Mandarin Duck Inspired Makeup.

I was inspired to create an avant-garde makeup embodying the beautiful colors and striking geometric shapes of the Mandarin duck. To create this look I used the Karity Mattes palette, BH Cosmetics 28 lip color palette, IT! Cosmetics Illuminating CC foundation in light along with Love is The Foundation brush and eyeshadow brushes, Tarte Shape…

Christmas Candy-cane Eyemakeup

I decided to create this Candy-cane eyemakeup look to be festive and create a cool holiday eye-makeup look…let me know what you think in the comments. Products Used Nyx Eyeshadow Base Urban Decay Trouble Maker Palette Too Faced Life’s a Festival Palette Tarte Lights Camera Lashes Mascara Benefit: Powder Shadow in Milk It, Hello Happy…

Fabulous Fashion: Dior’s New Look To Now Exhibit

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibit was certainly titled appropriately, abounding with fabulous fashion from post war era to modern times. Upon entering, I was greeted with Dior’s New Look, the inspiration for the exhibition, which changed the silhouette and hemline of wartime garments back to full skirts, cinched waists, and floor lengths as a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gwen Stefani X Urban Decay

Gwen Stefani is bringing her “Luxurious” look to Urban Decay in a make-up collaboration sure to sell out. Anyone and everyone with a “fatal attraction to cuteness” and a love of  L.A.M.B. will likely be snatching up something from the collection. Grav3Yard Girl posted a video of her take on the palette, watch her review…

Foolproof Smudged Eye-makeup

Easy Smudged Eyeliner or Eyeshadow tutorial using a contour brush and smudge brush by e.l.f. and the Nyx Box of Smokey Look Collection: a soft grunge, pastel goth, nu goth, or neo goth look which is on-trend for Fall.