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Tag Archives: Makeup

Fyrinnae Eye Shadow Swatches, Review and Video

Recently, I have been exploring indie makeup companies. My interest came about in part over a desire for more pigmented and more interesting shades of makeup, and in part because I started making some of my own eyeshadows as a hobby. Today, I am looking at Fyrinnae, which is one the highest rated indie companies.… Continue Reading

Classy Halloween Makeup That’s Easy To Do

Once your Halloween costume is chosen, makeup is the next step. Most individuals prefer comfort in costuming and makeup. There’s a simple way to apply Halloween makeup without having to purchase additional cosmetics to achieve a classy look. A Good Basic Makeup Look For instance, if the costume chosen is a traditional style like a… Continue Reading

Get The Look: Five Steps To Fabulous Fall Makeup

Embracing a casually-glamorous appearance for fall is an ideal way to let a woman’s natural beauty and inner stylish sophistication shine. Following the five steps listed below will give you the foundation for creating your own unique and sophisticated style for the fall season. Also listed are products for the luxury look that is pictured.… Continue Reading

Stila Stay All Day Foundation Review

Stila Stay All Day Foundation is a liquid foundation and concealer combo that also comes with an application brush. I was sent a set to try in Fair and I came away quite happy with the product. The foundation is packaged in a glass bottle with the concealer in the cap. The concealer cap also… Continue Reading

MAC Holiday 2012 Brush Sets and Fabulously Primped Out

Every year MAC includes brush sets in their holiday collections. It is a great way to get some MAC brushes without spending nearly as much as you would buying them separately.  the brushes have shorter handles than their standard counterparts, but I find that I actually prefer the short handle versions! You will find the… Continue Reading

Three Great Eye Makeup Tips for Any Photo Shoot

Want to look fabulous for a photo shoot?  Focus on the eyes to stand out from the average portrait! Seek eyes that  look natural, but still defined: Use a wet angled eye shadow brush like MAC’s 266 dipped in dark brown eyeshadow (Darkhorse by Urban Decay, in the Naked Palette, has a nice deep shimmer… Continue Reading

Youngblood Creme Powder Foundation Review

Youngblood Mineral Radiance Creme Powder Foundation rather impressed me. In fact, I would say that it is my new favorite in the cream to powder area. I was sent a sample in the shade Neutral to try and came away quite happy. The foundation comes with an application sponge that works just fine. I actually… Continue Reading

L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow Swatches, Review, and Video

L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow is a cross between loose and pressed pigment. Basically, it is a loose powder that must have just a bit of medium added so that it presses nicely in the pot and doesn’t have a lot of fall out when applied, yet it is not a firm as a true pressed… Continue Reading

Urban Decay Vice Palette Swatches and Video Review

As soon as the Urban Decay Vice Palette came out, I knew that I wanted it. With 20 new shades, it is a must have for any Urban Decay eye shadow lover. My palette arrived yesterday, so here are photos, swatches, and a review with video. The palette itself is a fairly substantial, attractive box.… Continue Reading

4 Must Have Beauty Items For Fall and Mary Kay Fall Sweepstakes

Need a new fall look? Mary Kay cosmetics has some great items, perfect for creating one of several trendy fall looks. This fall, Mary Kay is focusing on four different looks based on the Hollywood Mystique trend: Menswear with a Feminine Twist, Hidden Luxury, Feminine Details, and Polished Confidence. I created the fall hidden luxury… Continue Reading