UD: Urban Decay Up-Date

Urban Decay has had some recent product launches that have had beauty vloggers going mad- the Vice Special Effects lip toppers among them.  While innovations such as lip toppers and brow mascaras seem like they’re new, women have been using glosses, lipsticks, and mascara for decades, and this is nothing new!  My aunt used to…

Glam Rock Glam Goth Eye Makeup

I decided to bring out my inner Glam Rock, Glam Goth, GLambert, and recreate that iconic black and metallic shimmery eye make-up seen on many a rock star, from Adam Lambert to BVB’s Andy BIersack, to name a few.  I used Ulta’s Abbey Road Palette with MAC shader, angled shader brushes, and Enchanted Eve Blending…

A Beautyfull Gift

This holiday season is full of beauty, but we’re not discussing the scenery- we’re talking beauty products.  Not sure what to gift your friends, family members, or lover? The hottest things on the market are cosmetics and make-up, particularly those bearing celebrities’ names.   Mariah Carey’s MAC lipstick, All I Want, is a shimmering champaigne…

Vampire Diaries Makeup Tutorial: the Guys

Vampire Diaries Makeup Tutorial: the Guys   1. Conceal (Glamoflauge), blend with e.l.f. Flawless Concealer Brush. 2. Tinted Moisturizer applied with the small stipple brush (both e.l.f.) and set with NYC powder and a MAC 129 SE powder brush. 3. Eyes: NYX Box of Smoky Look Collection a. light color all over the lid with MAC…

Andy Biersack Eye Makeup 1st Attempt

 I just discovered Andy Biersack, and was so taken by his look I had to attempt to emulate his eye makeup. I went for the red eyeshadow at the outer corners; smudged liner in the Arabic style, lining all the way around the eyes; and applied black, metallic silver, and gun metal eyeshadows to the…

Makeup Master: Halloween

I figured Halloween would be the time to do the most dramatic eye make up, so my victim was my aunt. I did a smoky eye ombré from black to white, with a shimmery silver mid tone. I over dramatically contoured, giving her eyebrows and cheeks a very sharp angular look. I used a liquid…