Saturday, October 27, 2012

EOTD UD Smoked Palette

An eotd. I'm going to make it a habit to do more FOTD's. I just hate doing them because usually when I get a chance to take a photograph is after my makeup has been on for a couple of hours. My makeup is not fresh and God knows how oily my skin is. Id be getting more ewwwws as compliments than anything else. Ha.

Eyes 1: UD Smoked Palettes Evidence on lid. Asphalt in crease. Blackout in outer v.  MAC's rule above crease to blend asphalt and evidence. UD freestyle above rule. Kinky as highlight. Blend kinky and freestyle.

Liner: UD Perversion

Ardell Lashes

Eyes 2: UD Smoked Palette's barlust on lid. Backddor in crease. MAC's rule above barlust to blend. Concealer as highlight.

Liner: UD Perversion

Ardell lashes

Friday, October 26, 2012

Think you don't want or need lash assistance? Of course you do!

That all depends. What exactly is the look you are going for? Do you want fuller lashes? Thick lashes? Sparse and thick lashes? Longer lashes? Whimsical lashes? The list can go on. In my early makeup years, I never used lashes as I thought them too extravagant for an everyday or even an evening look. I wou.ld put on my eyeshadows have them blended to perfection, liner in place and mascara to top everything off. Something was missing sometimes though, and I could never figure out what it was. So of course I ignored it and kept doing what I was doing. Then I realized on certain deeper, more dramtic looks, unless I pumped on the mascara, my lashes got lost. Sometimes loading on the mascara was not enough. I took to YouTube and watched all the talented makeup gurus like frmhead2toe, andreaschoice, destiny godley, beatfacehoney, tymetheinfamous, etc. and noticed they added a special touch of a lash strip for most of their looks. I then went out and bought a pair of lashes. I was skeptical I would look like a clown, but I ended up looking marvelous! My eyes seemed more awake and bright and the eyeshadow seemed to come alive.

Of course there are different types of lashes. Some are more natural, and some more dramatic. Then you have a choice between a strip lash or individuals. Individuals tend to give a more natural looking lash as if they are growing from the roots of your own lash. Strips are a little less natural, but can give you the added drama you may crave for a more dramatic look. Individual lashes do last about two weeks. I must advise that I don't prefer individuals for the fact that they may clump together when you are asleep. I remove my strip lashes for reuse every night. This prolongs the use and shape of the lash.

For those of you who have lush healthy God given lashes...I hate you........................................Just kidding! I wish I had your lashes! But really if your lashes are naturally lush. A quality mascara can have your lashes looking dramatic in no time. If you are unlucky like me. Well. There's Ardell, Moda, NYX. Take your pic :-)

Naked2 EOTD

I hadn't touched my naked 2 palette in a while. Ive been obsessed over UD's Smoked palette ( which I will review later). I used the colors verve , busted and pistol to create this neutral day look. I added some Ardell lashes and called it a day. :-)

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Instagram LOTD

Just my instagram look of the day pic. I used my UD Vice palette. Even though you cant really see the colors here, the colors I used were junkie, anonymous, desperation, and black market. OMG, I'm in love with junkie.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Charlotte Russe Shoes on Sale & IndiRemi Hair

I love, love, love, love, love Chartlotte Russe's shoes! They're so fashionable. I was just browsing and stumbled upon these lovely pumps for $15. Kudo's for me.

It's about that time guys, I miss my weave. The only brand that has every really been good to me is IndiRemi. They did let me down the last time I purchased from them. I'm guessing it was because the hair texture was a different texture than what I usually purchase. This time, I just stuck to what I usually purchase so I don't have any surprises. I'll take pics and post my install when it's done. I'll be sure to wear those brown babies as well. Ta Ta...

EOTD Urban Decay & Tokidoki

This is what I wore today. I used the Urban Decay shadows I got on sale this passed weekend. Was, meh, semi impressed at some of the shades. They are not bad, I just expected more of them. I.e. more pigmentation. What I used is listed below.

Primer: UDPP & NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk
UD's: Lounge on the lid, Freelove in inner corner, Perversion on outer v
Tokidoki Lion Pappa: Bottom right shade of palette
Tarte Amazonian Clay Lights Camera lashes!
Ardell Lashes

Tokidoki Pittura Brush Set & Siberia Blush Brush

 I had always seen this brush set on, but never really was THAT interested. I dunno, just because I guess. When the price lowered from $35 to $14, for some odd reason, it seemed to peak my interest, :-). So I caved, and purchased the set along with the Siberia blush brush  I find the names of all the characters to be quite cute, coy and uhhh weird at times. Unique nonetheless. These brushes to my amazement are really soft. I  have not used them as of yet, but I'm banking that they will become some of my favorite brushes. Plus, how can you beat the cute the heads at the end? My thing is, when I store them, I'm not going to store them with the brush facing down. Which means it's not going to look as cute on my vanity since the cute little characters will be on the bottom of the brush container.Poo. Oh well. They're still hot, and I can still show them off when I want and how I want. If you like what you see, cop em while you can. Oh! And another thing! I purchased them from the Sephora store at a local JCPenny. What I have noticed is that the sales vary from, the Sephora stores, and the Sephora JCPenny stores. This brush set is available online, but the blush brush IS NOT. Also, I had made a sale purchase many a time on, only to go to JCPenny and find that that same sale item is $3-$6 cheaper. I'm not saying go out of your way for 3 bucks, but if you happen to be around a JCPenny while you're at the mall searching for UGGS, just pop on in do a little research on your phone. See what's cheaper online and whats cheaper in store. Then you can save that extra 3-6 bucks for a Wendy's meal.....I'm hungry...