I tried a few new lip products from NYX recently, one was a really big hit and one was underwhelming. Check out my latest video…hope you enjoy my review of the new NYX Butter Glosses and the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creme’s.
Hope you all had an amazing Easter and Spring Break!
I don’t have much “video-making” experience, but I am learning. I wanted to do a voice-over demonstration of some day to night makeup. This was mostly a test, but I figured I’d post it for you guys! I made a video demonstrating a day to night makeup look for Valentines day.
I WILL get better with my filming, and can’t wait to do more makeup demonstrations for you!!
I featured the Anastasia Beverly Hills Bold and Beautiful Kit as well as the new Drew Barrymore lipsticks from her new line “flower” and two glosses from the Kardashian Khroma Beauty line.
My little brother got me a “set-bag” for Christmas and I’ve been using it on almost every job. I feel like it’s mostly for hair stuff and since I do mostly makeup and only light hair, I’ve been using it for my Airbrush machine and throwing paper towels, foundation, a water bottle etc in the side. This is what it looks like:
However, when I do bring hair products it’s PERFECT because I can put hair brushes, hairspray, pomade, all sorts of things in the sides. I’ve also been using this bag to stick false lashes in too.
If you are wondering where you can find this bag , you can actually get it on Amazon at this link here. It’s not very expensive and it really comes in handy.
I also wanted to share some other behind the scenes pictures of some of my makeup set-ups. Sometimes you gotta make due with the space that you have.
I got a request to do a smokey eye video. Well, I know there are a million videos and blog posts out there on how to “do” a smokey eye, so I wanted to do my spin on it and share 5 simple tips for a beautiful smokey eye look. I will share with you 5 tricks you can do to amp up your eye look, as well as show you a demonstration of HOW TO do the tricks.
I hope you guys enjoy this video! Just to note- there are MANY ways to do a smokey eye. There are NO rules, you can use whatever colors you like and make it as dark as you want.
Please keep your video and blog post requests coming. I love hearing what you guys have to say, and doing what you want to see!!!
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I love sharing the things I love with you guys. That’s why, the end of January and the beginning of February seems to be like a good time to do a monthly wrap-up and share all my beauty favorites from the month. Some of them are oldies but goodies, and some are brand NEW discoveries!
I hope you’re all having a great weekend! Happy February. I found out that The Body Shophas a new store opening at the Mall of America on February 16th 2013. The body shop has lots of great bath and body products, as well as some makeup and home beauty products.
They are giving away free body butters to the first 50 people who purchase in store that day. But- if you don’t live in the Minneapolis Area and can’t get to the Mall of America, watch my video to check out some awesome things you can find there!
Another recent store opening at the Mall of America is the Sigma store which is one of my favorite beauty brands! They have really affordable brushes, and an eyebrow kit that I can’t get enough of. I’ve been to the store recently; it’s gorgeous. Check out what you can find there in my recent video:
It’s been a while. I took quite a bit longer off from blogging than I planned. But it’s the new year, and I’m back and am going to be going to be blogging and video blogging at least a couple times a week! So, be sure you are subscribed to my blog, youtube channel and Facebook Page so you don’t miss anything!
Today I made a video on the topic of “perfection.” The obsession with being perfect. Since it is a new year, and everyone’s making resolutions and goals I wanted to have some input on this topic. Hope you enjoy the video! I can’t wait to share more with you guys this year.
Ecclesiastes 7:20- There is no one on earth who is righteous, no one who does what is right and never sins
1 Samuel 16:7 – …….the lord sees not as man sees; man looks at the outward appearance but the lord looks at the heart.
On the 4th day of Christmas, may I suggest the gift of brows! If you have been wondering what to use for your eyebrows, because some suggest a powder, some use a pencil, some use a gel; Sigma’s Brow Design Kit has it all! It will contain everything you need to create perfect brows for you!
I have been using this kit everyday since I got it. And, not just because it’s new. I’ve been using it because it has EVERYTHING I could possibly need for my brows. It contains:
A small scissor
Brow Stencils (for shaping your brows if you don’t already have the shape you desire)
A Brow pencil with two different shades
A Brow pencil (one side white, one shimmery) to apply under your brow
A Pencil Sharpener
5 Shades of brow shadow. I use the lightest shade or the middle shade.
Brow gel in clear, brow gel in light brown
An angled brush and spooli brush for combing brows and applying brow shadow.
So, this kit really has it all. The price is $69. Sigma has excellent customer service, fast shipping, pretty packaging, and they are based out of Minneapolis!!
I’ve always been impressed with Sigma’s products, and prices. I would also suggest the Paris Palette which is Limited Edition, but contains, 8 eye shadows and 3 blushes. You can get it right now for $49. A great gift for a makeup lover.
Talk to you guys tomorrow!! Don’t forget to subscribe so you don’t miss any of my gift guide posts this month!
(Note: Some products were provided by PR for consideration. I was not paid for this review. All my blogs reflect my honest opinions and ideas. )
Ok, you didn’t think I could blog every day in December and not do ONE post about Lash Extensions as a gift , did you!??
Lash Extensions are luxurious, popular, and save you time! They are amazing for the woman who always curls her lashes and spends time putting on several coats of mascara, or the woman who is busy and wants to wake up and go, or for the woman who always wished for longer lashes, but latisse and other products didn’t work. They are also GREAT if you want INSTANT BEAUTIFUL, LONG DARK LASHES without mascara, curling, or daily lash growth product for everyday wear or a special occasion.
Not only are they amazing, and people get dramatic results, but I can come to you in the comfort of your home.
Here are some recent dramatic before and after photos:
If you have ANY questions about lash extensions, or want to find out more and if they fit your lifestyle, feel free to email me .
I’ve been having a lot of fun lately with weddings, photo shoots and lashes. I wanted to share some recent photos from some of the work that I’ve done. Some lashes, some makeup! Hope you enjoy taking a look through these. Thanks for all the support and referrals…my clients are the best!