Reading Beauty

Bobbi Brown’s books are always an informative, straight to the point, easy read.  I think I’ve read them all.  The only one that left me wanting more was Everything Eyes…I felt like it wasn’t everything. I’ve just read Pretty Powerful– a very quick read with no-filler tips and insight for anyone wanting to know more…

Nordstrom Haul: MAC Enchanted Eve, TopMan, Clinique…

My Nordstrom Haul: I bought a Top Man Hooded Knit Cape and Wide Brim Hat- getting ready for the Spring/Summer 2016 Boho Chic 70’s Trend; a Mac Enchanted Eve Mineralize Brush Set; Sole Society Fold-Over Tote Bag; and Clinique All About Eyes Concealer, which  I bought to deal with puffiness as it works for both puffiness and…

Natural No-Makeup Makeup or Men’s Makeup Tutorial

My most Natural Makeup Tutorial for the No-Makeup Makeup, or perfect for a male makeup or men’s make-up. Conceal using a concealer that matches your skin-tone, and apply using a concealer brush.  I prefer the e.l.f. Flawless Concealer Brush, and am currently using Maybelline Fit Me in Fair 10. Foundation: I think the most natural…

My Makeup & What’s In My Bag

My Make-Up: Cosmetics are a huge part of my self-expression and style. I LOVE this Isaac Jacobs Makeup Caddy. Nyx, e.l.f., L’Oréal, Maybelline, Revlon & PTR products are go-to’s. MAC & e.l.f. Brushes= 💜. My make-up bag pours it’s heart out in the bg: Nyx Powder foundation, Maybelline Fit Me Powder & Concealer, e.l.f. Brushes…

Androgynous Makeup: 10-Step Androgyny Gender Fluid Make-up Tutorial

My 10-Step Gender Fluid Androgynous Makeup or Androgyny Make-Up Routine. Foundation: L’Oreal Magic Nude liquid powder foundation with an e.l.f. Small Stipple Brush. Concealer:  Apply concealer (Maybelline Fit Me) to the brow, nasolabial folds, bridge of the nose, jaw bones, under-eye area, and chin, then blend out with an e.l.f. Flawless Concealer Brush. Set Your…

Concealer Crazed: the Quest Continues

I’ve been trying every concealer lately, searching for something that won’t crease, from drug store brands to high end brands at Sephora and Ulta, including: YSL Touche Eclat Givenchy Mister Light and Teint Couture… Urban Decay Naked Concealer Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer Kat Von D Benefit Boi-ing, Fake-up Under-eye Concealer, and Erase Paste Maybelline Fit…

Beauty Haul

My Ulta Haul includes NYX color mascaras in CM08 Pink Perfect and CM07 Forget Me Not, L’Oréal’s True Match concealer in Fair/Light, and Maybelline’s Baby Lips in 115 Mad for Magenta.  I do love the L’Oréal Magic Nude foundation and True Match concealer together (see photo below). Baby Lips is the best lip balm, it…

Beauty Bandits: Sephora Concealers

Sephora In-Store Beauty Bandit Beauty Break In with a like social commentary on racial police brutalities or fatalities really and the media and law enforcement’s way of sweeping it under the rug. Concealers tried out included YSL Touche Eclat, Givenchy Mister and Teint Couture Embellishing Concealer, as well as the Kat Von D concealer in…

Color Correctors: the Color Wheel

-Yellow covers purple, so use a yellow based concealer or corrector under the eyes and on dark spots. – Pink and red are canceled out by green, so use a green corrector for blemishes, redness, and rosacea: apply it after your foundation and before your concealer. Visa versa: for green under the eyes, use a…

Glamoflage Heavy Duty Concealer by Hard Cardy

I saw others reviewing Hard Candy’s Glamoflauge Heavy Duty Concealer, so I ordered it from Walmart.com- it arrived within 2 days! I do think it covers well it does crease; less than my e.l.f, but there’s this weird caking spoting thing happening regardless of several things I tried, such as applying it after the foundation, applying…