24
Aug
2012
Aaliyah We Need a Resolution Inspired Makeup
Categories: Makeup Tutorials


 

Look number 3 from my series!

AND it’s been the most requested too! This is the dark eye/red lip look Aaliyah is rocking in the vid.

This is one of my favorite Aaliyah songs (Rock the Boat being number one) so I was pleased to do this look, and was pleased with how fab it turned out with the products I was working with.


How Stunning was Aaliyah in this video? We really began to see her aging gracefully from teenage star to young lady in this album. *tears*


 

Products Used

Makeup Forever HD Foundation
MAC Brow Crayon in Spiked
Coastal Scents Concealer Palette
Beauty Blender
NYX Jumbo Pencil in Black Bean
MAC Hepcat Eyeshadow
LA Splash Pigment in Passionate Plum
MAC Carbon Eyeshadow
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Pigment in Oberon
MAC Typographic Eyeshadow
Smashbox Limitless Eyeliner
Ben Nye Banana Powder
MAC Fix +
Covergirl Queen Collection
NYX Dusty Rose Blush
Maybelline Lash Stiletto Mascara
MAC Cork Lipliner
MAC  Russian Red Lipstick
MAC Venetian Lipglass

 

I really really love how glamorous this look feels. I think her makeup artist was phenomenal. I didn’t know this but according to a viewer of mine her makeup artist also passed away in the plane crash that took Aaliyah’s life.  Today we celebrate their life, recognize their talent and may they continue to inspire for generations to come.

I hope you guys enjoyed <3






3
Aug
2012
Breakup Makeup (Breakover)
Categories: Makeup Tutorials


Breaking up is HARD. As a matter of fact I’ve been in la-la land for so long with my (now exboyfriend)I almost forgot what they felt like.

Until recently, I came back to Los Angeles last week for emergency leave. And the day before I was due to fly back to Kuwait I had the awfullest thing brought to my attention via a friend……..the boyfriend got caught, red handed. In the worst way possible. It’s a very messy situation that I care not to even discuss anymore. Let’s just say it’s on some Usher Confessions Part II type of deal…

I don’t understand how we as human beings don’t give each other the bare minimum line of respect to one another anymore. I don’t know what’s going to happen in this situation and it’s not my place to wonder anymore.

What I DO know is that I am quite possibly in one of the best places in my life right now, mentally, physically and spiritually. And obviously I’ve been through a breakup before. I have every intention of getting over this one the same way I’ve done in the past. With God on my side anything is possible! I refuse to go out like that!

And guess what? God is on your side too. This video is for any woman who’s ever been through what I have through or worse. To be able to still pick your head up, look in the mirror, smile and feel beautiful is CRUCIAL. Remember it’s not YOU, it’s HIM. Let’s keep it pushing and keep workin!

FYI – I saw the title “breakover” in this months Glamour mag issue. I thought it was too freakin perfect. Breakover; after breaking up with your boyfriend and geting glammed the hell up, whether it be through a hair color and/or cut or a new makeup. It’s time for a Breakover!

There’s no particular reason why I chose blue for this look, it in no way is a reflection of being sad or upset lol Really I just used blue glitter because I wanted to try my new LA Splash pigments and glitters that I just got my hands on!






31
Jul
2012
Rockstar Party Makeup Look
Categories: Makeup Tutorials


Yeah, rockstar makeup!!


Products used
MAC Oil Control Lotion
MUFE HD Foundation
Sumita Eyebrow Pencil in dark brown
Maybelline 24 Hour Color Tattoo in Painted Purple
Sugarpill Burning Heart Palette
Sugarpill Lumi Pigment
Sugarpill Darling Pigment
MAC Vex eyeshadow
Maybelline Ultra Liner
Maybelline Lash Stiletto
MAC Contour Powder in Shadowy
MAC Mineralized Skinfinish Natural
NYX Dusty Rose Blush
MAC Cork Lipliner
NYX Hippie Chic
Ben Nye Banana Powder






1
Jun
2012
Bright Eyes/Pink Lips for Summer
Categories: Makeup Tutorials


It’s official: I am slowly but surely falling in love with my Urban Decay Naked Palette!

This is one of my favorite takes on a bronzey smokey look, with a pop of color on the bottom. And loud pink lips to match :)

Enjoy!

 

Here’s the video tutorial

-Products Used-

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Urban Decay Naked Palette
Makeup Forever HD Foundation #177
MAC Brow Crayon in Spiked
Mineralized Skinfinish Natural in Deep Dark
Yves Saint Laurent Faux Cils Mascara
Maybelinne Ultra Liner
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner in Baked
OCC Pigment in Chlorophyll
MAC Cork Lipliner
MAC Impassioned Lipstick
OCC Liptar in Cha Cha

Hope you guys like the look :)






24
Apr
2012
Naked Palette Tutorial
Categories: Makeup Tutorials


I borrowed a buddy to feature her in this makeup tutorial!
I know I am super late on the Naked Palette bandwagon, but let me just reiterate how much I LOVE this thing. What the heck took me so long?!





Here’s the list of products I used in the video!
MAC Oil Control Lotion
MAC Prep & Prime Skin Base Visage
Makeup Forever HD Foundation
MAC Lustre Drops
MAC Brow Crayon in Spiked
Coastal Scents Camouflage Concealer Palette
Urban Decay Naked Palette
MAC Smolder Eye Kohl
Maybelline Lash Stiletto Mascara
MAC Select Cover-up Concealer
Beauty Blender Sponge
Fix +
Ben Nye Banana Powder
CoverGirl Queen Collection Bronzer
MAC Mocha Blush
Red Cherry Lashes
MAC Faux Lipstick

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