~

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!!!!!!!!

FOTD:Sunset Eyes

17 Aug

Hi Beauties…Here is a look that I did inspired by the beautiful Sunset we had the other night! This look is super is to re-create and very affordable! The coolest part about this look is the lipstick that I made to complete the look. Check out the video and pics below!

 

MAC-Coppering / MAC-Hey/ Revlon-Hint of Ruby Blush

Until next time Beauties…MUAH

Back to Basics: Part 3 “How to Line Your Eyes”

15 Aug

Hi Beauties…Welcome back! There are three basic ways to line your eyelids: Pencil, Powder, or Liquid Liner. Check out the video below for an easy way to apply all three.
 

Until next time Beauties….

Back to Basics: Part 2 “How to Blend Eyeshadows”

15 Aug

Hi Beauties…Do you want to wear eyeshadow, but just not sure where to place it or how to blend it? This video is for you!

Beautie Supplies:

  1. Flat Eyeshadow Brush
  2. Tapered Blending Brush
  3. Three Eyeshadows
  • Light color-Eyebrow Highlight (usually in the cream family)
  • Eyelid -Color of choice
  • Crease color-Warm color that will blend well with the Eyelid color

You’re ready to go!

Until next time Beauties….MUAH

Face of the day: Minty Summer eyes

21 Jul

Hi Beauties…here is a quick look I did the other day. I used mostly BH cosmetics eyeshadow, but I REALLY had a hard time blending them because I did not use a primer/base. Other than that they work okayyy?! DEFINITELY not my fave as you can tell in the photo below, but oh well.  Hope you enjoy….

Until next time beauties…MUAH

Date Night With the Garrett’s

18 Jul

Hi Beauties…I hope you had a great weekend!

My hubby declared last Thursday “DATE NIGHT”. We had a rough week and instead of complaining, he decided to spend time with his favorite lady. That’s why I love this man soooo much! We’ve been together for 13 years and I still get butterflies when we go out on dates. For me it’s the excitement of knowing that I will have my man’s undivided attention for hours. Date night is a tradition we have kept for many years to remind us of why we picked each other to spend the rest of our lives with. It’s funny how you will go all out when you are trying to court your spouse, but once you get them you get too comfortable and don’t want to do the things you used to do.

I decided to make a video of my look and share a few photos of our romantic evening. We went downtown to Cuban Revolution and enjoyed dinner outside on the patio. The weather was great and the conversation even better. Life is short..make time for the ones who love you and the ones you can’t live without. I love you BG! xoxoxoxo

Enjoy Life! Until next time Beauties…MUAH

Purp & Yellow

17 Jun

>Purp & Yellow

Face MAC Studio Fluid NW45 MAC Medium/Dark Blot Powder MAC Pinch Me Blush Revlon Skinlights illuminator (warm/light) over blushEyesRevlon illuminance cream shadow Golden Glitz 04 palette (cream color)Yellow BH cosmetics 120 palettePurple BH cosmetics 120 paletteMAC Vanilla/Shroom (eyebrow highlight)Purple eyeliner pencil (outer waterline)White NYX pencil (inner waterline)Black liquid linerBlack MascaraHi Beauties…here is a look I did using the 120 BH cosmetics palette. (X-marks the colors that I used in this video)LipsMAC Limited addition gloss and lipstick sorry!Until next time Beauties…

>Everyday Look ~ To Evening Wear

3 Feb

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                                                          Products Used For This Look

                                                                                        

              Face- MAC Fluid NW-45/ MAC Blot Powder Medium-dark/N.Y.C Sun 2 Sun Bronzer Powder

           Cheeks-Soft Pink Coastal Scents Blush Pallet day look  Revlon Hint of Ruby evening look

            Eyebrows-Maybeline Define A Brow- Dark / MAC Embark Eyeshadow

                                                                      ~Eyes~

          Lid- MAC Expensive Pink 

          Crease-Neutral Brown BH Cosmetics 28 Neutral Pallet day look / MAC Carbon-evening look

          Eyebrow HighlightMatte finish Vanilla BH Cosmetics 28 Neutral Pallet

           Lashes- Ardell  Demi / MAC Zoom Lash Mascara

                  Eyeliner-NYX Black / White Pencil  BSS-Liquid Liner

             Lips- BSS-Gloss day look / MAC Shag Lipstick evening look

                                                                                                     

 

 

 

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