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.

Gaga Character Makeup AHSHotel

   I decided to take on Lady Gaga’s Countess character on American Horror Story Hotel, here’s my take on the character makeup. I used Nyx Box of Smokey Look Collection and MAC brushes. I used a champaigne color on the center of the lid, toupe for the medium shade on the outer edges and a…

Cut Away Cateye Requested Tut: 

create a cateye then, using a contour brush and black shadow, line the lower lash line almost to the ends and the crease keeping away from the cateye flick- blend away from the hard-edge line. Reapply black shadow to further define the lines.

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…