Sunday, April 4, 2010

Watercolor Eyes

Say it with your eyes!

Be daring and try something new!

This is a soft mix of purples with a base color of peach all blended together like a watercolor painting

The inspiration for this colorful palette was the Sephora Spring Trend Report pictured above.

Get watercolor eyes with these products:

Cinema Secrets Concealer
MAC Studio Fix Foundation
Bare Minerals Mineral Veil

MAC Blush - Gingerly
NARS Highlighter - Albatross

MAC Eyeshadow - Digit (highlighter below brow)
MAC Eyeshadow - Tete-a-tint (All over Lid)
MAC Eyeshadow - Stars 'n Rockets (above crease and outer corner)
MAC Eyeshadow - Fig 1 (In crease and lower lashline)
Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner - Ransom (On lower lashline only)

Eyelash Extensions

MAC Lipglass - Viva Glam VI
MAC Lipglass - New Spirit

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Luminous Skin

Spring and Summer call for luminous, bright, youthful, dewy skin.

I used this Sephora Spring Trend Report as inspiration for my glowing skin.

Great looking skin starts with a great skin care routine. I use amazing products everyday to maintain a healthy, youthful vibrance. I will do a video tutorial soon on my skin care routine to show you the details of how I take care of my crazy oily skin!

I wanted to put the focus on fabulous skin so for these pics I used very natural, soft eye and lip colors.

For this Luminous Skin look I used all Bare Mineral Products. Minerals have amazing light refracting abilities and can give anyone a radiant glow when used properly.

Bare Minerals Products:

Prime Time Foundation Primer
Multi-Tasking Concealer - Summer Bisque
Foundation - Medium Tan
Tinted Mineral Veil

Clear Radiance
Faux Tan

Vanilla Sugar - highlighter below brow & corner of eye
Peach Puff - All over lid
Soft Focus - Crease

Big & Bright Eyeliner - Espresso

Eyelash Extensions

Buxom Lips - Amber

Mineral makeup can get messy so save your counters and put down a paper towel first!

Synthetic fiber makeup brushes are best for mineral makeup because they pick up the loose mineral powders waaaaay better then natural hair makeup brushes!

Loose minerals can be intimidating but practice makes perfect. So try & try again!

Make an appointment with me and learn how to get this look on your own!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Sping Inspiration - Candy Eyes

This is a super fun Easter look!

Inspired by Sephora's Trend Report pictured below.

This Spring Time look is great on dark eyes and lighter skin.
For those of you with darker skin tones try to use a deeper shade of the colors cuz pastels used over the entire eyelid can look very ashy or harsh, the deeper tones warm it up a bit!

Products used to create this Sping Candy Eye look:

Too Faced Primed & Poreless
Makeup Forever Concealer
MAC Studio Fix Foundation
NARS Loose Powder

NARS Blush - Deep Throat
MAC Blush - Pink Swoon

MAC Eye Shadow - Sweet lust (Pink applied closest to nose)
MAC Pigment - Corn flower (Blue applied on center of lid)
MAC Eye Shadow - Digit (Corner of eye)
Makeup Forever Eyeshadow - #92 (in "v" on outer corner and in crease for definition
Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner - Oil Slick (Deep grey with glitter <3 it!!!!)

Eyelash Extensions

NARS Lip Pencil - Sex Machine
NARS Lip Gloss - Turkish Delight

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Blue + Berry = Spring Inspiration

This is a fun Sping Time look that is great for any skintone or eye color.
Just wear something blue!
Scroll down for details of what I used to get this glam look.

These April magazine covers featuring gorgeous celebs wearing a bright blue with berry colored lips was my Spring Time inspiration!

I went for a day time look with neutral, light eyeshadow and bright bold lips.

This pic above shows coloring without the camera flash.
The pic below is with the flash.

Products used for this Blue + Berry Spring Time Makeup Inspiration:

Makeup Forever HD Primer
Makeup Forever Concealer Palette
Makeup Forever Matte Foundation

MAC Blush - Gingerly
MAC Blush - Pinch Me

MAC Eyeshadow - Vanilla - As a highlighter
- Retrospeck - All over lid and corner near nose
- Kid - In crease
- Espresso - In corner as a very small "v" shape and over eyeliner
Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner - Bourbon

Lash Extensions

Revlon Color Stay Lipliner - Wine
(Line lips and gradually fill in leaving the center free of color)
Sephora Lipstick - Crush 23
MAC Tinted Lipglass - Boy Magnet, Pink Poodle