Category Archives: Makeup Looks

Black&Yellow Liner

Yellow eyeliner! Who would’ve thought? My first thought was “Yellow liner? Ew no. Just no.”  But years ago I saw an Avon add with yellow and black eyeliner. I remember thinking it was so original and artsy, and actually really liked it! I couldn’t wait to try it from then on. Today, I finally did a post on it!

It sounds like something you can’t just wear out. But it’s really no more ‘stand-out’ than white or silver, and definitely no more than blue or purple. In fact, people have to look twice to realize it’s a wacky color! I think it’s a very nice color accent to brighten a look, and goes well with a black or grey outfit, neutral lips, and peachy blush.

Product(s):

– Yves Rocher Long Lasting Eye Pencil in Jaune Citron

– Maybelline Master Precise liquid liner in “Black”

– Maybelline The Colossal Smokey Eyes Volum’ Express mascara

– Lipsticks: L’Oreal Paris 802 “Captivating Copper” & Rimmel London 022 “Nostalgia” (Blended on top of each other)

– MAC powder blush in matte “Melba”

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Be bold, experiment, play around, have fun.

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Flower Fantasy

Hey everyone! I’m back! I’m so sorry that it’s been so long! The last few months have been crazy busy, and I haven’t found time to post!

Thursday’s Summer Photoshoot is UP!

Makeup Artist: Me

Hair: Me

Photographer: Me

Model: Dorothy B. IMG_4409IMG_4440IMG_4413IMG_4411 - CopyIMG_4414Look: Smokey eyes, light contour(bronzer), strong brows, light pink lipstick, no blush.

A special thanks goes to my wonderful friend Dorothy! xx

Enjoying your summer? I hope so! 🙂

 

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

 

Beautiful Waves…

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Photos: Pinterest

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Let The Green Begin!

 

I’m not gonna lie, I’m terribly missing green trees and plants!

Here’s a little makeup look to remind me it’s comin’ soon!

 

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

 

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My Blush Picks (+Swatches)

Here are my blush picks! As you can tell, I prefer rosy pinks, and my trusty peach color by MAC…

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1) MAC Matte Powder Blush in “Melba”

2) Avon Powder Blush in pink

3) Joe Fresh Cream Stick Blush in “Pink Rose”

4) Bourjois Paris Baked Powder Blush in “Rose D’Or” (Golden Rose)*

5) Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush in 10 “Pink Frosting”

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In daylight/shadow:

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The cream and mousse blushes seem to be more flattering in the summer when I’m not wearing a lot of makeup. They blend in well with the dewy skin.

The powders all are great for winter, and I usually have a powdery base. The MAC “Melba” color, however, looks better with a tan in the summer.

It still works in the winter with certain outfits/makeup looks though. Pink usually works better for me in the winter.

The shimmer in the Bourjois and the Maybelline blushes look very dazzling and flattering in sunlight. But if overly applied, it would look “overdone” and too sparkly rather than lightly shimmery.

Blush makes all the difference. Pink, and some peachy colors, are for me! What’s your blush color?

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Sunset On Snow

It can be so fun to play with vibrant colors, such as orange! It can really spice things up!

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Subtle Smokey Eye

This is the perfect smokey eye for a day or night party. It’s a step up from natural.

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Valentine’s Day Look #3: Roses Are Red…

Shiny red lips… sound Valentine’s Day-ish to me!

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Valentine’s Day Look #2: Pinky-Promise

 

Pink pink pink!

I have to say, recently I’m loving the color pink. Fine timing, eh? I mean, with Valentine’s Day coming up and all…..

So here’s a very pink look you can try this year! A black, gray, or white sweater with a matching pink scarf would go nicely with this look.

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It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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Blush It Up!

There’s nothing like a fresh rosy cheek to brighten one’s face up.

Most women are afraid to use a lot of blush, but if applied properly, it can make a stunning and beautiful difference!

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Photos: Pinterest

Pink blush is a great idea for Valentine’s Day!

It’s all a part of Being Pretty.

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