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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

V-Day Makeup Made Simple

Are you staying home with the hubby for Valentine's day and just having a nice quiet dinner, or are you guy's going out somewhere for dinner? Either way you still want to look your best on this day even with just some simple makeup. For the non-extravagant makeup enthusiasts, here's a very simple but still very CUTE v-day look.
This look is simple because you can piece it apart or together to fit your needs, don't want to wear foundation, skip it and just apply brush and bronzer, don't want to wear eyeshdow, skip it and just apply foundation and blush and blush or bronzer? Make just your eyes the center of attention, he'll be gazing in them all night anyhow. Here's what you'll need for this look.


  • mineral infused face primer (clear)
  • tinted moisturizer (expresso)
  • complete coverage concealer (dark)
  • tone correcting powder (warm)
  • pressed powder (almond)
  • eyelid primer (pearl)
  • baked eyeshadow (pixie)
  • baked eyeshadow (bark)
  • pigment shadow (innocent ivory)
  • jumbo eyeshadow stick (feeling lucky)
  • waterproof eyeliner crayon (champagne)
  • liquid liner (coffee)
  • eyebrow lifter and filler (dark)
  • contouring blush and bronzer (turks and caicos)
  • mineral blush (plum)
  • liquid lipstick (perfect pink)
Prime your face using the face primer
prime your eyelids next
taking the baked shadow in pixie apply this color from the inner corner to about halfway your lid
using the baked shadow in bark shade the rest of your lid and the outter V for definition and transition
line your top lashline with the liuid liner in coffee
line your bottom waterline with the eyeliner crayon in champagne
line only the outer third of your lower lashline with the jumbo eyeshadow stick in feeling lucky
fill in and shape brows with the lifter and filler, use a little of the liter under the arch of your brows
taking the pigment eyeshadow shade from your crease to the arch of your brow
Apply your tinted moisturizer all over your face and neck
conceal any ares that need concealing and powder them with the tone correct powder for added neautralizing
apply your pressed powder all over your face to set everything
apply the blush to the apples of the cheek and sweep back into the hairline
apply bronzer directly under blush for contouring
finish off with the liquid lipstick in perfect pink

What's your valentine's day look??

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Designer Jewelry ***$8.99***

I just checked my e-mail this morning and saw 1 from Jewelmint. I havent been on the website in awhile but I was curious to see what the e-mail contained. Well I'm sooo glad I opened it  because they have a special promo going on right NOW!! 2 IN FACT!! HOW EXCITING

You cannot beat that seriously, a $30 necklace for only $8.99 c'mon people...SHOP!!


For those of you who don't know what jewelmint is, its a membership website, where you basically become a member for free and you get exclusive access to designer jewelry for so cheap and the designs and quality are very nice. They have pics of the models wearing the jewelry too so you can guesstimate the size because I know things look huge on the internet but when you get them in person it's like huh?? What's this??

You get reward points and things like that also for making purchases and also referring friends. These points go toward your purchases and you get even more discounts off of these amazing items.

This is my referral ID so buy away, and we can both EARN BIG!!

Are You Guy's Tired of My ELF Hauling yet??

I'll keep it short and simple guys lol...
I ordered these things..AGES ago but they were sent to my mom's house during the holiday's and she was out of town, and running around with my son and doing other things, not in to much of a hurry to ship my things out to me...SMH, but I FINALLY got them now and this was what I got...not a huge order...
 3 jumbo lipgloss sticks($2ea) (movie star, sangria starters, coco loco)
2 jumbo eyeshadow sticks($2ea) (midnight rendevous, forest nymph)
 Makeup remover pen($3), eyebrow lifter and filler($3) (dark) duo eye sharpener($1)
 4 more long lasting lustrous eyeshadows($3) (celebration, festivity,soiree,party) baked eyeshadow($3) (pixie)
 Custom compact($1) and custom eyeshadows($1ea.) (Taupe, purple, peach fizz, teal)
small stipple brush($3) that i've been wanting for ages

Sunday, February 3, 2013


All the things I got from E.L.F this past week, a lot of things were repurchases that I needed right away, and some were things I had had my eye on and i thought why the heck not. This order was placed during the last day of the $15 worth of refresh category items free promo, and I'm so glad I took advantage of it because the refresh items some were things I really needed to "REFRESH" my makeup collection, so here's what all I picked up...
  • Makeup remover cleansing cloths (x2)
  • Makeup Mist and Set(repurchase)
  • Brush shampoo(repurchase)
  • Complete coverage concealer (repurchase)
  • Eyebrow treat and tame Dark (repurchase)
  • Mascara and shadow shield
  • Lip exfoliator (repurchase)
  • Blush and bronzer duo Turks and Caicos (repurchase)
  • Mineral blush Plum
  • Baked blush Passion Pink
  • Studio Blush Candid Coral (repurchase)
  • Eyebrow Stencils
  • Cream eyeliner Teal and Copper (copper repurchase)
  • Essentail lipsticks Posh and Gypsy (both repurchases)
  • Mineral INFUSED mascara
  • Essential Glitter Mascaras (*NEW ITEM*)
  • Glossy Gloss Muted Mauve
  • Wet gloss lash and brow mascara (repurchase)
  • Mineral Lipgloss Night Owl
So I did get quite a few things, and the total was $39.95 which is great for so many studio items. Since a lot of these were repurchases I do like them a lot and reccomend them, and the new products, baked blush, glitter mascara, shadow shield I have yet to try, but will definately incorporate them in future looks. Hope you like my haul. I have another 1 that will be posted by the end of this week coming up.

B'More Raven's Inspired MakeUp

Ok so I was looking at the Covergirl facebook page and OMG they have the cutest little designs for Superbowl sunday for nails. Out of the teams "Baltimore Ravens and the 49'ERS. So I was inspired to do a makeup look using one of the teams and google...The Ravens. Maybe I'll try the look for the 49'ers also but for right now I'm rooting for the Raven's and was able to recreate this gorgeous eye design for the event. :D ENJOY!!
This look is super easy to create if you have a semi-steady hand, to make the eyeliner really precise. I only did my right eye with the design because I felt like both eyes with the "bird-wings" would be to much,especially if you're going to a bar or a restaurant to watch the game. It's very festive with just the one eye, and it'll make people do a double glance. Here's how I created this look...


  • eyelid primer (pearl)
  • 32 piece eyeshadow palette (brights)
  • long lasting lustrous eyeshadow (toast)
  • pigment eyeshadow (golden goddess)
  • liquid liner (black)
  • falsie's (dramatic kit $1)
  • eyebrow kit (dark)
  • eyebrow stencil (soft arch)
  • face primer (radiant glow)
  • complete coverage concealer (dark)
  • tone correcting concealer (spice)
  • tinted moisturizer (expresso)
  • tone correcting powder (warm)
  • pressed powder (almond)
  • contouring blush and bronzer duo(turks and caicos)
  • glitter glosses (sparkling wine, bronzed bling)

start by filling in your brows first, this way when your eye makeup is done you don't have to worry about messing it up when you hold the stencils in place. Hold stencil to your eyebrow, most of your hair should fit inside the stencil, fill in with eyebrow kit, tweeze any stray out of place hairs
Next prime your entire eye with the eyelid primer
Using the 2nd checked color on the last row in the everyday palette, apply this color all over the lid and into the crease
Using the 1st checked color in the last row apply this on top of that color
Taking the pigment eyeshadow in golden goddess, apply this directly on top of the purples only in the inner corner of the eye to about a fourth of the inner part of the eye
Layer the lustrous shadow in toast on top of golden goddess (layer until the true gold shows through)
Using the vanilla color checked in the first row apply this above the crease and to the brow bone
NOW to start lining, I didnt use anything to help me line my eyes for the wings, just good ol steady cat eye lining
Taking your liquid liner, from your crease to the outer corner of your eye draw a line going down (this will help you determine where the 3 wings will go)
Line your top lashline and make a dramatic flick cateye when you get to the outer corner (first wing)
going up a little more directly in your crease, make another dramatic flick cateye, bringing it out more
Starting from the crease again but this time bringing the cateye up towards the eyebrow make another dramatic flick upwards and outwards ending at the end of your eyebrow
Line just the top lashline with a dramatic cayeye on the other eye to keep them guessing
Taking the two purples used on the lid apply them with a smudge brush to the lower lashline, apply toast on the bottom lashline only in the inner corner
apply your dramatic falsie's and apply mascara (if necessary)
curl your lashes into the falsie's
Apply face primer
Apply tinted moisturizer, then spot conceal undereyes, and blemishes
apply the tone correct powder to anywhere u applied concealer
Sweep the pressed powder all over the face
Apply the blush to the apples of the cheeks blending backwards
contour under your cheekbones
apply both glitter glosses AAAANNDD...