Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Ombre Nail: 3 Styles

  • Cosmetic Sponge Non-Latex
  • Cosmetic Cotton Swab (with one pointy end)
  • Small flat angled brush (optional**)
  • Scissors
  • Tape (used: Scotch-blue painters tape)
  • Polish Remover (used: onyx professional 100% pure acetone)
  • Base Coat (used: Seche Clear base coat)
  • White nail polish (used: SinfulColors- "Snow me White" #101)
  • Top Coat (used: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top coat)
  • Range of various color nail polishes

Look #1:
-Nude Polish (Sally Hansen Salon Manicure- "Choco-late" #240)
-Neon Orange Polish (SinfulColors- "Hazard" #952)

Look #2:
-Hot Pink Polish (Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear- "Fuchsia Power" #320)
-Pink Polish (SinfulColors- "Soulmate" #945)
-Nude Polish (Sally Hansen Salon Manicure- "Choco-late" #240)

Look #3:
-Mint Polish (Maybelline Color Show- "Green with Envy" #320)
-Lilac Polish (SinfulColors- "Sweet Tooth" #1180)
-Pastel Orange Polish (SinfulColors- "Orange Cream" #1173)

Kat Von D Foundation: Review & Demo

  • Full Coverage
  • 24 Hour Wear
  • Transfer Resistant
  • Matte Finish
  • Fragrance Free
  • Oil Free
  • For all skin types
Purchased at: Sephora
Price: $34 USD
Shade: M54 (medium complexion with yellow-beige undertones)
Range of shades available: 14 shades
Amount of product: 1.0 fl oz. (30mL)
Packaging: Pump
Consistency: Very Thick
Coverage: medium-full coverage
Finish: Matte (throughout the day turns dewy)
Longevity: 8-12 hours
Best for what skin type: normal/oily/combination skin
Oxidize: No
Breakouts: Yes, a mild breakout
Best Application: Damp Synthetic Brush (Sigma's Flat top kabuki F80) or Fingers
Overall Impression: I liked the foundation

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Simple and Bold: Plum & Red Lips

Simple Eye Look
-Foundation Kat Von D Lock-it Tattoo Foundation shade Medium 54
-Concealer Covergirl&Olay Simplyageless Eye Corrector #
-Bronzer N.Y.C Mosiac Color Wheel Bronzer
-Maybelline Line Stiletto Liquid Eyeliner "Blackest Black"
-NYX Liquid Crystal Liner "Crystal Gold"
-L'oreal Voluminous Original Mascara "Blackest Black"

Plum Lip Combo
     -NYX Lip Pencil #834 "Prune"
     -Maybelline Color Whisper Lipstick #100 "A Plum Prospect"

Bold Eyes and Lip
-Urban Decay Primer Potion Original
-Urban Decay Naked Palette Eye shadows Used:
     "Virgin"Inner lid
     "Buck" Crease
     "Darkhorse" Outer 'V'
-Jordana Black Eyeliner "Blackest Black"
-NYX Ultra Pearl Mania Loose Eyeshadow "Rust Pearl"
-Maybelline Brown Eye Pencil "Brown"
-Maybelline Line Stiletto Liquid Eyeliner "Blackest Black"
-L'oreal Voluminous Original Mascara "Blackest Black"
-Salon Perfect Perfectly Natural False Eye Lashes #202 Black
-DUO Eyelash Adhesive "Clear"
-Foundation Kat Von D Lock-it Tattoo Foundation shade Medium 54
-Concealer Covergirl&Olay Simplyageless Eye Corrector #
-Bronzer N.Y.C Mosiac Color Wheel Bronzer
-NYX Brow Pencil #902 "Brown"
-N.Y.C Browser Brow Kit "Brunette"

Red Lip Combo
     -NYX Lip Pencil #812 "Plum"
     -AVON Ultra Color Rich Lipstick #D401 "Very Cherry"

Holiday Makeup, Hair & DIY

-Urban Decay Primer Potion $20
{Alternative: Revlon Photoready Eye Primer Plus Brightener $8.99-9.99}

-NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil "604 Milk" $4.49

-Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil "Baked" $19
{Alternative: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24 Hour Eyeshadow "Bold Gold" $4.97-5.84}
{Alternative: L'oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow "Eternal Sunshine" $6.97}

-Urban Decay Naked Palette "Darkhorse" "Virgin" "Buck" "Creep" $50
{Alternative: Maybelline- ExpertWear Natural #02 Stylish Smokes Eyeshadow $4.97}
{Alternative: Covergirl&Olay Eyeshadow Quad #Q225 Desert Bronze $4.97}

-NYX Ultra Pearl Mania- "Yellow Gold" pearl Eyeshadow $2.99

-NYX Liquid Crystal Liner "Crystal Gold" $4.49

-NYX Lipliner Pencil "812 Plum" $3.49

-L'oreal Lipstick "800 Fairest Nude" $5.97

-Salon Perfect Lashes #110 Black $2.97

-DUO Eyelash Adhesive $5.49
{Alternative: Revlon Precision Lash Adhesive LATEX-FREE $3.93-4.93}

-Covergirl Lash Blast Mascara "Very Black"

-Maybelline Define-A-Brow "Medium Brown"

-N.Y.C Browser Brow Kit "Brunette"

-Rimmel Match Perfection 2-in-1 Concealer & Highlighter "430 Medium"

-Revlon Colorstay - Oily/combination skin "330 Natural Tan"

-N.Y.C Cheek Glow Powder Blush "651 Riverside Rose"

-Fake Leaves Stem
-Gold Spray Paint
-Bobby Pins

-2 elastics
-bobby pins